Tinnitus

Tinnitus is a disorder in which a person hears noises such as buzzing, ringing, clicking, or the sound of a pulse, when no outside sound is causing them. Tinnitus may have many different causes, and may be a symptom of another disease or condition. It may be caused by certain tumors and anticancer drugs.
What is Tinnitus?

Tinnitus refers to a condition where the patient “hears noises” in their ears even when there is no outside source of the sounds. These sounds may be soft or loud.

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Study identifies common characteristics of pediatric vestibular schwannomas

Study identifies common characteristics of pediatric vestibular schwannomas

NEOMED researcher receives federal grant to produce first human tinnitus treatment

NEOMED researcher receives federal grant to produce first human tinnitus treatment

Synchrotron X-ray imaging reveals more about Ménière's disease

Synchrotron X-ray imaging reveals more about Ménière's disease

Novel technology reveals ear's inner secrets

Novel technology reveals ear's inner secrets

Study could lead to next-generation clinical testing for hidden hearing loss

Study could lead to next-generation clinical testing for hidden hearing loss

Evaluating safety and efficacy of migraine preventive treatment for children, adolescents

Evaluating safety and efficacy of migraine preventive treatment for children, adolescents

Newer procedure offers more permanent solution to chronic Eustachian tube dysfunction

Newer procedure offers more permanent solution to chronic Eustachian tube dysfunction

Charities collaborate to study the impact of tinnitus on professional musicians

Charities collaborate to study the impact of tinnitus on professional musicians

Deep brain stimulation found to be safe, effective in the treatment of refractory severe tinnitus

Deep brain stimulation found to be safe, effective in the treatment of refractory severe tinnitus

Combining electrical stimulation with repetitive musical tones helps improve hearing

Combining electrical stimulation with repetitive musical tones helps improve hearing

New leukemia treatment developed from common wild flower

New leukemia treatment developed from common wild flower

'Tickle' therapy may slow down an important effect associated with aging

'Tickle' therapy may slow down an important effect associated with aging

Robotic surgery for oropharyngeal cancer not better than radiation therapy, study finds

Robotic surgery for oropharyngeal cancer not better than radiation therapy, study finds

Children's Tumor Foundation establishes significant research initiative to combat NF2

Children's Tumor Foundation establishes significant research initiative to combat NF2

New therapy could help prolong useful vision and delay total blindness

New therapy could help prolong useful vision and delay total blindness

New machine learning-based approach to predict recovery time of sports-related concussions

New machine learning-based approach to predict recovery time of sports-related concussions

Novel therapy technique double rate of upper limb recovery in stroke patients

Novel therapy technique double rate of upper limb recovery in stroke patients

New online, sound matching tool offers tinnitus sufferers potential treatment options

New online, sound matching tool offers tinnitus sufferers potential treatment options

Study uncovers four neuron types in the peripheral auditory system

Study uncovers four neuron types in the peripheral auditory system

'Mystery illness' afflicting diplomats linked to RF/MW radiation

'Mystery illness' afflicting diplomats linked to RF/MW radiation