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Study: Taking Regular Vitamin D Supplements May Prevent Vertigo from Recurring

MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA – Taking vitamin D and calcium twice a day may reduce your chances of getting vertigo again, according to a study published in the August 5, 2020, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. “Our study suggests that for people with benign paroxysmal positional vertigo, taking a supplement…

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Sensorion Announces Appointment of Five Renowned Experts to its Scientific Advisory Board

MONTPELLIER, FRANCE — Sensorion, a clinical-stage biotechnology company which specializes in the development of novel therapies to restore, treat and prevent within the field of hearing loss disorders, has announced the appointment of five renowned experts to its Scientific Advisory Board (SAB). Sensorion’s SAB is chaired by Professor Christine Petit, MD, PhD, a globally renowned…

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Non-Invasive Nerve Stimulation, through Earbud Device, Found to Improve Learning of Foreign Language Sounds

New research by neuroscientists at the University of Pittsburgh and University of California San Francisco (UCSF) has found that a simple, earbud-like device developed at UCSF that “imperceptibly stimulates a key nerve leading to the brain could significantly improve the wearer’s ability to learn the sounds of a new language”. According to the researchers, this device could have many…

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Interview: Dr. Nancy Young Discusses MRI in Children with Cochlear Implants Using New Magnet Design

HHTM recently caught up with Dr. Nancy Young, the Medical Director of Audiology & Cochlear Implant Programs at Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago and Professor of Pediatric Otolaryngology at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. Dr. Young discussed her recently published research on conducting MRI in children with cochlear implants using a new magnet design…

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Akouos Announces Expansion of Executive Team and Board of Directors

BOSTON, MASSACHUSSETTS — Akouos, Inc. (Nasdaq: AKUS), a precision genetic medicine company dedicated to developing potential gene therapies for individuals living with disabling hearing loss worldwide, today announced the appointment of Alan Smith, Ph.D., as chief technology officer. In addition, the company announced that Saira Ramasastry has been appointed to its board of directors as…

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AuDNet and Earways Medical Announce Partnership to Market EarWay Pro Earwax Removal Tool in US

AUDNET Hearing Group (AHG) and EARWAYS Medical are have announced their cooperation in working together to market the innovative EarWay® Pro cerumen removal and management technologies to the U.S. healthcare market. EARWAYS Medical is a leading innovator of ear-care solutions. Founded in 2014, that has developed and patented a cerumen extraction technology. EarWay®Pro is designed with…

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Otonomy Announces Exclusive License Agreement with Kyorin for Novel Compound in Hair Cell Regeneration Program

SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA — Otonomy, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company dedicated to the development of innovative therapeutics for neurotology, has announced an exclusive license agreement with Kyorin Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. that provides Otonomy with exclusive worldwide rights to develop, manufacture and commercialize a novel compound for the treatment of sensorineural hearing loss. Under the terms of…

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Oticon Donates $30K to AAAF Empowering Students Scholarship Program

SOMERSET, NEW JERSEY – Oticon, Inc. has announced plans to expand the company’s donation to the American Academy of Audiology Foundation Empowering Students Scholarship Program to support Black students on their journey to becoming audiologists. The $30,000 donation will fund scholarships for the 2021–22 academic year, with up to $20,000 in scholarships to be awarded…

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In Historic First, Washington University Surgeons Restore Hearing in Patients with Acoustic Neuromas

The Department of Otolaryngology at Washington University in St. Louis made history on July 15 when it completed its first case in a clinical trial to restore hearing in patients with vestibular schwannomas, also known as acoustic neuromas. The July operation at Barnes-Jewish Hospital marked the first use of the MED-EL Auditory Nerve Test System…

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