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Tinnitus could be worsened by antidepressant use

Tinnitus could be worsened by antidepressant use

People with tinnitus may experience a worsening of the condition if they are being treated with selective-serotonin reuptake inhibitors, a common class of antidepressants. Researchers say that using SSRIs could make tinnitus worse. This is the conclusion of a new study recently published in the journal Cell Reports. Tinnitus is the intermittent or constant sensation […]

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Study: Long-term testosterone therapy improves urinary, sexual function and quality of life

Study: Long-term testosterone therapy improves urinary, sexual function and quality of life

A new study shows a significant improvement in both sexual and urinary function as well as quality of life for hypogonadal men who undergo long-term testosterone replacement therapy. These findings appear in the Journal of Urology. Testosterone is a steroid hormone involved in the regulation of sexual function, urinary health and metabolism as well as […]

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Cognitive hearing aid filters out the noise

Cognitive hearing aid filters out the noise

People who are hearing impaired have a difficult time following a conversation in a multi-speaker environment such as a noisy restaurant or a party. While current hearing aids can suppress background noise, they cannot help a user listen to a single conversation among many without knowing which speaker the user is attending to. A cognitive […]