In a study published in “Scientific Reports,” researchers looked at the level of cognitive impairment in people with hearing loss and tinnitus, as compared to a control group with no hearing impairment.
Category: Tinnitus Testing
Douglas Beck, AuD, interviews Dr Searchfield who is one of the world’s leading experts on the cognitive processes involved in tinnitus perception and innovative technology for the management of hearing loss and tinnitus. Topics include the possible origins of tinnitus, tools for helping patients, cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), internet-based CBT, and more.Read More
Lim’s work has a strong focus on the improvement of invasive and non-invasive neurostimulation approaches for treating unmet medical needs in hearing and other therapeutic areas.Read More
As we continue to support the needs of the tinnitus patient and practitioner—from sound generators to therapy approaches—it is important to maintain flexibility in treatment. This article looks at the three most-common tinnitus treatment approaches used within a clinic or with an individual patient. Recent evidence suggests the therapist is 9 to 10 times more important to the outcome of therapy than the specific treatment approaches, and new tools like Oticon’s Tinnitus SoundSupport are providing better options in the treatment of tinnitus patients with hearing aids.Read More
Following last month’s interview with Richard Tyler, PhD, we turn our attention to another world expert in tinnitus, James A. Henry, PhD, a research career scientist at the VA National Center for Rehabilitative Auditory Research, and recipient of the 2016 Paul B. Magnuson Award for his innovative work on the treatment and management of tinnitus—the highest honor for VA rehabilitation investigators.Read More
A new multi-lingual devised theatre production, Salonica, by Equal Voices Arts Company has been invited overseas to perform and tour in the UK, Serbia, and Montenegro, the University of Waikato announced.Read More
A team of researchers from Wayne State University has developed a behavioral tool that may significantly aid in understanding the underlying mechanisms of tinnitus, ultimately leading to new drugs and treatment methods, the school announced.Read More