New technology offers hope for people with tinnitus
FDA-cleared therapy trains the brain to ignore the sound of ringing in the ears
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]
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.
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
Publication date: Available online 11 July 2018Source: American Journal of OtolaryngologyAuthor(s): Helena Wichova, Sameer A. Alvi, James Lin, Keith Sale, Christopher Larsen, Hinrich StaeckerAbstractPurposeVagal nerve stimulation in conjunction with sound therapy has been proposed as a treatment for subjective tinnitus. The purpose of this study is to retrospectively review the effect of VNS on perception of tinnitus in epilepsy patients. We explore the incidence of tinnitus and its perceived reduction in patients requiring implantation of VNS for medically refractory seizures.Materials and methodsA phone survey was conduc...
Episodic dizziness is a highly prevalent symptom that has historically been a challenge for primary care physicians, neurologists, and otolaryngologists to accurately diagnosis and properly treat. With an array of diagnoses to consider, including benign positional vertigo, vestibular migraine, M énière disease, vertebrobasilar syndrome, and vestibular schwannoma, among others, considerable effort has been placed by otolaryngology and neurology societies to carefully examine the literature and generate clinical criteria and guidelines to aid the clinician and to standardize diagnostic algo rithms and treatment...
This cohort study used claims data from the Taiwan Longitudinal Health Insurance Database 2005 to investigate the risk of tinnitus and other cochlear disorders inr patients with a history of migraines.
Tinnitus, the hearing of sound when no external sound is present, may cause severe distress and impair quality of life in 0.5-3% of the adult population . Chronic severe tinnitus is often accompanied by severe insomnia, anxiety and depression, eventually resulting in suicide and requests for euthanasia . For these patients, few treatment options are currently available and 20% remains affected despite treatment .