Is age-related hearing loss (HL) a risk factor for incident dementia? BOTTOM LINE HL diagnosis was independently associated with incident dementia when compared with no HL diagnosis, and individuals with a […]
Cognitive Screening at Otolaryngology Practices: Good Idea or Waste of Time?
As evidence linking hearing loss to cognitive decline mounts, researchers and clinicians are starting to explore whether automated, self-administered cognitive screening tests should be added to routine workups of patients seen in busy otolaryngology practices.
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Do Patients With Dementia Benefit From Cochlear Implantation?
Newer studies assess the effect of cochlear implants on independent risk factors for dementia associated with hearing loss, including cognition, depression, and physical activity.
Is There a Connection Between Hearing Loss and Cognitive Decline?
Hearing Loss Associated with Higher Incidence of Dementia
A growing body of literature suggests that hearing loss and dementia are interrelated