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Hearing loss doesn’t just mean an older adult needs to turn up the TV. It’s been linked to a range of health problems, including dementia. The latest aging research not only shows the two are connected, it’s also leading scientists to believe that hearing loss may actually be a cause of dementia. This emerging area of research has huge implications, says Frank

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There has to date been no reliable objective method of diagnosing tinnitus. Researchers from Karolinska Institutet in Sweden now show that brainstem audiometry can be used to measure changes in the brain in people with constant tinnitus. The study has been published in  The Journal of Clinical Investigation. Tinnitus is currently not classified as a distinct disorder, but as a

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Over 5% of the world’s population (430 million people) require rehabilitation to address their “disabling” hearing loss, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). The organization predicts that nearly 2.5 billion people worldwide (1 in 4 people) will be living with some degree of hearing loss by 2050, and that at least 700 million will require access to ear and

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In a narrow medical school hallway, Matt Stewart opened a large cabinet to reveal dozens of shelves stacked with wooden boxes and trays, some at least 100 years old. Stewart, tall and silver-haired, pulled out one of the trays and showed off its contents: Thin slices of human skull bones and the organs of hearing and balance they contain, stained

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A new study by audiologists at the University of Manchester - supported by the NIHR Manchester Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) - has found that a significant number of patients reported a deterioration in their hearing when questioned eight weeks after discharge from a hospital admission for Covid-19. 121 of the adults admitted to Wythenshawe Hospital, part of Manchester University NHS Foundation

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