Silence may lead to phantom noises misinterpreted as tinnitus
Phantom noises, that mimic ringing in the ears associated with tinnitus, can be experienced by people with normal hearing in quiet situations, according to new research published in the January 2008 edition of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery.
The Brazilian study, which consisted of 66 peo...
Engineering students: Headset muffles loud, unnerving MRI noises
GAINESVILLE, Fla. Having an MRI exam, an experience many people describe as stressful and uncomfortable, could soon become a bit more pleasant, thanks to the work of a team of University of Florida engineering students.
The students have designed a headset that shows promise of reducing the ex...
Stranger's Cell Phone Ring May Thwart Your Thinking
...isions on whether the symbols they saw on the screen were words or not words. They were not told there would be distractions, but there were. In fact, noises
(including cell phone rings) interrupted the task about 20 times in each trial.
The result? "All participants who heard a sound were initially dist...
...ire/ -- A youth collapses at school...during a game...at camp. You hear small gasping, gurgly noises. Snorting, gurgling, moaning or labored breathing noises
are often misinterpreted. Sometimes it looks like a seizure - but it's not. It's Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA). Don't lose precious time. What do you do...
Acoustics world wide press room now open
...lips). See: http://www.acoustics.org/press/157th/rosenblum.html .
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"The detection of road surface conditions is an importan..... we propose the present detection method that is realized using only tire noises
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Children and teenagers at risk for noise-induced hearing loss, warn America's ENT doctors
... CA, and chair of the AAO-HNS Board of Governors public relations committee. "Children and teenagers are not always able to recognize when surrounding noises
have reached dangerous levels, and that's why parents and caretakers need to be aware, in order to teach them how to avoid permanent damage."
Ear Health News: Natural Treatments to Ease Tinnitus Intensity
...yle changes Dr. Cheng suggests tinnitus patients to try:
Avoiding caffeine or alcohol Managing stress Avoiding exposure to additional loud noises
which can aggravate tinnitus further (invest in a good pair of ear plugs). Controlling blood pressure Decreasing salt/sodium intake Take Lip...
Getting to the Root of Dental Phobia
...laining the process or have your dentist refer you to a specialist who can describe each step.
Distract Yourself. One in five people say the noises
made by dental instruments frighten them. A simple solution is to bring a portable music device with headphones to each appointment or ask your dental...
Noisy workplaces can make workers deaf
...Analysis and Prevention and Traffic Injury Prevention .
The researchers studied a sample of 53,000 workers. "More than 60 percent were exposed to noises
exceeding the norm of 90 decibels (dB) per day, which is equivalent to the sounds that emanate when a subway enters a station," says Michel Picard, a ...
Vitamin supplements may protect against noise-induced hearing loss
...viewing her data."
The research builds on previous studies that demonstrated hearing loss is not just caused by intense vibrations produced by loud noises
that tear the delicate structures of the inner ear, as once thought, said Josef Miller, Ph.D., who has studied the mechanisms of hearing impairment fo...
noises in Medical Technology
February 2009 Mayo Clinic Women's HealthSource Highlights Diabetes and Heart Disease, Going Vegetarian and Tinnitus
Ways to Minimize Tinnitus -- Troublesome noises
in the Ears
ROCHESTER, Minn. -- Ringing, whi...used by age-related hearing loss. Exposure to loud noises
also can damage hearing and lead to tinnitus. Tinn... Turning on quiet music, a fan or other background noises
can distract the brain from the internal noise.
NARSAD Researchers Identify Specific Genes and Family Traits Linked to Schizophrenia, Bipolar Disorder and Depression
...rget with one's eyes, syntax errors or
idiosyncratic use of language, subtle anomalies involving the midline of
the face, and difficulty filtering out noises
and other irrelevant stimuli
(a condition known as sensory gating).
These traits, according to Dr. Levy, are much more common in families
noises in Medical Products
HERMES-Ready Amsco 3085 SP Surgical Table
Features:...djustment of the table.
The HERMES Personal Interface Card records and responds to only one surgeon's voice and commands, so that other voices and noises
in the OR will not cause accidental response.
Voice Training is available through Computer Motion and Stryker Endoscopy to familiarize surgeons wi...
noises in Medical Dictionary
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... sound samples. ... Breath sounds are the noises
produced by the structures of the lungs during b...most common are: ... Breath sounds are the noises
produced by the structures of the lungs during b...You may not even ... Breath sounds are the noises
produced by the structures of the lungs during b...
...quot;. Auscultation is performed for the purposes of examining the circulatory system and respiratory system, as... The heart sounds are the noises
(sound) generated by the beating heart and the resultant flow of blood through it. This is also called a heartbeat. In cardiac auscultation , a...
noises in Biological News
Fish may actually feel pain and react to it much like humans
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Fish don't make noises
or contort their faces to show that it hurts when hooks are pulled from their mouths, but a Purdue University researcher believes they feel that pain ...
Laughing hyenas, wailing levees, the sound of cheese and blaring bagpipes
...COUSTICAL SOCIETY MEETING:
Wimps Hear Dangerous noises
Fish that Live in the Dark Have Bette...stening to Levees
1) WIMPS HEAR DANGEROUS noises
Scrawnier people are more likely to... unscrew has revealed certain frequencies in these noises
that could be monitored to check the health of bol...
Bats pick up rustling sounds against highway background noise
... Listening for faint rustling noises
made by tasty beetles on a quiet day is simple for bats hunting with their exquisitely sensitive hearing. So try imagining what it must be like trying...
Killer whales, blind bats, discriminating dolphins, mating birds
...at communicates ultrasonically or the high-pitched noises
bats use to find their way through the dark. Acous...MAMMALS
Effects of sonar and other manmade ocean noises
on marine mammals have traditionally been defined ...noises, then listening to the reflections of these noises
off objects in the environment. Animals use echolo...
At Boston symposium, NARSAD researchers report on genes and family traits
...get with one's eyes, syntax errors or idiosyncratic use of language, subtle anomalies involving the midline of the face , and difficulty filtering out noises
and other irrelevant stimuli (a condition known as sensory gating).
These traits, according to Dr. Levy, are much more common in families with schiz...
Study links low-frequency hearing to shape of the cochlea
... low-frequency hearing limit of more than a dozen different mammals.
The relationship will be useful in conservation to estimate the impact that the noises
of human activities are having on animals like Siberian tigers, polar bears and marine mammals that wont sit still for hearing tests. It also can prov...
Researchers to develop ocean sanctuary 'noise budget' to evaluate potential impact on marine mammals
... the low-frequency noise budget throughout the Sanctuary, identify and quantify the contributing sources of sounds, and determine whether or not these noises
have the potential to impact endangered marine mammals and fishes, said David Wiley, the Sanctuary's research coordinator. The results from this proj...
Island monkeys do not recognize big cat calls
...n hearing the noises, the monkeys would look around and at each other and might leave the area. They did not show any greater alarm at hearing big cat noises
than at hearing an elephant, and would flee in about four to five seconds. But on hearing recorded human voices, the monkeys would flee within a secon...
AGU journal highlights -- Sept. 6, 2007
... 1. Solving the mystery of booming sand dunes
in deserts can sometimes be heard after a natural slumping event or during a sand avalanche generated by humans sliding down the slip face of a large ...
Monkeys use 'baby talk' to interact with infants
...o Rico, was also a co-author.
Researchers have long been interested in the noises
that non-human primates make and how they are used for communication. Monk...ation that the sender expects the recipient to understand, or they could be noises
that the recipient can draw inferences from, but are not intended to carry ...
noises in Biological Dictionary
...... with my artist friend Gabriela and she came up with the title Medúlla . ... Medúlla Biography. LAKESIDE. the first peek at the album and its noises
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