An article by Personal Health Columnist Jane Brody in the “New York Times” examines the findings from a recent study of so-called “cognitive super-agers,” people who have aged to 100 with their cognitive faculties as sharp as if they were 30 years younger.
A look at seven chronic conditions associated with hearing loss—ranging from depression to diabetes—along with a review of some of the key supporting scientific evidence and papers.Read More
The Medicare Hearing Aid Coverage Act addresses one piece of the puzzle by improving access to hearing aids and related examinations.Read More
These potentially modifiable risk factors—including hearing loss—have been identified at multiple phases across the lifespan, not just in old age. The ‘Lancet’ Commission’s report was simultaneously published in ‘The Lancet’ and presented at AAIC 2017.Read More
The researchers found evidence to suggest a link between hearing loss and mild cognitive impairment, a condition that can precede the onset of dementia.Read More
September is World Alzheimer’s Month, and September 21 is World Alzheimer’s Day — a good opportunity to raise awareness of connections between memory, cognitive function, and hearing loss.Read More
Can you imagine a drug that would sharpen memory, make it easier to learn a language, and help those with dementia and Alzheimer’s disease by rewiring the brain and keeping neurons alive? A new Rutgers study indicates that a cancer drug may have the potential to achieve these outcomes.Read More