More Suffer from Hearing Loss than Expected, Study Shows

The prevalence of hearing loss in the U.S. population has been estimated from self-reported data1 or in age-restricted cohorts2. These estimates may not accurately reflect the true burden of hearingloss in the U.S. We estimated the overall prevalence of audiometric...

Hearing Loss Accelerates Brain Function Decline in Older Adults

Older adults with hearing loss are more likely to develop problems thinking and remembering than older adults whose hearing is normal, according to a new study by hearing experts at Johns Hopkins. In the study, volunteers with hearing loss undergoing repeated...