Research

Relieving tinnitus with mindfulness therapy

MBCT

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The University of Bath, UK recently reported on a study using a mindfulness-based approach to relieve tinnitus.

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Approaches to tinnitus management

Tinnitus

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A group of researchers from Queen’s University and Hotel Dieu Hospital in Kingston, Ontario (Canada) recently published a review article in the journal Canadian Family Physician on practical approaches to managing patients with tinnitus.

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Association between biovariability and hearing loss

Study

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SIAM News, the news journal of the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics, recently reported on how biovariability among individuals can result in a wide range of injury probabilities on exposure to harmful noise.

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Association between tinnitus and a history of migraines

Tinnitus

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A group of researchers from Taiwan recently published an article on their findings concerning a potential link between the risk of cochlear disorders, especially tinnitus, and a history of migraines.

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Association between portable music player use and risk of hearing loss

Noise

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Reuters Health recently reported on the results of a study carried out in the Netherlands that showed that children who listen to music through headphones may have a greater risk of noise-related hearing loss.

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Experiencing light as sound

OCS

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Scientists at Germany’s University Medical Center Göttingen have developed a technique that involves using flashes of light to restore hearing.

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New drug shown to halve hearing loss in children following cancer treatment

Research

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Use of the drug sodium thiosulfate after chemotherapy reduces hearing loss in children treated for liver cancer, according to the results of a study published in late June in the New England Journal of Medicine.

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Founder population genetics research in Newfoundland

Genetics

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A team of researchers in Grand Falls-Windsor is making the most of the genetic heritage of Newfoundland's "founder" population to look into the deep causes of hearing loss.

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Link between ISSNHL and affective disorders

Sudden hearing loss

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Researchers from Hallym University College of Medicine in Chuncheon, Republic of Korea have found that patients with idiopathic sudden sensorineural hearing loss (ISSNHL) are at increased risk of developing affective disorders including depression or anxiety.

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Ida Institute 2018 research grants announced

Research

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The Ida Institute has announced the projects that have been awarded grants through the Ida Institute Research Committee.

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