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Researchers win grant from the National Science Foundation to target tinnitus

Researchers win grant from the National Science Foundation to target tinnitus A team of Wayne State University researchers was awarded $330,000 from the National Science Foundation to develop a 3-D neural probe. Their aim is to develop an implantable device that will suppress tinnitus, a neurological disorder that affects more than 250 million people worldwide. With the ever-expanding knowledge in ...

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HLAA Convention: Tinnitus – Current Neuroscience Research and Theories

HLAA Convention: Tinnitus – Current Neuroscience Research and Theories By Bonnie O’Leary June 2011 If you struggle with tinnitus, you are not alone. There are over 46 million people in this country who have some form of this often debilitating condition. This tinnitus workshop was presented by Amber M. Leaver, PhD, who got involved with tinnitus research at Georgetown University’s ...

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Neuromonics Reports Relief for Veterans Suffering from Tinnitus

Neuromonics Reports Relief for Veterans Suffering from Tinnitus Neuromonics reports that its treatment for tinnitus has restored a sense of normalcy in the lives of more than 1,100 veterans who have been successfully treated with its technology. The company cites the cases of two war veterans who were recently treated for tinnitus with the Neuromonics technology and technique. Corporal Lewit ...

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Potential Tinnitus Drug Highlighted at “The Neuroscience of Tinnitus” Conference

Potential Tinnitus Drug Highlighted at “The Neuroscience of Tinnitus” Conference State University of New York at Buffalo (UB) researchers are highlighting a new drug therapy that eliminates tinnitus with a single dose in animal models, as well as other advances, at the Fifth Tinnitus Research Initiative Conference. Sponsored in part by UB’s Center for Hearing and Deafness, the reportedly sold-out ...

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Tinnitus discovery could lead to new ways to stop the ringing

Tinnitus discovery could lead to new ways to stop the ringing Neuroscientists at the University of California, Berkeley, are offering hope to the 10 percent of the population who suffer from tinnitus – a constant, often high-pitched ringing or buzzing in the ears that can be annoying and even maddening, and has no cure. Their new findings, published online last ...

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Tinnitus

Tinnitus A condition that often accompanies hearing loss is tinnitus, which is a “phantom noise”. The intensity can vary from mild to overwhelming; the sound can be intermittent or continuous, musical or irritating, pure tone or a cacophony of noise. March 2013 – Neuromonics Introduces Device for Mild to Moderate Tinnitus March 2013 – University start-up spearheads tinnitus breakthrough March ...

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Meniere’s Disease

Meniere’s Disease

Meniere’s Disease Meniere’s Disease is a syndrome that typically includes hearing loss as one of its symptoms. There are many variations in the course of the disease, so an individual’s symptoms may vary considerably from the norm.

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Causes

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Causes of Hearing Loss With all of the extraordinary medical advances of the past few decades, one might reasonably expect that medical professionals would be able to enumerate the causes of deafness. It’s true that they can recite a long list of things that can cause deafness. But it’s also surprising how often they are unable to identify the specific ...

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Audiology

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Audiology and People with Hearing Loss We all know what an audiologist is, right? She’s the person who tests our hearing and prescribes hearing aids to help those with hearing loss hear better. That may be the common perception, but there’s a bit more to it than that. The American Academy of Audiology Position Paper on the Scope of Practice ...

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