The'Love Hormone' May Quiet Tinnitus

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DISCUSSION: A large percentage of workers exposed to noisy workplaces were vulnerable because hearing protection was neither required nor routinely used. Further work is required to assess whether this reflects gaps in health and safety legislation or its implementation. PMID: 30110508 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Health Reports - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Health Rep Source Type: research
Conclusion: Azithromycin short-term use was not associated with an increased risk of SNHL in comparison to amoxicillin ± clavulanate.
Source: Otology and Neurotology - Category: ENT & OMF Tags: Sens Orineural Hearing Loss and Tinnitus Source Type: research
Objectives: To investigate the risk of stroke in SSNHL patients. Study Design: A longitudinal follow-up cohort study. Setting: The Korean National Health Insurance Service-National Sample Cohort from 2002 to 2013. Patients: The 4,944 SSNHL participants were matched with 19,776 controls for age, sex, income, region of residence, hypertension, diabetes, and dyslipidemia. The SSNHL subjects were diagnosed (International Classification of Disease [ICD]-10: H91.2), underwent an audiometry examination, and were treated with steroids. The history of hemorrhagic stroke, ischemic stroke, hypertension, diabetes, dyslipide...
Source: Otology and Neurotology - Category: ENT & OMF Tags: Sens Orineural Hearing Loss and Tinnitus Source Type: research
Conclusion: Findings of this study further indicate that the left ear is more susceptible to noise exposure compared with the right ear.
Source: Otology and Neurotology - Category: ENT & OMF Tags: Sens Orineural Hearing Loss and Tinnitus Source Type: research
Conclusions: Patients with MEANTs can present with nonspecific symptomatology that overlaps with more commonly encountered middle ear lesions. MEANT exhibits a proclivity for recurrence according to T-stage and long-term clinical follow up is necessary, particularly for advanced stage tumors.
Source: Otology and Neurotology - Category: ENT & OMF Tags: Tumors of the Ear and Cranial Base Source Type: research
Condition:   Tinnitus Interventions:   Dietary Supplement: Hericium honey bolus;   Dietary Supplement: Placebo honey bolus Sponsor:   Providence University, Taiwan Recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
The unidentified patient was referred to The Hear Clinic in Leicester by his GP after suffering severe earache and hearing loss, plus worsened tinnitus, after months of gradual build-up.
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To the Editor In a report on 21 US diplomatic staff who became unwell in Cuba, the authors rejected the possibility of a functional neurological disorder as the etiology. We disagree. The accompanying Editorial pointed out that functional neurological disorders are genuine and not malingering. Patients with functional disorders typically pass cognitive tests of effort, and there is no epidemiological evidence to suggest that they seek time away from the workplace. Functional disorders are typically persistent and commonly coexist with, or are triggered by, minor pathophysiological or psychophysiological processes. In many ...
Source: JAMA - Category: General Medicine Source Type: research
Neuromodulation: Technology at the Neural Interface, EarlyView.
Source: Neuromodulation: Technology at the Neural Interface - Category: Biotechnology Authors: Source Type: research
Conclusion: The results suggest that the use of tinnitus therapy sounds delivered through a CI can be acceptable and provides relief for some tinnitus sufferers. PMID: 30105356 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: American Journal of Audiology - Category: Audiology Authors: Tags: Am J Audiol Source Type: research
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