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Phonak unveils Virto Black: a fully-connected hearing aid shaped like a hearable

Stigma-busting Virto Black combines exceptional sound quality, universal Bluetooth® streaming, and up to 10x better-than-normal hearing with Roger® technology Leading hearing health care brand Phonak is challenging perceptions of hearing aids at CES 2020 with the world premiere of Phonak Virto Black, … Continue reading

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Wearing hearing aids may help protect brain in later life

A new study has concluded that people who wear a hearing aid for age-related hearing problems maintain better brain function over time than those who do not. It builds on important research in recent years pulled together by the Lancet … Continue reading

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Hearing Loss – The Spiral of Sound

Gorgeous photo of a human cochlea, taken by a scientist, Ronald Pouyo, from the University of Liege, Belgium. Click here to view it. The picture is called “Spiral of Sound.” Pouyo wrote: “This is a picture of a cochlea I … Continue reading

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Celebrating 70 Years in Business

2018 marks 70 years of the Eastbourne Haring Centre being in business. Formed 70 years ago by his father, the current owner Graham Sperring also celebrates 30 years at the helm. The letter below is from Eastbourne and Wealden MP, … Continue reading

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Say What? Oticon Study Reveals Which Top Foodie Cities Have the Noisiest Restaurants

One of the world’s largest hearing aid manufacturers raises awareness of the “restaurant dilemma” with new study on noisy restaurants in 10 key American foodie cities   SOMERSET, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–If you think restaurants are getting noisier, you’re right. New industrial … Continue reading

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Rock singer Roger Daltrey advises concert goers to wear hearing protection.

Rock star and lead singer of The Who, Roger Daltrey is, he says, “very, very deaf”. The Who is one of the world’s most famous and legendary rock bands. The Who started back in the mid 60’s. They were famous … Continue reading

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Huey Lewis and the News Cancel 2018 Shows Due to Singer’s Hearing Loss

Huey Lewis and the News cancelled all of their 2018 tour dates after the singer revealed Friday that he is suffering from Meniere’s disease, an inner ear disorder. “Two and a half months ago, just before a show in Dallas, I … Continue reading

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Bruce Springsteen Becomes Ambassador for Conscious Hearing

The Hear the World Foundation, a Swiss charitable foundation that supports people in need, and particularly children, with hearing loss, is thrilled to welcome Bruce Springsteen among its ambassadors. The new ambassador for conscious hearing supports the non-profit’s hearing loss … Continue reading

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The Importance of Hearing Protection

Musician Wins Landmark Ruling over Ruined Hearing A viola player who suffered a life-changing hearing injury at a rehearsal of Wagner’s Die Walkure in 2012 has won a landmark High Court judgment against the Royal Opera House (ROH). The case … Continue reading

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London Underground Noise Could Damage Hearing

Parts of London Underground are “loud enough to damage people’s hearing”, the BBC has been told. An academic says the Victoria Line service is on average the loudest while other noisy sections of the Tube equate to “being at a … Continue reading

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