How has artificial intelligence use in hearing technology evolved?
- Published on 23 May 2022
Advances in technology are creating better experiences for users and for healthcare professionals. BIHIMA spoke with Dr. Dave Fabry, Chief Innovation Officer at Starkey to discuss how artificial intelligence (AI) in hearing technology has evolved, how its use has changed so far, and where AI is taking us in the future.
Study finds migraine sufferers have higher risk of Ménière's disease - and vice versa
- Published on 19 April 2022
New approaches to managing Ménières disease may be facilitated by the recent work of South Korean researchers who found comorbidity and association between this confounding inner ear condition and migraine.
Leading tinnitus charity leader to step down after successful 12-year period
- Published on 12 April 2022
The British Tinnitus Association (BTA) announced Monday (April 11) that its Chief Executive, David Stockdale, will step down in June 2022. The charity has started a search for his successor.
"Game changer" rapid genetic test will save hearing of hundreds of babies annually in the UK alone
- Published on 07 April 2022
Occasionally the spreading news is good, and this is good: a 25-minute bedside test that will determine if newborns in need of antibiotic treatment have a gene that could result in permanent hearing loss if treatment is adminstered with the common emergency antibiotic, Gentamicin.
How pupillometry can be used to improve hearing instrument user experience
- Published on 05 April 2022
BIHIMA interviewed Elaine Hoi Ning Ng, Principal Researcher at Oticon, about their work in using pupillometry to measure listening effort and uncovering the unknown benefits of hearing instruments.
By Olivia Hill
New Japanese genetics study could shake up approaches to late onset hearing loss
- Published on 25 March 2022
Genetic causes behind late onset sensorineural hearing loss (SNHL) may be far more significant than previously recognised, as well as identifiable, important in diagnosis, and conducive to more appropriate treatment.
"Most diverse" UK study yet identifies hearing loss as early sign of Parkinson's
- Published on 17 March 2022
Hearing loss and epilepsy are early features of the progressive neurological condition Parkinson's disease, say London researchers who analysed electronic primary healthcare records from over a million people living in the capital between 1990 and 2018.
EUHA announces 2022 round of its "career springboard" Sponsorship Award for young scholars
- Published on 25 February 2022
Young talent in the hearing trade can scoop award money and industry attention from success in a sponsorship award scheme for outstanding theses, the 12th edition of which has been announced by its organisers, the European Union of Hearing Aid Acousticians (EUHA).
Tinnitus drives some to suicidal thoughts, warns top UK charity calling for better research and a biobank for the condition
- Published on 11 February 2022
Tinnitus Week 2022
A report from the British Tinnitus Association (BTA) suggests that 9.3% of people with tinnitus have experienced suicidal or self-harm thoughts in the last two years.
3D-printed human ear lab-tested by researchers in Israel
- Published on 20 January 2022
Researchers at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology and Sheba Medical Center have developed a way to 3D-print “scaffolding” as the basis for a replacement ear.