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Researchers examine how aging impacts listening effort in cochlear-implant users

Researchers examine how aging impacts listening effort in cochlear-implant users

Deaf children with developmental delays are better served with cochlear implants than hearing aids

Deaf children with developmental delays are better served with cochlear implants than hearing aids

Synthetic viral vector and surgical approach enable efficient gene transfer into the inner ear of primates

Synthetic viral vector and surgical approach enable efficient gene transfer into the inner ear of primates

Cochlear implantation provides benefits for deaf children with autism spectrum disorder

Cochlear implantation provides benefits for deaf children with autism spectrum disorder

Cochlear implant recipients develop new bone formation that leads to long-term residual hearing loss

Cochlear implant recipients develop new bone formation that leads to long-term residual hearing loss

COVID-19 survivors under 40 more likely to recover from smell and taste loss, study finds

COVID-19 survivors under 40 more likely to recover from smell and taste loss, study finds

New form of AI suggests the best diagnostic strategies

New form of AI suggests the best diagnostic strategies

Henry Ford first in the U.S. to offer FDA-approved DBS system to treat Parkinson's disease

Henry Ford first in the U.S. to offer FDA-approved DBS system to treat Parkinson's disease

Implant improves quality of life in patients with bilateral vestibular hypofunction

Implant improves quality of life in patients with bilateral vestibular hypofunction

Two studies focus on ethical aspects of brain-computer interface technologies

Two studies focus on ethical aspects of brain-computer interface technologies

Research could pave way for personalized cochlear implants

Research could pave way for personalized cochlear implants

Cochlear implants should be offered to adults with moderate to severe or worse hearing loss

Cochlear implants should be offered to adults with moderate to severe or worse hearing loss

Technology divide between senior ‘haves’ and ‘have-nots’ roils pandemic response

Technology divide between senior ‘haves’ and ‘have-nots’ roils pandemic response

Optical cochlear implant based on LED lights can safely restore hearing in deaf rats

Optical cochlear implant based on LED lights can safely restore hearing in deaf rats

Cochlear obtains FDA approval of Kanso 2 Sound Processor

Cochlear obtains FDA approval of Kanso 2 Sound Processor

Children with MED-EL Synchrony cochlear implant can safely undergo MRI without discomfort

Children with MED-EL Synchrony cochlear implant can safely undergo MRI without discomfort

Novel PET/CT systems provide quantitative assessment of brain stem nuclei in patients with hearing loss

Novel PET/CT systems provide quantitative assessment of brain stem nuclei in patients with hearing loss

Some hospitals continue with elective surgeries despite COVID-19 crisis

Some hospitals continue with elective surgeries despite COVID-19 crisis

AB: Voluntary field corrective action of HiRes Ultra and Ultra 3D cochlear implants announced

AB: Voluntary field corrective action of HiRes Ultra and Ultra 3D cochlear implants announced

For newborns with hearing loss, screening opens window to a world of sound

For newborns with hearing loss, screening opens window to a world of sound