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Effective Management of Pain Hyperacusis

Effective Management of Pain Hyperacusis

Colucci, Dennis AuD, MAThe Hearing Journal:February 2017 – Volume 70 – Issue 2 – p 42,44,45 doi: 10.1097/01.HJ.0000513103.95086.22Hearing Matters IMPORTANCE OF EARLY INTERVENTION Regardless of the cause or network mechanisms involved, intense and early treatment is a critical part of the therapy to improve sleep, control headaches or migraines, and the associated anxiety, in addition […]

Direct-to-Consumer Hearing Devices: Capabilities, Costs, and Cosmetics

Direct-to-Consumer Hearing Devices: Capabilities, Costs, and Cosmetics

Authors; Ibrahim Almufarrij, Kevin J. Munro, Piers Dawes, Michael A. Stone, and Harvey Dillon Abstract; Direct-to-consumer (DTC) hearing devices can be purchased without consulting a hearing health professional. This project aims to compare 28 DTC devices with the most popular hearing aid supplied by the U.K. National Health Service (NHS). The comparison was based on […]

We Finally Have Proof That Gut Microbes Can Actually Eat Our Medications

We Finally Have Proof That Gut Microbes Can Actually Eat Our Medications

DAVID NIELD 23 JUN 2019 “Dosing medicines can be a tricky process: How much of a medication actually ends up hitting its target can vary a lot between patients, sometimes for mysterious reasons. As it turns out, even the things living in our bodies could be gobbling up our drugs.” Read more https://www.sciencealert.com/gut-microbes-could-be-eating-up-our-meds-before-they-get-chance-to-work The research […]

Mouse Model Shows How Parkinson’s Disease Begins in the Gut

Mouse Model Shows How Parkinson’s Disease Begins in the Gut

Transneuronal Propagation of Pathologic α-Synuclein from the Gut to the Brain Models Parkinson’s Disease Published: June 26, 2019 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neuron.2019.05.035 Interview with Ted Dawson discussing his lab’s demonstration that misfolded α-synuclein which can move from the stomach to the brain and cause physical and cognitive symptoms.: https://www.the-scientist.com/news-opinion/mouse-model-shows-how-parkinsons-disease-begins-in-the-gut-66048

TREM2 function impedes tau seeding in neuritic plaques

TREM2 function impedes tau seeding in neuritic plaques

Cheryl E. G. Leyns, Maud Gratuze, Sneha Narasimhan, Nimansha Jain, Lauren J. Koscal, Hong Jiang, Melissa Manis, Marco Colonna, Virginia M. Y. Lee, Jason D. Ulrich & David M. Holtzman  Nature Neuroscience (2019) Abstract Variants in the triggering receptor expressed on myeloid cells 2 (TREM2) have been associated with increased risk for sporadic, late-onset Alzheimer’s […]