AAO-HNS On The Move

The American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery has recently moved offices.

Hearing Aid Awareness Week Spotlights Hearing Help

The International Hearing Society, Livonia, Mich, has declared September 28 to October 4 as Hearing Aid Awareness Week, an event recognized by the Department of Health and Human Services National Health Information Center.

Not All Hearing Aids Are Created Equal

Consumers with hearing loss might think they are saving significantly more by purchasing over- the-counter hearing aids, but they most likely will be disappointed—or could be taking risks— when purchasing such aids, according to recent research.

Sound Adds Speed To Visual Perception

The traditional view of individual brain areas involved in perception of different sensory stimuli has been thrown in doubt in recent years, and a new study shows that, in monkeys, the region involved in hearing can directly improve perception in the visual region, without the involvement of other structures to integrate the senses.