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.

Schoolboy, 6, who has fear of loud noises "dies" for 33 minutes after "terrifying" thunderstorm triggers heart attack

Schoolboy, 6, with fear of loud noises 'died' for 33 minutes after thunderstorm triggered heart attack Callum Bryan's heart stopped due to adrenaline rush caused by fear He was put in medically induced coma for five days to help his body recover from the trauma | UPDATED: 13:01 GMT, 13 June 2012 A six-year-old boy with a fear of loud noises 'died' for more than half an hour after a 'petrifying' thunderstorm triggered a heart attack.