Hearing damage

Protect your hearing and prevent damage with these essential tips and information. Learn about the causes of hearing damage and take action to preserve your hearing health.
Hearing Impairment, People, Hearing Damage, Types Of Sound, Neurological Disorders, Hearing Loss, Hearing Impaired, Deaf Awareness, Hearing Sounds

Using genetic tools in mice, researchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine say they have identified a pair of proteins that precisely control when sound-detecting cells, known as hair cells, are born in the mammalian inner ear. The proteins, described in a report published June 12 in eLife, may hold a key to future therapies to restore hearing in people with irreversible deafness.

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Ernesta Morozaite