Audrey - a little cutie with a smile that will melt your heart - was diagnosed with sensorineural hearing loss, and has just received her first pair of hearing aids. She was able to hear her family for the first time ever, appearing almost giddy as soon as her mama started talking to her. Show More Summary
In the past month, you’ve been hearing from us that, to really make aid count, leaders must pledge 50% of it to the least-developed countries (LDCs) in the world. This is a huge part of the BFD (that’s big funding deal) that we want to see happen at the Financing for Development (FFD) meeting Addis Ababa in…
We recently had the opportunity to speak with Tetsuji Kunishi, the president of Tokyo-based medical technology company DCC K.K, about his company’s innovative h earing aid technology. Unlike most hearing aids, which rely on air conduction, the DCC K.K.’s PRESTIN hearing aid relies on bone conduction and a technology called Giant Magnetostriction. Show More Summary
This year, as Medicare turns 50, it's a good time to look back on its half-century of success in providing access to health care for hundreds of millions of older Americans. It's also a good time to look forward at ways we can strengthen this essential program for generations to come. One critical way is to allow Medicare to cover hearing aids. Show More Summary
When it comes to hearing aids, a lot of them tend to be rather pricey, with an average pair going for about $4,200 in the US. This means that even though some people need them, they just can’t seem to afford them. However Eargo is hoping to change that scene by introducing a pair of hearing aids that will cost a fraction of that price. Show More Summary
Vagina juice like orange juice? Do we need to get Kris Jenner a hearing aid?! On Tuesday, 25-year-old Tyga dropped his latest album, Gold Album: The 18th Dynasty for your nightmares listening pleasure. What makes this work more notable than his previous albums is the fact that he's now hardcore illegally dating good friends with 17-year-old [...]
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office granted Apple 52 patents today, including a notable patent for a new hearing aid technology that would make the iPhone an even better device for the hearing impaired. This new hearing aid technology described in … Read more ›
Hearing aids can be notoriously difficult to tune for the unique needs of every patient. Audiologists have to assume a great deal about a person’s day to day environment in order to set the parameters appropriately. At SINTEF, a large...Show More Summary
More than 20 per cent of people with hearing aids use their devices for less than one hour a day because of problems they encounter with tuning the settings. But now users can participate in fine-tuning their devices themselves.
State representative Gary Glenn (R-Midland) says school officials who normalize homosexuality in the classroom should be held liable for STDs any of their students happen to contract. “When young people rely on what they hear at school,” Glenn says in a 2013 video Right Wing Watch...
Yukiko Ito has bilateral microtia, a congenital condition which means that her ears aren't fully formed. As a teenager she became the first person in Japan to be fitted with a bone-anchored hearing aid (BAHA), and has since worked to...Show More Summary
This week I addressed a grab bag of questions related to hearing aids, doctors who drop out of a plan midyear and what happens if you receive subsidies for exchange coverage but learn later that you were eligible for Medicaid all along.Read full article >>
Encryption is creating "dark spaces" that are aiding ISIS and other terrorist organisations, the FBI has warned — even as Apple and Facebook reaffirm their strong support for the technology. Speaking at a Congressional hearing on Wednesday,...Show More Summary
Soundhawk is an ear-worn "smart listening system," which the company is very careful to describe as... well, anything but a hearing aid. So we took those claims at face value, to see how it stacks up as an audio enhancer for people with "normal" (or close to it) hearing. Show More Summary
By Richard Cowan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Human error remains a strong focus of the inquiry into the Philadelphia Amtrak crash, but federal investigators are still digging for answers, aides said ahead of the first hearing in the U.S. Congress on last month's deadly accident. Show More Summary
For people with limited hearing, understanding movies or plays can be challenging – particularly if they don't own a hearing aid. That's why engineers at Germany's Fraunhofer Institute for Digital Media Technolgy have developed a system that streams audio from the stage or screen to he user's earphone-equipped smartphone... Show More Summary
After hearing one story after another about substance abuse problems from potential voters, Hillary Clinton asked aides to begin searching for possible ways to tackle what she calls the “silent… Click to Continue »
About Audiological devices:- Audiological devices are hearing aids that are used in the diagnosis and treatment of hearing loss and balance disorders. The audiological devices are small electronic devices, which consists of three parts: microphone, speaker, and amplifier. Show More Summary
Chubu Design Research Center, Japan today announced the development of an ear cover-like hearing aid, “My Ears”. The hearing aid will help elderly people whose hearing ability has started to deteriorate to.. The post Battery less Ear cover-like hearing aid for elderly people developed in Japan appeared first on Gadgets, gizmos, and tech from the East.
It's kind of amazing, after hearing Michael Mulgrew place his faith in the Regents month after month, that they would nominate this woman, MaryEllen Elia, as NY State Commissioner of Education. After all, we're still not feeling the love for Reformy John King, who preached Common Core for our kids but Montessori for his own. Show More Summary