Remembering The Pioneering Audiologist Who Tested Hearing At Birth, Dr. Marion Downs
From NPR’s All Things Considered, a 2014 article honoring the woman who tested hearing at birth. As language development depends highly upon hearing, identifying those who are hard of hearing at birth avoids losing critical years for hearing and language development. For the full article, click here.
Hearing Loss Is Common in People with Diabetes
Hearing loss is about twice as common in adults with diabetes compared to those who do not have the disease. For the full article, click here
Hearing Loss Linked to Dementia
Can getting a hearing aid help prevent memory loss? For the full article, click here
Study Finds Driving Helps Older People Stay Healthy
Seniors who have stopped driving are nearly twice as likely to suffer from depression. For the full article, click here
Quality of Life and Hearing Loss
Severity of hearing loss is associated with reduced quality of life in older adults. For the full article, click here.
Diabetes and Hearing Loss
There is more hearing impairment amongst people who are diagnosed diabetes than individuals who are not diagnosed with diabetes. For the full article, click here.
Dementia and Hearing loss
Hearing loss and brain atrophy
Some drugs that are prescribed can hurt your hearing! Check out which ones you should be on the look out for here.
A bit of information of middle ear infections and hearing impairment during chronic infections. Click here.