SoundCure has formally received $3 million in funding to help launch the commercialization of a novel sound-based tinnitus therapy first developed at the University of California at Irvine (UCI). Allied Minds Inc led the financing.
TV Ears, a manufacturer of television listening solutions for those with hearing loss, announced that it is the title sponsor for the 2011 San Diego Senior Games.
A double blind study that utilized magnetic stimulation to treat tinnitus did not show improvements compared to placebo, but further research is needed. The Washington University study was published in the March Archives of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery.
The Hearing Rehabilitation Foundation (HRF) and University of South Florida (USF) will co-host the Sixth International Adult Aural Rehabilitation Conference at the Sirata Beach Resort in St. Pete Beach, Fla from May 23 to May 25, 2011.
An insider trading investigation at Sonova, Stafa, Switzerland, has prompted the resignations of three of the groups top executives. Chairman of the Board Andy Rihs has denied accusations of insider trading, but demoted himself to a lesser role on the board, while CEO Valentin Chapero and CFO Oliver Walker are leaving the company.
Cedis SanDry combines the advantages of UV technology and drying in one unit.
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is offering $100 million for innovations to improve health care quality for veterans. The VA is looking for audiology telemedicine solutions, as well as other initiatives.
University of Utah scientists used invisible infrared light to make toadfish inner-ear cells send signals to the brain. The discovery may lead to improved cochlear implants for deafness and the invention of devices to restore vision, maintain balance, and treat movement disorders.
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Henry Ford Health System and Wayne State University have reached a new affiliation agreement designed to enhance clinical training of audiology students in a hospital setting.