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January 17, 2018
Soundbite – January 2018

Latest biomedical news: Big Data about hearing aid use. You’ll also find out about the latest developments in hearing aid technology and the progress of a study to improve the future of tinnitus research – and we’ve an update on the latest drug trial for hearing loss.

Welcome to your latest Soundbite. This month, our main story is the exciting, large-scale project, ‘EVOTION, that’s identifying what affects when and how often people wear their hearing aids ­– and how well they work. This ‘Big Data’ could help inform public health policies on how to manage hearing loss. Read on below.



Professor Anne Schilder - REGAIN study


Update on drug trial for hearing loss

The REGAIN clinical trial is testing the safety of a new drug that we hope will be used to restore hearing in people. It got underway in November 2017. Read about who can take part and how to find out more in this update.



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Improving the future of tinnitus research

Over 600 people from all around the world have taken part in the COMiT’ID research study to help improve trials for evaluating tinnitus treatments. In this new blog, the Nottingham-based researchers share their key findings – and thank you all for your support!



Hearing aid technology in the home


The latest in hearing aid technology

The way we communicate and connect with the world is changing rapidly – often leaving people with hearing loss behind. But it doesn’t have to be this way. Here are some exciting new developments in hearing aid technology that will help to make sure hearing aid users don’t miss the boat.