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Research Shows Hearing Issues Common in Cancer Survivors

While children receiving chemotherapy routinely undergo hearing tests, adults don’t, and a new study by UC San Francisco (UCSF) reports for the first time that significant hearing issues often occur among adult survivors of the most common forms of cancer. The researchers found that more than half the survivors in their study who had been treated with chemotherapy experienced significant hearing problems.

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WHO Releases New Safe Listening Standard

The Global Standard for Safe Listening at Venues and Events highlights six recommendations for implementation to ensure that venues and events limit the risk of hearing loss to their patrons while preserving high-quality sound and an enjoyable listening experience.

Radiation Treatment for Vestibular Schwannomas

Stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) for benign tumors of the vestibular nerve (vestibular schwannomas, also called acoustic neuromas) offers more advantages to affected patients than microsurgical resection: After targeted one-time and high-dose radiation, facial palsy, hearing loss, and hospitalizations occur less often than after surgery.

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HHF Releases New Video for ‘Protect Your Hearing Month’

Marking October’s National Protect Your Hearing Month, Hearing Health Foundation (HHF) announced that it is releasing the first of a new video series called “A Few Words About Hearing” that captures the stories of nine people—from all walks of life—who describe what it’s like to live with hearing damaged by loud noise.

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Neuromod Appoints Eric Timm as US CEO

Neuromod Devices Ltd, the medical device company which specializes in neuromodulation technologies, has announced the appointment of Eric Timm as Chief Executive Officer of its recently established US entity, Neuromod USA Inc, effective from October 1, 2021.

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COVID-19 and Its Possible Impact on the Audiovestibular System

Research into the association between COVID-19 and hearing-related symptoms is still in the early phases. Fortunately, our knowledge of the audiovestibular system continues to grow alongside with our understanding of COVID-19. Authors Matthew Kelley, AuD, and Sugata Bhattacharjee, AuD, provide a brief review of research on Covid-19 and its impact on the ear.

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Neuromod Opens USA HQ

Neuromod Devices Ltd, the Irish medical device company specializing in the treatment of tinnitus, has announced the establishment of Neuromod USA Inc, headquartered in Oak Brook, Ill. Three executives with significant experience in the hearing health industry have been appointed to the Neuromod USA leadership team as the organization prepares to enter the US market with its medical device for tinnitus treatment, pending approval from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

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