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Sound Pharmaceuticals Advances Phase 2 Clinical Trial in Cystic Fibrosis Patients to Prevent Hearing Loss
SEATTLE, WASHINGTON AND CHARLESTON, SOUTH CAROLINA — Sound Pharmaceuticals, a Seattle-based biotech firm, announced that first-patient-in has been achieved in the STOP Ototoxicity Phase 2 clinical trial. This novel […]
How to Hear Those High Kiddie Voices
“Mo goo! Mo goo, Gigi, mo goo!” Ava, my 16-month-old granddaughter, clearly wanted “mo goo” from Gigi (Grandma Gael = GG = Gigi) ). There was no parental translation help nearby so I kept taking stabs […]
Can Plants Hear?
A few months ago at Hearing International we did a discussion of how you can hear plants grow……. Strange things are now found among plants. It has been discovered that plants can actually tell if predators are […]
At CES 2019 Hearing Aids and Consumer Electronics Continue to Morph: Some Considerations for the Profession
by Brian Taylor, AuD Nothing reflects the convergence of hearing aids and consumer audio devices like the flurry of new AI-driven features introduced at the recent Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. At the annual Las […]
Metaphor Monologues: The Quest for Effective Treatment Options that Won’t Kill Us
The last monologue post, back in October, presented Plan B — palliative pricing in an unbundled traditional dispensing model–as a spring board for treatment, if not cure, of audiology’s “cost […]
Eargo Unveils Eargo Neo Rechargeable Hearing Aids
Eargo, the Silicon Valley-based hearing aid maker, announced an all-new hearing device this week: Eargo Neo. The company, which last year received a $45 million dollar investment for “product […]
Testing speech perception at a soft level
I have been feeling for awhile that I am not hearing well. I went for an evaluation and, I was right. Speech perception testing confirmed what I suspected. While I did fine at normal conversation, my speech perception for […]
What Happens to the Otoconia (Rocks, Particles, Crystal, Otoliths) After the Epley Manuever?
Canalith Repositioning (CRP), more commonly referred to as the Epley maneuver, has become the “go to” treatment for the complaint of positional vertigo. I have been at this long enough to see the transition from […]
Best of 2018: Musicians should not retire on my watch!
Recently there have been news reports about famous musicians who can no longer perform their music and choose to retire. By hook or by crook, that should not happen! There are a multitude of strategies and technologies […]
The Influence of Third-Party Payers
Editor’s Note: While our editorial team takes the week off for the holidays, we hope you enjoy the most viewed post this year at Hearing Views. This post was originally published on August 28, 2018. by Mike […]
Four Diseases That Contribute to Hearing Loss
Editor’s Note: While the HHTM editorial team takes the week off for the holidays, we hope you enjoy this post. Originally published on July 3, 2018, this post received more views than any other article at the Audiology […]
Electrocochleography As A Means To Assess Auditory Function Following Noise Exposure
Andrew Stuart1 & Alyson Butler Lake2 1Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 2Blue Ridge Ear, Nose, Throat & Plastic Surgery, Lynchburg, VA […]
RIC Hearing Aid Acoustic Considerations
Acoustic Application for Successful Hearing Aid Acceptance and Satisfaction A successful RIC hearing aid fitting, like many hearing aid fittings, is not necessarily related to any specific fitting formula, but is based on […]
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