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Slowing Brain Changes

Slowing Brain Changes

Article review by Michael Wong; Principal Audiologist, Alpha Hearing.   I was interested to read this article by journalist Jill Margo in the Australian Financial Review (Apr 5 2016). Through my years in clinical practice, I have come to believe that...

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Can we create new senses for humans?

Can we create new senses for humans?

What if you can feel what you hear? What if your phone could pick up the sounds you hear, then transmit this to a vest that gives different pulsating feelings? Your brain then translates these pulses to sound signals and processes this in the same way as sound. Our...

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Tinnitus and Chronic Pain Similarities

Tinnitus and Chronic Pain Similarities

For over 30 years scientists have noted similarities between tinnitus and chronic pain. With advances in brain imaging, scientist at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) and Georgetown University Medical Centre have recently revealed there is a central...

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What Happens at Your Appointment

What Happens at Your Appointment

So, you’re thinking about making an appointment to get your hearing checked? Great thought! Being proactive about your hearing health goes a long way towards your overall health and wellbeing. Here’s a general idea of what you can expect at a hearing assessment....

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