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Study: Vitamin Supplement Prevents Noise-Induced Hearing Loss in Mice

Hearing loss resulting from exposure to loud sounds is very common. Now, researchers say a vitamin supplement may prevent the nerve damage responsible for that loss - even after exposure to the deafening noise. Millions of people around the world are exposed every day to deafening noises - from explosions to the loud sounds associated with working in construction and airline jobs - and are at risk of losing their hearing.   The sound damages nerves that stimulate the cochlea, a...

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