gout and hearing loss

Gout Linked to Increased Risk of Hearing Loss in Older Adults

According to a newly published study in BMJ Open, older patients with gout were more likely to develop hearing loss than those without the condition. Gout is a form of arthritis that is characterized by sudden, severe attacks of pain, swelling, redness and tenderness in the joints. The condition has risk factors similar to hearing…

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tinnitus relief white noise study

White Noise Therapy for Tinnitus Relief Should be Avoided, Says JAMA Study

Tinnitus is a widespread problem with approximately 20 million Americans suffering from bothersome reactions to it. Although there are a few scientifically-validated therapies for many types of tinnitus, many patients are apt to try various types of over-the-counter solutions, including products with white noise masking. An August 30 JAMA-Otolaryngology report indicates white noise therapy for…

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nuheara otc hearing aids

NuHeara Earbuds to be Carried by ADCO

ADCO Medical Suppliers announced that it will begin distributing Nuheara’s IQBuds BOOST personal sound amplifier, according to a September 4th press release. The Colorado-based company is a leading distributor of hearing assistance devices and other related technology to the professional market, and also is currently a general Services Administration (GSA) contract holder authorized to supply…

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auris medical hearing loss treatment

Auris Medical Receives FDA Guidance for Investigative Drug to Treat Sudden Sensorineural Hearing Loss

ZUG, SWITZERLAND — Biopharmaceutical company Auris Medical Holdings announced today that it has received feedback from a Type C meeting with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) related to the development plan and regulatory pathway for AM-111, the company’s investigational treatment for sudden sensorineural hearing loss. The meeting had been conducted at the request of…

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genetic hearing loss research

University of Miami Receives $3M NIH Grant for Genetic Hearing Loss Research

MIAMI, FLORIDA — The University of Miami Miller School of Medicine Department of Otolaryngology has received a $3 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) that will fund research related to biological treatments and clinical diagnosis of patients with hearing loss. The grant allows Xue Zhong Liu, M.D., Ph.D., professor of otolaryngology, human…

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ZPower Ranked Among Inc. Magazine’s Top 5000 Fastest-Growing Private Companies in 2018

CAMARILLO, CALIFORNIA — ZPower, the world’s only developer of rechargeable, silver-zinc microbatteries, has been ranked #82 on this year’s Inc. Magazine’s prestigious top 5000 list of the fastest-growing private companies in America. The list, which the magazine has compiled every year since 1982, has in the past included well-known companies like Microsoft, Dell, and many…

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ag bell hearing loss hotline

AG Bell Launches First-Ever Hotline for New Families of Children with Hearing Loss

WASHINGTON, DC — The Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (AG Bell) has announced the launch of Listen-Learn-Link, its international new parent hotline. The hotline is part of the organization’s Cradle to Career initiative, and offers a confidential resource for caregivers and guardians of children newly identified with hearing loss.…

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gn group q2 2018 report

The GN Group Reports Double Digit Organic Revenue Growth and Margin Increase

BALLERUP, DENMARK – The GN Store Nord released its second quarter (Q2) results for 2018, reporting strong double digit organic revenue grown and margin increase.  The results exceeded analyst expectations, particularly for the company’s Audio division, which has been performing particularly well. Some of the highlights of the company’s Interim Report 2018 included: 11% organic…

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hearing loss study tulane

Tulane Hearing Loss Research Study Gets $1.8M Grant from NIDCD

NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA — A researcher at Tulane University has been awarded a $1.8 million grant to “develop a better understanding of healthy human hearing and lay the groundwork for future treatment of hearing disorders”. The five-year grant from the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD) will allow Tulane assistant professor of…

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