Hearing Loss

Huey Lewis opens up about his sudden hearing loss

John Lennon and Paul McCartney’s sons team for selfie<p>00:16<p>Social media can’t get enough of Chrissy Teigen’s ‘Headband of the Day’<p>01:57<p>‘Gravely ill’ Aretha Franklin said to be surrounded by friends and family<p>02:02<p>TODAY’s Buzz: Pink’s return after hospitalization, Idris Elba as James Bond, …

Aretha Franklin

Hearing aids could get way smarter with official Android support

Google is making life a bit easier for people who suffer from hearing loss.<p>On Thursday, the company announced that it's working with GN Hearing to bring hearing aid streaming support to future versions of Android. This means people will be able to connect, pair, and monitor their hearing aids from …

Technology

America poised for outbreak of deadly tick fever: Aggressive virus wreaking havoc in Mexico is moving up towards the border, doctors say

A new tick is causing a deadly fever in Mexico and is now heading towards the US, scientists have warned.<p>In a report published on Wednesday, …

Disease

A young carer with hearing loss is off to medical school after getting three As at A level

A young carer with hearing loss has fulfilled her lifelong dream of getting a place at medical school.<p>Claire Wiliams,19, is the first in her …

News (Wales)

Google brings native hearing aid support to Android

Accessibility is a critical consideration for manufacturers when they're building devices. Around 466 million people have disabling hearing loss, according to the World Health Organization, and that number is projected to grow to 900 million by 2050. Finding ways to help people who contend with …

Android News

Diver sues city of St. Petersburg over sewage spills, hearing loss

ST. PETERSBURG--A certified diver and boat captain is suing the city, alleging that the 2015 sewage spills - and lack of proper notification - caused …

Tampa Bay

Hearing Aids Are Finally Entering the 21st Century

Most people probably associate three things with hearing aids: an elderly demographic, beige plastic construction and high-pitched feedback in public …

Hair Color

NACCHO Aboriginal Hearing Health : #OMOZ2018 Ear Health Project Officers will spearhead a new $7.9 million #HearingforLearning program to fight hearing loss among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander childre

“<i>Hearing for Learning aims to dramatically lift the capacity for communities to identify ear disease within the first few months of life.</i><p><i>Infants</i> …

Indigenous Australians

Wednesday 15 August 2018 Latest News

​<p>[Emily Gramenz, ABC]<p>'Glue ear' project to fight hearing loss for Aboriginal children<p>LATEST NEWS<p>The laying of the stones closes off more than a …

Indigenous Australians

Cochlear is targeting developed markets for expansion in 2019: CEO

Many adults and seniors with hearing loss don't get access to Cochlear implants, says the company's CEO Dig Howitt.

Hearing Loss

Are Your Service Providers Hearing Loss Friendly?

My family and I recently traveled overseas to mark an important family milestone. It was an amazing trip with many historical sites to see, a …

Hearing Loss

Hearing loss made a boy cry. Now he’s going to bat for cochlear implant awareness

Jacob Landis began losing his hearing when he was 2. By the time he was 8 he was becoming despondent.<p>Landis of Annapolis, Maryland, brought his story …

Duke University

Tulane researcher gets 5-year grant for hearing research

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A researcher in New Orleans has a five-year, $1.8 million grant to study how the brain processes sound.<p>Tulane University assistant professor Hai Huang (HY HWONG) says he hopes his research in mice will improve understanding of healthy hearing and lay the groundwork for treating …

New Orleans

NACCHO Aboriginal #Hearing Health News : 1.⁦⁦⁩#Earhealthforlife 2. Delegates gather for #OMOZ2018 to help close the hearing gap 3. #Hearing #Mentalhealth #communications

<i>” The Otitis Media Australia Conference (OMOZ) this week in Darwin will attract Australia’s leading ear health investigators.</i><p><i>Darwin is a significant</i> …

Mental Health

3 Science-Backed Ways to Improve Your Relationship

There are the obvious ways to boost your relationship, like spending quality time together without any screens, using “I feel” instead of the more …

World Health Organization

What to do if you think you might have hearing loss

These are the types of hearing loss and the steps to take if you're experiencing problems with your hearing.<p>Hearing loss is often associated with old …

Lifestyle (Canada)

Mom Opens Up About the Moment When Her Son, Born Partially Deaf, Heard Her Voice for First Time

Get ready to pull out your hankerchiefs.<p>Jen Denman’s 5-month-old son Alex, who was born partially deaf, warmed hearts around the world last month …

Celebrity Babies

Heart-warming moment deaf toddler hears his mum's voice for the first time

THIS is the adorable moment a deaf baby boy heard his mum's voice for the first time.<p>Little Alex Denman-Sang was born with Bilateral Moderate …

Parenting

Hearing Loss in EMS

EMS providers took turns performing CPR on a man who tried saving his three grandchildren caught in a riptide.<p>Albuquerque Fire Rescue will receive …

Los Angeles

Walmart.com Successfully Launched InnerScope Hearing Technologies' Direct-To-Consumer Hearing Aid Devices & Personal Sound Amplifiers Products Sold Online As The Retailer

The Company, as a supplier and a direct ship vendor ("DSV") for Walmart.com, is ramping-up its inventory of FDA-Registered hearing aid devices and …

Hearing Aids

This one habit could help prevent dementia

Wellness trends may come and go, but some things—like mindfulness and avocado toast—are forever. But if you’ve yet to try the meditation technique, scientists have discovered a very compelling reason why you should give this soothing self-care practice a go.<p>According to a new study published in <i>BMJ</i> …

Dementia

Why your child needs a hearing test

Checking your child's hearing should be on your back-to-school list. Dr. Kelly Conroy, a Mayo Clinic audiologist, says children with an undiagnosed …

Mayo Clinic

First and Only: Fully Implanted Esteem® Hearing Device Receives FDA Approval for MR-Conditional Labeling at Both 1.5 and 3.0 Tesla

Envoy Medical Corporation has announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for magnetic resonance (MR)-conditional labeling for the …

Imaging

STAT Plus: Musician-scientist Manny Simons and Akouos seek way to treat a gene-based hearing loss

Manny Simons grew up in a musical family in a small town in Western Massachusetts and considered becoming a musician.He studied classical piano and …

Networking

Akouos, a biotech startup that's trying to tackle a $750 billion global problem, just announced it's raised a new funding round

Akouos is a new biotech startup that's trying to address a $750 billion problem: hearing loss.<p>Manny Simons, co-founder and CEO of Akouos, spent his college and grad school years figuring out the biology of the ear and how to deliver drugs to the right parts of the ear. His interests drew him to his …

Business

Musician-scientist Manny Simons and Akouos seek way to treat a gene-based hearing loss

The Boston startup Akouos is trying to develop the first gene therapy to treat hearing loss — in particular, a form of deafness caused by mutations …

Harvard Business School

Catching the dance of antibiotics and ribosomes at room temperature

Antibiotics have been a pillar of modern medicine since the 1940s. Streptomycin, which belongs to a class of antibiotics called aminoglycosides, was …

U.S. Dept. of Energy

Signs Your Child Might Have Hearing Loss

MONDAY, Aug. 6, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- "Put your listening ears on!" frustrated parents often say. But some kids aren't deliberately tuning out Mom …

Biomedicine

A world without sound | The Freeman

CEBU, Philippines — There’s no question that hearing is a very precious human sense. To appreciate its importance, one may consider all the sounds …

Philippines

I was a music critic – until I started going deaf. Now, I’ve written a musical about that instead

At 31, former music critic Tom GK is going deaf. So he decided to write a musical about it and take it to The Fringe, he tells us<p>I made the decision …

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