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Are you earning less because of hearing loss?

This subject of earning less because of hearing loss is a growing concern and focus of mine for quite some time now and I felt the need to share some new statistics regarding this. Please note that there is help for those struggling in their current career positions and that a qualified hearing care professional can help you [...]

By | May 13th, 2015|Hearing Health, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Are you earning less because of hearing loss?

Studies link Hearing Loss and Dementia

Hearing loss is very common as people age. This loss can affect how we interact with friends, family, and even simple tasks as we go about our daily lives.  A leading researcher locally at Johns Hopkins Medical Center has studied the connection between hearing loss and dementia. “The general perception is that hearing loss is [...]

By | September 11th, 2014|Hearing Health|0 Comments

Nanopores Control the Inner Ear’s Ability to Select Sounds

Inner-ear membrane uses tiny pores to mechanically separate sounds, researchers find. CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - Even in a crowded room full of background noise, the human ear is remarkably adept at tuning in to a single voice — a feat that has proved remarkably difficult for computers to match. A new analysis of the underlying mechanisms, [...]

By | June 4th, 2014|Hearing Health|0 Comments

Website Launched for Program that Helps Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Students Earn Graduate Degrees

Rochester Bridges to the Doctorate program has students in RIT/NTID and UR programs. A website is now available detailing the partnership between Rochester Institute of Technology and the University of Rochester that helps deaf and hard-of-hearing students pursue graduate degrees in science programs. The Rochester Bridges to the Doctorate Program, established this year with a [...]

By | June 4th, 2014|Hearing Health|0 Comments

New Meniere’s disease study sheds light on this rare condition

In the most comprehensive Meniere's Disease study to date, researchers at the University of Exeter Medical School in England have been able to suggest what goes wrong in the body when people develop the disease, and provide an insight into factors that lead to its development. Meniere's disease is a disorder of the inner ear [...]

By | June 4th, 2014|Hearing Health|0 Comments