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New online, sound matching tool offers tinnitus sufferers potential treatment options

A tea kettle, buzzing cicada or screeching noise? Tinnitus suffers are being invited to use a new online, sound matching tool to help better understand their type of tinnitus and the potential treatments that might be able to help them.

Source: News-Medical.Net
Published: Mon, 24 Sep 2018 12:44 UTC

Mindfulness-based approach could improve treatment for people with tinnitus

New UK research has found that a new mindfulness-based approach to tinnitus could transform the treatment of the condition.

Source: News-Medical.Net
Published: Mon, 02 Jul 2018 19:06 UTC

Three experts from The Tinnitus Clinic contribute to major review on pulsatile tinnitus

Three specialists from the leading provider of tinnitus treatments in the UK have joined experts from Whipps Cross University Hospital to deliver a paper on the causes, assessment, and management of a less common but more troublesome form of the condition.

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Published: Mon, 18 Jun 2018 11:04 UTC

Early life stress impacts how the sensory systems develop, review shows

Life needs stimulation. However, overstimulation can cause exhaustion and illness. During specific sensitive periods early in life, stress can even affect later mental health.

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Published: Tue, 17 Apr 2018 03:00 UTC

Scientists reveal novel approach to restoration of hearing

Hearing loss is a common affliction associated with advancing age and exposure to very loud noises, affecting two-thirds of adults over age 70.

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Published: Thu, 05 Apr 2018 04:02 UTC

FDA-approved drug for chemical abortion shows promise for treatment of vestibular schwannoma

Massachusetts Eye and Ear researchers have shown that mifepristone, a drug currently FDA-approved for chemical abortion, prevents the growth of vestibular schwannoma cells. This sometimes-lethal intracranial tumor typically causes hearing loss and tinnitus

Source: News-Medical.Net
Published: Tue, 03 Apr 2018 20:57 UTC

Audiologist urges tinnitus sufferers facing 'revolving door healthcare' to seek support

An audiologist from the UK’s leading tinnitus clinic is urging sufferers to seek support after a study has revealed considerable regional variation in tinnitus service provision across the UK, particularly in the availability of psychological treatments.

Source: News-Medical.Net
Published: Wed, 21 Mar 2018 11:37 UTC

Experimental device could help ease tinnitus symptoms by targeting unruly nerve activity in the brain

Millions of Americans hear ringing in their ears -- a condition called tinnitus -- but a new study shows an experimental device could help quiet the phantom sounds by targeting unruly nerve activity in the brain.

Source: News-Medical.Net
Published: Sat, 06 Jan 2018 01:47 UTC

Scientists develop promising new approach to tinnitus treatment

An experimental device that delivers precisely timed signals to target nerve activity in the brain could help ease the symptoms of tinnitus.

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Published: Thu, 04 Jan 2018 15:35 UTC

Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy found to be effective in reducing tinnitus severity

A randomized controlled trial published in the current issue of Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics discloses the effectiveness of mindfulness-based cognitive therapy as a treatment for chronic tinnitus.

Source: News-Medical.Net
Published: Tue, 02 Jan 2018 17:15 UTC