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Impact of hearing loss on family members – Edinburgh survey

A Edinburgh student is investigating the impact of hearing loss on family members as part of her university dissertation. Abbey Anderson, who is studying audiology at Queen Margaret University, is looking for individual to support her research by completing an online survey. The study looks at how family members are affected by hearing loss and […]

New Eurotrak data reveals the economic benefit of hearing devices

Recent research from the Eurotrak 2018 study reveals the significant cost-saving for European economies as a result of people wearing hearing devices. The British and Irish Hearing Instrument Manufacturers Association (BIHIMA) has recently released the UK data from the latest Eurotrak study, which contains some vital conclusions for the hearing industry and for wider society, […]

Hearing technology manufacturers seek input from audiologists

Hearing technology manufacturers seek input from audiologistsThe British and Irish Hearing Instrument Manufacturers Association (BIHIMA) has announced that it is bringing together a panel of experts in audiology that they will consult twice a year.  Their aim is to ensure the technology developed by their members is influenced by the knowledge and expertise of audiologists, and so that BIHIMA’s contribution to […]

Hearing technology manufacturers call for EU response to hearing loss

Hearing technology manufacturers call for EU response to hearing lossThe British and Irish Hearing Instrument Manufacturers Association (BIHIMA) works closely with its European counterpart EHIMA, and has lent its support to their recent efforts to raise awareness of hearing loss with EU policy makers. EHIMA submitted a parliamentary question to the European Commission in July, which has now received an engaged response from ministers. […]

Event exploring the future of hearing devices for music listening

Hearing Futures at the V& AAn event which will explore the future of hearing device for listening to music will take place this month (October). Head along to the Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) in London on Tuesday 16th October between 1pm and 5pm for free demonstrations and presentations (booking required). The event draws in the work already done through […]

Researchers develop new test for balance disorders

Researchers develop new test for balance disordersResearchers from Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden have developed a new testing device using bone conduction technology that is said to offer “significant advantages” over current tests for balance disorders. Read the full story on The Hearing Review: http://www.hearingreview.com/2018/09/swedish-university-researchers-develop-new-test-balance-disorders/

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