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Plural Releases 3rd Ed of Clinical Audiology Textbook

Plural Publishing announced the release of the third edition of “Clinical Audiology: An Introduction,” described as “a comprehensive enhancement of all the introductory material available in previous editions of this stimulating textbook.”

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American School for the Deaf Launches Online Academy

The American School for the Deaf (ASD) announced the unveiling of its latest innovation, the Online Academy. According to the announcement, the Online Academy will be “the first accessible online education platform serving deaf and hard-of-hearing students from all over the world.”

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Motor Cortex Helps in Language Acquisition

Neuroscientists at TU Dresden present new findings on how the motor cortex can help learn foreign vocabulary more quickly, according to an announcement on the school's website. The new data suggests that learning techniques that involve the performance of gestures instead of simple audio or visual information can benefit learners.

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Good Nutrition May Contribute to Better Hearing

While it is well-known that eating a diet rich in whole grains, fruits, and vegetables is essential to maintaining good nutrition, there is also evidence to suggest that it can help keep hearing loss at bay, according to a recent article in “Consumer Reports.”

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ASHA Issues Hearing Protection Advice for July 4th

A single loud blast or explosion that lasts for less than 1 second can cause permanent hearing loss right away. This noise, called impulse noise or impact noise, can come from sources such as fireworks or gunfire.

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Cicadas’ Buzzing Sound Could Worsen Tinnitus

With this year’s return of cicadas, many will view the mostly harmless insects as an annoyance. However, the bugs’ high-pitched buzzing sound — which can be loud enough to drown out a jet plane flying overhead — could potentially worsen tinnitus.

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Cochlear Podcast to Return for 2nd Season

Cochlear Americas announced that its podcast, “Hearing Health Today,” is set to return for a second season after hearing health professionals tuned in “more than 4,000 times during the first season.” The first episode of Season 2 will be available August 31, 2021. 

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Neuromod Appoints Eric Timm as US CEO

Neuromod Devices Ltd, the medical device company which specializes in neuromodulation technologies, has announced the appointment of Eric Timm as Chief Executive Officer of its recently established US entity, Neuromod USA Inc, effective from October 1, 2021.