Tag: hearing loss

Gene-Editing Complex Restrains Hearing Loss in Animal Model
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Gene-Editing Complex Restrains Hearing Loss in Animal Model

Pareesh Phulkar - January 17, 2018

Scientists have developed a CRISPR-Cas9 gene-editing complex, which can be delivered directly into hair cells of inner ear to prevent hearing loss Researchers from the Broad Institute…

Nutritional Supplements Cause Hearing Loss
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Nutritional Supplements Cause Hearing Loss

Pareesh Phulkar - January 5, 2018

Researchers discovered that nutritional supplements slow progression of deafness for children with certain genetic mutations, according to a study published by Scientific Reports in December 2017. The…

CRISPR Treatment Prevents Hearing Loss in Mice
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CRISPR Treatment Prevents Hearing Loss in Mice

Pareesh Phulkar - January 4, 2018

Researchers have successfully disrupted a gene variant that leads to deafness in mice, thus being able to restore their sense of hearing. The treatment involved injection of…