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According to recent findings by the Office for National Statistics, we are living longer, but not necessarily more healthily. Sure, our life expectancy has increased, but those extra years have usually been spent in poor health. How can we reach…

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Approximately 11 million people have either deafness or hearing loss in the UK, according to the charity Action on Hearing Loss – and 945,000 of these people are based in Scotland. As our population ages, more people are expected to…

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Hearing loss is not just a problem for those who are retired, it also affects those working age too. Of the 11 million people in the UK with hearing loss, just under half of those with hearing loss in the…

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There are 11 million people with hearing loss across the UK, and only 40% of those are using a hearing aid. So, what is stopping the other 60% from getting hearing aids? Here are some common reasons people give for…

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Artificial Intelligence (or AI for short) has been transforming the technological landscape for the past few years, and now the next industry to benefit from its tremendous potential is the world of hearing aids. Starkey are proud to launching the…

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Deaf and hard of hearing students need to speak up at their universities if they want their needs to be taken more seriously and reach their full academic potential, says a current Oxford student, who has hearing loss himself. Oliver…

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Hearing loss is on the rise around the world. The World Health Organisation (WHO) estimates that by 2050, more than 900 million people will have disabling hearing loss. Hearing loss worldwide has long been linked with unsuitable working conditions where…

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Do you, or does someone you know, keep mishearing things? Well, why not book a free, no obligation consultation with one of our qualified hearing aid audiologists? House of Hearing is Scotland’s premier independent dispenser of hearing aids and audiological…

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We all know that hearing loss is bad news for your ears, but did you know that it could affect your mental health? That’s according to a recent study which has found that untreated hearing loss is connected to with…

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March the 3rd is officially World Hearing Day. This is a day promoted by the World Health Organization (WHO) to raise awareness on prevention of hearing loss and to promote healthy hearing practices around the world. Every year, they choose…

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