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Sensorion, Sonova Sign Research Collaboration

Sensorion and Sonova announced that they have signed a multi-year strategic collaboration with the aim of introducing genetic analysis to the routine diagnosis of progressive hearing loss in adults, thereby opening the way for “improved care through a combination of advanced therapeutic interventions and traditional hearing aids.”

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Beyond Audibility: The Role of Supra-threshold Auditory Processing and Cognition in Presbycusis

Studies demonstrate that, even in the absence of elevated audiometric thresholds, various levels of speech processing are affected by age and co-occur with changes in cognition and a decline in the sensitivity to supra-threshold temporal cues. Christian Füllgrabe, PhD, says that, from a clinical perspective, this indicates a need for diagnostic tests in addition to the audiogram when assessing the hearing of older people.

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