Hearing Health & Technology Matters
Timely information and lively insights for everyone who cares about hearing loss.
- International Conference on the Management of the Tinnitus and Hyperacusis Patient
IOWA CITY, IOWA — The University of Iowa departments of Otolaryngology — Head and Neck Surgery and Communication Sciences and Disorders have announced the upcoming International Conference on the Management of the […]
- I Can’t Hear Small Children!
Finally, the months of not seeing the grandchildren were coming to an end. There were guidelines on physical interaction to be followed, but at least we were going to be with them. And talk with them! Umm, that last activity […]
- How Should Hearing Aids Look?
“Wow, your new hearing aids look really sexy,” said no one ever. While our hearing aids can help us feel sexier — because we can communicate better — the beige-colored arcs behind or in our ears don’t often look […]
- 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 […]
- Communication by Ear? New ‘Earswitch’ Technology Offers Hope to People with ALS, Other Neurological Conditions
Editor’s Note: A new ear-level device being developed by a UK primary care physician, along with a team of researchers at Bath University, is providing hope for people with neurological conditions that are unable speak or […]
- Implementation and Effectiveness of Decision Aids in Patient Compliance
by Amyn Amlani, PhD Last month, the reader was provided an overview of the application of decision aids in health care. Recall that decisions aids, such as educational booklets, DVDs, and Web-based interactive tools, provide […]
- Neosensory Duo: A New Approach to Tinnitus
Neosensory, a California-based startup founded by Stanford neuroscientist Dr. David Eagleman and neuroengineer Dr. Scott Novich, is now offering a hardware-based tinnitus program called Neosensory Duo. The Duo takes a […]
- Read GSI’s Interview with AMTAS Creator Dr. Robert Margolis, Ph. D.
by Adam Dawson New technologies are the power source that keeps the well-oiled machine of the medical industry running. As the years march on, new innovations are introduced that help drastically improve practice efficiency […]
- Why Listening Practice is Important
When children get technology for the first time, or when they move from one piece of technology to another (changing hearing aids or moving from a hearing aid to a cochlear implant), families often assume that since the new […]
- When the Dix-Hallpike (and everything else) is Negative
It is not uncommon to have a patient describing a history consistent with current active BPPV, and to have your exams, including Dix-Hallpike tests, be negative. My last post described techniques that can improve the […]
- FAQs from MusiciansClinics.com – part 10
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 […]
- 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 […]
- Can noise makes listening and learning easier?
Associate Professor Wayne Wilson Ph.D. Head of Audiology, The University of Queensland, Australia, E: email@example.com. It is widely suggested that noise impairs cognition (e.g., Ronsse & Wang, 2010; Shield & […]
- 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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