Dec 20th, 2016
Heart disease, stroke, diabetes, and hearing loss are health risks each of us face. As we are all aware, those risks increase with every year we manage to stay alive. Now, and perhaps not surprisingly, research is finding that some of those risks are related. In particular, a large cohort study published this month makes it clear that some hearing losses may stem from development of diabetes in young and middle aged adults.
Nov 10th, 2016
A billion people have diminished lives due to the cost and stigma of in-ear devices. The solution? Bring prices down and style up.
Glasses are cool, hearing aids are not. Eyeglass frames in countless varieties are popular fashion statements. Beige earplugs aren't a fashion statement people want to make, and...
Apr 29th, 2016
PHOENIX - At the audiology Now! convention here last week, visitors stood next to blowing electrics fans to experience how a new hearing aid could screen out wind noise. They donned goggles to attend a virtual relity dinner party to learn how new technology made it easier to hear conversations around them.
Sep 30th, 2015
I'm writing this article as an outlier in the hearing instrument industry - someone who has been involved with the development of better hearing testing and assessment technologies for years, but not directly with hands-on dispensing.