Tinnitus en productie van NO en ROS door geluid (en EMV)

maandag, 23 oktober 2017 - Categorie: Onderzoeken

Bron: www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26790619

Pre-conditioning with near infrared photobiomodulation reduces inflammatory cytokines and markers of oxidative stress in cochlear hair cells.

J Biophotonics. 2016 Dec;9(11-12):1125-1135. doi: 10.1002/jbio.201500209. Epub 2016 Jan 21

Bartos A 1, Grondin Y 1, Bortoni ME 1, Ghelfi E 1, Sepulveda R 1, Carroll J 2, Rogers RA 1.
1 Harvard University - Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Molecular and Integrative Physiological Sciences - Department of Environmental Health, Building 1, 665 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA, 02115, USA.
2 THOR Photomedicine Ltd, Chesham, HP5 1LF, United Kingdom.

Hearing loss is a serious occupational health problem worldwide. Noise, aminoglycoside antibiotics and chemotherapeutic drugs induce hearing loss through changes in metabolic functions resulting in sensory cell death in the cochlea. Metabolic sequelae from noise exposure increase production of nitric oxide (NO) and Reactive Oxygen Species (ROS) contributing to higher levels of oxidative stress beyond the physiologic threshold levels of intracellular repair. Photobiomodulation (PBM) therapy is a light treatment involving endogenous chromophores commonly used to reduce inflammation and promote tissue repair. Near infrared light (NIR) from Light Emitting Diodes (LED) at 810 nm wavelength were used as a biochemical modulator of cytokine response in cultured HEI-OC1 auditory cells placed under oxidative stress. Results reported here show that NIR PBM at 810 nm, 30 mW/cm2 , 100 seconds, 1.0 J, 3 J/cm2 altered mitochondrial metabolism and oxidative stress response for up to 24 hours post treatment. We report a decrease of inflammatory cytokines and stress levels resulting from NIR applied to HEI-OC1 auditory cells before treatment with gentamicin or lipopolysaccharide. These results show that cells pretreated with NIR exhibit reduction of proinflammatory markers that correlate with inhibition of mitochondrial superoxide, ROS and NO in response to continuous oxidative stress challenges. Non-invasive biomolecular down regulation of proinflammatory intracellular metabolic pathways and suppression of oxidative stress via NIR may have the potential to develop novel therapeutic approaches to address noise exposure and ototoxic compounds associated with hearing loss.

© 2016 WILEY-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim.

Hearing loss; LLLT; Low Level Laser Therapy; auditory cells; inflammation; near infrared photobiomodulation; near-infrared; oxidative stress

Een interessant punt in dit verhaal is dat bij geluidsbelasting NO en reactieve zuurstof radicalen (ROS) gevormd worden en terwijl die ook gevormd worden bij belasting met EMV van draadloze communicatie (RF straling). De consequentie is dat (i.h.b.) jongeren bijv. bij muziekfestivals, maar ook bij het luisteren naar harde muziek thuis, dus een dubbele portie krijgen, nl. de geluidsbelasting en de belasting door de straling van alle smartphones in de omgeving (of de WiFi router thuis), die beiden NO en ROS productie veroorzaken, met mogelijke schade als gevolg.

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