Profession

Hearing specialists warn of dangers of new hearing aid bill

OTC

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Hearing loss specialists across the United States are examining the changes that the new OTC bill will bring not only to their businesses, but also to their patients, reports Sentinel and Enterprise News, a daily newspaper published in Fitchburg, Massachusetts.

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New CDC report finds gaps in newborn hearing screening despite improvements

NHS

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The late August edition of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s "Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report" has indicated that some newborns in the United States are still not being screened for hearing loss or congenital heart disease, reports WebMD.

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Ida Institute celebrates 10 years of person-centered care

Anniversary

10 years Ida Institute
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On September 1, the Ida Institute celebrates its 10th anniversary. Since 2007, the Denmark-based non-profit has worked with hearing care professionals worldwide to enhance the quality of hearing care, specializing in the development of methods and counseling tools based on person-centered care.

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Decision time in search for Europe's top hearing professional

AOTY 2017

Website of Audiologist of the Year
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Judging is now underway for this year’s Audiologist of the Year competition, with the event attracting hundreds of entries from across Europe.

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Audio Infos LATAM #58: Yes to implants -along with retraining

Magazine

Cover of Audio Infos LATAM issue 58
Cover of Audio Infos LATAM issue 58.

Summer issue of bilingual Audio Infos Latin America is already available on our renovated free-access digital platform.

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20th Oticon Audiology Summer Camp

Training

Oticon Summer Camp 2017 attendants

This year, the Oticon Audiology Summer Camp celebrates 20 years of providing graduate students in audiology with a unique opportunity to gain relevant, practical professional world knowledge and insights.

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Dr. Héctor Ruiz: “Implant indications on the increase”

Associations

Hector E. Ruiz at the IFOS
"Undoubtedly, one of the best ever fusions has been that of hearing aid technology with implants, because they complement each other" © K.H.M.

Cochlear implants have made a tremendous contribution since they were brought in for the only sense-related organ that can be replaced. This has proved a major revolution.

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"BAEPs must always be seen as a support resource for behavioural audiometry tests”

Electrophysiology

Dr. José Juan Barajas
Dr. Barajas shared insights on his career and his current research at Audiology Worldnews' booth during the ENT World Congress in Paris. © B.S.

Interview to Spaniard Dr. José Juan Barajas, recipient of the International Award in Hearing American bestowed by the Academy of Audiology and founding father of the Canary Islands clinic that carries his name.

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Connecting audiologists through global networking

profession

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A professor from the University of Texas Dallas is leading a collaborative project to connect audiologists across the world through a single, linked, global network.

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Mouse brain study: returning to the immature phase to improve learning

Research

Researchers in the United States have found that the auditory system in the adult mouse brain can be induced to revert to an immature state, improving the animals’ ability to learn new sounds, reports Scientific American.

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