Deep Brain Stimulation May Relieve Ringing in the Ears: Study
MONDAY, Oct. 7, 2019 -- Ringing in the ears (tinnitus) can make life miserable, but a brain implant may help, preliminary research suggests. In a phase 1 trial of five patients whose severe tinnitus did not respond to other treatments, deep brain... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - October 7, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Health Care of the Future Innovation Award co-winner 2019: Otoharmonics, Michael Baker
Otoharmonics' Levo System has been shown to reduce tinnitus, or ringing in the ears. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - October 1, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Elizabeth Hayes Source Type: news

Deep Brain Stimulation Offers New Hope for Severe Tinnitus Deep Brain Stimulation Offers New Hope for Severe Tinnitus
Bilateral deep brain stimulation of the caudate nucleus is safe and effective for patients with severe tinnitus for whom conventional treatments have failed, new research suggests.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - September 24, 2019 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Comprehensive guidance on tinnitus treatment hampered by lack of evidence
Further research, particularly on neuromodulation therapies, needed says NICE Related items fromOnMedica NHS must hold CCGs accountable for poor diabetes care Include nurse-led CBT in routine COPD clinical care pathways Trial launched to test online treatment for chronic fatigue syndrome Follow clinical guidance to measure BP in both arms NICE guidance delays hinder good diabetes care (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - September 19, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Tinnitus and suicide: an unresolved relation - Szibor A, M äkitie A, Aarnisalo AA.
Tinnitus is an auditory phantom sensation which can be a devastating condition for the affected person causing annoyance and discomfort. It may be associated with psychiatric conditions. Patients with highly annoying tinnitus and different comorbidities ma... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 8, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Parental mental illness in childhood as a risk factor for suicidal and self-harm ideations in adults seeking help for tinnitus and/or hyperacusis - Aazh H, Landgrebe M, Danesh AA.
PURPOSE The aim of this study was to explore the relationship between parental mental illness in childhood with suicidal and self-harm ideations in adults seeking help for their tinnitus and/or hyperacusis. METHOD This was a retrospective, cross-se... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Drug to reduce brain inflammation CURED tinnitus in mice - paving the way towards a pill for humans 
The condition was stopped in mice by blocking a protein that fuels brain inflammation. The Arizona team are hopeful it will lead to a gene therapy to combat tinnitus and other hearing loss disorders. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Reducing brain inflammation could treat tinnitus and other hearing loss-related disorders
(PLOS) Inflammation in a sound-processing region of the brain mediates ringing in the ears in mice that have noise-induced hearing loss, according to a study publishing June 18, 2019, in the open-access journal PLOS Biology by Shaowen Bao of the University of Arizona, and colleagues. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - June 18, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Will.i.am health: The Voice judge’s secret health battle that almost ended music career
Will.i.am has certainly made a name for himself in the music world storming the charts with his band, Black Eyed Peas. The music legend discusses his scary discovery when a constant ring in his head turned out to be tinnitus. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sex-specific association of tinnitus with suicide attempts - Lugo A, Trpchevska N, Liu X, Biswas R, Magnusson C, Gallus S, Cederroth CR.
Severe tinnitus has been shown to be strongly associated with depression and anxiety, and the only established approach to treat tinnitus is cognitive behavioral therapy. Our research group recently reported that the tinnitus-associated mental health bu... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 6, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Tinnitus May Drive Some to the Brink of Suicide
Even though there are currently no treatments to get rid of tinnitus, or “ringing in the ears,” seeing a specialist may help decrease the distress and diminish the risk of suicide attempts. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - May 3, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

10% of women who suffer constant ringing in their ears attempt suicide, study suggests 
A new study from the Karolinska lnstitutet, in Stockholm, Sweden, has found of the nearly 900 women who reported having severe tinnitus, about 10% said they tried to take their own lives. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 2, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

' Ringing in the Ears' May Drive Some to the Brink of Suicide
THURSDAY, May 2, 2019 -- Imagine a ringing in your ears so intense and unrelenting that you become desperate enough to try to kill yourself. That is a reality for some -- women in particular -- who suffer from severe tinnitus, new research... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - May 2, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Severe tinnitus associated with suicide attempts in women
This study used responses to a questionnaire from about 72,000 adults in Sweden to examine whether an association with increased risk of suicide attempts might be different between men and women. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - May 2, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

HEALTH NOTES: Neck patch silences ear ringing agony of tinnitus  
Experts at the University of West Virginia have been using patches containing lidocaine - a drug normally used in dentistry - to treat tinnitus which affects about five million people in Britain. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 30, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news