Twitter Chat: Submit your tinnitus questions
Chronic tinnitus affects as many as 50 million Americans and 2 million have it to a degree so severe, it’s debilitating. It’s the most widely reported disability among veterans, even more so than PTSD. There is no cure and no medication known to effectively treat it.
PBS NewsHour science correspondent Miles O’Brien recently reported on the latest tinnitus research and his own experience battling the condition and NewsHour science reporter and producer Jenny Marder reported on the latest neuroscience experimental therapies providing hope for a future a cure.
On Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013, join PBS NewsHour on Twitter for a #NewsHourChats on tinnitus from 1 to 2 p.m. EST.
Tinnitus experts Dr. Josef Rauschecker, a professor of neuroscience at Georgetown University, otolaryngology professor Steven Cheung of the University of California, San Francisco; and clinical psychologist Jennifer Gans will answer questions on the condition during the chat.