New Study to Evaluate if Babies with Hearing Loss Would Benefit from Balance Examine

CHRISTCHURCH, NEW ZEALAND — A new project, led by University of Canterbury (UC) School of Psychology, Speech and Hearing Lecturer Dr Mike Maslin, has just been awarded $150,000 in Health Research Council (HRC) Explorer funding for one year. Dr. Maslin, who specializes in audiology, says two-thirds of children with hearing loss also suffer from balance disorder, or…

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Fuel Medical Announces the American Institute of Balance as a New Strategic Partner

CAMAS, WASHINGTON – Fuel Medical has announced a valued alignment in partnering with The American Institute of Balance (AIB) to help its audiology and otolaryngology members incorporate, or expand, patient-centered, diagnostic vestibular services.  Founded in 1992 by CEO Richard E. Gans, Ph.D. AIB provides current and scientifically robust clinical protocols and information through its classes,…

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Fall Risk Increases Above Age 40

Many audiologists who work with patients experiencing equilibrium problems are keenly aware of the relationship between aging and balance. This observation was recently confirmed in a study published online in Frontiers in Neurology. This study, conducted by researchers at Massachusetts Eye and Ear, found vestibular thresholds begin to double every 10 years above the age…

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