When silencing phantom noises is a matter of science
New study in mice proposes the first gene that could help prevent tinnitus, that ringing in the ears inside one's head when no external sound is present. This discovery is a first step to identify the molecules that could be targeted in treatments to silence the phantom noises, and help thousands of people.
Conclusion: Losartan might prevent axonal sprouting after hearing loss by blocking TGF-β signaling thereby preventing maladaptive auditory-somatosensory plasticity. PMID: 30021416 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
ConclusionsOur experience in this small series of patients indicated transvenous balloon-assisted Onyx embolization was a feasible and effective option for treating selected HCDAVFs.
Publication date: April–June 2018Source: Journal of Ayurveda and Integrative Medicine, Volume 9, Issue 2, Supplement 1Author(s): Ganga Hadimani
Conclusions: TTMP was common in young adult males, caused often by assaults, presented with ear hearing loss and tinnitus, perforations were located in antero-inferior part of TM and most healed well. Factors associated with poor healing were postero-superior location, large size and penetrating injuries to the TM. Funding: Not indicated. PMID: 30013259 [PubMed - in process]
Laryngo-Rhino-Otol DOI: 10.1055/a-0648-4856Die Diagnostik und Behandlung des Tinnitus erfordert neurootologische Kompetenz und eine ebenso sachgerechte wie für den Tinnitus-Betroffenen verständliche Aufklärung.Leitliniengerecht entscheidend ist – entsprechend der Tinnitus-Leitlinien von 2015 – die „Beratung des Patienten durch den betreuenden Arzt hinsichtlich seiner persönlichen Ätiopathogenese, wie der persönlichen Verarbeitung des Tinnitus, der Prognose, tinnitusverstärkender Faktoren oder das Ohr schädigender Einflüsse“.Dementsprechend ...
WEDNESDAY, July 18, 2018 -- The risk of cochlear disorders, especially tinnitus, is increased among patients with a history of migraine, according to a study published online July 12 in JAMA Otolaryngology-Head&Neck Surgery. Juen-Haur Hwang,...
Neuromodulation: Technology at the Neural Interface, EarlyView.
CONCLUSIONS: Intraoperative CSF Leak may cause a temporary non-significant worsening of hearing in the first-month postoperatively without any difference at 6 months. PMID: 30016910 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
ConclusionCameron ulcer is a rare cause of iron deficiency anemia from chronic blood loss. It is fatal but easily treatable ulcer at hiatal hernia. It very rare in pediatrics age particularly under five children and high index of suspicion is lifesaving.
Publication date: Available online 11 July 2018Source: Brain StimulationAuthor(s): Eva Dijkstra, Martijn Figee, Damiaan Denys, P. Richard Schuurman