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2012-05-07 10:24:41

WASHINGTON, May 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Better Hearing Institute is joining the American Tinnitus Association (ATA) in recognizing National Tinnitus Awareness Week (TAW), May 13 to 19, 2012, and is raising awareness of hearing aids as a potential therapy to help quiet chronic "ringing in the ears." According to a BHI study published in Hearing Review, 43.5 percent of people with tinnitus were helped at least mildly with hearing aids. And 3 out of 10 were helped...

2012-04-19 23:04:04

British Tinnitus cure researcher Andrew Parr has released a Self-Help treatment program that could assist up to 90.5% of tinnitus sufferers, according to clinical trials. http://www.newtinnitustreatments.com London, UK (PRWEB) April 19, 2012 British Tinnitus Cure Researcher and Tinnitus Specialist Andrew Parr announced the release of a his new Tinnitus Relief Program, a comprehensive Self-Help system for people with ringing ears and head noises, that could help up to 90.5% of patients...

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...

2011-05-20 00:00:31

The tinnitus meta-analysis shows that treatments such as the Neuromonics Tinnitus Treatment (NTT), which simultaneously address the audiological, psychological, and neurological components of the condition, produce the greatest results. Bethlehem, PA (PRWEB) May 18, 2011 For anyone who hasn't heard, it's Tinnitus Awareness Week "“ and with the observance come results of the first meta-analysis of available tinnitus treatments showing truly effective results for sufferers of the...

2011-01-13 08:37:07

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- The 40 million people in the U.S. who suffer from the phantom ear sensations of tinnitus may have a bigger problem than they think. A new study conducted by neuroscientists at Georgetown University Medical Center (GUMC) shows that the condition, commonly thought of as a simple hearing problem, is truly the result of functional and structural changes in the brain. Tinnitus occurs after one loses the ability to hear specific frequencies due to aging, exposure to extremely...

2011-01-12 16:26:10

The irritating phantom noises that tinnitus patients hear are a result of the brain trying, but failing, to repair itself Tinnitus appears to be produced by an unfortunate confluence of structural and functional changes in the brain, say neuroscientists at Georgetown University Medical Center (GUMC). The phantom ringing sounds heard by about 40 million people in the U.S. today are caused by brains that try, but fail to protect their human hosts against overwhelming auditory stimuli, the...

2010-10-22 00:00:39

Independent data in interim results confirms Neuromonics tinnitus treatment effectiveness Bethlehem, PA (PRWEB) October 21, 2010 Results of the latest study by Neuromonics Inc. on its Neuromonics tinnitus treatment (NTT) show that treatment response occurs within two months, and improves at all time periods over the first 12 months. The Customized Acoustic Stimulation for Long-Term Medical Benefit (CALM) study is an interim, multi-site, U.S. study that is evaluating patients with chronic...

2010-10-12 09:10:00

MONTREAL, Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ - Tinnitus Laboratory today announced the results of a clinical study that shows significant improvements from the use of PAXX100, a customized audio device for tinnitus management designed for long-term reduction of tinnitus perception. Offered only in Canada before 2010, PAXX100 is now available in the United States for patients who are under the care of an audiologist, ORL, or ENT doctor. Tinnitus - ringing, buzzing or humming in the ears usually...

2009-10-04 09:25:49

It's a ringing, a buzzing, a hissing or a clicking - and the patient is the only one who can hear it. Complicating matters, physicians can rarely pinpoint the source of tinnitus, a chronic ringing of the head or ears that can be as quiet as a whisper or as loud as a jackhammer. Now a Henry Ford Hospital study finds that a non-invasive imaging technique can actually aid in the diagnosis of tinnitus and may detect a reduction in symptoms after different treatments, offering hope to the more...

2008-11-11 09:00:46

Neuromonics, Inc. today announced publication of the largest private practice study evaluating the Neuromonics Tinnitus Treatment, which comprehensively targets the condition's neurological processes. Tinnitus (ringing in the ears) is a widespread, difficult-to-treat condition affecting 40 to 50 million Americans. Published in the November issue of Annals of Otology, Rhinology & Laryngology, the 470-patient study demonstrates that 92 percent of the patient cohort who met suitability...