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Neosensory Buzz: can a wristband really help with sound awareness and tinnitus?

As an audiologist, I am always looking for alternative and innovative solutions for patients who have tried all other traditional approaches. What else can I offer to patients who struggle to hear, even with appropriate amplification, or those who struggle...

Genetic research on hereditary hearing loss and clinical application in the Chinese population

Congenital deafness in China affects more people than the entire population of Australia. Prof Wang give us a comprehensive insight into one of the main congenital disabilities in China, looking into the causes of deafness and the benefits of genetic...

Wireless accessories for hearing aid users: putting the ‘soul’ back into hearing – a case study

The following case study reports on the experiences of a hearing impaired National Health Service (NHS) patient who was given Bluetooth accessories as part of a study into their benefits when used with hearing aids [1]. The name of the...

Help shape the future of mild to moderate hearing loss research

A James Lind Alliance Priority Setting Partnership has been formed to help shape the future of research into mild-moderate hearing loss. Who is the Priority Setting Partnership? The Partnership brings together Hearing Link, Action on Hearing Loss, the British Society...

How to tell if a bone anchored hearing device is working?

Bone anchored hearing aids are becoming increasingly more commonplace with more than 120,000 users worldwide. These devices are based on the principle of direct bone conduction, where sound is transmitted directly through the skull via a titanium implant to the...

In conversation with Cameron McIntosh

Following the conclusion of the Tokyo Olympic games in August, we were delighted to catch up with Cameron McIntosh, ENT and Facial Plastic Surgeon, Founding President of the Society of Rhinoplasty Surgeons of South Africa (SORSSA), and former Olympian! Can...

In conversation with Diana Terry: Winner of the ‘What Does Sound Look Like to You?’ art competition

The ‘What Does Sound Look Like to You?’ art competition, supported by ENT & Audiology News and Manchester Art Gallery, attracted many impressive entries! They were judged by HUGS Chair, Richard Bircher, along with Fiona Corridan, curator of Grayson’s Art...

11th Malaysian International ORL-HNS Congress & 39th Annual General Meeting Of The MSO-HNS

Report by: Dr Philip Rajan Deveshayam, FRCS, Hospital Raja Permaisuri Bainun, Ipoh, Malaysia. The 11th Malaysian International ORL-HNS Congress in conjunction with the 39th AGM of the Malaysian Society of ORL-HNS (MSO-HNS) was held 20-22 June 2019 in Kuala Lumpur,...

Women in Surgery: Lift as you climb

Report by: Maha Khan, ST5, Salford Royal Hospitals NHS Trust On the first rainy morning of autumn I made my way to the Royal College of General Practitioners, for the Royal College of Surgeons’ Women in Surgery section’s Lift As...

Ida Institute Celebrates Lise Lotte Bundesen for 15 Years of Leadership Driving Person-Centered Care

Ida Institute Founder Lise Lotte Bundesen will retire as Managing Director in July, 2022. During Bundesen’s 15-year tenure, the nonprofit institute’s impact and influence has grown exponentially.

Leadership in academia

I went into medicine with the clichéd view of wanting to help people. I found that by doing surgery I could help a small number of people, albeit usually to a large effect. Then, I recognised that by engaging in...

An idiot’s guide to the Ministry of Health

Neville Chamberlain on an ill-judged charm offensive. Now I like to consider myself a well brought up sort of chap, and was always taught never to bring up religion, politics or (heaven forfend!) a lady’s name at the dinner table....