Middle-age hearing loss linked to dementia
Researchers tracked more than 16,000 men and women and found that a new diagnosis of hearing loss between ages 45 and 65 more than doubled the odds of a dementia diagnosis in the next dozen years.
Already 466 million people worldwide have debilitating hearing loss, up from 360 million in 2010 and the figure is expected to nearly double to 900 million, says WHO.249 days ago
Kids who used portable music players just one or two days a week were more than twice as likely to have hearing loss as children who didn’t use the devices at all.484 days ago
The Stellenbosch Implant Unit says it's provided six free operations to impoverished children with severe hearing loss.1077 days ago