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Jan. 26, 2024

Enhancing Conversations: Sennheiser’s Solution to the Cocktail Party Effect

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Human hearing is a fascinating construct. It perceives acoustic signals and forwards them immediately to the brain for processing—it is even able to extract individual sound sources from a mixture of competing ambient noise.  The ability to extract individual sound sources from a mixture of competing ambient noise is known as the “cocktail party effect”, is also called selective hearing:
Dec. 06, 2023

Pathways: An historical vignette: Proceedings of a Symposium on Central Auditory Processing Disorders

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Frank Musiek   In 1974 one of the first major symposia on auditory processing took place at the University of Nebraska Medical Center by and was organized by Marsha Sullivan. The proceedings of this conference was published  a year later. Though this meeting was relatively early in the history of CAPD, there were many important ideas and concepts critical to
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Dec. 04, 2023

A quick test for cochlear dead regions in those with a unilateral sensori-neural hearing loss

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There are now a number of “hearing tests” that can be performed in the quiet of one’s own home.  These are predominantly threshold-based tests and are typically limited by the environmental condition of the test room or by the asymmetry of unmatched earphones or loudspeakers that are commonly used by the public. One Minute Quick Test The following is a
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Jul. 17, 2023

ACHIEVE Study: Assessing the Impact of Treating Hearing Loss on Cognitive Decline in Older Adults

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The Aging and Cognitive Health Evaluation in Elders (ACHIEVE) study represents a pioneering effort aimed at unlocking a crucial question: Can treating hearing loss in older adults effectively reduce the gradual loss of thinking and memory abilities (cognitive decline) that often precede dementia? With hearing loss affecting 1 in 8 Americans and its rates increasing among older adults, the significance
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Dec. 14, 2022

Save the Date: Digital EUHA Spring Conference to Take Place March 31, 2023

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The 3rd Digital EUHA Spring  Conference will kick off on March 31, 2023. The successful concept is an  important date for further training that is firmly anchored in the calendars of  hearing aid acousticians. The organization expects numerous international participants this year. For the first time, the event has an international focus and will also be offered in English.   Lectures
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Dec. 12, 2022

Acousia Therapeutics Completes Clinical Phase 1 Study with ACOU085 for Hearing Loss Treatment

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TÜBINGEN, GERMANY — Hearing loss company Acousia Therapeutics GmbH announced the successful completion of its ACOU085 clinical Phase 1b study today, following the final visit of the last patient treated with the highest ACOU085 dose. ACOU085 is a proprietary small-molecule drug candidate under clinical development, with a particular focus on its use as an etiology-agnostic otoprotectant for patients with acute forms of sensorineural hearing
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Dec. 09, 2022

Starkey CTO Achin Bhowmik, Ph.D., Named a 2022 Notable Leader in Health Care 

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EDEN PRAIRIE, MINNESOTA – Starkey Chief Technology Officer and Executive Vice President of Engineering, Achin Bhowmik, Ph.D., has been named a 2022 Notable Leader in Health Care by Twin Cities Business Magazine. This award honors Minnesota leaders who are boldly advancing the health care industry through technology and innovation.   “I want to congratulate Achin on this well-deserved recognition. The vision to reinvent the
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Dec. 08, 2022

Call for Papers: Digital EUHA Spring Conference: March 31, 2023

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Next year, the Digital EUHA Spring Conference will kick off on 31 March 2023. The successful training format is an important date firmly anchored in the calendars of both EUHA members and non-members. The organization is also expecting numerous international participants.  Lectures and live chats with the speakers will be offered in digital format on the day of the event,
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Dec. 07, 2022

Senators Applaud House Passage of Early Hearing Detection and Intervention (EHDI) Legislation

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Rob Portman (R-OH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) applauded the House passage of their Early Hearing Detection and Intervention Act of 2022, legislation that will reauthorize current research and improve public health programs for early detection, diagnosis, and treatment of hearing loss in newborns, infants, and young children for five additional years. Senator Portman led the effort to
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Dec. 06, 2022

Signia Supports Veterans and Active Military Members with $25,000 Donation Match Day to Benefit Fisher House Foundation

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PISCATAWAY, NEW JERSEY – Reaffirming its commitment to supporting veterans and active military members, Signia announced today it will match up to $25,000 in donations on December 30, 2022, to benefit Fisher House Foundation. If the goal is reached, the foundation will receive a total of $50,000 to aid its mission of building homes near military and VA medical facilities