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New research reveals Brits take hearing for granted

A recent survey commissioned by the British Irish Hearing Instruments Manufacturers Association (BIHIMA) has revealed that the average adult in the UK only gets their hearing tested once a decade. Despite 1 in 6 adults in the UK with some form of hearing loss, most people are getting their hearing checked once every ten years […]

Cochlear implant users needed for Covid-19 study

The Nottingham Biomedical Research Centre is looking for adults who use at least one cochlear implant to assist in a new research. The study aims to better understand the impact that the measures introduced to combat the spread of COVID-19, such as the use of face-masks and the 2 metre distancing rule, may have on […]

New study reveals the impact of hearing loss on mental well being

A new study has given an insight to social and health impacts of hearing loss on a person’s well being. Clear Living, a healthcare and lifestyle website, released its annual report – Impact of Hearing Loss on Mental Well-being and Lifestyle Study – which highlights the detrimental effect hearing loss has on mental well being […]

Research study on new smartphone app for hearing aids

Research study on new smartphone app for hearing aids**Please note, this event has been postponed.** Culture Clinic are planning a research study on a new smartphone app  that is designed to be used together with your hearing aids and any wireless microphones. They are looking for participants to take part in a 1.5hr one-to-one interview to discuss the new product and be walked […]

Student research into wellbeing and emotions in deaf adults

Clinical Psychology student Jessica Creighton is conducting a research study into the wellbeing and emotions in deaf adults. She is looking for persons aged 18 and over, who have hearing loss, to complete an online study.  This survey will ask questions about deafness, how they feel, their wellbeing and their relationships. This should take around […]

Blog: Tinnitus & age – What we do know & how we can support

Tinnitus & getting olderTinnitus currently affects around 15% of the world’s population, a small, but still significant percentage of that is severely debilitated by the condition. Debilitation on such a level that it affects the ability to sleep and basic everyday tasks, which most take for granted, are a common hurdle to overcome. This condition is sadly incurable […]

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