April 5, 2017

Is tinnitus hereditary?

A new study shows that certain forms of tinnitus – a persistent ringing or buzzing sound in the ears – may be hereditary. Men, in particular, […]
February 8, 2017
cure for hearing loss

Scientists restore hair cells in mice, allowing them to hear again

US researchers say they have successfully used gene therapy to enable mice with hearing loss to hear again. Could this signal a future cure for hearing loss? […]
September 29, 2016
tinnitus gene prevention

Study: Gene to ‘turn off’ Tinnitus found

Researchers in Sweden have discovered a gene that may be used to prevent tinnitus, according to Science Daily.  Researchers studied a ‘glutamate transporter’– a protein that removes […]
September 29, 2016
tinnitus gene prevention

Study: Gene to ‘turn off’ Tinnitus found

Researchers in Sweden have discovered a gene that may be used to prevent tinnitus, according to Science Daily.  Researchers studied a ‘glutamate transporter’– a protein that removes […]