Research

2023 IEEE Alexander Graham Bell Medal awarded to MED-EL's Ingeborg and Erwin Hochmair

 
 

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Austrian cochlear implant pioneers, Dr. Ingeborg Hochmair and Prof. Erwin Hochmair have been granted the 2023 IEEE Alexander Graham Bell Medal for their outstanding contribution to communication and engineering.

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Is this the future: "MY HEARING AlD TOLD ME I HAD PARKINSON'S"

 
 

 

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The move by hearing aid marketeers into the terrain of health and well-being is significant, and manufacturers know their future devices could form part of the future of precision medicine, perhaps flagging up a wearer's illnesses.

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DEMENTIA - THE WIN-WIN RESEARCH FOR AUDIOLOGY

 
 

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Audiology News UK interviews psychiatrist Dr. Sergi Costafreda, one of the academics aiming to harvest a more certain understanding on the link between hearing loss and cognitive decline.

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Single exposure hearing loss test wins research grant for Utah prof

 

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We hear a lot about noise-induced hearing loss from repeated exposure to loud sounds, but research into a new hearing test that can diagnose single-exposure hearing loss has now attracted crucial funding.

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THE COGNITION,AUDITION, AND AMPLIFICATION CONUNDRUM

 
 

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Leading audiologist Raúl García-Medina provides a sturdy bundle of evidence and thought to underline the need to address hearing loss early and proactively to reduce the risk of cognitive decline.

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Tinnitus UK finds a new new CEO from within

 

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Leading tinnitus charity, Tinnitus UK (formerly the British Tinnitus Association) has filled its problematical key CEO vacancy, appointing from within the organisation.

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Large study suggests Gestational COVID-19 is not a risk factor for congenital hearing loss

 

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A study published in Otology & Neurotology by researchers at İzmir Kâtip Çelebi University in Izmir, Turkey, suggests that gestational Covid-19 is not a risk factor for permanent congenital hearing loss.

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A Silent Struggle: The challenge of embracing hearing instruments in mild hearing loss cases

 

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In his regular From the Oval Window column for Audio Infos UK magazine, audiologist Rául García-Medina looks at resistance to hearing aids in mild hearing loss patients, considering among other factors, the prevalence of anosognosia.

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Earwax services must continue under state cover, academics urge

 

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Important findings from recent research by University of Manchester audiologists underline a pressing need for Britain's National Health Service to maintain earwax removal services.

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What are the benefits of hybrid sound processing for those with hearing loss?

 
 
 

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BIHIMA spoke to Nicolas le Goff, Director of Audiology at Bernafon, about their cutting-edge hybrid sound processing technology, the complex challenges that people with hearing loss experience and how technology and clinical processes can enhance patient quality of life.

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