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Nano Technology for Drug Delivery to the Ears

By Ralph D Thomas / January 13, 2022 / Comments Off on Nano Technology for Drug Delivery to the Ears

Research into tiny particles with big potential Nano research works with extremely teensy and invisible particles whose diameters are measured in nanometers. A nanometer is one billionth of a meter. For comparison, a half-inch (1.27centimeters) is roughly one hundredth of a meter Because of their super small sizes, such particles could serve as future payload carriers for drug delivery…

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Ebselen as a ray of hope

Ebselen: A Ray of Hope for the World of Hearing Loss?

By Ralph D Thomas / July 6, 2021 / Comments Off on Ebselen: A Ray of Hope for the World of Hearing Loss?

Phase 3 drug trial – a cause for optimism? Every time that I read about a new drug going into clinical trials for the treatment of tinnitus or hearing loss, I tend to do a contained, internal Happy Dance.  Recently, I read that the FDA has allowed Sound Pharmaceuticals to proceed with a Phase 3 (human) trial…

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