European PRAC updated safety issues with Janssen COVID-19 Vaccine, EMA
PRAC has recommended including immune thrombocytopenia, dizziness and tinnitus as adverse reactions, and to re-classify ' thrombocytopenia ' , currently an important potential risk, as an important identified risk. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - August 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What Public Health Officials Can Learn from a New Long COVID Survey
Fifty percent of vaccine-hesitant Americans believe the message that “Getting the COVID-19 vaccine is the best way to prevent COVID-19 and its potential long-term complications”. Credit: UNICEF/Nahom Tesfaye By Ifeanyi NsoforABUJA, Jul 30 2021 (IPS) A new survey on public awareness of long COVID by ‘Resolve to Save Lives” showed that among the 40% of Americans who were not vaccinated, seeing testimonials of those who suffer from long COVID inspired nearly two-thirds to consider the vaccine. A representative sample of nearly 2,000 Americans 18 and older took the survey between May 21 and June 10, 2021. While most ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - July 30, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Ifeanyi Nsofor Tags: Global Headlines Health Source Type: news

DR ELLIE CANNON: What can I do about the music constantly playing in my head? 
Today's reader asks DR ELLIE CANNON about possible treatments for their tinnitus which can cause patients stress and interfere with their sleep patterns. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Long Covid has more than 200 symptoms, study finds
Calls for national screening programme as symptoms revealed range from brain fog to tinnitusCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe largest ever international study of people with long Covid has identified more than 200 symptoms and prompted researchers to call for a national screening programme.The study found the myriad symptoms of long Covid – from brain fog and hallucinations to tremors and tinnitus – spanned 10 of the body’s organ systems, and a third of the symptoms continued to affect patients for at least six months.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - July 15, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Linda Geddes Science correspondent Tags: Long Covid Coronavirus Medical research Doctors Health policy Infectious diseases Heart disease Science Hospitals GPs UK news World news Source Type: news

British-led patient study finds over 200 symptoms of long COVID-19
Of the diverse range of symptoms, others included: visual hallucinations, tremors, itchy skin, changes to the menstrual cycle, sexual dysfunction, heart palpitations, bladder control issues, shingles, memory loss, blurred vision, diarrhoea, and tinnitus. (Source: The Economic Times)
Source: The Economic Times - July 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Traffic noise combined with mobile phone radiation: serious environmental risk to male reproductive system - Rahman MA, Ahmadi R, Gohari A, Eshghjoo S.
Of all forms of environmental pollutants, traffic noise is the most dominant and underhand natu- ral pollutant. It has been well documented that traffic noise exposure contributes to hearing loss, tinnitus, heart disease, stroke, anxiety, stress, depressio... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 3, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

WTP thresholds and further economic studies for burden of tinnitus required
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Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News - July 1, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Expert: Tinnitus, hearing loss not uncommon in COVID-19 patients
People with COVID-19 may experience hearing loss, either as a result of infection or due to treatments they are taking, hearing loss specialist Colleen Le Prell said during the Acoustical Society of America meeting. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - June 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Consumer Health: Antidepressants and tinnitus
Tinnitus is the perception of noise or ringing in the ears. A common problem, tinnitus affects about 15% to 20% of people. Tinnitus isn't a condition itself -- it's a symptom of an underlying condition, such as age-related hearing loss, ear injury or a circulatory system disorder. Tinnitus also can be caused by a number [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - May 26, 2021 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

'It's never quiet in my head' Phillip Schofield opens up on suffering with tinnitus
PHILLIP SCHOFIELD revealed how "it's never quiet" in his head; the co-host for This Morning hears sounds that aren't really there because of tinnitus. Are you one of six million people affected by the condition? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What Is the Most Effective Treatment for Tinnitus
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Source: eMedicineHealth.com - May 6, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Chronic exposure to low levels of blast may be associated with neurotrauma
(Walter Reed Army Institute of Research) WRAIR scientists demonstrated that TBI biomarkers were elevated among law enforcement and military personnel, including those without a diagnosed brain injury or concussion, repeatedly exposed to low level blast. Repeated exposure have been linked to a series of reported symptoms such as headaches, fatigue, dizziness, memory difficulties, and tinnitus. Researchers hope these data are the first step to identifying objective biomarkers as clinically relevant diagnostic tools. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - May 4, 2021 Category: Biology Source Type: news

At least 1,500 people complain that they developed ringing in the ears after their vaccine 
At least 1,500 people have so far complained to the MHRA, through its yellow-card system for reporting feared side-effects, that they have developed tinnitus, ringing in the ears, after their jab. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tinnitus helpline reports a surge in calls since start of the coronavirus pandemic
Scientists are concerned virus or medication used for treating Covid-19 is causing ear damageCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageMore people are complaining of developing tinnitus for the first time or have found their symptoms have worsened since the start of the pandemic, according to scientists and other leading experts who specialise in the condition.TheBritish Tinnitus Association (BTA) has reported a surge in the number of people accessing its services, with a 256% increase in the number of web chats from May to December 2020 compared with the same period in 2019. Calls to its helpline rose ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - April 17, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Suzanne Bearne Tags: Coronavirus Long Covid National Institute for Health and Care Excellence Medical research Source Type: news

The Sleeping Beauties by Suzanne O ’Sullivan review – 21st century health mysteries
Sleeping sickness, strange behaviour and mass hysteria ... a neurologist makes sense of ‘psychosomatic’ illnessIn Sweden in recent years, hundreds of children of refugee families have fallen into coma-like states and not woken up again, sometimes for months or years. Dozens of people in three Nicaraguan communities have had tremors, convulsions, breathing difficulties and hallucinations that make them fight with superhuman strength and run into the jungle. Diplomats in Cuba, experiencing headaches, dizziness, tinnitus and fatigue, became convinced that they were victims of a new and terrifying sonic weapon. Older victi...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - April 14, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Katy Guest Tags: Health, mind and body books Culture Psychology Source Type: news