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Hearing Aids Improve Brain Function

One of the most prevalent health conditions among older adults, age-related hearing loss, can lead to cognitive decline, social isolation and depression. However, new research from the University of Maryland (UMD) Department of Hearing and Speech Sciences (HESP) shows that the use of hearing aids not only restores the capacity to hear, but can improve

Even Mild or Slight Levels of Hearing Loss Linked to Mental Decline in Seniors

Slight declines in hearing, smaller than the usual cutoff for diagnosing hearing loss, are associated with measurable mental decline in seniors, a new study suggests. When researchers used a stricter threshold to include mild hearing loss, they found evidence that the well-established link between age-related hearing loss and cognitive decline might begin sooner than is

The link between hearing loss and cognitive decline

As we age, connections between cells in the brain are damaged, or some cells are lost—a process that has scarily been called “brain atrophy” or simply “cognitive decline.” And it’s quite clear that hearing loss, at the very least, puts you at increased risk of cognitive impairment as you get older. The link between hearing