Starkey Hearing Technologies’ Wireless Custom Products Now Available


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Minneapolis, Feb. 6, 2012 – Starkey Hearing Technologies, a global leader in hearing technology, is excited to announce that three custom wireless styles – completely-in-canal (CIC), in-the-canal (ITC) and in-the-ear (ITE) were recently introduced to its wireless family. The additions complement the wireless receiver-in-canal (RIC) 13 and RIC 312, providing a personalized experience and one-of-a-kind

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Congressional Hearing Health Caucus Has Record Attendance of Representatives


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Washington, DC — A group of hearing health organizations hosted a briefing in honor of the Congressional Hearing Health Caucus (CHHC) on February 8, 2011. The briefing attracted a record 125 Congressional staffers and members of hearing health organizations to examine “how the Military and Veterans Administration are handling the surge in hearing loss and

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First FDA-Approved Study of Stem Cells to Treat Hearing Loss Begins at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital


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Houston, January 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ – Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital and Cord Blood Registry® (CBR) are launching the first FDA-approved, Phase I safety study on the use of cord blood stem cells to treat children with sensorineural hearing loss. The study, which will use patients’ stem cells from their own stored umbilical cord blood, is

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First FDA-Approved Study of Stem Cells to Treat Hearing Loss


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Children’sMemorialHermannHospitaland Cord Blood Registry® (CBR) are launching the first FDA-approved, Phase I safety study on the use of cord blood stem cells to treat children with sensorineural hearing loss. The study, which will use patients’ stem cells from their own stored umbilical cord blood, is reportedly the first of its kind, and has the potential

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Canadian Surgeon Introduces Faster, Less Expensive Technique to Repair Ear Drum Perforations


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Montreal, Canada — A new surgical technique for treating perforations of the tympanic membrane in children and adults has been developed at the Sainte-Justine University Hospital Center, an affiliate of the University of Montreal. The new technique is reported to be as effective as traditional myringoplasty, yet less expensive and able to be performed in

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First FDA-Approved Study of Stem Cells to Treat Hearing Loss


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Ahmedabad, India —  Lincoln Pharmaceuticals announced that it has introduced the first injection pharmaceutical cure for tinnitus in India. Using the brand name Tinnex, the injection utilizes the Caroverine molecule, which was developed by Lincoln Pharma under a licensing arrangement and technical collaboration with Phafag AG, Switzerland. According to the company, cochlear synaptic tinnitus is

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BHI Promotes National Kidney Month, World Kidney Day


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  Hearing loss commonly coexists with chronic kidney disease (CKD), chronic renal failure, and other kidney diseases. In an effort to encourage people with CKD and other diseases of the kidney to make hearing checks a routine part of their medical care, the Better Hearing Institute is participating this year in National Kidney Month in

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Marine Corps Now Requires Yearly Hearing Test for All Service Members


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Washington, DC — According to an article published in the Marine Times, all active duty Marines will now be required to have annual hearing tests. The mandate includes non-combat troops who may also be exposed to loud noises.   The article cites the Marine administrative message (MARADMIN) of January 12, 2012, which states that Marines

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Lantos Technologies to Debut Its 3-D Fitting Scanner at AAA 2012


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Boston — Boston Device and Lantos Technologies will be debuting its hand held digital hearing aid fitting scanner at AAA 2012 in Boston, according to a recent Boston Device blog post. The Lantos Scanner is a small, handled device composed of a fiberscope enclosed in a conforming membrane, which is then inserted into the patient’s

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