From Vertigo to Tinnitus, Ear Ailments Are New Focus for Drugs

In search of an alternative to hearing aids or implants, some report success in early trials for drugs to improve hearing or silence tinnitus.
Source: NYT Health - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Clinical Trials Ears and Hearing Drugs (Pharmaceuticals) Roche Holding AG Tinnitus Avalon Ventures Limited GlaxoSmithKline PLC Pfizer Inc Novartis AG Source Type: news

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Publication date: Available online 18 March 2019Source: Best Practice &Research Clinical Obstetrics &GynaecologyAuthor(s): De Carolis Sara, Moresi Sascia, Rizzo Francesca, Monteleone Giuseppina, Tabacco Sara, Salvi Silvia, Garufi Cristina, Lanzone AntonioAbstractAutoimmune diseases (AIDs) are associated with strong female preponderance and often present before or during the reproductive years, consequently pregnancy and breastfeeding are topics of major interest for these patients. AIDs show different response to pregnancy: some ameliorate, other remain unchanged and several AIDs aggravate. The response of the AIDs...
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Objective: To investigate the clinical characteristics, etiology, treatment outcomes, and prognostic factors of sudden sensorineural hearing loss (SSNHL) in children to guide the clinical diagnosis and treatment of SSNHL in the pediatric population. Study Design: Retrospective case review. Setting: Tertiary referral center. Patients: Patients diagnosed with SSNHL from November 2011 to December 2017 with relatively complete clinical data. Intervention: Diagnosis and systemic treatment of SSNHL. Main Outcome Measures: Patients’ clinical characteristics, etiology, laboratory tests, imaging, pure-tone au...
Source: Otology and Neurotology - Category: ENT & OMF Tags: SENSORINEURAL HEARING LOSS AND TINNITUS Source Type: research
Conclusions: Surgical sealing of both windows in suspected barotraumatic PLF is an effective treatment to improve hearing and subjective dizziness.
Source: Otology and Neurotology - Category: ENT & OMF Tags: SENSORINEURAL HEARING LOSS AND TINNITUS Source Type: research
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"I wonder how you're feeling There's ringing in my ears And no one to relate to 'cept the sea..." -- Peter Frampton There are few afflictions as constant and annoying as tinnitus, which Wikipedia defines as: "The hearing of sound when no external sound is present. While often described as a ringing, it may also sound like a clicking, hiss or roaring. Most of the time, it comes on gradually. In some people, the sound causes depression, anxiety or interferes with concentration." It is a surprisingly common condition with chronic tinnitus affecting 5 to 10 percent of the U.S. adult population, with about 0...
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