Cochlear implant surgery gives these children a new lease of life

50 children undergo operation for free to correct hearing disability N. Yogish, a labourer, from Padil here is happy to see his four-year-old son Nishant call him “Appa”. “Earlier, he would just tap the chair and call me. He is slowly picking up words,” says Mr. Yogish, who is impressed with the progress in his […]

Cochlear Implants Are Miraculous and Maddening

Cochlear Implants Are Miraculous and Maddening “You’ll never be deaf,” my longtime ear doctor, Ronald Hoffman, said to me years ago. At the time, I thought he meant I’d never lose all my hearing. What I know now is that technology would take over when my ears no longer worked. Through a cochlear implant, I […]

Renowned ENT specialist shot at, injured in Peshawar

  Renowned Ear Nose Throat (ENT) specialist of Hayatabad Medical Complex (HMC) Professor Dr Asmattullah Khan seriously injured outside his house when unknown armed persons opened fire on him in the early hours of Thursday. Police said that Dr Asmatullah was coming for duty to Hayatabad Medical complex in his car, when he was targeted […]

Report explores the electrosurgery market that is pised to reach $4.0 billion by 2019

The global electrosurgery market is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 5.9% in the forecast period. Technological advancements in the electrosurgery devices, rapidly aging population, and increasing demand for minimally invasive surgery are some of the key factors that are fuelling the growth of the electrosurgery market. However, healthcare reforms in the U.S. market […]

Global Cochlear Implants Market 2016

The Global Cochlear Implants Industry 2016 Market Research Report is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the Cochlear Implants industry. Firstly, Cochlear Implants Market report provides a basic overview of the Cochlear Implants industry including definitions, classifications, applications and Cochlear Implants industry chain structure. Global Cochlear Implants Market analysis is provided […]

Cochlear Implant Frequently Asked Questions

What is a cochlear implant? A cochlear implant is a device that provides stimulation directly to the auditory nerve, bypassing damaged hair cells in the cochlea that prevent sound from reaching the nerve. An implant does not result in “restored” hearing for the recipient, but does allow him or her to perceive sounds. How long […]

New cochlear implant offers all round hearing to deaf at half the cost

A deaf women has become the first in the country to be given “stereo” hearing from just one cochlear implant. The new electronic device could revolutionise treatment for the very hard of hearing as it costs half as much as previous techniques. In the past the only way for deaf adults to have all round […]

Deaf toddler’s life changes after cochlear implant

Danni Steedman, 2, with her parents Kris and Karen Steedman, has regular therapy to learn how to hear and speak with her cochlear implant. Danni Steedman has two-and-a-half years of listening to catch up on. The youngster, who has hearing loss in both ears, received a cochlear implant in her left ear in June. Danni, […]

Top 4 Emerging Trends Impacting the Surgical Power Tools Market Until 2020: Technavio

Technavio’s latest report on the global surgical power tools market provides an analysis on the most important trends expected to impact the market outlook from 2016-2020. Technavio defines an emerging trend as a factor that has the potential to significantly impact the market and contribute to its growth or decline. Paradigm shift toward the adoption […]

Qatar’s Sidra eyes launch of day surgeries as more clinics open

Five new pediatric outpatient clinics have opened this month at Sidra Medical and Research Center. The hospital, which currently only offers outpatient services, said plans are also underway to begin day surgery procedures. So far, more than 30 of a planned 40 specialized outpatient clinics and services have launched. All are expected to be running […]