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Size comparison of Nucleus 5 and Nucleus Freedom BTEs by Jodi Cutler Del Dottore Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Thu 11 Mar 2010 7:26am If you're an avid CI family blog reader, you may have seen this already. Landon's (a.k.a. Buzz's) mom, Jen, posted some nice pictures on her blog comparing the new Nucleus 5 with the older Nucleus Freedom sound processor. There are photos both on and off Landon's ear (he's about 3 1/2 years old, BTW). Check it out: Landon's New Ears are Here ... Read on »
A Review of Nucleus® 6 by a Nucleus® Cochlear Implant Recipient by Rachel C. Patient Expert Posted Fri 09 Aug 2013 6:47am Written by Lesley Miller A few months back, I had the privilege of participating in a Clinical Trial for the Nucleus® 6 Sound Processor. I have bilateral Freedom™ (CI24RE) cochlear implants, but only my right [...] Read on »
Telehealth, the Nucleus of Patient Care by Barbara Ficarra Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Tue 05 Jul 2011 10:10pm By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA – “Telehealth, the Nucleus of Patient Care” is published in Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society ( HIMSS ). [Update:  July 6, 2011 - Complete article may be found at the end of this post.  Reprinted with permission.] Here is a selection from the article: Why i ... Read on »
BREAKING NEWS! New Cochlear Nucleus 5 System launched by DeafBlog Patient Expert Posted Fri 04 Sep 2009 9:49am Global leader in hearing solutions, Cochlear has launched a new cochlear implant system that is designed to give patients best hearing performance, with the world’s thinnest cochlear implant. Like everyone, people with impaired hearing want to lead an active and connected family and social life, without worrying that their hearing will hold ... Read on »
The role of the nucleus in disease by f1000 Posted Fri 03 Feb 2012 7:00am Kathleen Wets, Editorial Director of Biology, met Faculty Member Jan Lammerding at the American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB) meeting late last year. Jan is a member of the Cytoskeleton section, and is Assistant Professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering and the Weill Institute for Cellular and Molecular Biology at Cornell Uni ... Read on »
AB Harmony vs Nucleus 5 by Lily's Dad Patient Expert Posted Fri 09 Oct 2009 10:03pm Advanced Bionics has posted a new comparison chart versus Cochlear's latest Nucleus 5. Click on the link for more insights. Read on »
Next Nucleus Freedom information evening, Thursday 21 May by DeafBlog Patient Expert Posted Wed 20 May 2009 12:06pm Cochlear is holding its next Nucleus Freedom information evening this Thursday, on the 21 May at Crowne Plaza, Birmingham NEC. Cochlear is inviting CI candidates and those about to start their implant journey and/or their parents to the evening, to learn more about its innovative Nucleus Freedom cochlear implant system and how it can open u ... Read on »
The Nucleus Accumbens by Dirk H. Patient Expert Posted Wed 10 Feb 2010 10:33am Final destination for addictive drugs. The release of dopamine and serotonin in the nucleus accumbens lies at the root of active drug addiction. The pattern of neural firing that results from this surge of neurotransmitters is the “high.” It is the chemical essence of what it means to be addicted. Part of the medial forebrain bundl ... Read on »
Meet Ruby, the youngest baby to have the Nucleus 5 cochlear implant by DeafBlog Patient Expert Posted Fri 12 Feb 2010 9:37am Like any other babyRuby Hallows loves to hear her favourite songs 'The Wheels on the Bus' and 'Baa Baa Black Sheep.' Howeverit was only a couple of months ago that the one year-old heard these tunes for the first timethanks to her bilateral Nucleus 5 cochlear implant. Rubyfrom HednesfordStaffordshirewas born profoundl ... Read on »
Introducing the Nucleus 6 by Tammy K. Patient Expert Posted Thu 20 Jun 2013 10:11am This is so exciting! It's not available in the US yet, but just the fact that Cochlear has had two upgrades in the short four years that Aiden's been hearing is just amazing to me! Now let's just hope that our insurance agrees! ... Read on »