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The Case for Preserving Cognition with Hearing Aids

There is now a significant body of research that strongly supports the importance of treatment for adults with hearing loss. Intervention not only reduces the social isolation, depression, and anxiety that untreated hearing loss can cause, but can also play an important role in minimizing cognitive decline and delaying the onset of dementia.

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Medical Team Publishes Clinical Findings of Reported Balance Disorder in US Diplomats in Cuba

“Objective testing showed evidence of a balance disorder that affects the inner ear and a unique pattern of cognitive and behavioral dysfunction,” said Dr Michael E. Hoffer, professor of otolaryngology and neurological surgery. “This cluster of auditory and neurological symptoms, along with associated psychological issues, does not resemble more classic traumatic brain injury (TBI) based on our team’s vast experience in this area.”

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Creighton University Researcher Receives $1.9 Million Grant to Study Age-related Hearing Loss

Much of Dr He’s research will focus on inner and outer hair cells, the two types of receptor cells that convert sound into electrical impulses in the auditory nerve. He will compare the changes at the cellular and molecular levels of hair cells between young and aging mice to determine age-related changes in gene expression, ultrastructure, and cellular function.

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Tinnitus, CBT, iCBT, and Tinnitus Management: An Interview with Grant Searchfield, PhD

Douglas Beck, AuD, interviews Dr Searchfield who is one of the world’s leading experts on the cognitive processes involved in tinnitus perception and innovative technology for the management of hearing loss and tinnitus. Topics include the possible origins of tinnitus, tools for helping patients, cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), internet-based CBT, and more.

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