A combination antioxidant therapy prevents age-related hearing loss in C57BL/6 mice.

@article{HemanAckah2010ACA,
  title={A combination antioxidant therapy prevents age-related hearing loss in C57BL/6 mice.},
  author={Selena E Heman-Ackah and Steven K. Juhn and Tina Cu Huang and Timothy Scott Wiedmann},
  journal={Otolaryngology--head and neck surgery : official journal of American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery},
  year={2010},
  volume={143 3},
  pages={429-34}
}
OBJECTIVE Age-related hearing loss (ARHL) is characterized by gradual, progressive sensorineural hearing loss, which impairs communication, lending to clinical depression and social withdrawal. There are currently no effective treatments for ARHL. The purpose of this study is to evaluate the potential of a combination antioxidant therapy in preventing ARHL. STUDY DESIGN Randomized controlled trial. SETTING Animal study. SUBJECTS AND METHODS C57BL/6 mice, a recognized animal model of ARHL… CONTINUE READING

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