Hearing Health & Technology Matters
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- Fuel Medical Announces Upcoming “Extra-Curricular” Symposium to Benefit Future Audiologists
CAMAS, WASHINGTON — Being an audiologist requires hours of preparation, education and time in the classroom and clinic. But succeeding as an audiologist requires even more. That’s the motivation behind Fuel Medical […]
- When We Live Under a Blanket of Noise
There are two ways to describe what we hear: sound and noise. Sound is the good stuff and noise is – not so good. And noise can be our external soundscape, or come from within, our internal head noise. What we consider as […]
- Hearing aids – unaffordable or unwanted?
By Stephen O. Frazier With the Food and Drug Administration finally announcing the long overdue proposed standards for over-the-counter (OTC) hearing aids it appears the answer to the hearing aid cost conundrum may soon be […]
- Digital Therapeutics in Hearing Healthcare: Interview with Nancy Tye Murray and Chris Cardinal of Amptify
The benefits of aural rehabilitation (AR) for people with hearing loss has been well established for decades. Yet, for a variety of reasons, very few people diagnosed with hearing loss today receive any kind of AR training […]
- Magnanoscience: Offering Miracles to Hearing Care
by Robert Traynor, Ed. D., MBA, FNAP It has been said that “Nanotechnology is an idea that most people simply do not believe.” What is nanotechnology and how can it be applied to hearing care? Nanoscience […]
- Customized RIC Coupling: Don’t Roll the Dice, Follow the Sage Guidance of Margo Skinner
By Brian Taylor, AuD, Editor-at-Large In Chapter 9 of the Studebacher and Hochberg textbook Acoustical Factors Affecting Hearing Aid Performance (second edition), esteemed professor, Margo Skinner1, wrote, “Before any […]
- Ear Device Patents for September 2021
The Sound of Music and Group Dynamics UT’s patent 1120816 describes a natural ear to aid the “tonally challenged,” who have trouble singing on pitch or “carrying a tune.” A wearable device (e.g., glasses, BT […]
- Mimi Announces Partnership with Skullcandy
Mimi Hearing Technologies has announced a new partnership with Skullcandy Inc., the original lifestyle audio brand. Skullcandy’s new Grind Fuel Earbuds will now offer Mimi Sound Personalization and bring users an enhanced […]
- 3 Key Features of Amplivox Beep
by Adam Dawson Software keeps getting smarter. Simple devices, such as smartphones and tablets, can do amazing things today. They can instantly play any song you could ever imagine, stream thousands of movies and tv shows, […]
- How can we improve outcomes for babies with hearing loss?
All the research has shown that if babies wear technology 10 or more hours/day they will have good access to language and brain development. But all of us who work with families who have a difficult time keeping technology […]
- The Role of Skull Vibration in Vestibular Testing
We have completed skull vibration testing as part of our clinical protocol for several years and have found it to be a helpful cross check measure for detecting peripheral (inner ear) vestibular abnormalities. It is […]
- What did Skinner and Miller have to say about hearing aid fittings?
I recall meeting Margaret (Margo) Skinner at a conference back in the early 1980s and, other than being struck by how nice she was, Margo commented that she had really only published 2 or 3 articles at that time, yet she was […]
- An Audiologist’s Guide to Hearing Loss
by Callum McPhillips We have 5 senses vital to everyday life, yet hearing is thought to be one of the most important. In terms of communication, hearing allows us to connect with loved ones, contributing to our happiness and […]
- Part 1 – Central Auditory Evaluation in Private Practice: A Commentary with historical context and case observations.
Editor’s note: Dr. Ivey presents an historical as well as his clinical perspective on CAPD in practice. In over 40 years of academic as well as clinical experience Dr. Ivey has seen a wide variety of patients. In this […]
- 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 answer these as […]
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