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Exploring teenagers’ access and use of assistive hearing technology

Children require good signal-to-noise ratios for optimum listening and learning. The use of remote microphone technology can be of benefit, yet older children often resist using it. Jennifer Groth reviews the challenges facing older children in the use of remote...

Hearing technology manufacturers call for EU response to hearing loss

The British and Irish Hearing Instrument Manufacturers Association (BIHIMA) works closely with its European counterpart EHIMA, and has lent its support to their recent efforts to raise awareness of hearing loss with EU policy makers. EHIMA submitted a parliamentary question...

Hearing technology manufacturers seek input from audiologists with new advisory panel

The British and Irish Hearing Instrument Manufacturers Association (BIHIMA) has announced that it is bringing together a panel of experts in audiology that they will consult twice a year. Their aim is to ensure the technology developed by their members...

BIHIMA (British Irish Hearing Instrument Manufacturers Association) 2018: The Future of Hearing Technology

Report by David Maidment, Research Fellow, National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Nottingham Biomedical Research Centre (BRC), Nottingham, UK When I arrived at Edgbaston Cricket Ground for BIHIMA’s inaugural conference, it was difficult not to feel a buzz of excitement...

Diagnosis, wearables and remote monitoring in 15 and 50 years

In 2069 will we look forward to being enslaved by robots, becoming zombies or having our health (and ill health) diagnosed by nanotech? Ajith George muses over what the future holds for us all. The future of healthcare, not just...

What’s new in laryngology: the next 10 years!

At a time of unprecedented technological advances, Taran Tatla and Jonathan Fishman gaze into the laryngological crystal ball… Introduction The recent explosion in science, technology and innovation takes us into a new era, with the opportunity and capability to transform...

The 119th Annual Meeting of the ORL Society of Japan

Report by Makiko Ohtani, MD, PhD, Wakayama Medical University, Japan. The 119th Annual Meeting of the ORL Society of Japan was held in Yokohama in early summer from 30 May to 2 June. About 5500 participants attended this meeting, including...

In conversation with Professor Graeme Clark

As we celebrate the cochlear implant, we celebrate an amazing work of innovative biomedical engineering that is a life-changer to many recipients around the world. We take for granted the arduous journey of the cochlear implant since its conception. Eric...