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Title: Cure for tinnitus found?
Post by: Matt Collins on January 13, 2011, 12:19:59 pm
Scientists have found a way to ease chronic ringing in the ears, known as tinnitus, by stimulating a neck nerve and playing sounds to reboot the brain, according to research published Wednesday.


Read the entire article:
http://www.breitbart.com/article.php?id=CNG.f57c40c34c2baca8 600a698953d82048.1e1&show_article=1
Title: Re: Temporary Cure for Rat tinnitus found?
Post by: Art Welter on January 13, 2011, 03:19:04 pm
Matt Collins wrote on Thu, 13 January 2011 10:19

Scientists have found a way to ease chronic ringing in the ears, known as tinnitus, by stimulating a neck nerve and playing sounds to reboot the brain, according to research published Wednesday.

Read the entire article:
 http://www.breitbart.com/article.php?id=CNG.f57c40c34c2baca8 600a698953d82048.1e1&show_article=1

In rat's ears Rolling Eyes .
"Rats that underwent the pairing of noise and stimulation experienced a halt to the ringing sounds for up to three and a half months, while control rats that received just noise or just stimulation did not...
Clinical trials are expected to begin on humans in the coming months, with the first trials starting in Europe, according to lead study author Navzer Engineer."
Title: Re: Temporary Cure for Rat tinnitus found?
Post by: Scott Raymond on January 13, 2011, 04:48:41 pm
Art Welter wrote on Thu, 13 January 2011 14:19


"Rats that underwent the pairing of noise and stimulation experienced a halt to the ringing sounds for up to three and a half months, while control rats that received just noise or just stimulation did not...



Well my first question was about how the rats told them whether they had tinnitus or not... Then I read the article and am surprised that they can even find the auditory cortex in a rat without killing it or doing serious brain damage.  Cool

Scott

P.S.  I'm guessing they wouldn't want PETA to know about how the rats got tinnitus in the first place.  I assume they're not talking about Dave Rat and family.  Laughing