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How Noise Exposure Alters the Brain

Researchers have found that, in mice, prolonged noise exposure altered cells connected to the brain, and it’s likely that synapses become enlarged in noise exposure to create space for chemicals that deliver messages to the brain.

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The Efficacy of Fractal Music Employed in Hearing Aids for Tinnitus Management

A music program employed in a hearing aid provides a relaxing sound background so adult wearers may use it for relaxation in quiet when listening to speech/environment is not critical. In the hands of those who are trained in tinnitus management, this may represent a discreet sound therapy tool for those with hearing loss and tinnitus. This survey was conducted to determine if clinicians trained in tinnitus management would find the program useful for their tinnitus patients.

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Audiology Programs Ranked

US News and World Report released its list of Americas Best Graduate Schools 2009 last week, the always-controversial and informative look at collected data from more than 12,000 graduate programs. This year, Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tenn, was ranked as the number-one graduate school in the field of audiology by US News and World Reports methodology

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News Story #1871

Conference Web Sites International Hearing Society Attendees looking for more information about the upcoming 53rd Annual Convention of The International Hearing Society can go to the organization’s Web site, www.ihsinfo.org/convention/, whic

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News Story #898

Hearing Industries Association The Hearing Industries Association (HIA), Alexandria, Va, has appointed Jerome C. Ruzicka as its new chairman. Ruzicka, president of Starkey Laboratories, Inc, Eden Prairie, Minn, was formerly HIA’s vice chairma

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