Army Tests Hearing Drug at the Rifle Range

(The Wall Street Journal via NewsPoints Desk) (Ref: The Wall Street Journal) August 21st, 2015 The Wall Street Journal reported that a trial being conducted in collaboration with the US military is testing an experimental drug that might prevent noise-induced hearing loss. The compound, a liquid form of d-methionine, was developed into a drug by

New findings hint toward reversing hearing loss

July 15, 2015 By Julia Evangelou Strait SUNG-HO HUH PHOTO A normal mouse cochlea shows a characteristic spiral shape. Unlike birds and amphibians, mammals can’t recover lost hearing. In people, the cells of the inner ear responsible for detecting sound and transmitting those signals to the brain form during early stages of development and can’t