(University of Texas at Dallas) Bioengineers at the University of Texas at Dallas have developed a flexible, mechanically stable, disposable sensor for monitoring proteins circulating in the blood that are released from damaged heart muscle cells at the onset of a heart attack.
A billion people have diminished lives due to the cost and stigma of in-ear devices. The solution? Bring prices down and style up. A billion people have diminished lives due to the cost and stigma of in-ear devices. The solution? Bring prices down and style up. Show More Summary
Because he today relies on a hearing aid to bring his left ear to 70 percent capability and all sound “arrives from the left,” the inner voice and texture of his music has become simpler and more stationary. “It’s like mono-hearing and spatial effects don’t happen anymore.”
We continue to hear story after story about people who have been fired because of their social media posts. And here’s another one. A teacher’s aide in Georgia was fired after referring to Michelle Obama as a “gorilla” on Facebook. … More » The post Teacher’s Aide Fired for Calling Michelle Obama a “Gorilla” on Facebook appeared first on EveryJoe.
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The Supreme Court begins hearing cases this week, but none of them looks to be a high-profile legal dispute that will split the eight justices. Here are a few notable legal questions due to be decided in the new term: Insider trading: Is it a crime for people to buy stock based on tips that came...
Representative Trey Gowdy excoriated FBI director James Comey over his handling of Hillary Clinton’s e-mail scandal yesterday in a House Judiciary hearing. After granting dubious immunity deals to various aides and declining to prosecute...Show More Summary
Scientists at Binghamton University, State University of New York want to improve sensor technology critical to billions of devices made every year. With a three-year grant from the National Science Foundation, they will start by making a high-performance sensor and applying it to hearing aids.
Lower Dens have shared their cover of Hall and Oates ’ “Maneater,” a song they’ve performed live in the past. It is set to appear on amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research ’s new charity album The Time Is Now, which is out October 7 (via Republic Records / Mass Appeal Records ). Show More Summary
MED-EL, an Austrian firm, received FDA clearance for its SYNCHRONY EAS (Electric Acoustic Stimulation) Hearing Implant System. The product is the first hearing aid system that simultaneously works as both a cochlear implant and a more traditional audio amplifier. Show More Summary
When hearing people think about exciting new technologies for those who are deaf, their minds most likely jump to the latest developments in cochlear implants or hearing aids. Or perhaps they may vaguely recall reading about any number of devices being developed to translate sign language into speech (or speech into ASL, or ASL into text). Show More Summary
AIDS research foundation amfAR announced a benefit compilation called The Time Is Now earlier this month featuring Phantogram, Lower Dens, Yuna, and Scarlett Johansson among others covering ’80s pop classics. Johansson’s new group, Sugar For Sugar — which also includes Julia Haltigan, Holly Miranda, and Kendra Morris (RIP The Singles, we hardly knew ye) — […]
Former Hillary Clinton aide Bryan Pagliano failed to show up for the second time at a hearing to offer testimony in front of the House Committee...
For patients whose hearing is considered "too good" for traditional cochlear implants, but whose hearing loss is too advanced to benefit from hearing aids, there hasn't been a device to meet their needs.
Research to be presented tomorrow at the 2016 Annual Meeting & OTO EXPOSM of the American Academy of Otolaryngology--Head and Neck Surgery Foundation (AAO-HNSF) spans the otolaryngology specialty. Highlighted research below touches on topics ranging from halitosis, rhinoplasty, and transgender vocal cord surgery to thyroid surgery and hearing aid use.
ABC News and CBS News both ran articles on the congressional hearing yesterday, where former State Department/Clinton aide Bryan Pagliano didn’t show up and didn’t respond to a congressional subpoena, and two witnesses took the Fifth Amendment to avoid testifying on the Hill. Why did NBC News avoid reporting this?
We live in a society where human health is increasingly enhanced by artificial augmentation and implantation including hip replacements and hearing aids. French company Carmat have been working for 15 years on the artificial heart, a device that completely replaces the human heart in people with end stage heart disease and a life expectancy of... Show More Summary
A deaf high school senior in Omaha, Nebraska was the victim of a cruel prank this week when bullies took his backpack away and emptied the contents — including the battery for his cochlear implant hearing aid — into a school toilet. ABC News reported on the story of Alexis Hernandez, a...
The human ear is a miracle of mechanical evolution. It allows us to hear an astonishing range of sounds and to communicate and navigate in the world. It’s also easy to damage and difficult to repair. Hearing aids are still large, uncomfortable and as yet unable to deliver the rich and wonderful sounds we take for granted. Show More Summary
This article was originally published in The Conversation. Read the original article. The human ear is a miracle of mechanical evolution. It allows us to hear an astonishing range of sounds and to communicate and navigate in the world. Show More Summary