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Otonomy Reports Positive Top-Line Results from Phase 1/2 Clinical Trial of OTO-313 for Tinnitus
SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA — Otonomy, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company dedicated to the development of innovative therapeutics for neurotology, announced positive top-line results from the Phase 1/2 clinical trial of […]
Where’s Your Sense of Hearing Loss Humor?
People with hearing loss – are you finding things funny during the pandemic? I don’t mean the pandemic itself, just things that may not be funny in normal times, or wouldn’t even happen in normal […]
Redux: A Totally New Concept in Moisture Removal
We know that most electronic devices, including hearing aids, are tested to be moisture resistant, some are even said to be “waterproof”. Hearing care practices in high humidity locations, routinely […]
In the Virtual World, Humans are Still Needed
By Brian Taylor, AuD, Editor-at-Large In the dystopian HBO series Westworld, android “hosts” cater to high paying “guests” (humans) of a Wild Wild-themed amusement park. The hosts are so proficient at […]
US Ear Device Patents in May 2020
Stylish, Cute, Functional The stylish headset shown in the feature image allows wearers to adjust pressure change to reduce barotrauma, or let the headset do it automatically (#10659865). […]
WIDEX MOMENT™ Hearing Aids Now Available
HAUPPAUGE, NEW YORK — Danish hearing aid maker Widex today announced the availability of its new WIDEX MOMENT hearing aid, which offers the industry’s “most natural hearing experience by combining the […]
Key Elements of a Successful Google Ads Campaign for Your Practice
There are over 246 million unique visitors and 3.5 billion daily interactions on Google every day. And with an estimated 700 percent return on investment, Google Ads is a great place to start if you’re considering […]
We MUST do Speech Perception Testing
I just read an article about using speech perception testing to validate hearing aid outcomes for adults. The article has a large box on the front page which says that it is not customary to do speech perception testing […]
Vestibular compensation is often referred to as central compensation. In the world of vestibular function, central generally refers to brain function, while peripheral generally refers to ear function. This is an […]
Some more FAQs from MusiciansClinics.com
Over the next months, I will be uploading some commonly viewed FAQs from MusiciansClinics.com. This is the website of the Musicians’ Clinics of Canada, and was completely updated over the last Christmas holidays. I […]
How important is it for a doctor to wear a face mask if a patient can’t understand what they are saying?
What’s more important for the patient who has hearing loss, preventing the spread of COVID-19 or being able to communicate effectively with their doctor? Is there another way to have both? Today, most guidelines call […]
The Thalamo-cortical Pathway
Frank Musiek, Ph.D. The term thalmo-cortical pathway (TCP) is an anatomical one and one of import to audiologists. However, it seems to be a term that is not commonly used in neuroanatomy or audiology. Therefore, […]
The Loudest Sound
How loud can sound get? Could loud sound kill you? Are there limits, and if so, what are they? How are such things determined? All of these are interesting questions and an attempt will be made to […]
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