- Published on 10 December 2014
A test relying on tracking pupil dilation as evidence of the subject hearing a sound has been put through its paces by a team of neuroscientists in Oregon, USA, who got the idea 20 years back when studying owls.
Egypt's health service has examined the hearing of 219,918 newborns since screening was incorporated into the country's 100 Million Health Initiative in September 2019, says Health Minister Hala Zayed.
Market surveys such as EuroTrak and the long-running MarkeTrak offer up plenty of data, but does it really provide any clues to the future of the audiology business? Raúl García-Medina, new VP of the British Society of Hearing Aid Audiologists (BSHAA), says the data is invaluable but prediction calls for all the tools of the digital revolution.
Millions of words are written on how we fix our hearing, but what about our focus on the wonder of the information our ears receive when we truly listen? Audio Infos UK magazine has a new, inspiring column—Hark!—that explores sonic fascinations and the joys of hearing.
Increasing confidence in the development of efficacious drug therapies for hearing loss and tinnitus has led to the founding of a Hearing Medicines Discovery Syndicate aimed at streamlining expertise and fast-tracking solutions.
The stigma of being seen to wear a hearing aid has been a brick wall for producers and has persisted through generations of hypoacusis sufferers unhappy about visibly earworn apparatus and their accessories. But the smart money must now be on this wall disappearing without so much as a puff of smoke.
The arrival of a new standard in Bluetooth transmissions, one bringing greater sound quality from diverse media to hearing instrument users, has been warmly welcomed by the European Hearing Instrument Manufacturer's Association (EHIMA).
Virto Black, launched on January 6 at the Las Vegas CES show, is Phonak’s first custom-made hearing aid boasting the benefits of Marvel technology, including universal Bluetooth streaming, hands-free phone calls, and a personalised hearing experience via the myPhonak app.[ ... ]
Eargo, a new medical device firm on the block since 2017, has launched a direct-to-consumer hearing aid—Neo HiFi—which connects through an accompanying Eargo mobile app to support from the firm's own licensed hearing professionals.[ ... ]