Calvin Zhang (right) and Professor Richard So co-developed the Incus hearing aid, designed to mimic the natural ability of the human brain to quell background noise and sharpen target sounds. Photo: Incus
Calvin Zhang (right) and Professor Richard So co-developed the Incus hearing aid, designed to mimic the natural ability of the human brain to quell background noise and sharpen target sounds. Photo: Incus
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Why hearing loss can cause dementia, how you can prevent it, and the Hong Kong inventors with one solution

  • Even mild hearing loss doubles dementia risk, a study shows, but it is easily diagnosed and often helped with hearing aids, or sometimes even simpler methods
  • Hong Kong inventor Calvin Zhang developed a comfortable, noise-cancelling hearing aid after his grandfather refused to wear his traditional one

Calvin Zhang (right) and Professor Richard So co-developed the Incus hearing aid, designed to mimic the natural ability of the human brain to quell background noise and sharpen target sounds. Photo: Incus
Calvin Zhang (right) and Professor Richard So co-developed the Incus hearing aid, designed to mimic the natural ability of the human brain to quell background noise and sharpen target sounds. Photo: Incus
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