A cure for tinnitus? Hope for millions tormented by ringing in ears as scientists edge closer to developing first drug treatments

A cure for tinnitus Hope for millions tormented by ringing in ears as scientists edge closer to developing first drug treatments Doctors discovered how to tone down overactive neurons in the brainDiscovery could lead to new tinnitus treatmentsInvestigations into potential drugs are underway | UPDATED: 10:49 GMT, 11 May 2012 The first drug treatments to prevent the onset of tinnitus could soon be developed after doctors discovered how to tone down overactive neurons in the brain.

New hope for millions tormented by tinnitus: Sound-wave machine relieves ringing in ears that drives victims to despair

New hope for millions tormented by tinnitus: Sound-wave machine relieves ringing in ears that drives victims to despair | UPDATED: 01:05 GMT, 24 April 2012 Loud ringing: Robert McIndoe, 52, was diagnosed with tinnitus after going to a rock concert Heading out to a rock concert in July 2010, Robert McIndoe forgot his ear plugs.