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New Study Confirms Link Between COVID-19 and Symptoms of Hearing Loss, Tinnitus and Vertigo

by Kevin Munro, University of Manchester Some viruses, such as measles, mumps and meningitis, can cause hearing difficulties, but what about SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19? In the first few months of the pandemic, a rapid systematic review of COVID-19 and hearing difficulties revealed a possible link between COVID-19 and audio-vestibular symptoms (hearing loss, tinnitus and vertigo).…

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Pure Tinnitus Group Coaching: A Telehealth Innovation Inspired by COVID-19

BERKELEY, CALIFORNIA – California-based telehealth startup Pure Tinnitus has developed Pure Tinnitus Group Coaching as a way to provide evidence-based tinnitus management techniques via Zoom video.   The Covid-19 pandemic has made living with tinnitus more challenging. The pandemic has led to increased social isolation, staying at home, and stress around healthcare. All of these factors negatively impact…

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BTA Awards £118k Research Grant for Development of Objective Measure of Tinnitus

SHEFFIELD, ENGLAND — The British Tinnitus Association (BTA) has announced that it is awarding a grant of £118,000 (~$161K USD) to a team from Macquarie University, Australia for a study that aims to develop a reliable objective measure of tinnitus. The three-year research project – led by Professor David McAlpine of Macquarie University, New South…

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Oto Announces the Launch of its First Product – a Digital Therapy Solution for Tinnitus

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM – Oto today announces the launch of its new mobile app that allows people with tinnitus to access evidence-based therapy when they need it. Oto solves the problem of inaccessible and expensive therapy for the 1 in 8 people with tinnitus by bringing together on a simple digital platform all the therapies that research has…

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American Tinnitus Association Receives $2.7 Million Legacy Gift

VIENNA, VIRGINIA — The American Tinnitus Association (ATA) today announced a $2.7 million legacy gift made possible by a long-time donor. “In a year of extraordinary turmoil and hardship, this bequest is humbling and received with deep gratitude. As a smaller nonprofit with a sizeable mission, this donation is transformational and will enable us to…

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British Tinnitus Association Awards £125k Grant for Research that Could Predict Who Will Develop Tinnitus

SHEFFIELD, ENGLAND — The British Tinnitus Association (BTA) has announced the first recipient of £125,000 (~167K $US) through the organization’s 2020/21 large research grant funding programme. The grant is going to King’s College London and the University of Nottingham for their study which aims to identify tinnitus biomarkers, using the health and genetics data of…

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Researchers Develop New Technology to Objectively Measure Tinnitus

Researchers in Australia have developed a new technology to objectively measure tinnitus, according to a recently published in the journal PLOS ONE.  Dr Mehrnaz Shoushtarian from the Bionics Institute led the research, along with collaborators from Deakin University.  Chronic tinnitus affects around 6–20% of adults with approximately 20% of these experiencing it in a severe…

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Beukes and Manchaiah Author New Book: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Tinnitus

BEAUMONT, TEXAS – The Lamar University Department of Speech and Hearing has announced the publication of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Tinnitus written in part by Eldre Beukes, lead author and post-doctoral researcher in the department and Vinaya Manchaiah, Jo Mayo Endowed Professor. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Tinnitus is the first book to provide comprehensive cognitive…

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Study Finds 40% of Those Displaying COVID-19 Symptoms Experience Worsening of Tinnitus

CAMBRIDGE, UNITED KINGDOM — New research reveals that tinnitus, a common condition that causes the perception of noise in the ear and head, is being exacerbated by COVID-19 – as well as the measures helping to keep us safe. The study of 3,103 people with tinnitus was led by Anglia Ruskin University (ARU), with support…

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Neuromod Closes €10.5 Million Series B Financing for Tinnitus Device; Eyes European and US Expansion

DUBLIN, IRELAND — Neuromod Devices Limited, the Irish medical device company specializing in the treatment of tinnitus, has announced that it has successfully raised €10.5 million (~$12.5M USD) in an oversubscribed Series B financing. The investment was led by majority investor Fountain Healthcare Partners, with participation from existing investors Moffett Investment Holdings and Medical Device…

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