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nightsurfer on 2009-12-18"Research has raised the possibility of successfully treating the ear-ringing disorder tinnitus soon after its onset.
Some forms of the condition are associated with spontaneous nerve activity in the brain.
A team from the University of Western Australia showed this activity is, for a time, dependent on nerve signals generated in the inner ear.
They believe it might be possible to treat tinnitus - for a limited period - by reducing these signals from the ear. "