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In this issue, Kelly Tremblay focuses on another risk factor that was identified by the Lancet Commission – late-life depression, and the psychosocial consequences of a feeling of disconnect due to hearing loss.
Courtesy of our friends at HHTM.org, Robert Traynor tells us about the fascinating Howard Hughes and The Road to Hearing Loss.
Hearing loss in orchestra players is not a new problem. It has been acknowledged and discussed for many years by many researchers. While results can be variable, one thing everybody agrees upon, is that many other musicians (such as rock, hard metal, etc) do suffer some degree of hearing loss.
In 900 (or so) words, Dr. Louise Sinden-Carroll gives us some insights about the impact of her hearing loss on her sibling relationships.
Continue the topics from her previous columns, Kelly Tremblay continues the discussion of hearing loss and dementia by describing the recent Lancet Commission on dementia prevention, intervention and care.
Emma Scholey brings us up to speed on a new study investigating how musical emotion is perceived in older adults with hearing loss which is underway at the SMART laboratory (Science of Music, Auditory Research and Technology), Ryerson University.
Effect of Directional Strategy on Audibility of Sounds in the Environment for Varying Hearing Loss Severity
In this study, ReSound Binaural Directionality III is compared to two commercially available binaural beamformers to explore the possible advantages and disadvantages of these very different approaches to applying hearing aid directionality.
In news stories with alarming headlines suggesting that hearing loss “might” cause hearing loss, the word “might” often goes unheard. Sifting through the scientific literature can feel daunting to the clinician; so, in her latest column, Kelly Tremblay addresses some common questions that clinicians hear.
Gael Hannan tells us why it’s time for Canada to implement a national standard of newborn hearing screening and how the high cost of not doing so is far greater.
The Wired AuD returns with some helpful tips from Bill Bielski and Peter Stelmacovich on transitioning to post-secondary school.