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U.S. Navy Medical Breakthrough To Help Millions Of Americans At Risk For Noise-Induced Hearing Loss

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August 6, 1998
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In a medical breakthrough that will help tens of millions of Americans at risk for noise-induced hearing loss, the Naval Medical Center in San Diego has successfully tested a technique that restores hearing loss if administered within hours following exposure to loud noise. It can also "inoculate" users against hearing loss if taken before such exposure.

In a medical breakthrough that will help tens of millions of Americans at risk for noise-induced hearing loss, the Naval Medical Center in San Diego has successfully tested a technique that restores hearing loss if administered within hours following exposure to loud noise. It can also "inoculate" users against hearing loss if taken before such exposure.


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Office Of Naval Research. "U.S. Navy Medical Breakthrough To Help Millions Of Americans At Risk For Noise-Induced Hearing Loss." ScienceDaily. ScienceDaily, 6 August 1998. <www.sciencedaily.com/releases/1998/08/980806090209.htm>.
Office Of Naval Research. (1998, August 6). U.S. Navy Medical Breakthrough To Help Millions Of Americans At Risk For Noise-Induced Hearing Loss. ScienceDaily. Retrieved April 19, 2014 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/1998/08/980806090209.htm
Office Of Naval Research. "U.S. Navy Medical Breakthrough To Help Millions Of Americans At Risk For Noise-Induced Hearing Loss." ScienceDaily. www.sciencedaily.com/releases/1998/08/980806090209.htm (accessed April 19, 2014).

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