- New Cochlear Center will test whether treating age related hearing loss can delay dementia
Once considered an inconvenience of getting older, age-related hearing loss has emerged as a critical public health issue. When Frank Lin, MD, PhD ’08, looks up from his desk, his eyes often fall…https://magazine.jhsph.edu/2018/new-cochlear-center-will-test-whether-treating-age-related-hearing-loss-can-delay-dementia
- What we know about the link between hearing loss and dementia
The Question - My father is going deaf, but he refuses to wear a hearing aid. Is there any way to make him come to his senses? The Answer....https://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/health-and-fitness/health-advisor/what-we-know-about-the-link-between-hearing-loss-and-dementia/article37761654/
- Vision and Hearing Loss are Tied to Cognitive Decline
Now and then I hear someone (myself included) proclaim “my brain is on overload.” This is not surprising given the myriad complex tasks the brain performs, among them enabling you to learn, plan,…https://www.nytimes.com/2017/09/25/well/vision-and-hearing-loss-are-tied-to-cognitive-decline.html?hpw&rref=health&action=click&pgtype=Homepage&module=well-region®ion=bottom-well&WT.nav=bottom-well
- No Hearing Aids? Some Gizmos Offer Alternative to 'Speak Up!'
An estimated one zillion older people have a problem like mine. First: We notice age-related hearing loss. A much-anticipated report on hearing health from the National Academies of Sciences,…https://www.nytimes.com/2016/07/19/health/hearing-aid-alternatives.html?_r=0
- Hearing Aids at the Mall? Congress Could Make it Happen
A few years hence, when you’ve finally tired of turning up the TV volume and making dinner reservations at 5:30 p.m. because any later and the place gets too loud, you may go shopping. Perhaps you’…https://www.nytimes.com/2017/06/12/health/hearing-aids-congress.html
- Sounds Good: Study Finds Some Drugstore Devices Work as Well As Prescription Hearing Aids
Hearing aids are expensive, but there could be cheaper options. That’s according to findings from a new study by Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. Researchers there found that personal sound…https://wfpl.org/sounds-good-study-finds-some-drugstore-devices-work-as-well-as-prescription-hearing-aids/
- A Cheaper Alternative to Hearing Aids?
A handful of over-the-counter "personal sound amplification products" fared as well as an expensive hearing aid in helping people pick up more words in conversation, researchers report. While the…https://www.webmd.com/healthy-aging/news/20170705/a-cheaper-alternative-to-hearing-aids#1
- Study Boosts Case for OTC Hearing Aids
In a highly controlled comparison study, several over-the-counter hearing assistance devices performed almost as well as a conventional hearing aid that cost thousands of dollars more. Three of five…https://www.medpagetoday.com/publichealthpolicy/fdageneral/66400
- What? Hearing Loss Expected to Rise Dramatically
If you fear you’re going to spend your “golden years” with a hand cupped behind your ear, saying “Eh, what?” you may not be all that wrong. And some younger people may be joining you. According to…https://www.healthline.com/health-news/hearing-loss-expected-to-rise#3
- U.S. Adults with Hearing Loss Projected to Nearly Double from 2020 to 2060.
Can you hear me now? If you're an adult living in the year 2060, there's an increasing chance you won't. The number of Americans aged 20 and older who suffer from hearing loss is expected to nearly…http://www.nydailynews.com/life-style/health/u-s-adults-hearing-loss-projected-double-article-1.2986829