By Amir Hussain
Personal chair in cognitive computation, University of Stirling
Reprinted with permission from
Hearing aids can be lifelines for people with hearing loss. But their limitations can mean that, in particularly noisy environments, users cannot exploit the best of the existing technology. Most new hearing aid designs just make small improvements to microphones, power efficiency and noise filtering. We propose an entirely new approach.
Source: Karolinska Institutet. "Bilateral tinnitus is hereditary." ScienceDaily. ScienceDaily, 9 March 2017.
Researchers have been able to demonstrate the hereditary nature of certain forms of tinnitus. Bilateral tinnitus -- that is, tinnitus in both ears -- has been shown to depend on genetic factors, particularly in men. The twin study, which is published in the journal Genetics in Medicine, was conducted by researchers at Karolinska Institutet together with colleagues from the European research network TINNET.
By John Niekraszewicz
I'd like to share with you a few stories of how your fellow AHIP business owners have used the AHIP Association Health & Dental Plan since 2010 to protect their employees and build a better business. The common thread in these stories is the desire to watch expenses while providing a healthy and hygienic workplace.
By Robert Traynor
Originally posted on May 16, 2017. Reprinted with kind permission from HearingHealthMatters.org
Butler and Kratz (2008) remind us that, by definition, superheroes are larger than life, courageous, powerful, and seemingly able to overcome any obstacle with great physical prowess while doing great deeds at the same time. Young children, facing the challenges of learning many new skills, may often feel small, helpless, fearful, unable to accomplish what they desire, or troubled—in other words, just the opposite of superheroes.