New Hope for 'Ringing' in the Ears

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 3, 2018 (HealthDay News) — For people with tinnitus, the persistent sense of ringing in the ears is mildly annoying at best and disabling at worst. But a new device may help ease the phantom noises, researchers report. The experimental device uses precisely timed sound and skin stimulation to target nerve activity in…

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New Hope for ‘Ringing’ in the Ears

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 3, 2018 (HealthDay News) — For people with tinnitus, the persistent sense of ringing in the ears is mildly annoying at best and disabling at worst. But a new device may help ease the phantom noises, researchers report. The experimental device uses precisely timed sound and skin stimulation to target nerve activity in…

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New Hope for 'Ringing' in the Ears

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 3, 2018 (HealthDay News) — For people with tinnitus, the persistent sense of ringing in the ears is mildly annoying at best and disabling at worst. But a new device may help ease the phantom noises, researchers report. The experimental device uses precisely timed sound and skin stimulation to target nerve activity in…

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Could Gene Therapy Someday Eliminate HIV?

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 3, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Gene therapy may have the potential to eradicate HIV in people infected with the virus, new animal research suggests. The science centers around the use of “chimeric antigen receptor” (CAR) genes. In laboratory work with monkeys, these engineered cells have destroyed HIV-infected cells for more than two years,…

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Could Gene Therapy Someday Eliminate HIV?

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 3, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Gene therapy may have the potential to eradicate HIV in people infected with the virus, new animal research suggests. The science centers around the use of “chimeric antigen receptor” (CAR) genes. In laboratory work with monkeys, these engineered cells have destroyed HIV-infected cells for more than two years,…

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Layer Up When Temperatures Plummet

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 3, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Two-thirds of the United States is grappling with bitterly cold temperatures as an Arctic front slides across the country, so one emergency doctor offers practical advice for those caught in the frigid weather. Dr. Robert Glatter, a physician from Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City, puts a…

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