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2020 European Audiologist of the Year Award: applications open

 

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The hunt for Europe’s top audiologist has begun as online entries open for this year’s ‘European Audiologist of the Year’ competition.

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Tinnitus Week: UK audiology body launches online course for tinnitus "first aid"

 

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The British Academy of Audiology (BAA) has launched a course of three online Tinnitus Training Modules for professionals in health and social care, underlining that ˝it is vital that good quality support and referral is available to anyone accessing help with Tinnitus˝.

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ReSound wins BIG in industry awards

 

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ReSound, the Danish hearing aid brand from the GN Group, has been named a winner in the global 2020 BIG Innovation Awards, one of a series of industry recognition schemes run and promoted by the Business Intelligence Group (BIG). 

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A jazz fitting for La La Land saxophonist Charles Owens

 

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Saxophonist Charles Owens' 82-year-old ears have been sung into at soulful point blank range by Marvin Gaye. They were blown into with restless energy by trumpet master Miles Davis, and virtuosically vibrated night after night on tour by the eccentric Frank Zappa. For his hearing loss, only a jazz fitting will do.

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Egypt's screening drive ready to export Africa-wide

 

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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.

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UK Syndicate launched to fast-track hearing loss and tinnitus drug therapies

 

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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.

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Europe's hearing aid manufacturers hail advent of Bluetooth LE Audio

 

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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).

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BIHIMA 2020 conference on 'disruption'...disrupted by cricket

 

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A key UK diary change: May 14-15 is the new date set for the 2020 conference of the British and Irish Hearing Instrument Manufacturers Association (BIHIMA), brought forward due to cricket fixtures alterations.

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Starkey Foundation's Zambian adventure delivers local gold

 

Africa

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The graduation of 11 audiologists may not sound like big news to celebrate, but these new hearing care professionals (HCPs) from the Starkey Hearing Institute in Lusaka, Zambia are worth their weight in gold for local communities.

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EUHA lectures now available online

 

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The specialist lectures from October's 64th International Congress of Hearing Aid Acousticians - EUHA - have been made available online by the organisers of this conference, the world's biggest audiology event.

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