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Tinnitus: 'Rebooting' brain may reduce ringing in ears

• Terrence Aym
Researchers have searched for centuries for an effective way to end the maddening, continuous ringing in the ears that some people suffer. Most of the so-called cures to treat the condition known as tinnitus were quack treatments, bizarre devices, or ineffective regimens. Now research scientists have found a method to reduce the constant ringing. The procedure involves stimulating a certain nerve in the neck while playing a series of tones that actually work to 'reboot' the brain...