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Volume 5

Music, Sound Quality, and Hearing Aids: An Interview with Brian Moore and Richard Einhorn

Courtesy Doug Beck and our friends at Hearing Review we’re happy to give you An Interview with Brian Moore and Richard Einhorn on Music, Sound Quality, and Hearing Aids.

Audiology and Psychiatry: A Proposal to Work Together

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.

Stories From our Past

Courtesy of our friends at HHTM.org, Robert Traynor tells us about the fascinating Howard Hughes and The Road to Hearing Loss.

Noisy Notes: Orchestra Players and 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.

900 Words: Siblings and 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.

The Lancet Puts Forth Landmark Information about Hearing Loss and Dementia

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.

Volume 4

A New Study at Ryerson University: Hearing Aids and Emotions

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.

The Latest Headline: Hearing Loss and Diet Soda CAUSE Cognitive Decline

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.

A Baby’s Cry for Hearing Help!

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.