Voting Is Now Open for 2022 Oticon Focus on People Awards

SOMERSET, NEW JERSEY – Voting is now open for the 2022 Oticon Focus on People Awards at Oticon.com/FOP . Website visitors are invited to cast their votes for the 12 finalists who represent the “best of the best” from this year’s nominations in each of four categories – Student, Adult, Advocacy and Practitioner. The total…

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New Study Challenges Current Knowledge About How Inner Ear Detects Low-Frequency Sound

Scientists have discovered the cochlea in the inner ear detects low-frequency sound in a manner very different than previously known, according to new research from scientists at Oregon Health & Science University and Linköping University in Sweden. The finding, published in the journal Science Advances, may make it possible to design better cochlear implants for people with…

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Noah ES Surpasses 500 User Milestone

COPENHAGEN, DENMARK – HIMSA has announced that Noah ES, its new cloud-enabled Noah solution released last February in the USA and Europe, has now surpassed the 500 user milestone. Since its release seven months ago, Noah ES has steadily grown, and cloud performance has steadily improved. “When talking to our Noah ES users, one of…

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FDA Approves PEDMARK® to Reduce Hearing Loss Risk in Pediatric Patients Undergoing Cisplatin Chemotherapy

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NORTH CAROLINA — Fennec Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: FENC; TSX: FRX), a specialty pharmaceutical company, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved PEDMARK® (sodium thiosulfate injection) to reduce the risk of ototoxicity associated with cisplatin in pediatric patients one month of age and older with localized, non-metastatic solid tumors.…

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FCOM 2022 to Take Place in Boca Raton, November 11-13

The Florida Combined Otolaryngology Meeting (FCOM) includes the Florida Society of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery (FSO-HNS), the Florida Society of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (FSFPRS), the Network of Florida Otolaryngologists (NFO) and the Network of Medical Audiology Professionals (MedAudPro) has a speaker lineup of more than 120 presenters for its 26th annual meeting.…

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Akouos Receives FDA Clearance of its IND Application for Gene Therapy Hearing Loss Treatment, AK-OTOF

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, announced that it has received clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its Investigational New Drug (IND) application to initiate a Phase 1/2, first in human,…

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Otolith Labs Raises $20M Series A to Develop Wearable Vertigo Treatment Device

WASHINGTON D.C.  — Otolith Labs, a medical technology company developing noninvasive wearable medical devices for the treatment of vestibular disorders, announced the closing of a $20 million Series A financing round by Morningside Ventures. Building on prior investments from businessman Mark Cuban and leading ENT physicians, the proceeds will be used to support the company’s…

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Demant Care Community Unites Demant Employees in Humanitarian Initiatives to Benefit Local Communities

SOMERSET, NEW JERSEY – When the Demant Virtual Blood Drive reached its 100-pint goal on July 30, the success was shared by Demant employees across the US and an important group within that community. Established in April 2021, the Demant Care Community is building a Community of Care among Demant employees with projects, like the…

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AAA Requests Clarity from FDA on ‘Prescription’ Hearing Aids and State Licensure Laws on Medical Clearance

RESTON, VIRGINIA — The American Academy of Audiology (AAA) has submitted a letter to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) requesting clarification on two critical issues included in the final OTC hearing aid rule to ensure the final rule can be implemented in an expeditious manner. Many state audiology licensing laws currently include a…

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Audigy Summit brings learning and laughter to downtown Nashville

VANCOUVER, WASHINGTON — More than 600 professionals representing hearing care practices, ENT practices, and health systems across the U.S. and Canada gathered August 10–13 in Nashville for Audigy Summit 2022: Elevate. The flagship event explored the future of patient-centered care through workshops, sessions, keynote speakers, and roundtable discussions. The Summit was developed to target every…

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