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ATA Promotes More Research to Benefit Veterans with Tinnitus

ATA Promotes More Research to Benefit Veterans with Tinnitus Military veterans suffer dramatic increase in Tinnitus, other hearing damage from wars in Iraq, Afghanistan. American Tinnitus Association calls for boost in funding, research for cure. Portland, Ore. – Military veterans are suffering a dramatic increase in tinnitus and other hearing damage and deserve much more research funding to find a ...

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Clinical Factors of Tinnitus Influence Perceived Loudness and Annoyance

Clinical Factors of Tinnitus Influence Perceived Loudness and Annoyance Editor: There is huge variability in how people perceive tinnitus and in how much it affects their lives. German scientists have recently complete a study that relates perceived annoyance to loudness. Here’s the information. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Clinical characteristics of tinnitus such as duration, consistency and other factors influence the way individuals perceive ...

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Psychotherapy Quiets Concerns Over Ringing in the Ears

Psychotherapy Quiets Concerns Over Ringing in the Ears Editor: There are a variety of treatments available for tinnitus sufferers, and many of them seem to be effective for some folks, but not all. But this is the first time I’ve someone advocate the use of psychotherapy as a tinnitus treatment! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ January 2007 Psychotherapy may help tinnitus suffers cope with ...

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Auris Medical Initiating Clinical Trial with Tinnitus Drug

Auris Medical Initiating Clinical Trial with Tinnitus Drug We’ve been following Auris Medical’s drugs for the prevention and reversal of noise-induced hearing loss. It turns out that they also have a drug that is intended to treat inner ear tinnitus. Here’s the story! Auris Medical initiated its first clinical trial with AM-101, its investigational drug for the treatment of inner ...

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Low-pitch treatment alleviates ringing sound of tinnitus

Low-pitch treatment alleviates ringing sound of tinnitus Editor: We’ve long been telling tinnitus sufferers that there’s really no cure, but some behavioral changes might alleviate some of the symptoms of tinnitus. Now researchers at the University of California at Irvine may have added another weapon to that arsenal! UCI researchers find novel approach for hearing therapy For those who pumped ...

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Basque Research Announces Successful Tinnitus Treatment

Basque Research Announces Successful Tinnitus Treatment Editor: We’ve been hearing about the effectiveness of Tinnitus Retraining Therapy for some time, and new research is adding to the evidence that it can be very effective. Here’s the press release from the folks at Basque Research. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ It is estimated that between 10 and 17% of the population has suffered tinnitus at ...

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Tinnitus Help Hard to Find

Tinnitus Help Hard to Find Editor: This probably isn’t news to anyone who suffers from tinnitus. This press release from Britain’s RNID reveals that even doctors don’t know much about this surprisingly common condition! One in seven people have experienced the symptoms of tinnitus – noises inside the ears or head – but 70 per cent of GPs surveyed have ...

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Neuromonics Launches First U.S. Clinical Study to Assess Long-Term Tinnitus Treatment

Neuromonics Launches First U.S. Clinical Study to Assess Long-Term Tinnitus Treatment Editor: Neuromonics is starting a clinical trial of their tinnitus treatment program. Early research indicates significant improvement in over 90 percent of participants. Here’s the press release. Post-Market Study Will Add to Growing Body of Treatment Data Neuromonics today announced the initiation of the first post-market U.S. study, to ...

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Searching For The Brain Center Responsible For Tinnitus

Searching For The Brain Center Responsible For Tinnitus Editor: The folks at the University at Buffalo have demonstrated that tinnitus originates in the brain and are now searching for the area of the brain responsible for this condition. For the more than 50 million Americans who experience the phantom sounds of tinnitus — ringing in the ears that can range ...

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Cells in Developing Ear May Explain Tinnitus

Cells in Developing Ear May Explain Tinnitus Editor: You may not really care what causes tinnitus nearly as much as you care that someone finds a way to stop it. The two are, of course, related; one of the keys to curing something is understanding what is causing it. Scientists at Johns Hopkins University are making progress towards that end! ...

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