Category Archives: Sidebar News

New Combo Approach May Ease Severe ‘Ringing in the Ears’

Patients suffering from the intense, chronic and sometimes untreatable ringing in the ear known as tinnitus may get some relief from a new combination therapy, preliminary research suggests.

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Obesity May Be Hard on Your Hearing, Study Says

Extra pounds, particularly around the waist, raised risk for hearing loss, but exercise was protective

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Amplicom™ USA Introduces New Generation of Amplified Telephones and Accessories

The new PowerTel 7-Series collection includes more than 20 different configurations of phones, accessories and special features including cordless and corded phones, answering machines, handsets, wireless shakers, Bluetooth connectivity, DECT and voice navigation.

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Can a Balloon Relieve Ear Pressure when Flying?

Both frequent fliers and sporadic travelers alike are familiar with the discomfort related to the changing air pressure. While chewing gum during a flight may help some individuals, others need an alternative way to relieve refractory middle ear pressure symptoms. Dr. Jordan Pritikin, a board-certified otolaryngologist at The Chicago Nasal & Sinus Center, discusses an emerging solution for ear pressure discomfort; a transnasal balloon catheter dilation of the Eustachian tube.

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Deaf Magazine Illuminates Sign Language on its Pages

DEAF MAGAZINE aims to improve awareness of sign language in Germany and uses augmented reality to bridge the gap between spoken/written language and sign language.

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INNO-VENTION 2013: A Medical Main Street Conference

Medical Main Street’s INNO-VENTION Conference showcases to the world the merging and innovative products, technologies, and leaders from the life science and health care industries in Southeast Michigan.

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Welcome to the Balance Awareness Week Countdown!

VEDA is excited to spread awareness and make “vestibular” a household name.

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Hearing Loss Affects More Than Your Ears

New research shows hearing loss and dementia may be linked.

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Rapid Hearing Loss Can Be a Symptom of Other Disease

Researchers at the University of Henry Ford Hospital state that rapid hearing loss in both the ears is a symptom of a rare and fatal disease called Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease.

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Red Wine May Protect Against Hearing Loss

A chemical component of red wine may help prevent noise-induced hearing loss.

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