Euro-CIU symposium: Science and technology advance, society lags behind

The tenth EURO-CIU symposium in Antwerp on 10 April provided an excellent opportunity to become aware of the state of affairs regarding cochlear implants in Europe. The venue was organized by ONICI, the Belgian / Dutch independent association for information on cochlear implantation in cooperation with Euro-CIU, the European association of users of cochlear implants.The speakers commented from different perspectives on the topic. All facets put together offered an excellent outlook on the history of CI, the current situation and the future.


Brazil hosts Iberoamerican cochlear implant professionals

GICCA 2015


The 6th Iberoamerican Conference on Cochlear Implants and Related Sciences got under way on May 20 and runs until Saturday, May 23 at the University of Sao Paolo Medical School convention centre. The event, organized by GICCA, the Iberoamerican Group of Cochlear Implants and Related Sciences, will host 1,500 visitors and 260 speakers.


GICCA 2015: Chile travels to Brazil looking ahead to 2017

Chilean specialists will not only be in Brazil to show off the country's latest clinical and surgical advances; they will also be forging bonds and acquiring experience because GICCA is to be held in Santiago two years from now.


Colombia at GICCA 2015: Age and unilateral hearing loss - is it always a barrier for implants?

Research by Colombian experts suggests implants will be around for a good while, their range of features increasing every day in tackling the problems faced by persons with hearing loss.


GICCA 2015: "The CI-related landscape in Mexico is looking promising"

"We can expect news in relation to implant designs," says Antonio Soda Merhy, president of the Iberoamerican Group of Cochlear Implants and Related Sciences in an interview with Audio Infos Latin America.


Argentina at GICCA 2015: Debating the present and future of implants

Argentinian professionals are at the forefront in cochlear implants, and this why they will be present and very active at the GICCA congress, where they will exchange a wealth of experiences.


AudiologyNOW! 2015: the news, views, products and takeovers

From March 25 to 28 San Antonio played host to AudiologyNOW! 2015, the annual congress of the American Academy of Audiology (AAA). With the theme “Steer with Success”, the congress welcomed more than 6,000 professional visitors, including many students, to participate in the multiple lectures and meetings organised as part of the event.


9th international TRI conference in Ann Arbor, Michigan


With prevalence rates between 10 and 20% tinnitus is among the most prevalent health impairments and many people are severly impaired by the phantom sound in their ears.


AudiologyNOW! 2015: What did it look like?

Find here a selection of pics of the big gathering which took place in San Antonio!


Numerous technological novelties at the AudiologyNOW!


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Wednesday night at the "largest gathering of audiologists in the world", about 175 companies present their newest audiology products and services.