Might crocodiles provide a big clue to hearing loss cure?
- Published on 19 September 2022
A new study by scientists at Sweden’s Uppsala University suggests that members of the crocodile family have the ability to generate new elements of their hearing systems, raising hope of finding new cures for sensorineural deafness in humans.
From hearing to hearts: The expanding world of hearing tech
- Published on 31 August 2022
BIHIMA interviewed Leo den Hartog, Senior Director RIC business at Phonak, about how hearing technology can support people to live a healthy life. Leo shares some of the science behind latest developments in hearing instruments.
Will hearing aids ever be powered by our chewing?
- Published on 17 August 2022
Ongoing research is exploring powering hearing aids from the chewing motion of our jaws.
TECH MUNCH 8: Signia's Erik Harry Høydal : ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE (AI) BECOMES INTEGRAL IN HEARING SOLUTIONS
- Published on 17 August 2022
Imagine future social outings for 30-somethings, sitting talking, and all wearing hearing devices. This vision comes from Signia's expert contributor to our collection of quotes from three years of Audio Infos' Technology Focus articles, authored by the British Irish Hearing Instrument Manufacturers Association (BIHIMA).
UK’s key tinnitus gathering stays remote in 2022
- Published on 24 July 2022
The British Tinnitus Associations 2022 conference will take place online from September 26 to 30, 2022, the charity has announced.
Audiology mourns the passing of tinnitus "titan" David Baguley
- Published on 16 June 2022
The UK audiology community was shocked and saddened Wednesday (June 15) at the announcement by NIHR Nottingham Biomedical Research Centre of the death of its Clinical Hearing Sciences Group lead, Reverend Professor David Baguley.
THE BINAURAL BROADBAND LOUDNESS SUMMATION - Why does the pure-tone audiogram explain only 30% of a hearing loss?
- Published on 06 June 2022
Loudness is one of the key factors related to overall satisfaction with hearing aids. Neither gain calculations based on audiograms nor loudness-based hearing aid fittings with narrowband signals guarantee normalisation of loudness perception for binaural broadband signals. This article reveals the great individual variabilities found in binaural broadband loudness summations, a hitherto undocumented aspect and one that is paid too little attention in practice.
UK tinnitus leader calls it a day...but can call it a good day!
- Published on 02 June 2022
Over 12 years of leadership, David Stockdale has increased the British Tinnitus Association's income by £1m, built an infrastructure for continued growth, and powered the push to create a Tinnitus Biobank. Leaving the charity this month for another position in the health sphere, this acclaimed number one spoke to Audio Infos UK.
More than a quarter of adults self-report worse hearing since working from home, Specsavers survey finds
- Published on 01 June 2022
New research commissioned by eye- and ear-care retailers, Specsavers, has revealed a cause and effect chain to possible hearing deterioration that starts with pandemic restrictions and leads to headphone overuse and calamitous DIY wax removal.
Author of new study on CI benefits urges insurers to stop denying coverage of cochlear implants to deaf children with learning delays
- Published on 26 May 2022
The results of a new study by Keck Medicine of the University of Southern California suggest that infants with hearing loss and severe developmental delays are better served with cochlear implants (CIs) than hearing aids.