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Nasal stem cells may prevent childhood deafness

sensorineural hearing loss

sensorineural hearing loss

Nasal stem cells may prevent childhood deafness – Australian scientists have shown for the first time in mice that nasal stem cells injected into the inner ear have the potential to reverse or restore hearing during early onset sensorineural hearing loss.

Sensorineural hearing loss occurs when hearing cells in the cochlea lose their ability to function. Often inherited, and usually starting during infancy and early childhood, sensorineural hearing loss can slow a child’s development and lead to speech and language problems… read this article


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