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Prolonged mobile phone use may be linked to tinnitus

Regularly using a mobile phone for at least four years seems to be associated with a doubling in the risk of developing chronic tinnitus (persistent ringing/roaring/hissing in the ear), indicates a small study published online ...

Jul 19, 2010
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Low heritability of tinnitus

The relative importance of genetic factors in tinnitus is low, according to new research from the Norwegian Institute of Public Health. This is the first large population-based study to measure the heritability of tinnitus.

Apr 20, 2010
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Study casts doubt on caffeine link to tinnitus

(PhysOrg.com) -- New research has found giving up caffeine does not relieve tinnitus and acute caffeine withdrawal might add to the problem. This is the first study of its kind to look at the effect of caffeine ...

Jan 12, 2010
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Study: The new buzz on detecting tinnitus

It's a ringing, a buzzing, a hissing or a clicking - and the patient is the only one who can hear it. Complicating matters, physicians can rarely pinpoint the source of tinnitus, a chronic ringing of the head or ears that ...

Oct 03, 2009
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