For the first time ever, the international tinnitus community has joined forces in order to shine a light on the condition, targeting as many people as possible in order to raise awareness of how tinnitus impacts on the lives of the estimated one in 10 people living with it.

Join us for Tinnitus Week 2018 (February 5-11) in order to raise much-needed awareness and support those who are living with the condition!

https://www.tinnitusweek.com/organizations/tinnitus-research-initiative/

AnnickDecreased Speech-In-Noise Understanding in Young Adults with Tinnitus

Annick Gilles et al. The audiogram looks normal, otoacoustic emissions are normal, auditory brain stem response are normal - But the tinnitus keeps on ringing. How is it possible? It's called "hidden hearing loss". There is damage to the hearing system but it is not detected by standard measures. The researcher Gilles and colleagues present a study showing that the speech-in-noise test can detect the difference. Read the full article at https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fnins.2016.00288/full

 

schleeMeasuring the Moment-to-Moment Variability of Tinnitus: The TrackYourTinnitus Smart Phone App

Winfried Schlee et al. The perception of tinnitus can fluctuate. Sometimes you hear it very loud. Sometimes it is low. The TrackYourTinnitus smartphone app allows you to measure the fluctuation of your tinnitus and understand it better. At the same time you are supporting tinnitus research by contributing your data for the global fight against tinnitus. Read more about the app and the underlying theoretical concept at https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fnagi.2016.00294/full

We are proud to present the first article of the European School for Interdisciplinary Tinnitus Research titled: "Innovations in Doctoral Training and Research on Tinnitus- The European School on Interdisciplinary Tinnitus Research (ESIT) Perspective".

All ESIT supervisors have worked together to underline the exclusiveness of ESIT as an interdisciplinary scientific tinnitus project explaining it's background, purposes and objectives.
Further the reader is given details about the project management, its components and work packages and how we manage to provide a wide interdisciplinary network of sciences related to tinnitus.

Read this article on Frontiers!

 

Thomas FullerDifferent Teams, Same Conclusions? A Systematic Review of Existing Clinical Guidelines for the Assessment and Treatment of Tinnitus in Adults

Thomas Fuller et al. A large team of tinnitus experts from different TINNET countries came together to compare the existing treating guidelines for tinnitus. Read about what is similar - and read about the differences at https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fpsyg.2017.00206/full

We are happy to share with you the chance to compete for the Science & PINS Prize for Neuromodulation which honors scientists for their excellent contributions to neuromodulation research.
The prize is awarded annually for outstanding research as described in a 1,500 word essay based on research performed in the past three years.
The winner of the prize is awarded US$ 25,000 and publication of his or her essay in the journal Science.
For more information visit Science & PINS.

 

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KHRI People ShoreSusan1Auditory-somatosensory bimodal stimulation desynchronizes brain circuitry to reduce tinnitus in guinea pigs and humans

Susan Shore et al. Millions of people all over the world hear "ringing" in their ears - a condition called Tinnitus. A new study, performed by a research team led by Dr. Susan Shore, University of Michigan, shows an experimental device could help to reduce the phantom sounds by targeting unruly nerve activity in the brain Full article...

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