Monthly Archives: December 2015

What Is the Most Efficient Reimbursement System in Europe?

Opinion | January 2016 Hearing Review A statistical look at the wide range of European hearing aid reimbursement systems By Luis Godinho Among the various reimbursement schemes for hearing aids in Europe, is one system more efficient than the others? Today, we … Continue reading

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Small Vestibular Tumors Can Damage Hearing via Toxic Secretions

Toxic secretions from even small intracranial tumors can damage the inner ear, according to researchers at Massachusetts Eye and Ear, where they have discovered a new mechanism of vestibular schwannoma, or acoustic neuroma, that causes hearing loss. A new study from Massachusetts … Continue reading

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Hearing Loss From Years as a Musician Can Actually Change Your Brain

What do Barbra Streisand, Ozzy Osbourne and Will.i.am have in common? Yes, they’re famous musicians — but they also process sound differently from most of us. That’s the latest finding of a study that examines people with mild to moderate tinnitus, … Continue reading

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Hearing Loss in Portland | Be part of the conversation

Enjoy the Pacific Northwest’s beauty in Portland, a city known for an extensive park system, award winning mass transit system, and short city blocks punctuated with public art and old fashioned statuary, fountains, bridges and parks. Although you don’t need … Continue reading

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SCIENCE: What were you saying about tinnitus?

You know, when we were young, most of us did some things that we now regret. And, unless you lived a very sheltered life, this statement is probably true of you, dear reader. I imagine each of you is nodding … Continue reading

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Hearing Loss in Baltimore | Be part of the conversation

Once an important seaport during the American Civil War, today’s Baltimore offers a variety of Civil War-era attractions and history for the more than 11 million tourists who visit every year. Cruise Chesapeake Bay, get lost in one of Baltimore’s … Continue reading

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Villager refuses to ‘learn to live with’ condition, launches support group – Villages

If you are one of the 45 million Americans dealing with tinnitus, you are going to be very interested in the following announcement. The first meeting of the Tinnitus Support Group will be at 3 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 1 in … Continue reading

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