September 19, 2013 – Hearing Loss

Thursday, 19 September 2013 | Science

Jim Carrier revisits a popular topic with aging Boomers – hearing loss. New evidence coming from labs at the University of Wisconsin show that hearing loss is not just from too much rock ‘n’ roll, but is genetic – a natural part of aging.

Dr. Tom Prolla and his lab are studying a gene that could – one day – reverse hearing loss and aging. Here is a link to Dr. Prolla’s lab.

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