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The noise of modern life causes permanent hearing damage to many U.S. adults who don't even suspect they've experienced a loss, federal researchers reported Tuesday. Up to now, it's been suspected that work-related noise has been the culprit behind most hearing loss, the researchers said. But about 53 percent of adults with noise-induced hearing damage reported no exposure to loud

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Cochlear Limited, the global leader in implantable hearing solutions, announces the winners of the 15th annual Graeme Clarkand the sixth annual Anders Tjellström scholarships. The scholarships, named after two pioneers of the hearing implant industry, recognize college students who are Cochlear™ Nucleus® Implant and Baha® System recipients and demonstrate leadership and humanity as well as solid academics. “It is an honor to recognize

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A study finds that early identification of hearing loss in newborn due to a disease or physical abnormality by birth may help them in better language outcomes as they grow. The study was published in the journal of Paediatrics. Researchers from the University Of Utah in the U.S. found that implementation of a state-wide screening can pick up hearing loss

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An updated clinical practice guideline from the American Academy of Otolaryngology -- Head and Neck Surgery Foundation published in  Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery  provides evidence-based recommendations on diagnosis and treatment of earwax (cerumen impaction) as well as important patient information on the dos and don'ts of earwax and healthy ear care. "This update is significant because it not only provides

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More than 100 leading scientists and hearing health experts from around the world will gather starting today for a two-day scientific workshop sponsored by global hearing implant leader MED-EL. The multidisciplinary meeting will include ENT surgeons who specialize in older adults, research audiologists and rehabilitation therapists from the world’s top universities and research centers. During the scientific exchange, attendees will

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CaptionCall, LLC, the leading provider of captioned telephone service for people who have hearing loss, is now offering the CaptionCall Module v2.0 for Noah 4. Using the module to certify eligibility for the CaptionCall phone and service is now easier than ever for patients who need captions to use the phone effectively. In this updated module, CaptionCall created a proprietary

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For the last 50 years, Starkey ® Hearing Technologies, has been dedicated to providing the best hearing experience for hearing professionals and patients alike. From developing innovative hearing technologies to our global efforts on hearing loss education, tinnitus and overall hearing health, our goal is simple: help the world hear better to live better. Thus, we are pleased to announce

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Hearing loss may be linked to iron deficiency anemia -- a combination of low levels of iron and red blood cells, new research suggests. The study found that people with iron deficiency anemia have more than twice the rate of hearing loss as people without the blood disorder. The association between hearing loss and iron deficiency anemia was particularly strong

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ReSound announced today its plans to return to CES in Las Vegas to demonstrate and raise awareness of ReSound’s industry-leading Smart Hearing solutions and increase consumer awareness of their hearing health through on-site hearing tests. Returning for the company’s fourth consecutive year, ReSound introduced the first Made for iPhone ®  hearing aid at CES in 2014 and continues to lead

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Long-term use of over-the-counter pain relievers may be associated with increased risk of hearing loss in some women, a new study says. Women who used ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin) or acetaminophen (Tylenol) for six years or more were more likely to suffer hearing loss than those who used the pain relievers for a year or less, said researchers from Brigham and

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