London: In a major breakthrough whichmay pave the way for a permanent cure for deafness, scientists claim to have discovered the "Holy Grail" of hearing loss. An international team, led by Stanford UniversitySchool of Medicine, has actually found a way of re-creatingthe sensitive "hair cells", which are vital for hearing, usingstem cell technology.
Dr Ralph Holme, head of biomedical researchat the Royal National Institute for Deaf People, said: "Thepossibility that stem cells could one day be used to restorehearing is really exciting and could benefit millions." PTI
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