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Gamma Knife and Other Stereotactic Radiotherapies for Acoustic Neuroma
Radiation therapy for acoustic neuroma has evolved over the past decade, not only as a primary treatment, but also as a secondary treatment for regrowth. This article, published on Medscape’s website on July 13th, reviews current technologies and how they can be used for AN, and reviews what they call the “controversies” surrounding the use of stereotactic radiation for AN.
Senate Passes the Over-the-Counter Hearing Aid Act of 2017 Bringing Affordable and Accessible Hearing Health Care Closer to Reality
Bethesda, MD:The U.S. Senate today passed the Over-the-Counter Hearing Aid Act of 2017. The bill was already passed by the House of Representatives on July 12. With this groundbreaking legislation Congress has sent a message to America that people with hearing loss need – and deserve – more affordable and accessible hearing health care.