Canadian Researchers Discover First Otosclerosis Gene Responsible for Late-Onset Hearing Loss

Canadian researchers recently published their discovery of FOXL1, the first causative gene for otosclerosis, a common cause of conductive and mixed hearing loss in adults. This discovery was the result of a 10-year collaboration between Western University (London, Ontario) and Memorial University (St John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador) and was funded by Canadian Institutes of Health…

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Hearing loss is no handicap, says NHL player

PITTSBURGH-Trailing three games to one in its first round match-up against the Pittsburgh Penguins in the National Hockey League playoffs, the Tampa Bay Lightning will be facing elimination when it takes the ice here Saturday (April 23). If there’s one player on the team suited to help lead Tampa Bay back from the brink, it…

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