New Gene Therapy For Hearing And Balance Disorders

New Gene Therapy For Hearing And Balance Disorders

It Will Help People With Hereditary Hearing Loss

A new research might be helpful for people with the Usher syndrome, a genetic condition that includes partial or total hearing loss, dizziness and vision loss that worsens over time. It is caused by abnormalities in the inner ear. Hearing loss and dizziness are among the main disabilities, and can be severe and debilitating. The research consists of a treatment based on gene therapy on mice, which restored their balance an improved their hearing. It will help people with hereditary hearing loss. More here.