Navigation Links
Hearing May Be Regained: Research Provides Hopes

A US –based research has given hopes that researchers will be able to re-establish growth of specialized hair cells in the ears of humans challenged by deafness//. These tiny hairs in the ear are capable of detecting vibrations, which is then translated by the brain into sound. Once lost, these hairs could not be replaced and this resulted in permanent hearing loss.

Approximately, one out of every twenty-four people, across the globe, suffered from disabling hearing loss.

However, a recent study in mice, published in Nature, revealed that the supporting cells from the inner ear could differentiate into sensory hair cells.

"This research tells us that the supporting cells in mammals have not totally lost the ability to undergo cell division" , said Andy Forge, professor of auditory cell biology, University College of London.

The researchers discovered a gene called p27 , which could be a potential target for inducing cell division, and reversing hearing loss.

Professor of audiology at the Institute of Sound and Vibration Research, at the University of Southampton, Mark Lutman said: "The only similar cells have the been made to regenerate in mammals are vestibular hair cells, so it's not the first time mammalian hair cells have been made to regenerate but it's the first time in the ear”.

“In terms of therapeutic applications, that's definitely going to be a long way ahead - 10 or 20 years. The issue is going to be the control of reproliferation, and these mechanisms are not fully understood yet”he added.


'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Hearing loss can be detected by simple screening
2. A High-Definition Hearing Aid that thinks for you
3. Vitamin E Could Restore Sudden Hearing Loss
4. Hearing loss can happen from regular exposure to carbon monoxide
5. Studies On Hearing Loss Discovers New Causes
6. Possibility Of Treatment For Permanent Hearing Loss
7. Hearing Problems Of Middle Age Are Affecting The Younger Generation
8. Researchers Find Out The Cause Of Immune Attacks Behind Hearing Loss
9. Early Screening For Hearing Impairments In Newborn Can Be Helpful
10. Implants In The Ear Is Effective Against All Types Of Hearing Loss
11. Kalam Appeals to Eradicate Hearing Disability
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: Hearing May Regained Research Provides Hopes

(Date:2/28/2015)... 28, 2015 A case management conference ... that have been filed by law firms including Bernstein ... in March, the Firm notes. , According to ... in the federal litigation will meet on March 13, ... prescription therapy treatments designed to raise levels of the ...
(Date:2/28/2015)... Toronto, ON (PRWEB) February 28, 2015 ... the Art of Facial Surgery was recently featured in ... 82 of the magazine, Dr. David Ellis was featured ... He discussed the various cosmetic enhancements that Kim Cattrall ... skin. , “Her forehead is smooth without horizontal ...
(Date:2/28/2015)... 28, 2015 Memphis, TN: MedixSafe has ... for a new security reader named Guardian 2. ... is a new biometric scanner that significantly increases ... features, the new biometric scanner provides fast and ... , MedixSafe narcotics lockers with Vanguard ...
(Date:2/27/2015)... Danvers, MA (PRWEB) February 27, 2015 ... enterprise mobility management services, and one of ... today announced support for Bell Mobility within their ... suite of services. Wireless Analytics’ newly developed ... and reporting for the Canadian wireless carrier’s business ...
(Date:2/27/2015)... 2015 Today, February 27th, is "Shine A ... along with LXR Organics and Living Fuel, ... to raise awareness and promote prevention, rescue and restoration for ... the END IT Coalition, slavery is the 2nd largest global ... in 167 countries around the world. Slavery includes bonded labor, ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Bernstein Liebhard LLP Notes Approaching Conference in Federal Litigation that Includes Numerous Testosterone Lawsuits Filed by the Firm 2Health News:Bernstein Liebhard LLP Notes Approaching Conference in Federal Litigation that Includes Numerous Testosterone Lawsuits Filed by the Firm 3Health News:Bernstein Liebhard LLP Notes Approaching Conference in Federal Litigation that Includes Numerous Testosterone Lawsuits Filed by the Firm 4Health News:Dr. David Ellis Featured In Elevate Magazine 2Health News:New Name Announced For Newest MedixSafe Readers – MedixSafe Vanguard 2Health News:Bell Mobility Gains Traction With Enterprises; Is Added to Wireless Analytics’ CLEAN Platform™ 2Health News:Bell Mobility Gains Traction With Enterprises; Is Added to Wireless Analytics’ CLEAN Platform™ 3Health News:KAJ Brothers Join the Campaign to 'End It - Shine A Light On Slavery' 2
... BETHESDA, Md. (May 1, 2009) − Medical science took ... that, at least temporarily, perform the function of vital ... machine and renal dialysis, require the blood to be ... known as extracorporeal circulation (EC) and have provided critical ...
... in the May 1 issue of the journal SLEEP ... more likely to suffer from significant sleep disturbances at 2 ... of the study are of particular importance, as sleep disturbances ... depression in childhood. , Results indicate that infants ...
... who are wounded in combat as the result of a ... develop an abnormality known as heterotopic ossification. In this condition, ... near a fracture or other bone injury. New research conducted ... helping to pave the way for a better understanding of ...
... President pro Tem Darrell Steinberg (D-Sacramento) today announced ... Autism (ASD) & Related Disorders which will build ... the three-year California Legislative Blue Ribbon ... by Steinberg and ended in November 2008. ...
... (NYSE: BKD ) announced today that it plans to ... on Wednesday, May 6, 2009. The Company has also scheduled ... 2009 at 10:00 AM ET. The conference call can be ... 634-9069 (from outside of the U.S.) ten minutes prior to the ...
... news updates, features live, daily call-in shows hosted by world-class ... Ten Swine Flu FAQs at www.sirius.com/doctorradio , NEW ... (Nasdaq: SIRI ) has begun regular live updates ... health and medical channel powered by NYU Langone Medical Center. ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Chemical can reproduce complications for some patients 2Health News:Chemical can reproduce complications for some patients 3Health News:Chemical can reproduce complications for some patients 4Health News:Chemical can reproduce complications for some patients 5Health News:Maternal depression is associated with significant sleep disturbance in infants 2Health News:Injured Marines at risk for abnormal bone growth 2Health News:Steinberg Announces Senate Select Committee on Autism and Related Disorders 2Health News:Brookdale Announces First Quarter 2009 Release and Earnings Call 2Health News:Swine Flu Epidemic Reported on by Doctors on SIRIUS XM's Doctor Radio Channel 2Health News:Swine Flu Epidemic Reported on by Doctors on SIRIUS XM's Doctor Radio Channel 3Health News:Swine Flu Epidemic Reported on by Doctors on SIRIUS XM's Doctor Radio Channel 4Health News:Swine Flu Epidemic Reported on by Doctors on SIRIUS XM's Doctor Radio Channel 5Health News:Swine Flu Epidemic Reported on by Doctors on SIRIUS XM's Doctor Radio Channel 6
(Date:2/27/2015)... 27, 2015  Acsis Inc., the market leader for ... today that John DiPalo , Acsis, Chief Strategy ... Demand Chain Executive 2015 Provider Pro to Know. ... initiatives to help prepare their companies, and customers, supply ... This year,s list of Provider Pros to Know is ...
(Date:2/27/2015)... HOUSTON, TX , Feb. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ ... and Bloom Burton & Co. Ltd. ("Bloom Burton") today ... (the "Lock-Up") 2,353,130 common shares of the Company ("Common ... to the Lock-Up. Of the Common Shares released from ... upon release from the Lock-Up while the remainder will ...
(Date:2/27/2015)... 2015  In recognition of Rare Disease Day and ... bleeding disorders community, CSL Behring announced today ... of protein therapies to the World Federation of Hemophilia ... has worked to improve the lives of people with ... the WFH,s Global Alliance for Progress (GAP) Program aimed ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Acsis CSO John DiPalo Named Supply & Demand Chain Executive 2015 Pro to Know 2ESSA Pharma and Bloom Burton announce additional release of shares from voluntary lock-up agreement 2ESSA Pharma and Bloom Burton announce additional release of shares from voluntary lock-up agreement 3ESSA Pharma and Bloom Burton announce additional release of shares from voluntary lock-up agreement 4CSL Behring Continues Treatment Access Leadership by Donating Bleeding Disorder Protein Therapies IUs to World Federation of Hemophilia 2CSL Behring Continues Treatment Access Leadership by Donating Bleeding Disorder Protein Therapies IUs to World Federation of Hemophilia 3
... June 6, 2011 Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals Inc. today ... in SYM ptomatic P rostate CA ... is exclusively licensed from Algeta ASA, in patients with ... primary endpoint by significantly improving overall survival.  Based on ...
... Executive Director of USA Swimming, was named this year,s ... in conjunction with the Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses ...  The Great Comebacks® Program, which provides support for people ... surgery, annually honors outstanding individuals who are inspiring others ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Bayer's Investigational Compound Radium-223 Chloride Met its Primary Endpoint of Significantly Improving Overall Survival in a Phase III Trial in Patients with Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer That Has Spread to the Bone 2Bayer's Investigational Compound Radium-223 Chloride Met its Primary Endpoint of Significantly Improving Overall Survival in a Phase III Trial in Patients with Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer That Has Spread to the Bone 3Great Comebacks® Program Recognizes National Award Winners 2Great Comebacks® Program Recognizes National Award Winners 3Great Comebacks® Program Recognizes National Award Winners 4Great Comebacks® Program Recognizes National Award Winners 5
... reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in ... an extensive test menu of highly complex ... anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of ... half of the nation's university teaching hospitals ...
... a national reference laboratory and a worldwide ... ARUP offers an extensive test menu of ... clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by the ... more than half of the nation's university ...
... reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in ... an extensive test menu of highly complex ... anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of ... half of the nation's university teaching hospitals ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference ... laboratory research and development. ARUP offers an ... unique medical tests in clinical and anatomic ... ARUP Laboratories' clients include more than half ...
Medicine Products: