WHO alerts to rise in noise-induced deafness
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has warnedMillennials are risking deafness with headphones that don’t limit dangerously high noise levels.Some 466 million people already have debilitating hearing loss, up from 360 million in 2010.
Scientists reverse deafness in clinical trials
Deafness could be reversed, research suggests. Scientists have discovered how to regrow cells in the ear that are critical for hearing.
Deeper Life Bible Church distances self from political parties
The Deeper Christian Life Ministry Worldwide at the weekend said it had been politically neutral and vowed to remain apolitical in the nation’s polity. The Niger State Overseer of the ministry, Pastor Toyin Araromi, who stated this at a press conference in Suleja, Niger State, said: ‘’It baffles me when I hear people say the…
‘Deafness could be reversed using stem cells’
Researchers have grown new human ear hair cells, which can be used to replace faulty ones in sufferers of genetic deafness. They hope a treatment will be available within ten years.
Experts alert to rising cases of hearing loss in Nigeria
Experts on Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) have alerted to the rising cases of ear and hearing-related problems in Nigeria even as they recommended how to reduce the burden...