Hearing Health & Technology Matters
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- USC Scientists Identify Natural Barrier to Regeneration of Inner Ear Sensory Cells
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA — Scientists from the University of Southern California (USC) Stem Cell laboratory of Neil Segil have identified a natural barrier to the regeneration of the inner ear’s sensory cells, which are […]
- The “I Love Captions” Club is Growing!
What a difference captioning – all kinds of captioning – make when the spoken word just doesn’t make sense. I can’t remember when I first experienced the joyful liberation of closed captioning, but when I did, it […]
- Rebuilding Your Cocktail Party Skills Post-Pandemic
Walking home from our first post-Covid social event, I said to my husband, “Well, that was fun, but exhausting.” He agreed, “We are out of practice socializing with people we don’t know.” “Yes,” I replied, […]
- This Week in Hearing, Episode 2: Dr. Alicia Spoor Discusses MAASA Legislation
The Medicare Audiologist Access and Services Act (MAASA) is a bi-partisan-sponsored legislative bill—written and endorsed with a unified professional voice—that was introduced to the US House of Representatives on March […]
- 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 […]
- Needs Assessment: The Most Important Component of the Hearing Aid Evaluation
Some blanket statements: Nobody ever obtained hearing aids because of the hearing test. The most important component of the hearing aid evaluation is the needs assessment. Absolutes can be tricky. There is always an […]
- Decision Aids: A Mechanism to Advance Patient Care in the Evolving Hearing Care Market
by Amyn Amlani, PhD Healthcare has moved towards shared decision-making as an engagement strategy that allows providers and patients to work together in determining treatment intervention and management. Decision aids are […]
- Chatable Introduces Breakthrough Zero-Latency On-Chip Conversation Enhancement AI for TWS Earbuds and Hearing Aids
LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM — Chatable (H.A.A.C Ltd), an industry leading AI Start-up, announced today in a whitepaper – “Breaking Through the 6ms Latency Barrier” – a dramatic fundamental breakthrough in Artificial […]
- How to Get More Online Reviews for Your Hearing Practice
We don’t have to tell you how critical customer reviews on the internet are. People post about their experiences on various websites, including the Better Business Bureau, Trustpilot, and Google. What they say has an […]
- What is Pediatric Audiology?
As I travel around (mostly by zoom of late) talking with different groups, I get so many questions about pediatric audiology from families of children with hearing loss, speech language pathologists, teachers of the deaf, […]
- Vestibular Implant: A Modern Treatment Option for Bilateral Vestibular Loss
The vestibular system has two primary roles: to provide visual stability during head movements and to assist with postural control. The peripheral (inner ear) vestibular system is able to do this with three semicircular […]
- Three distinct programs for music? So… what does the literature say?
First, I must declare a conflict of interest! I have a book coming out (hopefully) in the spring of 2022 called “Music and Hearing Aids” (Plural Publishing). As part of the book a literature review of previous […]
- 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 […]
- The Unsatisfying IEP (Individual Educational Placement) and CAPD: An Instructive Commentary
Cydney Fox, AuD, Audiology Solutions LA, Los Angeles, CA Why are IEPs so difficult? Supposedly, a time when the child’s educators sit with other contracted professionals, determine the student’s educational path, and […]
- 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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