Tag Archives: almost

“Almost perfect” hearing for deaf with new tech

New technology can improve sound quality for hearing implant users by a life-changing amount. New technology can improve sound quality for hearing implant users by a life-changing amount. * Current technology sounds metallic – music sounds like “a crash”* Audio quality of new system is 90-100% of original signal – ie almost perfect hearing* Multiple stored versions mean high… Read More »

Cancer drug shortages result in almost no treatment changes

For the vast majority of cancer drugs experiencing shortages over a seven-year period, a new USC research study found no statistically significant effect of shortages on chemotherapy treatment. “These findings are surprising in light of the substantial media and policy attention that the cancer drug shortage problem has garnered,” said Mireille Jacobson, study coauthor and… Read More »