Latest hearing loss Stories
An important new study from The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) has has identified a molecule that plays a critical role in the conversion of sound waves to brain signals.
Researchers recently identified a gene related to hearing loss in older Americans. 30 million individuals in the U.S. suffer from hearing loss and the new findings will assist in the development of preventive efforts for this particular population.
Many Americans take pain pills on a regular basis. The problem is, you may be increasing your risk of hearing loss.
A group of researchers from the United Kingdom who worked with deaf gerbils were recently able to give the animals the ability to hear again. The study is the first of its kind to replace damaged nerve cells with stem cells.
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