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Tinnitus: Turning Down the Volume (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Cognitive training plus neuroplasticity-sensitizing drug may be an effective treatment for tinnitus (Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry)
Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry - November 2, 2014 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Novel tinnitus therapy helps patients cope with phantom noise
Patients with tinnitus hear phantom noise and are sometimes so bothered by the perceived ringing in their ears, they have difficulty concentrating. A new therapy does not lessen perception of the noise but appears to help patients cope better with it in their daily lives, according to new research. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - October 30, 2014 Category: Science Source Type: news

Novel tinnitus therapy helps patients cope with phantom noise
(Washington University School of Medicine) Patients with tinnitus hear phantom noise and are sometimes so bothered by the perceived ringing in their ears, they have difficulty concentrating. A new therapy does not lessen perception of the noise but appears to help patients cope better with it in their daily lives, according to new research. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - October 30, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Local startup pitches tinnitus treatment at NIH Pitch Fiesta (Video)
Not every pitch was a $3,000 winner, but several came close at the National Institutes of Health annual conference in Albuquerque on Wednesday. Companies from across the country were invited to pitch their business ideas to a group of scientists, entrepreneurs and government officials at the annual NIH Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Conference at the Sheraton Uptown, where 81 research universities and more than 70 federal agencies were represented. The Pitch Fiesta,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - October 23, 2014 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Dan Mayfield Source Type: news

Local startup pitches tinnitus treatment at NIH Pitch Fiesta (Video)
Not every pitch was a $3,000 winner, but several came close at the National Institutes of Health annual conference in Albuquerque on Wednesday. Companies from across the country were invited to pitch their business ideas to a group of scientists, entrepreneurs and government officials at the annual NIH Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Conference at the Sheraton Uptown, where 81 research universities and more than 70 federal agencies were represented. The Pitch Fiesta,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Hospitals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Hospitals headlines - October 23, 2014 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Dan Mayfield Source Type: news

Tinnitus Therapeutic Company and Drugs Profiles Pipeline Review H2...
RnRMarketResearch.com adds “Tinnitus – Pipeline Review, H2 2014” to its store. The report provides an overview of the Tinnitus’s therapeutic pipeline.(PRWeb October 17, 2014)Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/tinnitus-pipeline-market/review-h2-2014-report/prweb12257731.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - October 18, 2014 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Pensioner had How Much Is That Doggie in the Window in her head for 4 years
Susan Root, of Coggeshall, Essex, has severe tinnitus, also known as musical hallucinations, and hears constant music. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 7, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Guideline Issued on Managing Tinnitus (FREE)
By Amy Orciari Herman Edited by Susan Sadoughi, MD, and Richard Saitz, MD, MPH, FACP, FASAM The American Academy of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery Foundation has published the first multidisciplinary guidelines for the management of persistent (6 months … (Source: Physician's First Watch current issue)
Source: Physician's First Watch current issue - October 2, 2014 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Johns Hopkins Otolaryngologist Leads Panel On New Tinnitus Guidelines - 10/1/14
Tinnitus or ringing in the ears — a phantom sound with no identifiable external source — affects millions of Americans, some of them chronically. (Source: Johns Hopkins Medicine News)
Source: Johns Hopkins Medicine News - October 1, 2014 Category: Research Source Type: news

Review: cobalt toxicity and artificial metal hips
4.5 out of 5 stars Systemic toxicity related to metal hip prostheses. Bradberry SM et al. Clin Toxicol 2014;52:837-847. Abstract As TPR has reported before, cobalt poisoning can cause hypothyroidism, cardiomyopathy, and neurotoxicity. Neurological manifestations include: optic nerve damage and retinopathy with reduced visual acuity bilateral nerve deafness and tinnitus polyneuropathy (sensory and motor) cognitive impairment and memory loss A number of papers and case reports have described clinical cobalt toxicity related to metal-on-metal hip prostheses or revision of a failed ceramic prosthesis with...
Source: The Poison Review - September 25, 2014 Category: Toxicology Authors: Leon Tags: Medical cardiomyopathy cobalt toxicity hip replacement hypothyroidism neurotoxicity prosthesis Source Type: news

Desensitisation therapy treatment sounds good for tinnitus sufferer
IMAGINE putting your headphones on to listen to your favourite music and instead hearing a constant whooshing noise. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 16, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cedars-Sinai developed tinnitus app gets FDA clearance
Otoharmonics, a joint venture of Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and the Baker Group, has received FDA 510(k) clearance for an iPad or iPod Touch application that treats a medical condition called tinnitus. The Levo system, originally developed at Cedars-Sinai, uses sound therapy to train the brain to ignore the ringing sounds caused by tinnitus. Tinnitus is […] (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - September 4, 2014 Category: Information Technology Authors: Jonah Comstock Tags: Uncategorized Cedars-Sinai Medical Center hearing disorders iPad iPod Touch neurological disorders Otoharmonics The Baker Group the Levo system tinnitus Source Type: news

Cedars-Sinai-backed tinnitus app gets FDA clearance
Otoharmonics, a startup out of the Baker Group supported by Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, has received FDA 510(k) clearance for an iPad or iPod Touch application that treats a medical condition called tinnitus. Technology behind the Levo system, originally developed at Cedars-Sinai, uses sound therapy to train the brain to ignore the ringing sounds caused by tinnitus. […] (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - September 4, 2014 Category: Information Technology Authors: Jonah Comstock Tags: Uncategorized Cedars-Sinai Medical Center hearing disorders iPad iPod Touch neurological disorders Otoharmonics The Baker Group the Levo system tinnitus Source Type: news

Visualising plastic changes to the brain
(Ruhr-University Bochum) Tinnitus, migraine, depression, Alzheimer's: all these are examples of diseases with neurological causes, the treatment and study of which is more and more frequently being carried out by means of magnetic stimulation of the brain. However, the method's precise mechanisms of action have not, as yet, been fully understood. The work group headed by Dr Dirk Jancke from the Institut für Neuroinformatik was the first to succeed in illustrating the neuronal effects of this treatment method with high-res images. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 4, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Why Bother Claiming to Be Spiritual?
I read well-known atheist Sam Harris’s latest book with some skepticism. What’s he doing now, I wondered, jumping on the “spirituality” bandwagon? read more (Source: Psychology Today Anxiety Center)
Source: Psychology Today Anxiety Center - August 18, 2014 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Susan K. Perry, Ph.D. Tags: Anxiety Cognition Spirituality Stress atheist awareness consciousness dzogchen illusion meditation mindfulness rationality religion sam harris self Susan K. Perry tinnitus Zen Source Type: news

Music to your ears? Evidence of damage to hearing from music
Many people listen to loud music without realizing that this can affect their hearing. This could lead to difficulties in understanding speech during age-related hearing loss which affects up to half of people over the age of 65. New research has examined the cellular mechanisms that underlie hearing loss and tinnitus triggered by exposure to loud sound. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - August 18, 2014 Category: Science Source Type: news

Study links higher caffeine consumption with lower tinnitus risk
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – - Tinnitus, an annoying ringing or buzzing in the ears, was less likely to occur in women who consumed the most caffeine, in a large study of nurses. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 15, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Well: Caffeine May Reduce Tinnitus Risk
A new study reports that caffeine intake is associated with a reduced risk for tinnitus — ringing or buzzing in the ears. (Source: NYT)
Source: NYT - August 13, 2014 Category: American Health Authors: By NICHOLAS BAKALAR Tags: Coffee Ears and Hearing Body Tinnitus Featured Caffeine Source Type: news

Well: Caffeine May Reduce Tinnitus Risk
A new study reports that caffeine intake is associated with a reduced risk for tinnitus — ringing or buzzing in the ears. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - August 13, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: By NICHOLAS BAKALAR Tags: Coffee Ears and Hearing Body Tinnitus Featured Caffeine Source Type: news

Well: Caffeine May Reduce Tinnitus Risk
A new study reports that caffeine intake is associated with a reduced risk for tinnitus — ringing or buzzing in the ears. (Source: NYT)
Source: NYT - August 13, 2014 Category: Nutrition Authors: By NICHOLAS BAKALAR Tags: Coffee Ears and Hearing Body Tinnitus Featured Caffeine Source Type: news

Coffee May Keep Your Ears From Ringing
Study found women who drank more java were less likely to develop tinnitus (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - August 8, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coffee May Keep Your Ears from Ringing
Study found women who drank more java were less likely to develop tinnitus Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Caffeine, Tinnitus (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - August 8, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Five cups of coffee a day protect against tinnitus, study finds
Those who drink four to five cups of coffee a day reduce their risk of developing the condition by 15 per cent, researchers find (Source: Telegraph Health)
Source: Telegraph Health - August 8, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Caffeine intake associated with lower incidence of tinnitus
(Brigham and Women's Hospital) New research from Brigham and Women's Hospital finds that higher caffeine intake is associated with lower rates of tinnitus, often described as a ringing or buzzing sound in the ear when there is no outside source of the sounds, in younger and middle-aged women. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - August 7, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Can this 'matchbox' cure my tinnitus?
After years of hearing a high-pitched whistle, Adrian Michaels was hopeful a new device would work (Source: Telegraph Health)
Source: Telegraph Health - July 28, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A Noise That Annoys
‘Exploding Head Syndrome’ (EHS) is condition that was first reported almost 100 years ago. EHS is known to be a type of hypnagogic auditory hallucination where the person experiences a very sudden and brief loud (but usually painless) noise originating from inside their head for a fraction of a second. But what do we know about it and how can it be treated?read more (Source: Psychology Today Addiction Center)
Source: Psychology Today Addiction Center - July 21, 2014 Category: Addiction Authors: Mark D. Griffiths, Ph.D. Tags: Addiction Stress Auditory hallucination Exploding Head Syndrome Hypnagogia Musomania Out-of-body experiences Tinnitus. Source Type: news

Ear injection could be a radical new treatment for tinnitus
The gel contains a new drug that appears to halt damage to nerve cells in the ears which leads to some long-term cases of tinnitus. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 15, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

People with tinnitus process emotions differently from their peers, researchers report
(University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) Patients with persistent ringing in the ears -- a condition known as tinnitus -- process emotions differently in the brain from those with normal hearing, researchers report in the journal Brain Research. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 25, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Blast-Induced tinnitus and spontaneous firing changes in the rat dorsal cochlear nucleus - Luo H, Pace E, Zhang X, Zhang J.
Exposure to high-pressure blast shock waves is known to cause tinnitus. Although the underlying mechanisms may involve damage to structures in the ear and/or direct brain impact, which triggers a cascade of neuroplastic changes in both auditory and nonaudi... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - June 20, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Tinnitus
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Source: eMedicineHealth.com - June 12, 2014 Category: Journals (General) Source Type: news

Agony of the patients with 'eye tinnitus' who have been misdiagnosed for years
Thousands of patients who suffer headaches may in fact have a new, previously unrecognised vision problem dubbed ‘tinnitus for the eyes’. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 24, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) Clinical Applications: Therapeutics
The number and type of neuropsychiatric conditions being treated by transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) is ever increasing. In addition, the parameters utilized to treat these conditions are ever evolving. In this chapter, we explore the evidence concerning the efficacy of TMS to treat a number of psychiatric and physiological conditions: including depression, obsessive compulsive disorder, schizophrenia, post traumatic stress disorder, chronic pain, tinnitus, stroke, and Parkinson’s disease. In addition, we outline the most commonly utilized protocols and parameters to treat each of the above conditions. (Source...
Source: Springer protocols feed by Neuroscience - May 22, 2014 Category: Neuroscience Source Type: news

Professional Musicians Face Greater Risk of Hearing Problems
Threat of hearing loss was nearly four times higher, and risk of tinnitus also increased, study found Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Hearing Disorders and Deafness, Noise, Occupational Health (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - May 1, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Professional musicians are almost FOUR times more likely to lose their hearing
The research using German men also revealed musicians are more likely to develop tinnitus. Ozzy Osbourne (pictured) is known to have hearing problems. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 1, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tinnitus Miracle Pdf Review | Discover Thomas Coleman’s Method To Stop...
Tinnitus Miracle Pdf penned by Thomas Coleman is a newly updated book for chronic tinnitus sufferers who desire to learn how to put a stop to tinnitus related symptoms rapidly. A complete review on...(PRWeb March 29, 2014)Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/tinnitus-miracle/review/prweb11714088.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - March 29, 2014 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Was Beethoven’s deafness caused by lead toxicity?
3 out of 5 stars Lead and the Deafness of Ludwig Van Beethoven. Stevens MH et al. Laryngoscope 2013 Nov;123:2854-2858. Abstract Beethoven was 27 when he first experienced tinnitus and high-frequency hearing impairment. These symptoms progressed slowly until the famous incident in 1824 when the composer, attending the first performance of his Ninth Symphony, he was not able to hear the thunderous applause that followed. The authors of this interesting article consider some previously theories proposed to explain Beethoven’s deafness, and find reasons to rule them out: Autoimmune hearing loss – While this p...
Source: The Poison Review - March 17, 2014 Category: Toxicology Authors: Leon Tags: Medical beethoven deafness hearing loss lead ototoxicity plumbism Source Type: news

Coffee can cut risk of getting tinnitus: Caffeine may have a protective effect against constant ringing in the ears
Researchers are baffled because the stimulant was previously thought to make the condition worse. The study in the American Journal of Medicine tested almost 70,000 women over a period of 18 years. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 14, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Treating Tinnitus: UT spinout MicroTransponder developing vagus nerve stimulator
Researchers supported by the National Institutes of Health are launching a clinical trial to test a device that uses nervous system stimuli to rewire parts of the brain, in hopes of significantly reducing or removing tinnitus, a persistent buzzing or ringing sound in the ears in the absence of any real sound. The small clinical trial, which is recruiting volunteers, is being conducted at four centers through a cooperative agreement with MicroTransponder, Inc., a medical device company based in Dallas. Source: NIH Press Release (Source: Mass Device)
Source: Mass Device - March 10, 2014 Category: Medical Equipment Authors: MassDevice Tags: Main Videos Source Type: news

NIH Launches 'Nerve Stimulation' Trial to Ease Tinnitus
Title: NIH Launches 'Nerve Stimulation' Trial to Ease TinnitusCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/6/2014 12:35:00 PMLast Editorial Review: 3/7/2014 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Hearing General)
Source: MedicineNet Hearing General - March 7, 2014 Category: Audiology Source Type: news

National clinical trial to test new treatment for tinnitus
UT Southwestern will take part in a national clinical trial to test a device that could provide relief for people suffering from tinnitus, a persistent buzzing or ringing sound in the ears. (Source: UT Southwestern Medical Center News)
Source: UT Southwestern Medical Center News - March 6, 2014 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

NIH announces recruitment for clinical trial to test new tinnitus treatment device
Multi-center trial offers hope for millions of Americans with severe tinnitus. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - March 6, 2014 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Auris Medical Announces Enrollment of First Patient in European Phase 3 Study of AM-101 in Treatment of Acute Peripheral Tinnitus
(Source: Medical News (via PRIMEZONE))
Source: Medical News (via PRIMEZONE) - February 21, 2014 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Tinnitus study signals new advance in understanding link between exposure to loud sounds and hearing loss
Research reveals why hearing loss is correlated with auditory signals failing to get transmitted along the auditory nerve. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - February 14, 2014 Category: Science Source Type: news

Tinnitus study signals advance in understanding link between loud sounds exposure and hearing loss
(University of Leicester) Leicester research reveals why hearing loss is correlated with auditory signals failing to get transmitted along the auditory nerve. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - February 14, 2014 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Tinnitus is perception of sound where there is none: what to do?
Tinnitus is perception of sound where there is noneTinnitus, a common symptom, is defined as the perception of noise in the absence of an acoustic stimulus outside of the body. In 2011, British newspapers reported that a rock fan committed suicide to relieve tinnitus that he had for 3 months after a supergroup's gig. Tinnitus is characterized as perception of sound where there is none. The Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine published a review on Tinnitus: Patients do not have to ‘just live with it’ and Tinnitus relief: Suggestions for patients.From NHS YouTube channel:Causes of tinnitus- idiopathic- sensorine...
Source: Clinical Cases and Images - February 10, 2014 Category: Journals (General) Authors: noreply at blogger.com (Ves Dimov, M.D.) Tags: ENT Lancet Source Type: news

Tinnitus sufferer can finally sleep after listening to BIRD SONG
Leo Bamford, from Luton, has heard ringing in his ears since he was a toddler which meant he struggled to sleep and was always tired. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 4, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Aspirin intake may stop growth of tumors that cause hearing loss
Researchers have demonstrated, for the first time, that Aspirin intake correlates with halted growth of vestibular schwannomas (also known as acoustic neuromas), a sometimes lethal intracranial tumor that typically causes hearing loss and tinnitus. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - January 24, 2014 Category: Science Source Type: news

Aspirin intake may stop growth of vestibular schwannomas/acoustic neuromas
(Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary) Researchers from Massachusetts Eye and Ear, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Massachusetts General Hospital have demonstrated, for the first time, that aspirin intake correlates with halted growth of vestibular schwannomas (also known as acoustic neuromas), a sometimes lethal intracranial tumor that typically causes hearing loss and tinnitus. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - January 24, 2014 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Hyperactive neurons hold key to tinnitus treatments
Tinnitus, the perception of noise in the ears or head when there is no external source, affects millions of Americans. For some, the symptoms are intermittent, but for others, they are constant, with ringing, buzzing, hissing or humming sounds continuously playing a private symphony in the sufferer's head. Although the noises are not real, the debilitating and life-altering effects can be, but researchers from the University of Michigan Medical School claim to be a step closer to understanding what is going on inside these "unquiet brains. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 22, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hearing / Deafness Source Type: news

Tinnitus discovery opens door to possible new treatment avenues
For tens of millions of Americans, there's no such thing as the sound of silence. Instead, even in a quiet room, they hear a constant ringing, buzzing, hissing, humming or other noise in their ears that isn't real. Called tinnitus, it can be debilitating and life-altering.Now, University of Michigan Medical School researchers report new scientific findings that help explain what is going on inside their unquiet brains.The discovery reveals an important new target for treating the condition. Already, the U-M team has a patent pending and device in development based on the approach. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 21, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hearing / Deafness Source Type: news