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  1. NHS wasting A 2bn by handing out too many drugs and testsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 6 | The First Post

    The NHS is wasting more than A 2bn a year by giving patients tests, drugs and treatments they do not need, according to a year-long study by the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges. The professional body, which represents the country's 250,000 doctors, claims patients are too readily tested, diagnosed and treated for certain conditions.

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  2. Siemens sells Audiology Solutions unit for $2.68BRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 6 | Seeking Alpha

    ... Despite the profit boost, the company expects revenue to remain flat next year. The divestiture of Siemens Audiology Solutions follows the recent sales of two other parts of Siemens' health care business, hospital information-technology and ...

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  3. Siemens Sells Hearing-Aid UnitRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 6 | Wall Street Journal

    ... 4ngmann family, in a deal valued at a 2.15 billion ($2.68 billion). EQT will acquire a majority stake in Siemens Audiology Solutions, a division of Siemens Healthcare, with Santo Holding acting as a minority co-investor. Siemens will retain a ...

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  4. Siemens sells hearing aid business to EQT for EUR 2.15BRead the original story

    Monday Oct 27 | Theflyonthewall.com

    Siemens sells hearing aid business to EQT for EUR 2.15B Siemens said it is selling Siemens Audiology Solutions to the investment company EQT and Germany's Strungmann family of entrepreneurs as co-investor for EUR 2.15B plus an earn-out component. Siemens has decided not to further pursue preparations for the public listing it announced in May. Siemens will remain invested in the hearing aid business with preferred equity of EUR 200M.

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  5. FDA Oncologic Drugs Advisory Committee to hold a meetingRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 23 | Theflyonthewall.com

    GenVec to receive $3M milestone payment from Novartis GenVec has achieved a milestone in its collaboration with Novartis for the development of treatments for hearing and balance disorders. Novartis has dosed the first patient in a clinical study to assess the safety, tolerability, and efficacy of intra-labyrinthine CGF166 in patients with severe hearing loss.

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  6. Siemens says profits jump 25pc in year to SeptRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 6 | The Peninsula

    ... it announced in May," the company said. "In the past years Siemens Healthcare has invested significantly in its audiology business. Both EQT with the Wallenberg family as anchor investor and the Struengmann family have outstanding reputations and ...

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  7. NIOSH Trumpets Ways to 'Buy Quiet'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 5 | PaintSquare

    That's the warning from U.S. health and safety officials, who are sounding an alarm and offering resources to save what's left of workers' hearing. Nearly half of all construction workers suffer hearing loss, the most common work-related injury in the United States, according to the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health .

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  8. Siemens Sells Hearing Aid Unit for $2.68 BillionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 5 | Wall Street Journal

    ... with EPS growth of 25% in 2014. The company proposed a shareholder dividend of a 3.3 a share. The sale of the audiology solutions unit comes on the heels of recent Siemens' decisions to shed two other parts of its health care business, hospital ...

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  9. More - ABC EnvironmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 5 | Australian Broadcasting Corporation

    AS THE DESIRE FOR more mobile technology increases, you could one day recharge your devices simply by eating lunch. As long you don't mind looking a little unusual.

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  10. The Julia Plan - A 5-Handicap in 5 years - lol.Read the original story

    Wednesday Nov 5 | The Sand Trap

    I read parts of the long drawn out thread about The Dan Plan of becoming a pro golfer. I'm 62 with no such aspirations.

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  11. 'Today is epic. I got my life back. I can hear nearly normally for the first time in decades' 'Read the original story

    Wednesday Nov 5 | Business of Life

    People that are blind actually do better socially than people with severe hearing loss. And many people who have severe hearing loss such as myself get symptoms that further exacerbates the social isolation.

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  12. Despite disabilities, U. student spreads message of hopeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 5 | KSL-TV

    Among the second-year students at the University of Utah is Darran Zenger. His dream is to become a social worker, which involves a demanding list of classes and practicums and training in different areas - learning people skills and understanding government aid.

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  13. IntriCon Reports 2014 Third-Quarter ResultsRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 29 | Freshnews

    IntriCon Corporation , a designer, developer, manufacturer and distributor of miniature and micro-miniature body-worn devices, today announced financial results for its third quarter ended September 30, 2014. Financial Results For the 2014 third quarter, the company reported net sales of $17.0 million, up from $12.3 million in the prior-year period.

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  14. Hearing loss in one infant twin affects mother's speech to both babiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 29 | PhysOrg Weblog

    Is it possible that hearing loss in one infant from a pair of twins can affect the mother's speech to both infants? A new acoustics study zeroes in on this question and suggests that not only is this alteration of speech entirely possible, but that mothers speak to both infants as if they are hearing impaired. The study explores the acoustic characteristics of three mothers ' speech towards their infant twins.

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  15. When Hearing Aid Users Listen To Music, Less Is...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 29 | RedOrbit

    Image Caption: According to new research, less sophisticated hearing aids may be more compatible with listening to music, especially recorded music that has itself been processed to change the way it sounds. Credit: Thinkstock.com The type of sound processing that modern hearings aids provide to make speech more understandable for wearers may also make music enjoyment more difficult, according to a new study by the University of Colorado Boulder.

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  16. You Can Help One Of Our Misteltoe Show Artists Make A DifferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 29 | WMTX-FM Tampa

    In an effort to make real and lasting change in the world, one our Mix 100.7 Mistletoe Show artists, Matt Nathanson has partnered with Starkey Hearing Foundation to raise awareness and funds for the hearing impaired. He recently made the 24-hour journey from San Francisco, CA to Huancayo, Peru to volunteer with the Foundation team and distribute over 1,000 hearing aids and after care to people in need.

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  17. Listen Technologies Announces Inaugural Champion AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 28 | Mi2n

    The award will be presented annually each October. Criteria for honorees include their contributions to advocacy, compliance, implementation, technology and/or innovation.

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  18. When hearing aid users listen to music, less is moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 27 | Science Daily

    The type of sound processing that modern hearings aids provide to make speech more understandable for wearers may also make music enjoyment more difficult, according to a new study. The findings suggest that less sophisticated hearing aids might actually be more compatible with listening to music, especially recorded music that has itself been processed to change the way it sounds.

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  19. Article ImageRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 29 | Nottingham Evening Post

    OLD with no speech will be given "the childhood he deserves" after volunteers enlisted by a charity made him a purpose-built garden. Zidaan Ahmed has Treacher Collins syndrome, affecting his eating and drinking and making him partially deaf and unable to play in the garden unsupervised.

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  20. Medical Museum in rare displayRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 29 | PressReleasePoint

    A rare display of the some of the historic medical curiosities that have been collected by The University of Manchester over the past 150 years has opened at Manchester Central Library. Nine cabinets placed in the corridor outside the reading room on the first floor cover a range of topics from hearing and visual aids to equipment made of glass, silver and ceramics and a special display of packaging.

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