Research

UK charity RNID appoints new CEO from within

 

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Harriet Oppenheimer is the new CEO of the Royal National Institute for Deaf People (RNID), the UK charity announced this week.

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A REMOTE POSSIBILITY......for audiological services? Reflections on a study of teleaudiology.

 

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© Al-Basit / Aynadamar      Alberto Reyes carries out adjustments on a subject during one of the experiments.

A study by the Spanish Ministry of Education and Vocational Training has informed a comprehensive analysis of telematic possibilities in hearing care, one that takes in angles from social productivity, education, and the environment. Read a first-hand account by the authors of this analysis on the study's methodology and actions employed, as well as the all-important conclusions it delivered. 

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The ECHHO of well-being - Cognitive health now a priority of Phonak’s training

 

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©Willowpix - iStock The relationship between hearing loss and cognition is at the heart of Phonak’s ECHHO programme.

As Phonak's science authority Stefan Launer prepares to give a keynote EUHA presentation on the well-being benefits of modern hearing aid functions, his company launches ECHHO, a programme to help audiologists on the links between hearing health and dementia.

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THE COCHLEA AS YOU’VE NEVER SEEN IT BEFORE

 

Anatomy

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MED-EL’s deal to share academics’ “unimaginable” anatomy dataset brings what the firm’s leader hails as a  “new era” in cochlear implants.

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What has ACHIEVE achieved?

 
 

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Results are in from key study of hearing loss and dementia. Experts are cautious but hopeful. What are they saying?

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Roll-out expanded of genetic test that has already saved hearing of six newborns

 

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Routine use in Manchester maternity settings of the Genedrive non-invasive swab genetic testing system has already saved the hearing of six babies who required antibiotic treatment, says the Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (MFT).

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Take part in key tinnitus research in Manchester, UK

 

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Researchers at the University of Manchester have completed the first stage of a Tinnitus Biobank feasibility study. If you would like to take part in the next stage, read on.

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Gene therapy research success in hearing-impaired mice provided "truly thrilling" moment

 
 

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Breakthrough UK lab mice research has provided strong evidence that gene therapy may one day be successful in restoring and protecting against human hearing loss caused by a common genetic defect.

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INTERVIEW: TINNITUS UK “WE ABSOLUTELY HAVE TO BE HERE!”

 

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© Tinnitus UK Caroline Savage, CEO of the world's most engaged Tinnitus charity.

Interviewed by Audiology News UK editor-in-chief Peter Wix, New Tinnitus UK CEO Caroline Savage talks with a spirited blend of optimism and realism about the challenges facing her and the charity she now leads.

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Tinnitus research: are we any closer to curing the incurable?

 
 

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Nic Wray, one of the leaders of the charity Tinnitus UK, provides an essential synthesis of the current position of underfunded but urgently needed tinnitus research.

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