Hearing Difficulty may heighten the risk of accidental injury

Researchers at University of California, Irvine examined data collected from over 232 millions of respondents in the National Health Interview Survey, to find out the relationship between accidental injuries and hearing health.   The respondents ranked their hearing health status into a number of categories, from excellent to deaf. Researchers then investigated the respondents’ history…

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Signia unveils the rechargeable Pure Charge&Go NX

The new Signia Pure Charge&Go combines the advantages of the Signia Nx platform with inductive rechargeability of lithium-ion batteries. Pure Charge&Go provides all of the features users expect from Signia’s high-end hearing aids – exceptional Bluetooth connectivity, CROS/BiCros functionality and Signia’s signature Own Voice Processing (OVP) system.   Pure Charge&Go comes with an inductive charger…

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Unitron launches the all new Moxi All, world’s only rechargeable hearing aid that can connect to any mobile phone

Unitron’s new Moxi All is the first hearing aid in the market that offers the convenience of rechargeability, while connecting to all smartphones and regular mobile phones that have the compatible Bluetooth Hand-Free Profile.   Moxi All is driven by the Tempus platform, similarly to the rest of Unitron’s Moxi range of products. It was…

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Phonak introduces a new microphone technology, MultiBeam

Phonak and Advanced Bionics have announced the results of their long-term cooperation, a new microphone technology called MultiBeam. MultiBeam is designed to help people who wear hearing aids or cochlear implants to hear better in noisy environments.   A specialized taskforce of more than 10 digital processing and acoustics engineers has been working on the…

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Specially timed signals reduce the symptoms of tinnitus

A new experimental device, developed by researchers at University of Michigan, may be able to relieve symptoms of tinnitus by targeting the unruly activity in brain responsible for the phantom sounds patients hear. The experimental device uses precisely timed sounds and weak electrical impulses to activate touch-sensitive nerves, steering the damaged nerve cells back to…

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