Hamilton Relay has announced its 2012 Deaf Community Leader Award winners. Established in 2005, the award recognizes individuals who are deaf or deaf-blind and who have been a positive influence within their communities, demonstrating commitment to advocacy and leadership, and enhancing the lives of those around them.
Human brains are better at hearing new and approaching sounds than detecting when a sound disappears, according to a study funded by the Wellcome Trust, a global charitable foundation funding research for human and animal health.
The 2013 Tri-State Hearing Convention will be held on February 28-March 2, 2013, at the Embassy Suites in Portland, Ore.
As part of a company initiative to provide excellent customer service, ESCO Agency, LLC, a hearing industry insurance and warranty service, has extended its customer service hours to a full 12 hours.
Leptin, which is commonly referred to as the “fat hormone,” is typically associated with telling the brain when to eat. Now, researchers at The University of Akron (UA) and Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED) believe that Leptin may also play a role in human sensory systems, particularly hearing and vision.
Registration is now open for Audina’s 14th Annual Southeast Regional Continuing Education Workshop, to be held January 25-26, 2013, at the Orlando Marriott Lake Mary hotel in Florida.
EAR Inc/Insta-Mold West has released the new Adjustable Hearing Screener & Fit Check. The compact, hand-held screening device is designed to quickly screen hearing accuity and check the attenuation and fit of hearing protection.
The Hearing Review has just started a new LinkedIn group for hearing health professionals who want to discuss the latest hearing news updates from HR and Hearing Review Products.
For children with dyslexia, FM systems not only allow them to hear better while the device is in use, but it also can mean long-term improvement in phonological awareness and reading skills, even beyond the use of the device, according to a recent study published in the journal, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
Siemens Hearing Instruments’ United Kingdom division will showcase a range of audiology workflow solutions, the IMPACT Pro family, and Life 501 products at the 2012 British Academy of Audiology (BAA) Conference, November 12-13, 2012, in Manchester.