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2012-06-06 10:35:12

A new study finds that the ear delivers sound information to the brain in a surprisingly organized fashion The brain receives information from the ear in a surprisingly orderly fashion, according to a University at Buffalo study scheduled to appear June 6 in the Journal of Neuroscience. The research focuses on a section of the brain called the cochlear nucleus, the first way-station in the brain for information coming from the ear. In particular, the study examined tiny biological...

2012-05-10 13:58:03

Research into hearing loss after exposure to loud noises could lead to the first drug treatments to prevent the development of tinnitus Researchers in the University of Leicester's Department of Cell Physiology and Pharmacology have identified a cellular mechanism that could underlie the development of tinnitus following exposure to loud noises. The discovery could lead to novel tinnitus treatments, and investigations into potential drugs to prevent tinnitus are currently underway....

2012-02-01 12:35:12

U-M study finds noise exposure can cause long-lasting changes to sensory pathways; touch-sensing nerve cells may be the gateway to future tinnitus treatments We all know that it can take a little while for our hearing to bounce back after listening to our iPods too loud or attending a raucous concert. But new research at the University of Michigan Health System suggests over-exposure to noise can actually cause more lasting changes to our auditory circuitry — changes that may lead to...

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2008-02-26 09:25:00

A team of ear, nose and throat specialists and neurosurgeons at the University Hospital of Navarra, led by doctors Manuel Manrique Rodríguez, specialist in ear, nose and throat surgery and Bartolom© Bejarano Herruzo, specialist in pediatric neurosurgery, have successfully operated on a 13 month-old girl from Murcia, who had been born deaf due to the lack of auditory nerves. She is the youngest patient in the world who has received an auditory implant in the brain stem....


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