From cellphones and PDAs to laptop computers, touch technology is
sweeping electronics. With simple on-screen taps electronics are now
easily controlled by the consumer, reducing the need for other
cumbersome buttons and dials. A simple sweep let’s a person control their hearing aid.
To learn more about the new hearing aid technology that drives the “Starkey Sweep” continue to the related article.
While the antibiotic gentamicin may amplify potential noise damage a similar antibiotic kanamycin might theoretically protect hearing loss, according to a new research study.
This article provides information on this new research study and it’s possibilities for infants.
Deafness is the most prevalent sensory disability globally. The
problem is disproportionately high in the Southeast Asia Region; every
third deaf person in the world is from Southeast Asia. In fact, the World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that every year about 38,000 deaf children are born in Southeast Asia. This would mean that every day over 100 deaf infants are born in the region.
Learn more about how you can raise deafness awareness in this article.