Tag: Speech


5 takeaways from court arguments on Trump’s new abortion referral rule

September 25, 2019

Via: The Medical News

Monday’s oral arguments before a federal appeals court were intended to center on whether the Trump administration’s new Protect Life Rule should stay in effect while lower courts consider a legal challenge by nearly two dozen states, including California, as […]

Innovation, Med Tech

Detecting language problems: a tech-assisted vision for earlier diagnosis

February 21, 2019


Children with undiagnosed language problems are more likely to find school challenging, and ultimately graduate and find employment at lower rates than children without these issues. Early diagnosis is beneficial so that a child’s development is affected as little as […]

Innovation, Medical Devices

Phonak’s new smallest and most discreet Virto B-Titanium hearing aid

August 14, 2018

Via: The Medical News

The Virto B-Titanium is the smallest and most discreet custom hearing aid Phonak has ever produced. Compared to traditional acrylic, titanium shells are 15X stronger and 50% thinner. A thinner shell allows for deeper placement in the ear canal, resulting […]

Innovation, Med Tech

New technology can help people with hearing loss better understand speech

July 30, 2018

Via: The Medical News

One of the main challenges for people with hearing loss is understanding speech in noisy surroundings. The problem is referred to as the cocktail party effect because situations where many people are talking at the same time often make it […]

Innovation, Research

Researchers study how neurostimulator can improve rehabilitation for stroke patients

May 3, 2018

Via: The Medical News

Researchers at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center are among the first in the world studying how a specific type of neurostimulator can improve rehabilitation for stroke patients. As part of the clinical trial, an electrical device called a […]


Scientists Discover More Clues to Stuttering

December 7, 2016

Via: MedlinePlus Health News

A blend of brain circuits are altered in people who stutter, new research indicates. Using an imaging technique that looks at brain cell metabolism, scientists learned that changes in areas involved in speech, attention and emotion are all linked to […]

Innovation, Med Tech

New app helps people with dementia stay connected to memories

August 4, 2016

Via: The Medical News

People suffering from Alzheimer’s and other forms of age-related dementia sometimes have trouble recognizing friends and family or knowing what to talk about when they visit. A new app created by a group of Cornell University students offers to help […]