Signia launches Silk Nx Hearing Aid

Signia has announced a re-engineered version of the completely-in-canal (CIC) hearing aid line – Silk Nx. The new hearing aid is 20% smaller than its predecessor, while offering the same Click Sleeves for an instant precise fit. The Click Sleeves are made from flexible, super-soft silicone that results in higher fit rate, eliminating the wait…

New drugs may be able to prevent hearing loss

Humans have only about 15,000 sound sensitive hair cells in each ear, and unlike birds, fish and amphibians, these cells can’t regenerate themselves once damaged. The damage can be caused by noise, head injury, infectious disease and certain medicines, as these hair cells are sensitive to their environment.   While we can’t regenerate the hair…