The Effect of Adaptive Nonlinear Frequency Compression on Phoneme Perception.

Conclusions: Findings suggest that both types of NFC tested in this study provided a similar amount of speech perception benefit, when compared with group-level performance with conventional hearing aid technology. Individual-level results are presented with discussion around patterns of results that differ from the group average. PMID: 29121162 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: American Journal of Audiology - Category: Audiology Authors: Tags: Am J Audiol Source Type: research

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Funding Opportunity PA-18-928 from the NIH Guide for Grants and Contracts. The overarching goal of the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program is to support small businesses to develop technologies that can advance the mission of the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), through research priorities identified by the Division of AIDS Research. This funding opportunity announcement encourages SBIR grant applications to support the development of new technologies for HIV prevention or treatment or the application of existing technologies to behavioral and social science HIV research in these domains.
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Funding Opportunity PA-18-927 from the NIH Guide for Grants and Contracts. The overarching goal of the Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) program is to support small businesses to develop technologies that can advance the mission of the National Institute of Mental Health, through the identified research priorities of Division of AIDS Research. This funding opportunity announcement encourages STTR grant applications to support the development of new technologies for HIV prevention or treatment or the application of existing technologies to behavioral and social science HIV research in these domains.
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[The Herald] Zimbabwe could see new HIV infections among 15- to 29-year-olds drop by a third within a decade if the country scales up available prevention tools over the next five years, the second annual Goalkeepers Data Report launched yesterday by The Bill&Melinda Gates Foundation has said.
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[Daily News] KAGERA Regional Commissioner (RC), Brigadier General Marco Gigati has appealed to the area residents to increase awareness on fighting HIV/AIDS as a warning that the disease was still a major killer in the world.
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Authors: Franzmann EJ, Donovan MJ Abstract INTRODUCTION: Head and neck cancer remains a challenging disease that is increasing in incidence with the majority of patients diagnosed at an advanced stage where five-year survival is approximately 50%. Current approaches including oral-brush biopsies, fluorescence-based technologies and salivary molecular profiling have demonstrated some success; however, cost, ease of use and accuracy remain limiting factors. Areas Covered: This is a profile of a novel, easy to use oral rinse point-of-care (POC) test to aid in the diagnosis of oral and oropharyngeal cancer. Background ...
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