A man in China who had a cockroach trapped inside his ear used pesticide to kill the pest. His ears became swollen afterward and brought to the hospital to remove the insect.
A genetically deaf mice hearing was successfully restored through gene therapy. Improved gene therapy is being further explored to try restoring higher levels of hearing problems.
Tinnitus, a kind of hearing damage is increasingly rampant among children and teens that are regularly exposed to loud music, according to a new study.