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There is substantial concern about the use of cochlear implants in children. Speech development takes place in the early years of life…
Calls to increase funding for cochlear implants as hundreds wait for surgery in New Zealand. Nearly 200 New Zealanders currently meet Ministry of Health criteria for cochlear implant surgery, but most will likely never hear again – unless the government increases funding, experts say...
A real-life emergency story from MammaMia Australia about Bec. She was diagnosed with a bilateral mild loss at three years old and began wearing hearing aids at five. Bec received her first cochlear implant late 2017 and wears a hearing aid.
Meet Gary Wilkins, the Sound Recording Technician who has worked on numerous Hollywood blockbusters and television shows as he talks about his career and the importance of sound and communication, his fascination with cochlear implants and his decision to retire following the onset of tinnitus.
Emerging research shows key nutrients — including the potassium in bananas — can protect against age and environmental hearing loss while zinc protects against tinnitus.
People in the movie industry vaguely understand the job of an editor, cinematographer or production designer. But even sophisticated showbiz veterans are flummoxed by the work of sound people.