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Hearing Aids Linked to Lower Risk of Dementia, Depression and Falls, Study Finds

September 6, 2019

Older adults who get a hearing aid for a newly diagnosed hearing loss have a lower risk of being…
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Sound Support: Program Helps Families Navigate New World of Hearing

September 3, 2019

Receiving a cochlear implant as a baby was only the beginning of 10-year-old Rhys Craker’s hearing journey. Learning…
Rechargeable hearing aids becoming ever smaller

January 23, 2019

Hearing aids is an area of rapid development. Today, approximately one in every six Danes has hearing problems…
DTU researcher behind new design of antennas for hearing aids

September 11, 2018

Some of the smallest hearing aids are placed inside the ear canal and are nearly invisible to others.…
Hearing aids fit for the future

September 4, 2018

Today, hearing aids are fitted based on a single test where you wear a set of headphones and…
App helps hearing-impaired parents know when and why their baby is crying

May 22, 2018

Chatterbaby uses artificial intelligence to help determine if baby is hungry, fussy or in pain. For parents Delbert…
Hearing Aids Improve Brain Function and Memory in Older Adults

May 22, 2018

COLLEGE PARK, Md.– One of the most prevalent health conditions among older adults, age-related hearing loss, can lead…
A first step to tomorrow’s hearing aid

May 17, 2018

This is the first step towards developing a brain-controlled hearing aid. A hearing aid basically enhances all the…
Researchers 3D-Print Ear Bones in Hopes of Treating Hearing Impairments

December 30, 2017

Traumatic injury, tumours, and different types of illness can damage the ossicles of the middle ear – the…
Game Changer for People with Impaired Hearing

October 30, 2017

For many people with hearing challenges, trying to follow a conversation in a crowded restaurant or other noisy…
Brain knowledge solves cocktail party syndrome

May 29, 2017

Insight into the brain’s audio perception will revolutionize hearing aids of the future, enabling them to focus on…
A new eye on the middle ear

August 24, 2016

A new device developed by researchers at MIT and a physician at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center could greatly…
Two ears are better than one: double cochlear implants improve student grades

August 27, 2015

A world-first study of deaf primary school students has revealed children with double cochlear implants performed much better…
Hearing aids have become intelligent

July 6, 2015

The world’s first wireless hearing aid which can stream sound directly from phones and adapt to the user’s…
Apple patents improved Hearing aid compatible (HAC) mobile phones

June 23, 2015

People suffering from hearing loss wear a hearing aid, which is an electro-acoustical device worn inside the ear…
Hearing-Aid Intervention Helps Individuals Gradually Adjust to Devices

January 23, 2015

When individuals wear their hearing aids for the first time, they are flooded with sounds they have not…
Invisibility cloak for hearing aids and implants

February 4, 2014

Microsystems are at the heart of portable hearing aids and implants. Now researchers are developing a miniature, low-power…
New strategy lets cochlear implant users hear music

October 15, 2013

For many, music is a universal language that unites people when words cannot. But for those who use…
Noises off: The machine that rubs out noise

October 4, 2013

Future hearing aids could be adjusted by the wearer to remove background noise using new technology that could…
New findings on how the ear hears could lead to better hearing aids

August 21, 2013

A healthy ear is much better at detecting and transmitting sound than even the most advanced hearing aid.…
Regaining proper hearing at last with implantable acoustic transducers

April 9, 2013

Around 17 million people in Germany suffer from impaired hearing. For many of them, their hearing is so…
Improved Hearing Anticipated for Implant Recipients

March 21, 2013

The cochlear implant is widely considered to be the most successful neural prosthetic on the market. The implant,…
High Fidelity: Cochlear implant users report dramatically better hearing with new programming process

March 15, 2013

Imagine suddenly being able to hear the words and tone of the person across the table from you…
Designing better hearing aids using brain-inspired speech enhancement

March 8, 2013

New research is aiming to produce hearing aids which can distinguish better between speech and background noise and…
Agreement Leads to New Research on Hearing Aids

December 3, 2012

Randy Wagner and the rest of the Acoustics Team in PML’s Semiconductor and Dimensional Metrology Division are planning…
Harnessing Ear Power

November 13, 2012

Researchers power an implantable electronic device using an electrical potential — a natural battery — deep in the…
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