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New Study Links Hearing Loss With Increased Risk of Mortality Due To Cardiovascular Disease

On Valentine’s Day this year, we posted about the connection between hearing and heart health (Find the post by clicking here) and a new study makes that connection considerably more serious by linking hearing loss to an increased risk for mortality before the age of 75 due to cardiovascular disease. 644 more words

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Research: Music Helps Hearing Impaired Kids To Process Sound

Researchers at University of Helsinki, Finland, and University College London have found evidence that children with hearing impairment and cochlear implants can benefit from hobbies involving music and especially singing. 414 more words

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Treating Hearing Loss Can Improve Quality Of Life For Alzheimer's Patients

According to the Alzheimer’s Association, 5.7 million people in the United States suffer from Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia, costing the nation about $277 billion in 2018. 458 more words

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New Neurons Discovered In The Peripheral Auditory System

Researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden have identified four types of neurons in the peripheral auditory system, three of which are new to science. The analysis of these cells can lead to new therapies for various kinds of hearing disorders, such as tinnitus and age related hearing loss. 411 more words

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People With Rheumatoid Arthritis At Higher Risk Of Hearing Loss

About 1.5 million people in the United States have rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Nearly three times as many women have the disease as men. In women, RA most commonly begins between ages 30 and 60. 262 more words

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Hearing Loss Increases The Risk of Accidental Injury

If you have hearing loss, you may be at greater risk of an accidental injury at work or at play, according to a recent study. 1,029 more words

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Hearing Aid Use Can Slow The Progress Of Dementia

Wearing a hearing aid can slow the progress of dementia by up to 75%

Scientists believe that keeping older people engaged and active by adopting the devices can significantly reduce age-related cognitive decline. 282 more words

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