Future of Hearing Aid Technology!

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New Research Poses Interesting Question New research from Columbia University School of Engineering and Applied Science has got people intrigued about the future of hearing aid technology! Current Hearing Aid Tech Current hearing aid technologies use a variety of approaches to improve speech intelligibility in background noise. Some hearing aids try to suppress the level… Read more »

New Products in October!

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So What’s New? Many of the world’s leading hearing aid manufacturers look set to release new and exciting technology this October. At Hearing Healthcare Centre, we always strive to be at the forefront when it comes to the provision of the most advanced technology on the market. That is why our audiologists have secured invitations… Read more »

Tell Us Where It Hz

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A Main Character With Tinnitus? Baby Driver The new, critically acclaimed, box office title “Baby Driver” features a protagonist who has been dealing with tinnitus from a young age. ‘Baby’ was involved in a car crash at a young age, and exposure to the sudden, very loud noise left him with a life-long ringing in… Read more »

Do You Suffer Ear Infections?

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Ear Infections and Swim Protection If you are a swimmer, and regularly suffer from ear infections, it’s certainly worth investing in some aquatic ear protection. Your ears are truly marvellous mechanisms. Not only do they self-clean, but they also self-protect as well. Your ear canals are actually lined with a secretion which makes up ear… Read more »

Noise – The Worst Pollution?

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Just How Bad Is Noise Pollution? Noise pollution tends not to be viewed the same way as air pollution. Air pollution is viewed as a major health hazard and is constantly being measured. Efforts are frequently made to reduce air pollution. Noise pollution, on the other hand, is rarely measured and is rarely addressed in any… Read more »

Sign Language Gloves!

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Handwriting Has Been Redefined The University of California, San Diego has developed an interesting new piece of technology; a glove which utilises sensors in order to convert sign language (ASL) into text on a screen, be it a computer or smartphone. It’s not the first of its, however, it is cheaper and far more portable… Read more »

Emergency Wake Up!

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For a lot of people, hearing aids are an essential part of staying aware in their surroundings, and without them; they can be quite vulnerable. Hearing aids are designed for daytime use only, and should be removed at night before getting into bed. But, what happens if a fire starts in a house or somebody… Read more »

Enhanced Hearing and Autism

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People on the autistic spectrum can ‘take in’ more sounds at any given moment, compared to non-autistic people, according to new research from UCL. The Centre for Research in Autism and Education (CRAE) at UCL have recently published findings which identify people with Autism have increased capacity for auditory processing. These findings improve our understanding… Read more »