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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 Tinnitus Treatment Study Published in ENT Journal

Neuromonics Tinnitus Treatment Study Published in ENT Journal Editor: A study published in ‘ENT Journal’ documents the effectiveness of the Neuromonics Tinnitus Treatment program. Here’s the story from the folks at Neuromonics. Neuromonics Inc has announced the publication of the first clinical study evaluating the Neuromonics Tinnitus Treatment’s effectiveness compared to relevant control groups. Published in the June 15 issue ...

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The New Buzz on Detecting Tinnitus

The New Buzz on Detecting Tinnitus Editor: Those who keep up on what’s happening in tinnitus research know that it’s generated in the brain, not the ear. Now scientists at Henry Ford Hospital have determined the location within the brain that creates the perception of tinnitus. Here’s their press release. It’s a ringing, a buzzing, a hissing or a clicking ...

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More action is needed to support millions of tinnitus sufferers worldwide

More action is needed to support millions of tinnitus sufferers worldwide Editor: It’s good to see tinnitus in the news! The affliction is surprisingly common, and affects many veterans returning from our overseas conflicts. Here’s a pretty good review of the condition from the folks at Wiley-Blackwell. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ November 2009 As many as one in seven people will experience tinnitus, ...

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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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Study to Test New Tinnitus ‘Treatment’

Study to Test New Tinnitus ‘Treatment’ A new clinical trial is to test whether a pocket-sized device that uses sound simulation to reboot faulty ‘wiring’ in the brain could cure people with the debilitating hearing disorder tinnitus. The CR(r) neuromodulation device delivers specific sequences of sounds to disrupt the pattern of neurons firing in the brain. It is believed that ...

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Combination treatments for tinnitus give better results

Combination treatments for tinnitus give better results Editor: If you’ve been paying attention you know that tinnitus and its treatment is in the news. Here’s an article from the folks at hear-it.org with information on current practices. Their website is a real goldmine of hearing loss information, so do visit them at hear-it.org December 2012 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ No single treatment has ...

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Starkey introduces tinnitus treatment and wireless products

Starkey introduces tinnitus treatment and wireless products January 2013 Starkey Hearing Technologies, a global leader in hearing technology, is excited to introduce its new tinnitus treatment solution and two new members to its wireless family. Distributed under the Starkey brand name, Xino(tm) Tinnitus combines advanced hearing aid technology designed to provide personalized tinnitus relief. Xino Wireless includes the new micro ...

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C-Print Demand Increases at NTID

C-Print Demand Increases at NTID By Greg Livadas Editor: You’ve probably heard of C-Print, a captioning technology that allows supports a “concept for concept” philosophy. The technology was developed at NTID and has been used there for years. Now there’s a growing demand for these services, an indication that many of the NTID students prefer captioning to the more traditional ...

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Using Assistive Listening Devices While Traveling

Using Assistive Listening Devices While Traveling by Jan Christensen ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Editor: Did you know that many tourist attractions are trying to make their facilities accessible to people with hearing loss? They have achieved varying degrees of success, as Jan relates in this story. Jan will tell you, and I heartily concur, that people need to ask for and use what ...

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