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Osia, a New Type of Implantable Hearing Solution by Cochlear, Secures FDA Clearance: Interview

Earlier this month, Cochlear received FDA clearance for the Osia 2 System, the first active osseointegrated steady-state implant (OSI). The Osia System represents a new type of bone conducting hearing solution that uses digital piezoelectric stimulation to transmit sound vibration directly to the inner ear. While present in other auditory equipment and some medical devices,… Read More »

How to live longer: This type of exercise found to be best for increasing life expectancy

Studies have found that a long lifespan may be linked to a number of factors with genetics being one of the main ones. One study from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine looked at 500 individuals who had lived to 95 or older and identified common genotypes, rather than lifestyle variables, that caused them to… Read More »

Protein insight may lead to better control of type 2 diabetes

Scientists from the School of Medicine, have, for the first time, discovered a family of proteins that are associated with lower blood sugar levels among obese patients with type 2 diabetes. Their research is published in the current issue of the international journal Nature Communications here. The study showed that patients with type 2 diabetes who have high… Read More »

Type 2 diabetes: The best bread to eat to lower blood sugar

Type 2 diabetes means a person’s pancreas does not produce enough insulin to control blood sugar levels. Although the condition tends to go undetected in the early stages, uncontrolled blood sugar levels over time can pose life-threatening health risks such as heart disease and stroke. Fortunately, by making simple everyday tweaks, people can stave off… Read More »