Rational Tinnitus Drug Treatment, part 3: Theory and Practice

Why Aren’t the Pills Working?, by Carol Bauer, MD In Part 3 of this series on rational tinnitus drug treatment, I will review the advantages and limitations of using animal models to understand this seemingly simple, yet intractable disorder.  Part 1 provided information about control with medication and the impact of tinnitus on individuals.  Part 2…

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Ancient Hominin Ears

Early Hominin and the Auditory System Studying the sensory mechanism fossil remains of past hominin (members of the family of humans as described herein) life forms has offered some interesting insights into ancient ears, based on their anatomical structures.  This is especially true for the sense of hearing. How this occurs relates to the physical…

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