COVID-19: The Tipping Point for Rapid Tech Adoption
Every care provider and life sciences business says the same thing: the global pandemic emergency is acting as an unprecedented accelerant that is profoundly changing the way healthcare is delivered and R&D is conducted.    Above all, the experiences of 2020 have expanded our sense of the possibilities for technology to transform our health. We are in a new technological era. “COVID has disrupted our industry,” says Bertrand Bodson, Chief Digital Officer at Novartis. “It has highlighted our strengths and areas we now need to dial up. Healthcare’s digital moment has arrived.”  Widespread telehealth adopt...
Source: EyeForPharma - October 2, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Andrew Stone Source Type: news

Celebrities, Famous People With Hearing Loss
They ’re all talented, famous and among the 48 million Americans coping with loss ... Chris Martin, lead singer of Coldplay, has said he started noticing hearing loss at age 25, as well as tinnitus. (Source: News)
Source: News - September 22, 2020 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Evidence check: the medium and long-term sequelae of COVID-19, New South Wales Government COVID-19 Critical Intelligence Unit
Rapid review question: What are the medium- and long-term health sequelae of COVID-19 infection among survivors? In brief: General health sequelae • Symptoms commonly reported among recovered COVID-19 patients two to eight weeks after the onset of symptoms (or a positive COVID-19 test) include: fatigue, shortness of breath, muscle or joint pain, chest pain, cough, and insomnia and/or sleep disorders.(1-6) • A study of 202 confirmed COVID -19 patients with mild symptoms, found altered sense of smell or taste occurred in 18.6% of patients, feelings of being tired in 13.1%, problems breathing in 10.4% and muscle or joint...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - September 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Brain fog, phantom smells and tinnitus: my 4 months (and counting) of Covid-19 | Hannah Davis
I fell sick on 25 March. Four months later, I ’m still dealing with fever, cognitive dysfunction, memory issues and much moreI just passed the four month mark of being sick with Covid. I am young, and I had considered myself healthy.My first symptom was that I couldn ’t read a text message. It wasn’t about anything complex – just trying to arrange a video call – but it was a few sentences longer than normal, and I couldn’t wrap my head around it. It was the end of the night so I thought I was tired, but an hour later I took my temperature and realized I had a fever. I had been isolating for 11 days at that poin...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - August 5, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Hannah Davis Tags: Coronavirus outbreak Science Infectious diseases Health Source Type: news

Another Effect of COVID: Lasting Hearing Problems?
When the patients were asked if they had any changes in their hearing, 13% said it was worse. Eight patients said their hearing had deteriorated and eight said they had tinnitus (ringing in the ears). (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - July 31, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NEOMED researcher awarded $2.18 million NIH grant for first human tinnitus treatment
(Northeast Ohio Medical University) NEOMED researcher and professor of anatomy and neurobiology Jianxin Bao, Ph.D., has received a federal grant to produce the first human treatment for tinnitus, a disruptive hearing impairment marked by the perception of ringing or buzzing in one or both ears.Dr. Bao will serve as principal investigator on a research proposal that will receive a Small Business Innovation Research Grant (SBIR) totaling $2.18 million from the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communications Disorders. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - July 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Prevalence of tinnitus and association with self-rated health among military personnel injured on combat deployment - MacGregor AJ, Joseph AR, Dougherty AL.
INTRODUCTION: Tinnitus is an auditory problem frequently reported by military personnel and is currently responsible for 1 billion dollars annually in disability compensation. Recent military conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan saw high levels of combat expo... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 30, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Eric Clapton health: ‘I’m going deaf’ Musician reveals his ongoing health problems
ERIC CLAPTON'S solo music career has spanned around half a century, with the rock legend bringing us hits such as ‘Layla' and ‘Tears In Heaven'. But in more recent years, the singer/guitarist has encountered a number of health problems, including tinnitus. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 6, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tinnitus Product Earns Highest 5-Star Rating from...
TinnaRex, a leading product for dealing with the condition known as Tinnitus, receives the highest ranking available from March 10, 2020)Read the full story at (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - March 10, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Made in Chelsea star JAMIE LAING tells how he was struck by tinnitus
Made in Chelsea star Jamie Laing, 31, was diagnosed with tinnitus. Tinnitus is a symptom, not a condition and there is always an underlying cause, an ENT consultant surgeon explains. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 10, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tackling tinnitus with innovative and individualised therapies
Tinnitus, the perception of hearing noise when no external sound is present, affects more than 40 million people across Europe. Many could benefit from an EU-funded project that is exploring innovative personalised solutions to quieten the often debilitating and chronic condition. (Source: EUROPA - Research Information Centre)
Source: EUROPA - Research Information Centre - January 8, 2020 Category: Research Source Type: news

Occupational noise exposure: a review of its effects, epidemiology, and impact with recommendations for reducing its burden - Themann CL, Masterson EA.
Exposure to hazardous noise is one of the most common occupational risks, both in the U.S. and worldwide. Repeated overexposure to noise at or above 85 dBA can cause permanent hearing loss, tinnitus, and difficulty understanding speech in noise. It is also... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 7, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Blast-induced tinnitus: Animal models - Zhang J.
Blast-induced tinnitus is a prevalent problem among military personnel and veterans, as blast-related trauma damages the vulnerable microstructures within the cochlea, impacts auditory and non-auditory brain structures, and causes tinnitus and other disord... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 6, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Music Career Might Bring Ringing in the Ears
FRIDAY, Nov. 22, 2019 -- Being a musician might be hard on your hearing, new British research suggests. Those in the music industry have a much higher risk of tinnitus than people who work in quieter settings, a new study finds. People with... (Source: - Daily MedNews)
Source: - Daily MedNews - November 22, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

When To Be Concerned About Constant Ringing In Your Ears
You could be experiencing tinnitus. Here's when you should be concerned. (Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post)
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - October 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news