L.A. start-up AudioCardio recognised for its neuroplasticity therapy phone app
L.A. start-up AudioCardio recognised for its neuroplasticity therapy phone app

 

apps

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A start-up mobile app—AudioCardio—designed to boost neuroplasticity and help sufferers of both hearing loss and tinnitus has caught the prize-picking eyes of the US business magazine, Fast Company.

Hearing aid giant Sonova buys headphone firm Sennheiser’s consumer division for €200m
Hearing aid giant Sonova buys headphone firm Sennheiser’s consumer division for €200m

 
 

financial

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In a move to boost earnings and expand in the wireless headphones segment, the Swiss hearing device group Sonova, parent of Phonak, is buying the consumer wing of the German headphone and hi-fidelity company, Sennheiser.

Automated Audiometry: An Interview with the Creator of AMTAS, Robert Margolis, PhD
Automated Audiometry: An Interview with the Creator of AMTAS, Robert Margolis, PhD

 

sponsored content

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As automated audiometry becomes more widespread for busy clinics and teleaudiometry, Grason Stadler Inc. (GSI) interviewed Dr. Robert Margolis to discuss his automated method for testing auditory sensitivity (AMTAS).

Robust health of hearing care market underlined by Demant supremo
Robust health of hearing care market underlined by Demant supremo

 
 

market

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Accompanying a better-than-expected 2021 revenue forecast by hearing giant Demant, the group’s CEO and President Søren Nielsen has underlined the strength of the hearing health market as it recovers well from the pandemic impact.

EUHA community adds Instagram to its social networking activities
EUHA community adds Instagram to its social networking activities

 

communication

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The organiser of the world’s biggest audiology event, the European Union of Hearing Aid Acousticians (EUHA), has added Instagram to its Facebook and LinkedIn social network windows.

University of Granada researchers identify genes linked to tinnitus
University of Granada researchers identify genes linked to tinnitus

 

tinnitus

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Scientists from the University of Granada (UGR) in Spain have made a breakthrough discovery relating genes to tinnitus, specifically genes ANK2, TSC2 and AKAP9 in patients with Meniere’s disease (MD). The work opens the way to new drug treatments.

Hearing aid nostalgia: a video slideshow through hearing device advertising since the 1940s
Hearing aid nostalgia: a video slideshow through hearing device advertising since the 1940s

 

marketing

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A brush through the dust of old hearing aid advertising brings home just how much the past is a foreign country. With the help of the world’s leading hearing device manufacturers, we offer you a slideshow video tour through some classic ads dating back to the 1940s.

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GN lines up ten Interton Move hearing aids, including mini rechargeablesGN lines up ten Interton Move hearing aids, including mini rechargeables

 

hearing aids

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GN Hearing has launched its biggest ever upgrade in the Interton brand: Move is a new range of ten models that its maker markets as high-quality, affordable, and easy to use.

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Rexton’s new M-Core hearing aid range aimed especially at “essential workers”Rexton’s new M-Core hearing aid range aimed especially at “essential workers”

 
 

hearing aids

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The Rexton brand (WS Audiology) has released a new line-up of rechargeable M-Core behind-the-ear (BTE) hearing aids, which includes the M-Core B-Li HP, a device delivering up to 61 hours of battery life on a single charge.

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Sonova PRISM chip powers new Blu platform from Unitron, emphasising on-the-spot personalisationSonova PRISM chip powers new Blu platform from Unitron, emphasising on-the-spot personalisation

 

hearing aids

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Sonova’s Unitron brand has launched a new hearing aid platform—Blu—to offer users a device adaptable to varying daily sound environments.

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