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.
Articles tagged with "hearing loss"
Researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania (Penn Medicine) in Philadelphia have discovered that the gene GAS2 plays a key role in normal hearing in both mice and humans, and that its absence causes severe hearing loss, according to a new study published in Developmental Cell and led by (Dev. […]
Men who suffer sensory loss, particularly hearing loss, are more likely to be physically inactive and obese than women, according to a new study published in the European Journal of Public Health (doi:10.1093/eurpub/ckab077). In the report “Gender differences in the association between physical activity and obesity in adults with vision and hearing losses,” researchers from […]
Antiviral treatment is associated with improved hearing outcomes in neonates presenting with cCMV and symptomatic central nervous system involvement.
A look at the relationship between hearing loss and internal auditory canal (IAC) diverticula.
Many adult patients who are good candidates for cochlear implants are missed because of significant variation among audiologists in how patients are preoperatively assessed and unfamiliarity with the most current criteria for identifying patients, a new survey reports. The survey included responses from 92 US audiologists and the results show a wide variability in their […]
Even the earliest stage of hearing loss—when hearing is still considered normal—is linked to cognitive decline, according to a new study