Thieme Publishing Group announces the 3rd Edition of Cochlear Implants, by Susan B. Waltzman and J. Thomas Roland.
The new Verfit2 offers a variety of expanded capabilities focused on addressing the more advanced features of today’s hearing instruments and providing both a qualitatively and quantitatively better verification and fitting tool — all within the context of making verification easier and faster than ever before.
The researchers note that health professionals may be better able to improve the quality of life among people with hearing impairment by recognizing the signs and symptoms of depression and referring patients for mental health services.
Recent evidence has demonstrated that, although noise and aging play large roles in hearing loss, cardiovascular health and fitness also influence hearing acuity. Part 1 of this 2-part article provides an overview of fitness and better hearing health, provides possible explanations for the relationship between them, and summarizes scientific studies on the subject.
Two studies that analyze the capabilities of a new system designed to fully utilize the performance of today’s microphone and analog-to-digital converter technology.
A discussion on the differences between Lyric and traditional hearing aids, as well as one practice’s experience in dispensing the device for over 5 years relative to equipment requirements, relationships with physicians, and the dramatic positive changes in the 2nd-generation Lyric device.
A look at some of the people making headlines in the hearing industry.
Frequency hopping has been discussed in this series of posts related to Bluetooth as its underlying foundation. Several persons are credited with inventing frequency hopping, including actress Hedy LaMarr.
Loudness is a subjective attribute of sound that allows us to place it on a scale going from soft to loud without relation to any physical measure. As such, loudness can be affected by background noise, the nature of the noise or music spectrum, the degree of vibro-tactic response, and even your mood or whether you have a hangover.
A recent study suggests that most people view retirement in three different phases. And this has some important implications for hearing aid use.