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Zebrafish may help solve ringing in vets' ears

CHICAGO -- Ernest Moore, an audiologist and cell biologist at Northwestern University, developed tinnitus -- a chronic ringing and whooshing sound in his ears -- twenty years ago after serving in the U.S. Army reserves medical corps. His hearing was damaged by the crack of too many M16 rifles and...

Pittsburgh Ringing in New Year with Environmentally Friendly Ball

Highmark's "The Future of Pittsburgh" ball features LED lights and post- consumer materials PITTSBURGH, Dec. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Did you know that Pittsburghers ring in a green New Year? Again this year, Highmark's "The Future of Pittsburgh" ball, which is made from en...

Victorian Initiative: Coffers Are Ringing For an Upcoming Cancer Agency

The Victorian Government has taken on the onus of improving the treatment for cancer patients, and as a first step, a new cancer agency// with a $15 million funding will be instituted. The detailed statement by the government, to be announced soon, during the pre-budget statement, will also o...

BioMed Realty Trust Commemorates Five-Year Anniversary as a Public Company

...lan D. Gold, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, and Gary A. Kreitzer, Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Director, will preside over the ringing of The Closing Bell(R). "This is a great day for our team," said Mr. Gold. "Through their hard, smart work, our industry-leading team of profes...

Lipo-Flavonoid Launches New Video Testimonial

...magine jumping out of a deep-sleep to a high pitch ringing sound in your ear, or constantly hearing the rushi...e medical condition tinnitus, often referred to as ringing in the ears. Meet Debby : Almost four ...d mother of three, woke up to a loud, high-pitched ringing in her ears. "There were times the...

Toilet Training Goes High Tech

...s made by the researchers consisted of a light alarm box attached to a self-adhesive strip in the diaper. When the strip got wet, the diaper emitted a ringing sound, and the child was taken to the potty and encouraged to finish. Researchers rewarded their tiny test subjects if they completed their busine...

ERT Officials Ring the NASDAQ Closing Bell

... industries, closed the stock market on 18 June by ringing the famous NASDAQ bell. Joel Morganroth, Chairman ...l Morganroth and Michael McKelvey on stage for the ringing of the official closing bell. Michael McKelve...hange to participate in the closing bell ceremony. ringing the closing bell has given us a unique opportunity...

Siemens Hearing Celebrates 10th Annual National Women's Health Week

...s and family comment that you are talking louder or have the television and radio volume turned too loud. Have your hearing tested if you hear ringing in your ears or if you notice any change in your hearing. "Hearing loss is generally gradual and painless, and it is important to...

BD Extends Decade-Long Support for UNICEF's Campaign to Eliminate Maternal and Neonatal Tetanus

...ldren in developing countries against maternal and neonatal tetanus (MNT). Representatives from BD and UNICEF highlighted this collaboration today by ringing the Opening Bell at the New York Stock Exchange. "Observation of Mother's Day here in the U.S. is the perfect opportunity to reflect upon the tol...

50,000 Letters Sent to Notre Dame Alumni Re: Obama; In Letter, Bishop Gracida Urged Former U.S. Ambassador to the Vatican Mary Ann Glendon to Refuse Award

...d integrity, as she refuses to share a platform at Notre Dame with President Obama. We pray that great is her reward in heaven. "Our phones are ringing off the hook with praise and complaint, with joy from some and rage from others. I guess we really hit a nerve!" The full letter and the post car...

Turn the Corner Foundation Rings in Lyme Disease Awareness Month Early at NYSE on April 23, 2009

... New York Stock Exchange closing bell on April 23, 2009. The Foundation is ringing the bell a week prior to the start of LDAM to reinforce the importance of e...in the early spring. Watch live and archived video streaming of TTC's ringing of the April 23, 2009 Closing Bell: www.turnthecorner.org This 21...

Kids Who Lack Self-Control May Be Prone to Weight Gain

... to return. If they couldn't wait, they could ring a bill to summon the adult. Forty-seven percent of the participants "failed" the test either by ringing the bell or by just jumping into the goodies. Those who failed were 29 percent more likely to be overweight seven years later, at age 11. They wer...

Mirixa Australia Launches at APP2009

...A. "The entry of Mirixa Australia into the Australia health care system is not only a testament to the vision of the Australia Pharmacy Guild, it's a ringing endorsement of the value Mirixa Corporation provides its U.S. patients every day," added Mr. Roberts. About Mirixa Mirixa Corporation, spon...

Ear Health News: Natural Treatments to Ease Tinnitus Intensity

... huge impact on one's life. "One of the most important issues with ringing in the ears is the fact that it is traumatic to the person suffering from i...monstrated relief and improvement in the tinnitus, he adds. For those with ringing in the ears, any improvement is a major benefit, since there is no known cu...

Spiders, frogs and gecko among exciting discoveries found in Papua New Guinea

...a sharp chirping call ( Oreophryne sp.), a bright green tree frog with enormous eyes ( Nyctimystes sp.), and a torrent-dwelling frog that has a loud ringing call ( Litoria sp.). The gecko ( Cyrtodactylus sp.) was the only specimen of its kind found in the dense rainforest. "The vast Kaijende Uplands...

Vitamin supplements may protect against noise-induced hearing loss

...t the treatment successfully prevented temporary hearing loss in the animals. In humans, temporary noise-induced hearing loss, often accompanied by ringing in the ears, typically goes away after a few hours or days as the cells in the inner ear heal. Because repeated temporary hearing loss can lead to per...

Hearing Aids Offer Hope for Those Who Suffer from Persistent 'Ringing in the Ears,' Better Hearing Institute Survey Finds

...en-fit hearing aid, may be designed to be particularly useful in alleviating tinnitus. The open-fit hearing aid can reduce the effects of the tinnitus ringing sensation while still allowing sounds from the outside to pass into the ear. There are two main types of tinnitus: middle ear and sensorineural....

RingingCedarsofRussia.org Releases Pine Nut Oil Research Showing That Digestive and Stomach Disorders Respond to Unique Super Food: Siberian Pine Nut Oil

...which remained biologically active because it was cold pressed (bearing the ringing Cedars of Russia trademark), "a significant and reliable improvement&q... results. The researchers used Siberian Pine Nut Oil bearing the registered ringing Cedars of Russia trademark for this study, with consistency being one of th...

New Year, Old Myths, New Fatalities

... Just look at the numbers. A recent analysis of National Highway Traffic Safety Administration statistics shows that, by the time our country finished ringing in the year 2007 (the latest year for which data are available), 54 people had died in alcohol-related traffic crashes in the 12-hour span between 6:0...

The Help Group's Teddy Bear Ball Salutes Sony Pictures Television President, Steve Mosko and Features Performance by Kenny Loggins

...ccoli Charitable Foundation, Keyes Automotive Group, Act III Communications, The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf, and the Milken Family Foundation. ringing in the holiday season were spirited performances by The Help Group's Children's Choir with special friend, former Temptations member Louis Price, sing...

Founders & Former Executive Management Team of LCA-Vision Seek Change to Rescue Company

...d to help rescue the Company as it recklessly plunges down a path to self-destruction. We are scratching our heads why the alarm bells aren't ringing loudly for the Board of Directors as to the crisis unfolding before their very eyes. With a burn rate of approximately $2 million of cash per month, ...

Self Help Therapy for Veterans with Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)

...om explosives. Some of TBI's signs are: headaches, difficulty concentrating or making decisions, slowness in thinking and communicating, mood changes, ringing in the ears and other symptoms. Related problems include disruptive relationships and problems adjusting to civilian life. Veterans can be helped by...

Secret to Treating Tinnitus in Vets May Be Unlocked in Zebrafish

...ws) -- For millions of Americans, including thousands of Iraq War veterans, ringing in the ears is a condition that is annoying at best and disabling at worst....ologist in the U.S. Army Reserves and remembers "listening to stories about ringing in the ears and telling people why we didn't really have a cure." Moore ...

Better Hearing Institute Kicks Off the Across America Hearing Check Challenge for Better Hearing and Speech Month, Bringing Better Quality of Life Back to Millions of Americans

... children and women, keeping the television or radio turned up to a high volume, needing to ask friends to repeat what they're saying, or experiencing ringing in the ears. "Most people don't have to suffer the consequences of unaddressed hearing loss," Kochkin continues. "Hearing loss can be easily diagn...

MSA's John Ryan III and Bill Lambert to Ring Closing Bell at New York Stock Exchange on Tuesday

...ambert, MSA president and chief operating officer, will ring the closing bell at the New York Stock Exchange on Tuesday, April 15. The ceremonial bell ringing comes approximately one month before Mr. Ryan will step down as CEO as part of a planned management succession, and turn over that responsibility to M...

Brain Disease Causes More Vision Loss in Blacks

... Neurology . It's not known what actually causes intracranial hypertension, which is most common in young, obese women. Symptoms include headache, ringing in the ears, and vision problems such as blurriness and double vision. More information The MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia has more about i...

Campaign Targets Noise-Induced Hearing Loss in Kids

...s of noise-induced hearing loss, it can be difficult to diagnose. Symptoms may include distorted or muffled sound, difficulty understanding speech, or ringing in the ears, which is a sign of imminent damage. Youngsters may not even be aware of hearing loss, but it can be detected during a hearing evaluation....

7th Annual Wiley Prize in Biomedical Sciences Awarded to Dr. Richard P. Lifton

...1807-2007; the launch of an online community www.wiley.com/go/livinghistory , to capture untold and ongoing Wiley history, past, present, and future; ringing the Closing Bell at the New York Stock Exchange; and an array of festivities that spanned four continents and ten countries. In 2007, Wiley also compl...

Easter Seals Launches Nationwide Program for U.S. Service Members and Veterans Deployed to Iraq or Afghanistan with Traumatic Brain Injury

... a head injury (from a bullet, vehicle accident, or fall) and are currently experiencing ANY of the following: easily irritated or angered; headaches; ringing in the ears; blurred vision; feeling light-headed or dizzy; trouble with memory; attention, or concentration; easily confused or overwhelmed; problems...

Vendormate Storms into 2008 with Major Milestones for Hospital Vendor Compliance

... ATLANTA, Jan. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- With the ringing in of a new year, Vendormate, Inc celebrated the accomplishments and milestones that mark the company's successes and will be the foundation of new he...

Overactive nerves in head and neck may account for 'ringing in the ears'

...ch-sensing neurons likely plays an important role in tinnitus, often called ringing in the ears. The study, now online in the European Journal of Neuroscience,...Institute at the U-M Medical School. People with tinnitus sense ringing or other sounds in their ears or head when there is no outside source. Whet...

FDA Approves Cialis(R) (tadalafil) for Once Daily Use for the Treatment of Erectile Dysfunction

...ry. In rare instances, men taking prescription ED tablets (including Cialis) reported a sudden decrease or loss of vision or hearing (sometimes with ringing in the ears and dizziness). It's not possible to determine if these events are related directly to the ED tablets or to other factors. If a man has a ...

Silence may lead to phantom noises misinterpreted as tinnitus

... Phantom noises, that mimic ringing in the ears associated with tinnitus, can be exper...eir hearing senses, 68 percent experienced phantom ringing noises similar to that of tinnitus. This is compar...nly 45.5 percent of participants who heard phantom ringing when asked to focus on visual stimuli and not on t...

VH1 Set to Continue Its Record-Breaking Pace Into 2008 with Brand New Premieres and Returning Series

... Baby" and "Scott Baio is 46 ... and Pregnant" Kick Off The New Year On VH1 NEW YORK, Dec. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- VH1 is ringing in 2008 with a full slate of new premieres and returning series. For the first time VH1 will air The Broadcast Film Critics Association's (BFCA) "Crit...

Six Olympic Legends Battling Chronic Diseases Lead Revolution in Advancing Pharmacy Care as Medco Launches the 'Tour of Champions'

...years past, each has battled for Olympic gold. Today they are fighting a new battle- waging a personal campaign against chronic and complex diseases. ringing in a new era in healthcare, Olympic gold medal athletes and Medco Health Solutions, Inc.'s (NYSE: MHS ) specialist pharmacists and executives today r...

Easter Seals Launches Program for Veterans Returning from Iraq and Afghanistan with Traumatic Brain Injuries

... a bullet, vehicle accident, or fall) and are currently experiencing ANY of the following; easily irritated or angered; headaches; ringing in the ears; blurred vision; feeling light-headed or dizzy; trouble with memory; attention, or concentration; easily confused or ...

Scientists search for brain center responsible for tinnitus

... than 50 million Americans who experience the phantom sounds of tinnitus -- ringing in the ears that can range from annoying to debilitating -- certain well-tr...r from the condition. For many years it was thought that the buzzing or ringing sounds heard by people with tinnitus originated in the ear, Salvi said. But...

Good Clinical Practice Journal Awards: Winners Announced

...o the lives of thousands of renal cancer patients and their families. The main thing for me after working for 11 years in oncology is to have patients ringing up to say thank you." Another notable winner was South Africa's Aurum Institute for Health Research. It picked up the Most Innovative Patient Recruit...

Obesity Rate in U.S. Still Climbing

...ess. The number of states with obesity rates greater than 25 percent has more than doubled in just two years. That's not sending a wake-up call. We're ringing the disaster alarm," he said. The existence of an obesity epidemic in this country is not news, but the rapidity with which Americans' waistlines ...

Genetic Disease Causes hearing loss

...inner ear mechanism and develops into bony tissue] by tumor, intralabyrinthine hemorrhage, and endolymphatic hydrops [recurrent vertigo accompanied by ringing in the ears and deafness]. Since significant audiovestibular dysfunction, including deafness, can occur suddenly in a manner that is not rel...
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