Reducing Brain Inflammation in Mice May Just Treat Your Tinnitus

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What is the key to treating the bothersome buzzing that affects over 500 million people worldwide? Though Tinnitus can be irreversible in many cases, a pioneering study published in PLOS Biology is exploring new ways that inflammation of the brain mediates tinnitus in mice with noise-induced hearing loss, and how reducing that inflammation may help… Continue reading Reducing Brain Inflammation in Mice May Just Treat Your Tinnitus

Ear Wax: Friend or Foe?

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Cerumen, more commonly known as earwax, is a bodily emanation produced by the glands present in our outer ear. Like most other secretions, this is also something that we prefer to deal with in private. And, the mere need for its existence is questioned by many. Well, this ugly-looking and an often-flaky thing that you’d… Continue reading Ear Wax: Friend or Foe?

Tinnitus: When the Sounds Just Won't Stop

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While hearing aids are excellent for helping people hear sounds that are beyond their reach, many don’t realize that they can also help people un-hear sounds that they cannot stop. Sounds that don’t actually exist at all. This phenomenon is commonly referred to as Tinnitus, a medical condition where those afflicted hear persistent sounds that… Continue reading Tinnitus: When the Sounds Just Won't Stop