Deaf since a child, Keith Nolan was told that he couldn’t enlist in the United States armed forces because he was deaf, but Nolan didn’t take no for an answer.
MED-EL has introduced the OPUS 2XS. The company says that it is the worlds smallest and lightest audio processor available for hearing implants. It will be available globally sometime in March 2012.
Sonova Holding AG has appointed Hartwig Grevener as its new CFO. The 45-year-old German citizen is currently CFO of Jet Aviation, a business group of General Dynamics. Grevener will officially start on August 1, 2012.
Siemens Hearing Instruments has announced that its IMPACT line has been upgraded and placed onto the United Kingdoms National Health Service (NHS) Supply Chain’s National Framework agreement, allowing the IMPACT line to be insured under the NHS.
The 2012 midwinter meeting of the Association for Research in Otolaryngology (ARO) features several National Institutes of Health (NIH)/National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD) funded-research. The meeting took place in San Diego at the end of February 2012.
A new study led by a Johns Hopkins researcher suggests that having hearing loss triples the risk of falling down for people in their 40s and later. The findings are regardless of whether the hearing loss is moderate or severe.
Mid-America Conference on Hearing will hold its 20th Annual Meeting May 10-12, 2012, in Indianapolis.
Three executives from Safeco Insurance will visit the Child Hearing Services (CHS) program at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) and hold a reception for the staff. The insurance company recently donated $10,000 to the program
Sycle.net has announced that it has added Andi Smith to its staff. Smith, who began as an intern at the company, will serve as a Sycle.net product specialist.
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