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After 26 weeks of follow-up, five of six children treated with an experimental gene therapy developed in China showed strong improvements in speech perception and could hold normal conversations.

In a Phase I/II trial, an 11-year-old boy gradually regained hearing—eventually reaching normal range for some frequencies at 30 days—following treatment with Eli Lilly’s dual adeno-associated viral vector-delivered gene therapy.

Two U.S. military veterans on Thursday sued 3M Co. to block its planned spinoff of its healthcare business, which they called an illegal attempt to avoid compensating veterans for hearing damage caused by the company’s military-issue earplugs.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) adopted a final rule on Tuesday to create a new category of over-the-counter hearing aids that can be sold directly to millions of Americans.