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WASHINGTON -- Neuroscientists at Georgetown University Medical Center and Germany's Technische Universität München have uncovered the brain malady responsible for tinnitus and for chronic pain -- the uncomfortable, sometimes agonizing sensations that persist long after an initial injury. In a fall issue of Trends in Cognitive Sciences , researchers say identifying the problem is the first step to developing effective
Contrary to popular belief, you shouldn't clean your ears with cotton swabs, as this could lead to hearing loss, damage or worst, said Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) Senior Consultant Prof Dr Asma Abdullah of the Canselor Tuanku Muhriz Hospital (HCTM) of The National University of Malaysia (UKM). Dr Asma said there are some people who like sticking a cotton
Experts in Nottingham are investigating whether a new type of hearing test could successfully detect early hearing loss in people with cystic fibrosis (CF). Hearing loss is a side effect of some of the intravenous antibiotics used to treat the recurring chest infections associated with the genetic condition. Research is now aiming to discover whether this new test could pick
University of Toronto - Toronto, ON - A study led by researchers at the University of Toronto shows that when older adults feel negatively about aging, they may lack confidence in their abilities to hear and remember things, and perform poorly at both. "People's feelings about getting older influence their sensory and cognitive functions," said Alison Chasteen, professor in U
Study by UCLA psychologists reveals that our senses are far from flawless. UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA - LOS ANGELES - Our vision and hearing aren't as reliable as we might think, according to a study by life scientists at UCLA. "Our basic sensory representation of the world -- how information from our eyes and ears is processed by neurons in the
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