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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Auckland scientists develop novel mobile-phone-based therapy for tinnitus

Auckland scientists develop novel mobile-phone-based therapy for tinnitus

Hearing issues often occur among adult cancer survivors, study reports

Hearing issues often occur among adult cancer survivors, study reports

New study to investigate focused ultrasound's role in addressing neurofibromatosis type 2

New study to investigate focused ultrasound's role in addressing neurofibromatosis type 2

‘Hypervitaminosis D’ is on the rise and linked to serious health issues

‘Hypervitaminosis D’ is on the rise and linked to serious health issues

Study reveals the persistence of neurologic symptoms among non-hospitalized COVID-19 "long-haulers"

Study reveals the persistence of neurologic symptoms among non-hospitalized COVID-19 "long-haulers"

Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine-associated tinnitus responds to transcranial magnetic stimulation

Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine-associated tinnitus responds to transcranial magnetic stimulation

Exploring vitamin D and acute COVID-19 infection

Exploring vitamin D and acute COVID-19 infection

Eliminating harmful noise from ventilation system fans could help improve health

Eliminating harmful noise from ventilation system fans could help improve health

Synthetic viral vector and surgical approach enable efficient gene transfer into the inner ear of primates

Synthetic viral vector and surgical approach enable efficient gene transfer into the inner ear of primates

Study focuses on the potential indirect effects of COVID-19 on tinnitus severity

Study focuses on the potential indirect effects of COVID-19 on tinnitus severity

Survey: One-quarter of Australian workers suffer from tinnitus

Survey: One-quarter of Australian workers suffer from tinnitus

Scientists identify new genes associated with familial Meniere's disease

Scientists identify new genes associated with familial Meniere's disease

Potentially neurotoxic SARS-CoV-2 protein fragments

Potentially neurotoxic SARS-CoV-2 protein fragments

Study links noise-induced inner ear nerve damage to endolymphatic hydrops

Study links noise-induced inner ear nerve damage to endolymphatic hydrops

New evidence that SARS-CoV-2 virus can infect the inner ear

New evidence that SARS-CoV-2 virus can infect the inner ear

Severe tinnitus following SARS-CoV-2 infection

Severe tinnitus following SARS-CoV-2 infection

V-safe: How everyday people help the CDC track covid vaccine safety with their phones

V-safe: How everyday people help the CDC track covid vaccine safety with their phones

Researchers identify 55 lingering effects of COVID-19

Researchers identify 55 lingering effects of COVID-19

Antihypertension drug may benefit patients with neurofibromatosis type 2

Antihypertension drug may benefit patients with neurofibromatosis type 2

Occupational exposure to low levels of blast linked with neurotrauma biomarker levels

Occupational exposure to low levels of blast linked with neurotrauma biomarker levels