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Demant Recalls Non-implanted Neuro Zti Implants

Oticon Medical, which constitutes the hearing implants business in the Demant Group, announced that it has decided to take voluntary field corrective action by recalling non-implanted Oticon Medical Neuro Zti implants and to temporarily halt sales of new implants. The recall is entirely related to the identification of performance issues in a small subset of implants, and there have been no reported safety events with the implants, according to the company's announcement.

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EUHA 65th International Congress Program Now Online

Future Friday will be held this year, for the second time, focusing on major topics associated with the future of hearing aid acoustics. The Congress will take place on September 15-17, 2021 at Deutsche Messe Hannover.

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U of Miami Researchers Presented Research at CI2021

From the impact of COVID-19 on parents, to speech differences between English- and Spanish-learners, and advanced ear surgery techniques, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine hearing professionals presented their latest studies at CI2021, the annual conference of the American Cochlear Implant (ACI) Alliance, from April 28 to May 1.

Researchers Create Inner Ear Sound Frequency Map

Researchers at Uppsala University have created the “first 3D map of the hearing nerve showing where the various sound frequencies are captured,” according to an article on the university’s website. Using what is known as synchrotron X-ray imaging, they were able to trace the fine nerve threads and the vibrating auditory organ, the cochlea, and find out exactly how the frequencies of incoming sound are distributed.

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