New Tinnitus Drug!

AM-101 is the name of the drug developed by Auris Medical Holding AG to treat acute inner ear tinnitus.  The company is based in Switzerland and has had 2 peer-reviewed journals regarding the efficacy of the drug. -July 2015 The…

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Gene Therapy for Congenital Deafness- The Hearing Review, September 2015

Boston Children’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School have been working on restoring hearing in mice that have a genetic form of deafness.  Although gene therapy is not ready to enter into clinical trials yet, this breakthrough can help to improve…

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Vertigo – What Is It & What Causes It

I often have people come to be evaluated for “vertigo” thinking it’s synonymous with dizziness or thinking this alone is some horrible diagnosis but they’re wrong. First of all vertigo is merely a symptom. Like “cough” is a symptom. To…

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Do You Know: How to pronounce TINNITUS?

Tinnitus is a sound heard within the head or ears when no external sound is present.       Many people pronounce it as tin-NYE-tus as if it is a condition such as laryngitis. However, it is actually pronounced TIN-ni-tus….

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