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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.

UMSOM Researchers Study Music Volume During Workouts

Fitness center instructors often turn up music volumes significantly during classes sometimes loud enough to cause hearing damage based on an assumption that participants will work out more intensively when volumes are raised. A new University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) study—a summary of which appears on the UMSOM website—however, found that those who attend indoor cycling (“spinning”) classes do not lower the intensity of their workouts when the volume is reduced to a safer decibel level.

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HIA Releases Results of Hearing Loss Survey

New research announced by the Hearing Industries Association (HIA) reveals that 4 out of 5 Americans consider hearing loss serious, but ignoring the problem is more common than you may think. Fewer than 16% of adults ages 20-69 who need a hearing aid use one. That number almost doubles to 30% for adults over age 70 who need a hearing aid but don’t use one, according to the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD).

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How Can We Help Patients with Tinnitus When We Don’t Have a Cure?

I often quip that I know how it feels to give birth because I saw my wife do it twice. The point is you can’t truly empathize with someone who is going through such an extremely difficult and painful ordeal. However, I feel inspired by the tenacity and courage exhibited by my patients who suffer from tinnitus. As a professional, it is important to realize we play an important role in providing empathy, hope, and support in bolstering their optimism, persistence, and hard work in trying times.

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