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Deaf campaigner takes legal action over No 10 briefings

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A deaf campaigner is taking legal action against the government, after complaining that it failed to provide in-person British Sign Language (BSL) interpreters at No 10 Covid briefings. Katherine Rowley, 36, from Leeds, says the government breached its obligations under the Equality Act to make broadcasts accessible to deaf people. She says the failure to […]

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Breakthrough discovery could pave the way for the development of the world’s first pharmacological interventions against hearing loss

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Professor UEYAMA Takehiko (Biosignal Research Center, Kobe University) and the inner ear research group (Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine) have identified the cell types in the inner ear cochlea (*1) responsible for the production of superoxide (Nox3*2-expressing cells). These results are expected to contribute towards the development of the world’s first drug-based treatment for hearing […]