ANN ARBOR -- University of Michigan scientists have found that salicylate---the active component of ordinary aspirin---can prevent deafness in guinea pigs exposed to a common class of antibiotics that destroy delicate hair cells in the inner ear. Results of the study are published in the July 1999 issue of the journal Laboratory Investigation.
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