Category Archives: Audiology Trends

The Lowdown | Links Between Hearing Loss and Other Medical Conditions

How many times have you seen articles in the news about one medical condition being connected to another?  Hearing loss is no different. Based on recent studies, here is a list of the most significant medical implications of hearing loss. … Continue reading

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How Does Hearing Loss Affect Men vs. Women?

According to a study conducted by John Hopkins University, men are five and a half times more likely than women to develop hearing loss as they age, starting as young as 20. Out of the 28 million Americans with hearing … Continue reading

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Industry News Round-Up | Keeping Your Hearing “In Shape”

With summer finally here, and outdoor concerts and fireworks in full swing, recent media  coverage has focused on how to protect your ears from noise-induced hearing loss. To keep you informed, we’ve pulled together a summary of recent articles in … Continue reading

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Breaking It Down | MFI Hearing Aids

By Jenny Groth Until now, it has not been feasible to implement Bluetooth directly in hearing aids mainly due to power constraints, thus necessitating a wireless accessory for any communication with cell phones or smart devices. However, Bluetooth version 4.0 … Continue reading

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Breaking It Down | What Does MFI Mean Exactly?

By Jenny Groth Like many technical fields, audiology is rife with acronyms. Many are identical to those used in other fields, to the consternation of anyone trying to learn them. Take “REM” or “CIC,” for example. Recently, a new acronym … Continue reading

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Does Apple Make Hearing Aids Cool? We Think So.

We all know about the stigma associated with wearing hearing aids and how long it takes for the average person with hearing loss to accept they need help. With the aging baby boomer population increasingly suffering from hearing loss (and … Continue reading

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7 Ways ReSound LiNX and iPhone Can Make Your Life Easier

You already know that your iPhone® gives you access to more than 1 million apps in the App StoreSM. But did you know that using your ReSound LiNXTM hearing aid with iPhone apps can eliminate some major nuisances from your … Continue reading

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