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Many testicular cancer survivors experience hearing loss after cisplatin-based chemotherapy, according to researchers at Indiana University. The researchers, led by Lois B. Travis, M.D., Sc.D., the Lawrence D. Einhorn Professor of Cancer Research at the IU School of Medicine and a researcher at the Indiana University Melvin and Bren Simon Cancer Center, studied for the first time the cumulative effects

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Phonak, the leading global provider of hearing instruments and wireless communication solutions, today announces that its innovative approach to design has been acknowledged by the Red Dot judges who onJuly 4th will place their prestigious mark of excellence on two Phonak products: Audéo V10 and Roger™ Touchscreen Mic. The international distinction for high quality design confirms the attention given by

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Oticon , industry leaders in advanced audiology and hearing aid technology, has today announced the launch of Oticon Opn ™, the world's first internet connected hearing aid that opens up a world of possibilities for IoT devices. With Opn, Oticon introduces a number of 'world firsts': TwinLink™ - the first dual communication system to combine binaural processing with streamer-free, internet

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A new study by investigators at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) has discovered that daily consumption of caffeine can impair recovery after temporary hearing damage. The results are published in the Journal of the American Medical Association. Since both caffeine intake and noise related hearing loss are so common in our society, these findings could

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A new study by investigators at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) has discovered that daily consumption of caffeine can impair recovery after temporary hearing damage. The results are published in the Journal of the American Medical Association. Since both caffeine intake and noise related hearing loss are so common in our society, these findings could

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Signia, the industry´s most experienced, global leader in rechargeable hearing aid solutions, today unveils Cellion primax™, the world’s first lithium-ion-powered rechargeable hearing aid to make use of wireless inductive charging technology. Cellion primax will give hearing aid wearers the convenience of virtually unlimited wireless streaming for up to two days’ use on a single charge*. Available this Fall, Cellion is

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Phonak, the leading global provider of hearing instruments and wireless communication solutions, today announces that it will launch the next generation hearing aid product platform Belong, which includes pioneering lithium-ion rechargeable battery technology in hearing aids. Built on the superior Palio 3 technology and specially designed to simplify consumers’ lives, the new Audéo B Receiver-in-Canal (RIC) products and the first

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More than 10 million Americans already have irreversible hearing damage as a result of exposure to loud noise, and according to the latest research, the incidence of acquired hearing loss in adolescents only continues to rise. “Prevention – particularly in adolescents and young adults - is the key to maintaining long-term hearing and the quality of life that comes with

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A Grand Valley State University professor is helping her patients improve their speech as they ride horses. It's an emerging speech-language therapy technique and the results are often immediate. Beth Macauley, associate professor of communication sciences and disorders, has been studying and using hippotherapy for nearly 30 years on patients as young as 2 years old to elderly patients who

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In a new study published in Trends and Cognitive Sciences , researchers say they have identified the defects in the brain that lead to tinnitus and chronic pain. The team hopes the findings will be the first step to developing therapies for these common complaints. The authors of this new research - from Georgetown University Medical Center (GUMC) in Washington,

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