A new drug for tinnitus?

Researchers in the US have been investigating a potential new drug to treat epilepsy, which also shows promise in preventing tinnitus developing after exposure to loud noise. Read the latest blog from Action on Hearing Loss to learn more about this research, and how, one day, it might lead to a new treatment for tinnitus.

Reference to the research: Kalappa BI, et al. (2015) Potent KCNQ2/3-specific channel activator suppresses in vivo epileptic activity and prevents the development of tinnitus. J. Neurosci. 35:8829

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