Celebrating Women in Audiology

Posted by Amanda Mtshali on Aug 9, 2018 11:50:00 AM

“Success isn’t about how much money you can make, it’s about the difference you can make in people’s lives.”-Michelle Obama.

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Introducing the eMoyo Foundation

Posted by eMoyo on Aug 8, 2018 4:44:13 PM

We are pleased to introduce the sister company of eMoyo that aims to give back to humanity through healthcare.

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Can Cold Weather Affect Your Hearing?

Posted by Amanda Mtshali on Aug 3, 2018 8:01:32 AM

Winter is one of those seasons you either love or love to hate. A warm blanket and chai latte on a comfy couch is the ideal scenario for the average winters day. But, with cold weather comes a multitude of bugs and sniffles.

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6 common questions about insert earphones

Posted by Hlolo Ramatsoma on Aug 2, 2018 11:50:00 AM

Over the years, there's been an increase in the use of insert earphones (IE) in audiometry. Although previously supra-aural headphones were part of standard practice, insert earphones perform the same function. Furthermore, various clinical studies have shown that both transducers yield thresholds within 5dB of each other, validating the use of IE. Inserts are simply a foam earplug with tubing that carries the test signal into the ear.

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6 reasons insert earphones should be the audiometry standard

Posted by Hlolo Ramatsoma on Jul 26, 2018 11:50:00 AM

“Millions saw the apple fall, but Newton asked why.’’ - Bernard Baruch. As clinicians, we often follow the same protocols and procedures we learned in university. These procedures become a habit, we are so used to them that we don’t even think about them anymore. It’s just the way we do it, the way we have always done it.

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Tinnitus, what's all the noise about?

Posted by Hlolo Ramatsoma on Jul 25, 2018 1:35:10 PM

Imagine having a constant whistling, buzzing or ringing in your ears - all day. You can never escape it, it’s always there. It may seem better or quieter during the day, while watching the television, or while you’re on your favorite ride at the theme park.

But as soon as you lay your head on the pillow, in the quiet of your room, there it is - the annoying sound that won’t go away.

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Health 4.0: The Healthcare Revolution will be Digitized

Posted by Amanda Mtshali on Jul 5, 2018 11:54:49 AM

The second wave of technological disruption is well underway. Like a tsunami headed for the shore, the fourth industrial revolution is not losing momentum. This second wave doesn’t seem as disruptive as the one before it, but it’s one not to be underestimated.

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Q&A: KUDUwave, the Evolution of Audiology - With Dr Dirk Koekemoer

Posted by Hlolo Ramatsoma on Jun 28, 2018 11:59:00 AM

In 1876, Alexander Graham Bell and his colleague Watson experienced the very first telephone call in their Boston lab. The call wasn't clear or crisp, but it was the end of the telegraph and the beginning of modern day telephony. Today, the smartphone has further revolutionised the way we see a telephone. It integrates multiple technologies in the palm of your hand; communication is crisp and clear and reaches across the world, it even provides access to the world’s knowledge and photography worthy of a pro. Who, in the 1800’s, would have imagined that this level of technology would be possible?

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Is football fever giving your ears the boot?

Posted by Hlolo Ramatsoma on Jun 21, 2018 2:30:00 PM

Football fever has masses glued to their TV, computer and cellphone screens. This is an enormous event, loved by football fans across the globe. I must admit, the passion rubs off onto an individual like myself, who is not your average football fanatic. This year, Russia has the privilege of hosting the football World Cup. Football enthusiasts all across the world have geared up to watch the beautiful game live in Russia. Reports claim that bookings made to Russia increased by more than 60% compared to the same period last year.

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Why an audiologist could be your best investment

Posted by Grant Slabbert on Jun 14, 2018 12:11:52 PM

 If you have ever had a conference call  you will likely understand the frustration of being a part of a broken conversation in which you cannot participate.  This video sums it up perfectly and may give you a chuckle. 

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