FDA okays power processor for bone-anchored instruments

SOMERSET, NJ–The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Oticon Medical 510(k) clearance to market a bone-anchored power processor called Ponto Pro Power. In announcing the FDA approval on June 27, Oticon Medical said that the new device will benefit adults and children with severe hearing loss due to malfunctioning of the ear canal…

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NIH-funded study to look at value of high-tech hearing aids

MEMPHIS, TN–Robyn Cox, PhD, a prominent professor of audiology at the University of Memphis, has been awarded a  5-year, $1.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to research the effectiveness of hearing aids. Cox will recruit subjects to use hearing aids in the school’s laboratory and in their daily lives while measuring their…

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