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Univ. of Fla. researchers find potential way to prevent hearing loss

March 19, 2014 in Community News, Research

Gainsville Sun

Tuesday,  at 11:17 by 

Once you lose your hearing, you don’t get it back–at least not biologically.

For that reason, scientists are keen on preventing hearing loss, particularly if it’s induced by common medications.

University of Florida researchers have come up with a way that at least in animals (guinea pigs) helps prevent the hearing loss caused by the antibiotic called gentamicin, which belongs to a class of antibiotic . . . .

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