Call for Medicare to cover hearing as study reveals income factor in elderly access to audiology services
- Published on 28 January 2019
A new Johns Hopkins University study has revealed that older adults do not access professional help with hearing aids, while poorer users are more likely than the affluent to struggle with their devices.
- Published on 21 January 2019
US researchers have flagged up the links between hearing dysfunction and ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder), claiming that early audiological screening could also screen for autism.
Study confirms "unacceptable frequency" of adverse events from MRI scans on patients with hearing implants
- Published on 14 January 2019
Safety levels for hearing implant users undergoing magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans are unacceptable and must be improved, concludes a recently published US study led by Matthew Shew, of the University of Kansas Medical Center.
- Published on 11 January 2019
Disability payouts are received by a million military veterans for hearing damage, and the US Navy is now carefully studying the full effects of this professional hazard and seeking greater protection.
- Published on 26 December 2018
The outcomes of a recent UK study suggest that cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) delivered online could be as effective in reducing tinnitus effects as face-to-face treatment with a specialist - and faster.
- Published on 29 November 2018
Researchers from the Technical University of Denmark and Rigshospitalet Department of ORL, Head and Neck Surgery and Audiology recently published an article on a data-driven approach to hearing loss profiling.
- Published on 23 November 2018
GenomeWeb recently reported on an Australian Newborn whole-exome sequencing (WES) project that combines hearing loss diagnosis with optional secondary results.
- Published on 20 November 2018
Researchers from the Department of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery at the University of California San Francisco recently published an interesting review article on tinnitus.
- Published on 15 November 2018
Pharmafile, a leading portal for pharmaceutical industry news, events, and service company listings, recently ran an article on hearing loss as the next frontier for pharmaceutical success.
- Published on 13 November 2018
Researchers from the University of California, San Francisco recently found that the lack of a specific gene may be related to loss of inner and outer hair cells, and that an experimental drug can prevent this inner ear damage, thus protecting hearing.