Making Hearing Health a Global Priority

Hearing International would like to call our readers’ attention to an organization making a major difference to the hearing impaired across the globe.  The Coalition for Global Hearing Health (CFGHH) was first organized in March 2009 by bringing together hearing health care professionals working in low resource communities around the world.  Their first meeting took place at the…

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A Tale of Two Maneuvers – Part I

Two great anatomists led audiologists and otolaryngologists to their fundamental knowledge of the auditory mechanism, both were famous for their own middle ear equalization maneuvers: the Valsalva and Toynbee maneuvers.  The maneuvers were created over a century apart,  but both researchers’ contributions provided major increases in knowledge of the auditory system, its anatomy, physiology and diseases.  …

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