Entries from Grumpy Old Deafies tagged with 'medical'

Deaf People at a Higher Risk of Heart Disease & Stroke

There's a video report on the BBC website, which explains that doctors have found that deaf people are at a higher risk of heart disease and stroke. (BSL/English Interpreted only - no subtitles, sorry. Go and complain to the BBC)....

RNID and Medical Research

Yesterday we received an e mail, around deaf organisatons. The e mail raised two main issues, so we'll split this up into two blog posts. Instead of me rephrasing (which no-one needs), with permission I've copied (part) of the e...

Coming soon: Hybrid Implant - Hearing Aid

It seems a hybrid implant / hearing aid is currently being tested. Part hearing aid part implant, which is aimed at hard of hearing people with some residual hearing but too much hearing to be considered a candidate for a...

Cochlear's aggressive marketing working

Cochlear has just announced a 25% rise in net profit after tax to a record $100.1 million for the year ended 30 June 2007, while core earnings were up 24 per cent to $107.56 million. Global sales of Cochlear's implants...

BUAV guide to charities & animal testing, what about deaf organisations?

BUAV has published a guide, as to which charities are ethically sound when it comes to donating. It describes itself as: to help animal lovers support health-related charities, secure in the knowledge that their donations will not fund animal research....

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