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Hearing Aids May Help Keep Seniors Out of the ER

Hearing Aids May Help Keep Seniors Out of the ER

Hearing aids may mean fewer visits to the hospital for seniors, a new study suggests. Researchers examined data from more than 1,300 adults aged 65 to 85 with severe hearing loss, and found that only 45 percent of them used a hearing aid.

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  • Posted: June 05, 2018

  • Tags: hearing loss

  • Category: Hearing Loss

Hearing loss across the generations

Hearing loss across the generations

They call it the generation gap, and since long before The Beatles debuted on the Ed Sullivan Show, each age group has looked at the world differently than the one before them. Yet, when it comes to hearing loss, the generations are more alike than they might realize. Genetic reasons aside, each age group experiences hearing loss due to prolonged exposure to noise, the drugs they take, the lifestyle they choose to lead and the age of their auditory system.

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  • Posted: February 26, 2018

  • Tags: hearing loss

  • Category: Hearing Loss

ReSound products recognized at CES 2018

ReSound products recognized at CES 2018

ReSound is a standout leader in hearing innovation and is again a part of CES, the world’s largest hands-on consumer electronics show. ReSound LiNX 3D was recognized as an honoree in both Accessible Tech and Wearable Tech, while ReSound ENZO 3D, ReSound’s solution for people with severe to profound hearing losses, was recognized as an honoree in Tech for a Better World.

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  • Posted: January 11, 2018

  • Tags: resound, ces

  • Category: Hearing Aids

The Ageless Ears of Barn Owls May Pave Way for Hearing Loss Treatment in Humans

The Ageless Ears of Barn Owls May Pave Way for Hearing Loss Treatment in Humans

Considering that three in four individuals, a whopping 9 million Americans, are 80 years of age or older and afflicted with hearing loss, it befits scientists to continue their search for preventing presbycusis. Toward that end, a group of researchers in Germany believe the study of hearing in owls may lead to preventing hearing loss in aging humans.

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  • Posted: November 15, 2017

  • Tags: barn owls, hearing loss

  • Category: Hearing Loss

ReSound Honored at 14th Annual International Business Awards

ReSound Honored at 14th Annual International Business Awards

The Stevie® Award winners were recently announced at the 14th Annual International Business Awards (IBAs). If you’re not familiar, the IBAs touts themselves as the world’s premier business awards program.

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  • Posted: September 25, 2017

  • Tags: resound, awards

  • Category: Hearing Aids

ReSound Featured by The Hearing Review and ENT & Audiology News

ReSound Featured by The Hearing Review and ENT & Audiology News

Over the last few weeks, ReSound has been featured in The Hearing Review and ENT & Audiology News.

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  • Posted: June 28, 2017

  • Tags: hearing aids, resound

  • Category: Hearing Aids

Introducing ReSound LiNX 3D: A new dimension in hearing care

Introducing ReSound LiNX 3D: A new dimension in hearing care

The future of Smart Hearing is here. With ReSound LiNX 3D you will be able to do more and be more than you ever thought possible. Because it’s up to 50% better at identifying speech in various environments, you can hear up to 80%†† more of the sounds around you and understand up to 40% more speech in noise all while enjoying best-in-class streaming and control.

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  • Posted: May 3, 2017

  • Tags: hearing aids, smart hearing

  • Category: Hearing Aids

Smart Hearing designed for personalization

Smart Hearing designed for personalization

Wouldn’t it be great if they could adjust the volume of their hearing aids without calling attention to them? Or adjust the bass and treble without constantly having to come in for an appointment? ReSound Smart Hearing brings you and your patients the ReSound Smart app, designed for personalizing their hearing experience with ease.

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  • Posted: February 6, 2017

  • Tags: hearing aids, smart hearing

  • Category: Hearing Aids

ReSound Featured on The Dr. Oz Show

ReSound Featured on The Dr. Oz Show

As some of you may have seen on social media, ReSound had the opportunity to discuss Smart Hearing™ with Dr. Oz at CES 2017 this past weekend. The segment aired on Tuesday’s Dr. Oz Show, included as part of his summary of the most innovative health care technologies at this year's CES.

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  • Posted: January 16, 2017

  • Tags: hearing aids, resound

  • Category: Hearing Aids

ReSound Returns to CES

ReSound Returns to CES

ReSound announced today its plans to return to CES in Las Vegas to demonstrate and raise awareness of ReSound’s industry-leading Smart Hearing solutions and increase consumer awareness of their hearing health through on-site hearing tests.

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  • Posted: January 11, 2017

  • Tags: hearing aids, ces awards

  • Category: Hearing Aid Awards

Helping to stop hearing loss and regain quality of life

Helping to stop hearing loss and regain quality of life

Hearing loss can cause you to withdraw from family or social functions, but the right technology can help turn up the volume on your quality of life. The Suburban Hearing Aid Center in Maple Glen evaluates hearing and offers state-of-the-art aids for those with difficulty, said Charles Marcus, owner and board-certified hearing instrument specialist.

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  • Posted: September 28, 2016

  • Tags: hearing loss, hearing aids

  • Category: Hearing Loss

Hearing Loss can Affect Your Enjoyment of the Holidays

Hearing Loss can Affect Your Enjoyment of the Holidays

The holidays can always be stressful with all the shopping to find the perfect present, followed by visits to numerous food shops with stressed out shoppers fighting over the last turkey!

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  • Posted: September 23, 2016

  • Tags: hearing loss, holidays, hearing loved ones

  • Category: Hearing Loss

Loss of Hearing: A Hearing Aid Can Help Avoid Withdrawal From Social Activities

Loss of Hearing: A Hearing Aid Can Help Avoid Withdrawal From Social Activities

Weakening sight – no problem, we do not hesitate at the idea of getting glasses. Most of us even see it as an opportunity to develop a personal style. But damage to hearing apparently has some kind of stigma attached to it. So many of us choose to suffer hearing loss in silence. But diminished hearing can cause so many embarrassing situations for us including misunderstandings and eventual withdrawal from social situations.

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  • Posted: September 1, 2016

  • Tags: hearing loss, social activities

  • Category: Hearing Loss