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Americans are Lacking Vitamin B12

Nearly two-fifths of the U.S. population may be flirting with marginal vitamin B12 status if the population of Framingham, Mass., is any indication. A careful look at 3,000 men and women in the ongoing Framingham…

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The Gene That Causes Common Deafness, Discovered

Otosclerosis, a hereditary condition which affects 1 in 200 people resulting in conductive hearing loss, is associated with abnormal bone growth in the middle ear, which over time grows onto the stapes and stops it…




The Gene to Silence Tinnitus, Now Researched

Research scientists at the Karolinska Institutet in Sweden are trying to identify the molecules behind tinnitus in an effort to find a treatment to silence the ringing and other phantom noises that many people experience….


New Diagnostic Tool for Identifying Tinnitus in Animals

A team of researchers from Wayne State University has developed a behavioral tool that may significantly aid in understanding the underlying mechanisms of tinnitus, ultimately leading to new drugs and treatment methods. According to Jinsheng…