Summary #1326

New research could help millions who suffer from ‘ringing in the ears’

twin-cities.umn.edu
  • Combining sound and electrical stimulation of the tongue can reduce tinnitus for up to 12 months.
  • It was the largest clinical trial of its kind, with 326 patients, where many of them reported an improvement in tinnitus after 12 months.
  • The study involved a proprietary device, now branded as Lenire, consisting of headphones, and a device with electrodes placed on the tongue.

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