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World Hearing Day 2022

On World Hearing Day 2022, WHO will focus on the importance of safe listening as a means of maintaining good hearing across the life course. In 2021, WHO launched the World report on hearing that highlighted the increasing number of people living with and at risk of hearing loss,

Tinnitus in middle-age: prevalence and incidence

Population-based studies of tinnitus provide crucial underpinning evidence which highlights the need for further research on the effective diagnosis and clinical management of this heterogenous condition. Furthermore, such studies provide evidence of the burden of this condition both on the...

Hearing4all International Symposium 2022

Hearing4all is a Cluster of Excellence, a large collaborative research project funded by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft in the context of Germany’s strategy for scientific excellence. The project unites scientists from many scientific disciplines, coming from three universities and various other...

UKHCA Annual Conference

The much-anticipated UK Hearing Conservation Association (UKHCA) conference Listen Up 2022 was introduced by Clare Forshaw, Founder and Director, and endorsed by the National Hearing Conservation Association (NHCA) as its US-based international equivalent which inspired this movement. The day was...

Karl Strom Joins HearingTracker as Editor in Chief

HearingTracker has appointed Karl Strom as its new Editor in Chief.

Independent lab tests and rates hearing aids

HearAdvisor is a new audio testing lab designed to understand how the performance of hearing aids differs.

VCCA2022

The 3rd Virtual Conference on Computational Audiology was hosted online by Hearing4All from the University of Oldenburg and Hannover Medical School. With five keynote talks, four special sessions and over 500 registered participants, this yearly event keeps growing. To accommodate...

Global audiology during COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected, and in some areas, put a complete hold on, audiology practice around the world. In April 2020, during the peak of the pandemic for many regions, our audiology Global Ambassadors provided their reports from their...

Screening for hearing loss with mHealth solutions

With the number of people suffering from hearing loss growing all the time, the need for early detection and intervention is imperative. De Wet Swanepoel discusses two examples of mHealth possibilities for hearing screening which, as a low cost solution,...

Genetics and the newborn hearing screen: the future is now

Eliot Shearer shares the progress being made with newborn hearing screening 60 years on from where it started, and future directions for identifying hearing loss using physiologic, genetic and cCMV screening. Newborn screening had its birth in the early 1960s,...

Access to and uptake of cochlear implants in the UK

Assessing demands on cochlear implant (CI) services is very important for both commissioners and clinicians in anticipating clinical need and funding requirements. Commercial CI’s were introduced in the late 1980s. Initial funding was from charitable sources. The first major advance...

Ida Institute course makes tele-audiology easier and better

The COVID-19 pandemic provided hearing care professionals an opportunity to review the provision of hearing services. We hear from Lise Lotte Bundesen, Managing Director of the Ida Institute, about the potential of tele-audiology and how it can help to maintain...