New Diagnostic Tool for Identifying Tinnitus in Animals

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. According to Jinsheng…



Americans are Lacking Vitamin B12

Nearly two-fifths of the U.S. population may be flirting with marginal vitamin B12 status if the population of Framingham, Mass., is any indication. A careful look at 3,000 men and women in the ongoing Framingham…



The Gene to Silence Tinnitus, Now Researched

Research scientists at the Karolinska Institutet in Sweden are trying to identify the molecules behind tinnitus in an effort to find a treatment to silence the ringing and other phantom noises that many people experience….





Mapping Cortical Hubs in Tinnitus

Subjective tinnitus is the perception of a sound in the absence of any physical source. It has been shown that tinnitus is associated with hyperactivity of the auditory cortices. Accompanying this hyperactivity, changes in non-auditory…