audiology

Hearing Loss—Linked to Dementia

Epidemiological studies have uncovered a link between dementia and hearing loss. In fact, these studies show that hearing loss may be responsible for 1/10th of the 47 million cases worldwide. Published in the journal Neuron, a team at Newcastle University has put forth a new theory to explain how a disorder of the ear can […]

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Advances in Audiology Research

The ability to completely restore hearing is still beyond the range of current technology. The good news is, research is ongoing, bringing solutions closer and closer every year. Recent discoveries provide new understandings about how we hear, which may lead to new treatments. The fact of the matter is, the auditory system is a very […]

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