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  1. A substance called d-methionine can prevent noise-induced hearing loss.

    A substance called d-methionine can prevent noise-induced hearing loss.   This is a preventative measure, not restorative, but pharmacologists have essentially identified a substance that that's an urban construction worker's dream come true – pills to protect your ears from the acoustic torment of a jackhammer. The medicine so far has shown promising results in protecting against hearing loss for cancer...
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  2. FDA and Sec. 801.420 Hearing aid devices; professional and patient labeling.

    TITLE 21--FOOD AND DRUGS CHAPTER I--FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES SUBCHAPTER H--MEDICAL DEVICES PART 801 -- LABELING Subpart H--Special Requirements for Specific Devices Sec. 801.420 Hearing aid devices; professional and patient labeling. (a)Definitions for the purposes of this section and 801.421. (1)Hearing aid means any wearable instrument or device designed for, offered for the...
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  3. Century Hearing Aids Now Offering the Newest Hearing Aids RIC or Receiver in the Canal Digital Hearing Aids and a “Do-It-Your-Self” Programming System

    Century Hearing Aids Offering the Newest Hearing Aids RIC or Receiver in the Canal Digital Hearing Aids and a “Do-It-Your-Self” Programming System   Tucson, Arizona, Sept 25, 2013: You can program the newest hearing aid technology from home! Century Hearing Aids, a leading online supplier of digital hearing aids, offers Receiver in the Canals, the newest hearing aid technology. And...
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  4. Open Fit Hearing Aids with Directional Microphones

    This is an article on the effectiveness of directional microphones and noise reduction.  Most older hearing aids have only an omnidirectional microphone. An omnidirectional microphone amplifies sounds equally from all directions. In contrast, a directional microphone amplifies sounds from in front more than sounds from other directions. This means that sounds originating from the direction the listener is facing are...
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  5. Obamacare and Hearing Aids - Fast Facts

    Fact 1: The controversial 2.3% excise tax on medical devices goes into effect on 2013. The "ObamaCare" 2013 tax doesn't include hearing aids or corrective lenses, but does include devices like defibrillators, pacemakers, artificial joints and others. Fact 2: Hearing aids are not required to be covered. The PPACA expands coverage to many things, but hearing aids are not part...
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  6. What Hearing Loss Sounds Like

    Ever wondered what hearing loss sounds like to the Hearing Impaired? Listen for the change in Fred's, Wilma's, Betty and Barney's voices and watch the Red Line to see/hear the difference between Normal, Mild, Moderate and Severe Hearing Loss. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TD5E88fFnxE&feature=youtu.be This video was created by the House Research Institute
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  7. Stem Cells Research and the end of Hearing Aids?

    A team of scientists from Sheffield University have partially restored the hearing of deaf gerbils with injections created from human embryonic stem cells. The Sheffield team, lead by Dr Marcelo Rivolta, saw the gerbil’s hearing improving by an average of 46% – with the improvement taking place over four weeks from the injections. Rivolta said, “We developed a method to drive human embryonic...
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  8. Hearing Aids Using Bluetooth... What is it? Do you need it?

    Hearing Aids Using Bluetooth.......Bluetooth technology or (Bluetooth hearing aids) is a wireless option - an extra technology- something you wear around your neck or attach to your belt - for connecting and exchanging information between mobile phones and receivers. With Bluetooth technology, information is sent and received by an electronic device (neck loop or belt) with a matching personal identification...
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  9. $5.4 BILLION WORLD MARKET FOR HEARING AIDS

    Big six account for 98% of the market According to the data collected by Bernstein, the so-called “big six” hearing aid manufacturers richly deserve the term, since among them they accounted for 98% of the world market last year. 10.8 million hearing aids were sold in 2012, for a total wholesale value of $5.4 billion. Forty-five percent of the hearing...
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  10. Wal-Mart Sued in Texas for Unlicensed Sale of Hearing Aids

    DALLAS, Aug. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Members of the Texas Hearing Aid Association have filed a federal class-action lawsuit against Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) based on claims that the world's largest retailer sells hearing aids without the state-mandated license. The group is seeking to stop Wal-Mart's hearing aid sales immediately, in addition to asking the court to require the return...
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