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Tag: Hearing

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Researchers have found that rapamycin supplementation attenuates but not reverses age-related hearing loss in mice, even if the treatment starts later in life [1]. Hear ye, aging is coming Gradual hearing loss might not be as physically harmful as cancer, Alzheimer’s or many other age-related pathologies, but even with the newest hearing aid technology, it...
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Activation of a genetic pathway controlled by the NRF2 gene reduces age-related hearing loss, according to a new study [1]. In the long run, drugs or treatments that target this pathway could help us keep our hearing sharp as we get older. It's getting harder and harder to hear Age-related hearing loss is extremely common,...