Eating fish regularly may lower your risk of suffering hearing loss, at least if you are a woman. That finding was reported by Sharon G. Curhan, MD, of the Department of Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, and her four co-authors in a study published September 10 in the American Journal of […]
Dr. Jerry Northern returns as guest contributor this week to review a number of converging factors that threaten the viability of Audiology as a profession. The factors emanate from the rapid transition of hearing aid distribution from a medical model toward the electronic commodity market, as he discussed last week. Specific solutions are in […]
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Pathways, overseen by Frank Musiek, PhD, is both a Website that covers topics related to CAPD and Neuroaudiology, and a society for people interested in central auditory disorders that regularly meets to discuss these issues.
This week’s post, the 184th post published at Hearing Economics, is written by Dr. Jerry Northern, who returns for another round in the guest contributor ring. As usual, his timing is perfect. Hearing Health Matters! is celebrating two milestones today — our millionth page read and our 500,000th unique reader. What better way to […]
Hearing light – Demonstrations of auditory sensitivity, Part II This is a continuation of “Can You Hear Light?” from last week’s post by Dr. Manfred Euler, Leibniz-Institute for Science and Mathematics Education (IPN), Kiel. Signal amplification via resonance The amplification process is based on the resonance of […]
As summer closes in North America, it is the end of the baseball season, at least here, but it will begin in another part of the world as summer begins there. While all of us realize that baseball is an international sport, probably second only to soccer (football in many parts […]
If you had only 5 minutes to make a difference in the life of a stranger, how would you use it? If, in an unexpected moment, a person whose daily world is not connected to yours, has opened themselves up and is ready to embrace your words, because, somehow, they know what you’re offering is […]
With all the modern inventions that surround us and with all the new ideas that come onto the market everyday, wouldn’t you think that the “Hearing Aid Industry” would have invented some simple way to turn hearing aids on and off at night? Well, no such luck. We still use the 70-year-old idea of opening […]
Poor balance and instability in the elderly has been described as a “geriatric syndrome”, because the specific cause of these complaints is often not obvious on initial examination. This is primarily because poor balance in the elderly is most often multi-factorial, with no single clinical abnormality responsible. The balance system is complex, with contributions […]
In part 1 of this three-part blog, Larry Blumenfeld discusses in Blu Note magazine the politics and the culture surrounding the finding of a common ground for musicians, music lovers, and residents in New Orleans. In Part 2 Larry discusses some key areas of interest. Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance (CZO): In the 1970s, the city passed a […]
Parents and others who work with children with hearing loss feel the need to advocate for the children. However, the most important part of advocacy is learning to advocate for oneself. When children rely on others to advocate for them, they do not feel powerful. But when they are capable of advocating for themselves they […]
par Andrea Scott Votre adolescente ou adolescent envisage-t-il de quitter le nid pour fréquenter l’université ou le collège? Pour de nombreux parents, c’est une nouvelle source d’inquiétudes et d’anxiétés. D’une certaine façon, peut-être êtes-vous impatients de voir votre adolescent partir. Mais il est probable que vous vous inquiétiez de la façon dont il se débrouillera […]