"Getting my hearing aids is one of the best investments I've ever made"

Kevin Davidson never worried about his hearing loss until it began to affect his work as a long distance lorry driver and impacted on his social life. Determined to find a discreet, comfortable solution that would fit in with his active lifestyle, he turned to us and got back to better hearing in no time.
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"I’m now on the right road to hear better."

Hearing loss had been a problem for John Mosse for more than 30 years. But after struggling to cope with NHS aids and poor aftercare from other private companies, he’s now taking on the challenge of a lifetime thanks to Amplifon.
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Technology capable of turning signs into text set to "empower" sign language users

Scientists at Technabling, an off-shoot company of the University of Aberdeen, are developing new technology that is capable of reading sign language and turning it into written words, according to a report from the University of Aberdeen (March 12th).
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Warning over cold infections that can cause hearing loss

A simple cold infection can in rare cases have a devastating impact on your hearing, experts have warned.
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Teens warned over danger to hearing posed by rock concerts

Nearly three-quarters of teens attending a single rock concert experienced some form of hearing loss after the gig, according to the results of a new study.
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World Hearing Day 2017

Hearing well has no price: unaddressed hearing loss costs £640.7 billion pounds per year globally; checklist from the experts to reduce the impact of unaddressed hearing loss

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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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Study reveals heightened sense of touch in people deaf from birth

People who are deaf from birth process the sense of touch differently in their brains than those who are born with normal hearing, a new study published in the Journal of Neuroscience has revealed. 
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Study Highlights Social Importance Of Hearing Loss Treatments

A study by the American Psychological Association has highlighted the importance of treating hearing loss adequately, showing that hearing aids can "significantly" lessen depression and anxiety.
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Prince Phillip Wears Hearing Aids for the First Time

Proving that hearing aids are fit for royalty, Prince Phillip the Duke of Edinburgh has been sighted at a public appearance wearing 'behind-the-ear' hearing aids.
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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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New software suggests development in hearing aid technology

Researchers at Cambridge University claim to have developed new computer software which will further enhance the benefits of hearing aids.
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New Smartphone App Allows Sign Language Texting

A new app for smartphone keyboards called Signily allows users to send text messages and emails using sign language symbols.
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New middle ear device to restore lost hearing

Swedish scientists are claiming a breakthrough with a new type of hearing device for those with problems in the middle ear, which could improve life experiences for many of those suffering hearing impairment.
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New cancer treatment will reduce hearing loss

Health Secretary Andrew Lansley has revealed plans to invest as much as £150 million in a radiotherapy cancer treatment that uses proton beams, which could help cancer sufferers to retain their hearing.
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Mouth Guard Could Provide a Simpler Alternative to Cochlear Implants

Scientists have developed a piece of technology that allows people to 'hear' via the tongue.
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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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Inner ear proteins may repair and renew hair cells

Scientists have found that the movement of a protein, which exists within the bundles of hair-like protrusions atop hair cells, exhibits the hallmarks of a repair and renewal process.
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