New Cochlear accessory lets implant wearers go under water, but it’s the company’s stock that takes a plunge

   This post was published June 3 and then revised and re-published June 4. CENTENNIAL, CO—The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the Aqua Accessory, Cochlear Americas, the company that makes the device, announced on May 31. Meanwhile, in an unrelated development, Cochlear Americas’ Australian-based parent company, Cochlear, saw its stock plunge by a whopping…

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Cochlear Americas names scholarship winners

CENTENNIAL, CO—Eight college students who use implantable technology to overcome hearing loss will receive $2000-a-year scholarships from Cochlear Americas for up to four years at an accredited college or university. Cochlear Americas is the North American division of Cochlear Limited, the Australian company that is the world’s largest manufacturer of cochlear implants. Five students were…

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