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Tinnibot: A New Digital Tool to Support Tinnitus Sufferers

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA — Sydney-based startup Hearing Power has been developing the app Tinnibot in response to their frustration in seeing so many people suffering from tinnitus. Tinnitus is a condition that is far more common than people believe. It presents both physical and psychological challenges and can be incredibly distressing particularly at the onset. People…

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Neurofeedback to Treat Tinnitus? New Study Results Show Promise

According to the results of a study presented at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), neurofeedback training, using functional MRI (fMRI), has the potential to reduce the severity or even eliminate tinnitus. Real-time fMRI neurofeedback is a technique that allows individuals to learn voluntary control over localized brain activity. Over…

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With Interest in Tele-Audiology Growing, Ida Institute Offers New Professional Telecare Tools

NAERUM, DENMARK  — The Ida Institute launched an all-new eLearning platform for hearing care professionals and newly expanded Telecare tools for clients last week at the AudiologyNOW! convention in Indianapolis. The new learning platform, Ida Learning Hall, offers “bite-size” learning modules that allows busy professionals to easily incorporate learning into their schedules. Two new Telecare…

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Signia Primax Hearing Aids Now Offering Notch Therapy Feature for Tinnitus

Earlier this month, Signia (formerly Siemens) announced their latest hearing aid innovation: Notch Therapy. According to the company, they are the first in the hearing aid industry to use the novel approach to combat tonal tinnitus, the most common form of tinnitus. Tonal tinnitus, defined by the American Tinnitus Association, is the “perception of near-continuous…

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