04 December 2017

Around the World in Sound

Travel around the world in sound. Sound helps us to make sense of the world around us, and certain sounds can trigger memories. A recent survey by Amplifon, the worldwide dedicated hearing specialist found that two thirds of Brits say sounds evoke memories of places they have visited. 
04 December 2017

Comfort Sounds

What does the noise of rain on the window and the sound of the radio have in common? They were voted into the top three sounds the UK find most comforting in a recent survey conducted to discover what the nation most loves to hear.

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Charles Holland Awards for Brave Britons 2016

The Charles Holland Awards for Brave Britons celebrates the achievements of exceptional people from all walks of life, of all ages and from all over the United Kingdom. 

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Bruce Willis interview manner is down to hearing loss, says daughter

Hollywood action hero Bruce Willis may have a reputation as something of a surly customer who doesn't have much to say in interviews, but his daughter suggests that this may not just be down to a disinterest in promoting his own movies - hearing loss could play a part.
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Breaking the Stigma around Hearing Loss

Over the festive period you may have noticed a relative or friend acting out of sorts. While it is easy to dismiss this as old age or drink induced, did you ever consider it may be due to a hearing problem?
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BHI draws link between heart and hearing health

The Better Hearing Institute (BHI) urges people with cardiovascular disease to get their hearing checked out.
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Amplifon launches NEW TV Advert

We've just launched our NEW TV Advert! It was first aired on Monday 16th January just after 9.10am. Watch out We'd love to hear your feedback. Visit our Facebook page to leave your comments.
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Around the World in Sound

Travel around the world in sound. Sound helps us to make sense of the world around us, and certain sounds can trigger memories. A recent survey by Amplifon, the worldwide dedicated hearing specialist found that two thirds of Brits say sounds evoke memories of places they have visited. 
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Antibiotic with known link to hearing loss made safer

The type of antibiotic known as aminoglycoside has been recently altered by scientists to make it safer for patients. Previously, the drug has been known to cause side effects such as hearing loss and kidney damage and are used to treat serious infections and sepsis. 
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Amplifon Exclusive*: The new ReSound LiNX™ hearing aid

Amplifon is delighted to announce an exclusive deal to bring the world's smartest hearing aid to the UK.
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Amplifon Hearing specialists Jennifer and Emma help improve India’s hearing

Jennifer a Norwich/Ipswich hearing specialist and Emma a Preston/Blackburn/Blackpool hearing specialist travel to India as part of a project to help improve the hearing of some of the country’s poorest people.

 

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TV Doctor couldn’t hear the TV...

Dr Chris Steele MBE tells how hearing technology has transformed his life and why he believes everyone over 50 needs to get their hearing checked.
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Scientists have developed a piece of technology that allows people to 'hear' via the tongue

French researchers have discovered a molecule that, when absent, seems to be responsible for noise-induced hearing loss.
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Possibility of 3D-Printed Hearing Aids Grows

3D printing of medical devices has become increasingly widespread across a number of applications, with hope that hearing aids will soon be produced in the same way.
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Nine out of 10 over-50's suffer hearing loss in silence

Almost nine out of 10 over-50s* suffer from hearing loss but most are too embarrassed to admit it, new research has revealed.
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New Study Finds Genetic Predisposition for Hearing Loss

A genome-wide association study has found evidence that some people may be more genetically susceptible to noise-induced hearing loss than others.
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Molecule critical to noise-induced hearing loss is discovered

French researchers have discovered a molecule that, when absent, seems to be responsible for noise-induced hearing loss.
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How to protect your hearing during the festival season

We've put together some easy tips and information to protect your hearing health during the festival season.
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Hidden Hearing Loss Could Explain Non-Detectable Aural Issues

Diana Pilkington was surprised to receive a clean bill of health after experiencing long-standing hearing difficulties, but a new test exposed issues hidden from standard pure tone audiometry tests.
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Hearing loss linked to other, more worrying diseases?

During Child Safety Week in the UK (June 18th to 24th), the US is promoting National Employee Wellness Month. In light of this, Stateside-based charity the Better Hearing Institute (BHI) has called on companies to make hearing health a top priority in their workplace wellness initiatives.
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