When buying hearing aids you need to be careful, and there are some pitfalls


A new report from the National Hearing Loss Association says buying hearing aid is like buying a new pair of jeans: it’s expensive and potentially risky.The report warns that consumers buying hearing assist equipment on the internet may not be able to be sure that the products they are buying meet FDA standards and are […]

Which hearing aids should you buy for your hearing?


A new report from a leading specialist has suggested that some of the hearing aids being sold as “agx” or “clear” hearing aids might actually be more sensitive to the impact of trauma than most of the devices currently on the market.Read moreA team of researchers led by Dr Francesco Giannini at the University of […]

Why are Amazon and eBay facing antitrust charges?


In the past week, Amazon and its parent company eBay have faced scrutiny from federal prosecutors and antitrust regulators after they were accused of colluding to rig bidding for millions of hearing aids for millions more consumers.The Federal Trade Commission is currently examining whether the two companies violated antitrust law by allowing bidding to drive […]