Drug could reverse permanent deafness by regenerating hair cells in inner ear

Drug could reverse 'permanent' deafness by regenerating hair cells in inner ear Drug triggers regeneration of sensory hair cells in mice Could potentially cure hearing loss caused by loud noise or infection By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 17:14 GMT, 9 January 2013 | UPDATED: 17:14 GMT, 9 January 2013 A potential cure for permanent deafness has been found by scientists using a drug that stimulates the inner ear.

Father trapped in his own body by "locked in syndrome" learns to walk and talk again after copying his baby daughter

Father trapped in his own body by 'locked in syndrome' learns to walk and talk again after copying his baby daughter Father took first steps after stroke just a few weeks after his baby daughter | UPDATED: 12:31 GMT, 18 July 2012 A young father who became trapped in his own body after suffering a stroke has learnt how to walk and talk again – by copying his baby daughter.

Dentist, 33, suffers locked-in syndrome after carrying out "gruelling" tooth extraction causes him to suffer a near fatal stroke

Dentist, 33, falls into locked-in syndrome after suffering stroke while he's carrying out 'gruelling' tooth extraction Doctors told Mr Davies' family he had no prospect of any independent lifeThey said they have been amazed at his recovery over the past six months | UPDATED: 16:52 GMT, 12 June 2012 A dentist suffered a near fatal stroke after performing a particularly gruelling tooth extraction.