Findings leave researchers hopeful that understanding hearing preservation in birds could lead to new treatment possibilities for deaf humans If ageing humans had ears like those of barn owls they would never need hearing aids, scientists have shown. Show More Summary
In the future, people are going to be just a little bit cyborg. We've accepted hearing aids, nicotine patches and spectacles, but implanted medical devices that are internet-connected present new safety challenges. Are Australian regulators keeping up?
New federal law could help speed up innovations that would make the devices more affordable
Post submitted by Brandie Reiner, Co-Chair and Board of Governors, Arizona Human Rights Campaign HRC Arizona was saddened to hear of the devastating fire at one•n•ten, an LGBTQ youth center, on July 12. We are pleased to donate $10,000 in emergency aid to assist with building costs for their new youth facility. Show More Summary
(Reuters) - William Demant is prepared to start producing cheaper over-the-counter (OTC) hearing aids, if proposed legislation in the United States paves the way for devices sold over the counter, chief executive Soren Nielsen told Reuters.
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(University of South Florida (USF Health)) Medicaid does not cover hearing aids in nearly half the country. Coverage greatly varies in the states where hearing health benefits are available. About 25% are required to have at least 'moderate' hearing loss, which is the inability to hear regular conversation.
The Senate passed a measure Thursday allowing people to purchase hearing aids without a doctor's prescription. Continue reading ? The post Senate approves bill that would allow over-the-counter sale of hearing aids appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
Brain activity to determine whether a subject is conversing with a specific speaker would be very useful for the hearing impaired. Using deep neural network models, researchers have made a breakthrough in auditory attention decoding methods and are coming closer to making cognitively controlled hearing aids a reality.
Cognitive hearing aids that constantly monitor brain activity to determine whether a subject is conversing with a specific speaker would be very useful for the hearing impaired. Using deep neural network models, Columbia EngineeringShow More Summary
(Columbia University School of Engineering and Applied Science) Brain activity to determine whether a subject is conversing with a specific speaker would be very useful for the hearing impaired. Using deep neural network models, Columbia...Show More Summary
Americans with hearing loss could soon be able to buy hearing aids over the counter under a plan championed by Democratic U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren. The measure was included in … Click to Continue »
(Reuters Health) - Children with permanent hearing loss may develop better language skills if they get hearing aids or cochlear implants while they’re still babies, an Australian study suggests.
In stark contrast to last week, the U.S. Senate voted 88-1 today to actually approve a health care-related bill. The FDA Reauthorization Act of 2017 funds the Food and Drug Administration for the next five years and incorporates several smaller bills, including the Over-the-Counter Hearing Aid Act of 2017. Show More Summary
Last month, Apple and Cochlear teamed up to showcase the latter's new made-for-iPhone implant for folks with hearing loss. Now, Wired has revealed that the pair had to stretch the boundaries of possibility to make one of its signature functions work. Show More Summary
We want to hear from healthcare professionals and those considering a career in the sector about training with and without financial aid From Tuesday, new nursing, midwifery and other health students such as occupational therapists and physiotherapists will no longer receive NHS bursaries to cover their tuition fees. Show More Summary
Certain hearing aids could soon be as easy to buy as reading glasses, a shift consumer and interest groups say would boost access for millions.
A study finds that over-the-counter devices performed well for many people.