Tinnitus therapy trial success

A new way of reducing the symptoms of tinnitus has shown success at the first trial.
12 January 2018
Presented by Georgia Mills
Production by Georgia Mills.


Around one in ten people have to live with tinnitus, this is a persistent noise ringing in the head when there's nothing external causing it. The severity of tinnitus can range from irritating to completely life-changing, by making it nearly impossible to work or sleep, and there is no cure. But now, scientists have come up with a way to reduce the severity of symptoms, by stimulating parts of the brain responsible for causing the phantom sounds. Georgia Mills spoke to Susan Shore, from the University of Michigan.



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