So Far, Magnet Therapy Is Not Effective as Tinnitus Treatment

A double blind study that utilized magnetic stimulation to treat tinnitus did not show improvements compared to placebo, but further research is needed. The Washington University study was published in the March Archives of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery.

Sixth International Adult Aural Rehabilitation Conference

The Hearing Rehabilitation Foundation (HRF) and University of South Florida (USF) will co-host the Sixth International Adult Aural Rehabilitation Conference at the Sirata Beach Resort in St. Pete Beach, Fla from May 23 to May 25, 2011.

Sonova Rocked by Insider Trading Probe; Rihs, Chapero, and Walker Step Down

An insider trading investigation at Sonova, Stafa, Switzerland, has prompted the resignations of three of the groups top executives. Chairman of the Board Andy Rihs has denied accusations of insider trading, but demoted himself to a lesser role on the board, while CEO Valentin Chapero and CFO Oliver Walker are leaving the company.

NIH Research Shows Light Can Activate Ear Cells

University of Utah scientists used invisible infrared light to make toadfish inner-ear cells send signals to the brain. The discovery may lead to improved cochlear implants for deafness and the invention of devices to restore vision, maintain balance, and treat movement disorders.

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