Platelet Counts: Risk Factor For Hearing Loss

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Risk Factor For Hearing Loss… In recent years, evidence has been found to show that hearing loss can be a risk factor for many systemic illnesses including dementia, depression, coronary heart disease, and kidney disease. Despite this, very few preventative strategies have been put in place to reduce the chances of developing a hearing impairment…. Read more »

Fruit Flies In Hearing Research

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Fruit Flies In Hearing Research… Although flies do not have ears, they can hear with the antennae. In a new study published in the journal Development, USC Stem Cell scientists describe how they can use fruit flies in hearing research. They claim that studying flies can provide a new way to understand and develop treatments for the… Read more »

Drug Shows Promise In Restoring Hearing

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Drug Shows Promise In Restoring Hearing… Frequency Therapeutics recently announced data related to its experimental FX-322 drug. This drug shows promise in restoring hearing for people suffering from mild to moderately severer sensorineural hearing loss. The first phase of a small study, published in Otology & Neurotology, found hearing improvements in adults with age-related sensorineural… Read more »

Habits To Help Your Hearing

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Habits To Help Your Hearing… Hearing loss occurs when  the hairs or nerve cells in the cochlea are damaged or missing. Not all types of hearing loss are preventable or reversible. However, there are steps you can take to lower your chances of developing age related hearing loss, or noise-induced hearing loss. The following ‘Habits… Read more »