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Tinnitus discovery could lead to new ways to stop the ringing

Public release date: 12-Sep-2011

Retraining the brain could reanimate areas that have lost input from the ear

Berkeley — Neuroscientists at the University of California, Berkeley, are offering hope to the 10 percent of the population who suffer from tinnitus – a constant, often high-pitched ringing or buzzing in the ears that can be annoying and even maddening, and has no cure.

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Study: E-Cigarettes Don't Help Smokers Quit

ATLANTA (CBS Atlanta) — A new study claims that electronic cigarettes don’t help people quit smoking.

Researchers at the University of California San Francisco conducted the study among 950 smokers in November 2011 and 2012. 198 more words


Study Looking To See If E-Cigs Curb Smoking Habits

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A new study is looking into whether or not electronic cigarettes are an effective way to stop, or cut back on smoking as many smokers turn to them as an alternative. 98 more words


Study: Mental Health Hospitalizations Increasing in Children

Hospitals have charged almost as much to treat children’s depression as they have to treat children’s asthma, a new study says.

Children in America: Nearly 10 percent of children are hospitalized for a mental health diagnosis, but minority children are frequently overlooked. 640 more words

Exercise may lower risk of death for men with prostate cancer

Public release date: 5-Jan-2011

- Men who did vigorous activity had a 61% lower risk of prostate cancer-specific death compared with men who did less than one hour per week of vigorous activity. 442 more words

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