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It is still too early in the pandemic to make definitive statements about the full impact of the COVID-19 virus on the auditory/vestibular and central auditory systems. Certainly, hearing care professionals should revise their Case History forms and consider adding tests for auditory processing disorders and a cognitive screening in order to make the appropriate referral(s) for patients. Counseling will continue to be a major part of the patient’s experience with hearing care clinicians.
The Dublin-based tinnitus device maker has hired Diarmuid Flavin as its new COO, after announcing last week the establishment of its US headquarters in Oakbrook, Ill, and the appointment of several well-known hearing industry experts.
Akouos, Inc announced that the European Medicines Agency (EMA) Committee for Orphan Medicinal Products (COMP) issued a positive opinion on the company’s application for orphan drug designation for AK-OTOF, a gene therapy intended for the treatment of otoferlin gene-mediated hearing loss. The positive opinion was subsequently adopted by the European Commission.
Hearing Health Foundation (HHF) announced that it is launching a public health ad campaign on June 22 that will greet transit commuters in New York, San Francisco, and Chicago to drive the message—especially to young people—that playing music too loud on personal listening devices can permanently damage their hearing.
With this year’s return of cicadas, many will view the mostly harmless insects as an annoyance. However, the bugs’ high-pitched buzzing sound — which can be loud enough to drown out a jet plane flying overhead — could potentially worsen tinnitus.
Cochlear Americas announced that its podcast, “Hearing Health Today,” is set to return for a second season after hearing health professionals tuned in “more than 4,000 times during the first season.” The first episode of Season 2 will be available August 31, 2021.
Though much of the discussion related to hearables has centered around over-the-counter devices designed to help improve hearing or to make connecting to other wireless devices like smartphones easy and convenient, they could also be game-changing in an educational setting, says Rory McGreal, author of an article in “The Conversation” and an “expert in educational technology.”