The blood test that reveals whether YOU are going deaf: Experts reveal a protein which may prevent hearing loss in later life

A simple blood test could help detect hearing loss at an earlier stage than hearing tests currently available allow.
Researchers have identified a protein found in the blood that could be used to identify if someone really is going deaf.
There are various causes of hearing loss, including age, viruses and trauma. Yet while a decline in hearing can sometimes be very quick, in most cases it is gradual and too subtle for most people to notice.
It is often not picked up until it is quite severe, by which time other problems such as social isolation, depression and tinnitus — a ringing in the... read more

3 October 2016 in Health, Views: 41
Source: Daily Mail

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