Hearing Dog Use Spreading Worldwide

Brief History of Service Dogs Dogs have been eyes for the blind  for a very long time.  The first systematic attempt to train dogs to aid blind people came around 1780 at ‘Les Quinze-Vingts’ hospital for the blind in Paris and, shortly afterwards, in 1788, Josef Riesinger, a blind sieve-maker from Vienna, trained a Spitz so…

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Can We Protect Cochlear Implant Patients From Signal Jamming?

This week at Hearing International, we are proud to have our guest author Dr. Tarek El Dessouki, discuss a very real problem that is a significant issue to cochlear implant patients in the Middle East.  This area of the world has seen significant turmoil in the past number of years. The conflict of military interests and the…

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