The Hearing Review asks three audiologists associated with GN Otometrics and Audiology Systems—Clément Sanchez, AuD, Wendy Switalski, AuD, and Clint Keifer, AuD—for their thoughts on the benefits of tinnitus assessment. They also provide advice to hearing care professionals who are interested in adding tinnitus assessment to their practice.
A look at what the most recent scientific literature says about tinnitus treatment, as well as a review of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Progressive Tinnitus Management (PTM), and Tinnitus Retraining Therapy (TRT).
The results of a randomized, multi-center clinical study published in AJA by Richard Tyler, PhD, and colleagues found SoundCure’s S-Tones® to be effective at quiet volumes and to be more effective than broadband noise in the reduction of tinnitus.
The Levo System from Otoharmonics reportedly leverages the brain’s natural cognitive abilities, and identifies and maps an individual’s unique sound print using custom-fit ear buds and proprietary software on Apple iPad® and iPod® touch mobile digital devices.
The first clinical trial to investigate the effect of a standardized physical therapy treatment, directed to the cervical spine, on tinnitus is being conducted at the University of Antwerp.
Auris Medical Holding AG —the developer of treatments for acute inner ear tinnitus (AM-101) and acute inner ear hearing loss (AM-111) by way of intratympanic injection—announced on August 6 pricing of its IPO. The company’s common shares have been approved for listing on the NASDAQ Global Market and are expected to begin trading under the ticker symbol “EARS”.
Loyola University surgeon says athletes who play football and other contact sports may be at risk for hearing damage and tinnitus.
Patients with tinnitus process emotions differently in the brain from those with normal hearing, researchers report in the journal Brain Research.
Neuromonics, a manufacturer and distributor of tinnitus treatment devices, has signed a reseller agreement with AuDConnex.
Researchers at The University of Western Australia have shown changes in a part of the brain previously not known to be involved in tinnitus generation.