Specially timed signals ease tinnitus symptoms by targeting unruly nerve activity in the brain.
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A federal “right-to-try” law for medical treatments could soon become reality. And U-M is poised to expand access to new options.
January 5, 2018 — For people with tinnitus, the persistent sense of ringing in the ears is mildly annoying at best and disabling at worst. But a new device may help ease the phantom noises, using precisely timed sound and skin stimulation to target nerve activity in the brain. It quelled the bothersome sounds in lab animals and improved quality of life in a test group of 20 humans, according to University of Michigan researchers.
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