Tag: "ringing" at medical news
Mayo researchers discover overdiagnosis of long QT heart syndrome
...g an auditory trigger such as doorbells, alarms or ringing
telephones. A family history of a sudden, unexplained death before 50 years of age -- including an unexplained drowning, unexplained motor vehicle accident and even sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS). When LQTS is detected and treated prop...
Low-pitch treatment alleviates ringing sound of tinnitus
...of hearing damage typically marked by high-pitched ringing
that torments more than 60 million Americans. A lo... and provided temporary relief from the high-pitch ringing
tone associated with the disorder. Tinnitus is caused by injury, infection or the repeated bombas...
Holiday season could ring in 'heartburn season'
...ay feasts or rich desserts or alcoholic beverages ringing
in the holiday season as "heartburn season." Heartburn generally caused by naturally occurring acids splashing back up from the stomach is often marked by a characteristic burning sensation that sufferers describe as rolling up into their chest. F...
SARS: No evidence that any of the treatments worked
The SARS virus set alarm bells ringing
across the world when it first appeared in 2002, but now a review of the effectiveness of the treatments used against it has found no evidence that any of them worked. The review was commissioned by the World Health Organization and has been publishe...
Hearing loss and high-speed dental tools
...ic, Oregon Hearing Research Center. Tinnitus, or ringing
of the ears, can be constant or intermittent and c...ck concert, power tools or gunfire. The subsequent ringing
indicates damage to the tiny hair-like structures within the inner ear and if exposure to loud nois...
Hopkins study proves cochlear implants prevent or reverse damage to brain's auditory nerve system
...se to cues, such as the sharp clapping of hands or ringing
of a bell, to signify a food reward nearby. Within in a week, implanted kittens responded to their individual sound cues, rushing to collect their food reward, while those without implants did not. Brain tissue analysis later showed that cats with...
Participants needed for generalized anxiety disorder study at UT Southwestern
...ated physical symptoms such as heart palpitations, ringing
in the ears, hot flashes, tremors and difficulty falling asleep, as the mind starts racing a mile a minute as soon as the person hits the bed." GAD treatment options include medication, psychotherapy or both, and can help people overcome their worri...