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Nuheara Registered as Provider to Australia’s National Insurance Disability Scheme to Support Autism

Australian audio device maker, Nuheara, announced this week that it has been approved as a registered provider (Registration ID: 4-433C-4667) to Australia’s National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), effective immediately. According to media reports, shares of the company’s stock jumped 18% following the announcement.  Nuheara’s complete product range, which can be purchased using NDIS approved funding,…

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New Drug Under Development to Prevent Age-Related Hearing Loss

TAMPA, FLORIDA — The first ever medication to treat age-related hearing loss could potentially receive FDA approval through a comprehensive study being conducted at the University of South Florida. Robert Frisina, PhD, chair of the USF Medical Engineering Department and director of the USF Global Center for Hearing and Speech Research, and his team were…

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Hearing Loss in Middle Age Doubles Risk of Dementia: Study

Hearing loss in middle age was found to be associated with higher odds of cognitive decline and dementia later in life, according to a large study conducted in Taiwan published in JAMA Network Open on July 31st. Using data from more than 16,000 men and women, researchers found that a new diagnosis of hearing loss…

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New Study Examines Downstream Consequences of Hearing Loss in Older Adults

It is well-founded that age-related hearing loss is not a benign condition. Clinicians intuitively know this because they encounter older adults, nearly every day in their practice, who experience a gradual decline in social engagement, among several other downstream consequences, that result from hearing loss. A recent study provides additional insight on this common clinical…

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New Global Alliance of Speech-To-Text Captioning Launches Founding Members Campaign

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Global Alliance of Speech-to-Text Captioning, a new 501(c)(6) not-for-profit trade organization, has announced the kickoff of its Founding Members Campaign in preparation for its formal launch.  “Captioning has become an integral part of today’s society,” said Steve Clark, stenographer and Manager of Home Team Captions, who is serving as the organization’s…

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Researchers Find Proteins That May Hold Key to Restoring Inner Ear Hair Cells

BALTIMORE, MARYLAND —  Researchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine, report that they have identified a pair of proteins that precisely control when hair cells (sound detecting cells) are born in the mammalian inner ear. The proteins, described in a report published June 12 in eLife, may hold a key to future therapies to restore hearing in…

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InnerScope Hearing Technologies Announces Plans To Launch Network of Hearing Screening Kiosks Nationwide

ROSEVILLE, CALIFORNIA — InnerScope Hearing Technologies Inc. has announced its plans to launch a “network of interactive fully automated Point of Sale Hearing Screening Retail Kiosks and Untreated Hearing Loss Information Centers to be located inside large major hospitals, sporting venues, and other public locations, grocery stores, chain retailers, local retailers, pharmacy chains, grocery stores,…

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Researchers Develop New, Highly Accurate, Diagnostic Headset for Dizziness

UK researchers, from the University of East Anglia and Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, have developed a wearable headset for diagnosing dizziness. A clinical investigation of the Continuous Ambulatory Vestibular Assessment (CAVA) device was recently published in the journal Scientific Reports. After capturing 9000 hours of eye and head movement data from a group of…

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