Author Archive | Alex C.

Adults With Hearing Loss Have Memory Problems

Who would have thought? In a research study done by hearing experts at Johns Hopkins are saying that older adults with hearing loss are more likely to develop problems thinking and remembering than those with normal hearing. Over the course of six years, volunteers with hearing loss underwent repeated cognitive tests, and they showed a […]

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South Africa: Free Hearing Aids Given Out

Hearing aid provider GN Resound has given away 349 hearing aids to hearing-impaired people who need it in South Africa, which helped reduce the long waiting list. Among the hundreds that were given hearing aids, was Joe Mafela, who is a South African actor, writer, producer, director and businessman. When asked about being one of […]

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Reverse Deafness in Humans Possible

For a while now, scientists have been trying to come up with a way to restore hearing in mammals before it can be applied to humans. Well, apparently earlier this month the researchers at Harvard Medical School have for the first time demonstrated hair cels being regenerated in an adult mouse. They used a drug, […]

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Who Else Doesn’t Like Digital Hearing Aids?

So I got the Starkey Destiny BTE digital hearing aid today. While it’s pretty cool that it balances sound and is somewhat more accurate than my old analog hearing aid, I have to say I’m disappointed. I’ve been wearing analog hearing aids for my left ear all my life. The thing with an analog hearing […]

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Search For Hearing Aids Online With Care

If you’re like many of us who search online for hearing aid centers or repair shops, consider what may happen if you don’t search with care. Here’s a true story. A guy named James Mock of Phoenix sent his hearing aid to a repair company he found online. Buyer’s Haven in St. Paul, to be […]

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Hearing Aids That Talk To Each Other

Making adjustments to both hearing aids can be a hassle, especially if a hearing aid in one ear is pitched louder than the other, the user will not know where the sound is coming from. Now there are hearing aids that “talk” to each other and produce sound that is close to normal hearing. Thanks […]

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