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Hearing Aids potentially to be excluded from TGA and be regulated by ACCC.

Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) is a regulatory body, part of the Australian Government Department of Health, that is responsible for regulating prescription medicine, vaccines, vitamins & minerals, medical devices, blood and blood products. TGA’s role is to ensure risk-based approach to regulation of therapeutic goods in a safe and sustainable Australian market. TGA also deals …

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Kate & Elizabeth Develop Wireless Hearing Implant

Aussie Medtech Startup Hemideina to Develop a Revolutionary Wireless Hearing Implant

Hemideina, an Australian start-up company is set to develop a first prototype, HERA, a wireless hearing implant designed to provide an alternative to traditional cochlear hearing aid implants. The technology is inspired by the New Zealand’s native Wellington tree weta, an insect species with a similar hearing range as humans. Founders Dr Kate Lomas and …

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Hearing Health

Indigenous Hearing Health on the Agenda for the Liberal Government

In the lead up to last month’s election, Scott Morrison and the Liberal party announced the government would pledge $30 Million AUD over the next 4 years towards programs tackling Indigenous hearing health. The funding will be delivered through the government’s comprehensive Hearing Assessment Program, and services will be provided through the Department of Health …

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Deal with Hearables

What’s the deal with hearables?

There is a convergence happening right now. Manufacturers are capitalizing on advances in wearable health technology to deliver new types of electronics to their consumers. New technology is revolutionising the way people manage their health, and recently some unexpected players have entered the field of ‘hearables’. To some, the term hearables just means wireless earbuds …

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