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Anchor lead: Will a new, lower priced hearing aid encourage more people to use them? Elizabeth Tracey reports Have you or someone you love experienced hearing loss? You may know that such loss is usually progressive, leads to social isolation …

November 9, 2018 – Hearing Loss Impact Read more »

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Anchor lead: Will the new Bose hearing aid open the market and improve access? Elizabeth Tracey reports Hearing loss is common as people age, and is associated with an increased risk of dementia. Research is ongoing on whether hearing aids …

November 8, 2018 – OTC Hearing Aid? Read more »

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Anchor lead: Will a new hearing aid encourage more people to use the devices? Elizabeth Tracey reports The audio manufacturer Bose has recently received FDA approval to market a hearing aid. Nicolas Reed, an audiologist and researcher at Johns Hopkins, …

November 7, 2018 – Bose Hearing Aid Read more »

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Anchor lead: There is a way to make thyroid surgery scarless, Elizabeth Tracey reports Masses in the thyroid gland that require surgery are very common, with over a hundred thousand taking place each year in the United States. Jon Russell, …

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This week’s topics include seafood consumption and Alzheimer’s disease, transcranial stimulation for tinnitus, long term use of marijuana and cognition, and mobile texts for medication adherence. Program notes: 0:40 Fish and cognition 1:49 Moderate seafood associated with less cognitive deficit …

PodMed – Week of February 15, 2016 Read more »