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Hearing loss, impairment or deafness may be of two major types: one that develops some time in life, one that a baby is born with – or congenital deafness. Most commonly, hearing loss is seen with age or is caused by exposure to loud noises.
Researchers analyze and demonstrate how organelles divide into cells

Researchers analyze and demonstrate how organelles divide into cells

Experts visualize genes linked to hearing loss in humans

Experts visualize genes linked to hearing loss in humans

New microbiome study could enable new treatments for middle ear infections

New microbiome study could enable new treatments for middle ear infections

SARS-CoV-2 virus may be able to infect the inner ear, study shows

SARS-CoV-2 virus may be able to infect the inner ear, study shows

Researchers identify the mechanism leading to deafness in Norrie disease

Researchers identify the mechanism leading to deafness in Norrie disease

Gene expression changes help understand the mechanism behind noise-induced hearing loss

Gene expression changes help understand the mechanism behind noise-induced hearing loss

Researchers conduct molecular analysis of the 2021 Bundibugyo virus outbreak

Researchers conduct molecular analysis of the 2021 Bundibugyo virus outbreak

Researchers identify a novel pathomechanism leading to Usher syndrome

Researchers identify a novel pathomechanism leading to Usher syndrome

Lack of functional GAS2 gene causes severe hearing impairment in mice

Lack of functional GAS2 gene causes severe hearing impairment in mice

Researchers develop genetic patch to eliminate problems in hearing cells

Researchers develop genetic patch to eliminate problems in hearing cells

Somatic mutation acts as natural gene therapy in patients with GATA2 deficiency

Somatic mutation acts as natural gene therapy in patients with GATA2 deficiency

Researchers discover novel genes for human deafness in Israeli families

Researchers discover novel genes for human deafness in Israeli families

Study may lead to future treatments for hearing loss

Study may lead to future treatments for hearing loss

Blood vessels communicate with peripheral neurons to regulate neuronal differentiation

Blood vessels communicate with peripheral neurons to regulate neuronal differentiation

RNA editing repair technique shows promise for treating neurological disorders

RNA editing repair technique shows promise for treating neurological disorders

New technique restores hearing in mice with a recessive genetic mutation

New technique restores hearing in mice with a recessive genetic mutation

UCL scientists discover genes responsible for maintaining healthy hearing

UCL scientists discover genes responsible for maintaining healthy hearing

Biophysicists shed light on how optogenetic tool works

Biophysicists shed light on how optogenetic tool works