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Study Shows Customized Audio Stimulation Reduces Tinnitus Disturbance

Study Shows Customized Audio Stimulation Reduces Tinnitus Disturbance October 2010 Tinnitus Laboratory today announced the results of a clinical study that shows significant improvements from the use of PAXX100, a customized audio device for tinnitus management designed for long-term reduction of tinnitus perception. Offered only in Canada before 2010, PAXX100 is now available in the United States for patients who ...

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Phase I/II clinical trial with AM-101 showing good safety in treatment of acute inner ear tinnitus

Phase I/II clinical trial with AM-101 showing good safety in treatment of acute inner ear tinnitus January 2011 AM-101, Auris Medical’s investigational drug for the treatment for acute inner ear tinnitus, was well tolerated and safe in a phase I/II clinical trial and showed some first indications of therapeutic efficacy, as a recent article in the journal Audiology & Neurotology* ...

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GUMC researcher says tinnitus is much more than a ‘hearing problem’

GUMC researcher says tinnitus is much more than a ‘hearing problem’ January 2011 The irritating phantom noises that tinnitus patients hear are a result of the brain trying, but failing, to repair itself Washington, DC – Tinnitus appears to be produced by an unfortunate confluence of structural and functional changes in the brain, say neuroscientists at Georgetown University Medical Center ...

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Nerve Stimulation Highly Effective in Battling Tinnitus, Nature Study Reports

Nerve Stimulation Highly Effective in Battling Tinnitus, Nature Study Reports January 2011 Targeted nerve stimulation could yield a long-term reversal of tinnitus, a debilitating hearing impairment affecting at least 10 percent of senior citizens and up to 40 percent of military veterans, according to an article posted in today’s online edition of Nature. Engineer from The University of Texas at ...

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‘White-Noise’ Therapy Alone Not Enough to Curb Tinnitus

‘White-Noise’ Therapy Alone Not Enough to Curb Tinnitus January 2011 Tinnitus – what many think of as “ringing in the ears” – is the perception of sound without any real acoustic stimulation. Sound masking therapy, a common component of tinnitus treatment, is of uncertain benefit when used on its own, a new evidence review finds. Tinnitus sufferers might hear one ...

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Rebooting the Brain Helps Stop the Ring of Tinnitus in Rats

Rebooting the Brain Helps Stop the Ring of Tinnitus in Rats January 2011 NIH-funded researchers were able to eliminate tinnitus in a group of rats by stimulating a nerve in the neck while simultaneously playing a variety of sound tones over an extended period of time, says a study published today in the advance online publication of the journalNature. The ...

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Auris Medical completes enrolment in tinnitus treatment trial

Auris Medical completes enrolment in tinnitus treatment trial February 2010 Auris Medical announced today that enrolment has been completed for its phase IIb clinical trial with AM-101 for the treatment of acute inner ear tinnitus. A total of 252 patients were enrolled in the study to re-ceive 3 intratympanic injections of either AM-101 at 0.27 or 0.81 mg/ml or placebo. ...

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SoundCure Secures Funding For New Sound-Based Tinnitus Treatment

SoundCure Secures Funding For New Sound-Based Tinnitus Treatment April 2011 SoundCure formally closed on a $3MM round of funding to help launch the commercialization of a novel sound based tinnitus treatment first developed at the University of California at Irvine. Allied Minds, Inc. led the financing. SoundCure’s tinnitus therapy was pioneered by Dr. Fan-Gang Zeng at UCI with research funded ...

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Tinnitus Treatments: Getting Closer to New Drug Therapies

Tinnitus Treatments: Getting Closer to New Drug Therapies Researchers at The University of Western Australia have shown changes in a part of the brain previously not known to be involved in tinnitus generation. The nerve cell types and the chemistry of the neural circuitry in this part of the brain differ subtly from those other parts of the brain previously ...

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