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Hearing Loss Linked to Increased Risk of Death

Hearing loss may be more than frustrating millions of older adults, but it may also signal a greater risk of death, according to the results of a new study. Adults ages 70 years or older with moderate or more severe hearing impairment have a 54% increased risk of all causes of death, as compared to […]

UW spinout is hoping a drug could stave off hearing loss caused by antibiotics

University of Washington spinout Oricula Therapeutics said today it’s secured funding and intellectual property that will allow it to move forward with developing a way to prevent hearing loss associated with a class of antibiotics called aminoglycosides. Aminoglycosides are low-cost antibiotics that have historically been highly effective in treating infections caused by gram-negative bacteria, such […]