Hearing Loss Linked to Depression
Researchers writing in JAMA Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, Dec. 6, 2018, suggest that people with age-related hearing loss may be more likely to suffer from depression. In the study, which included 5,239 participants age 50 and older, people with mild hearing loss were almost twice as … Read More
The stigma of wearing hearing aids has been around for decades, certainly since the 40-plus years that UCLA audiologist Alison Grimes has been in the field. But, not using them can affect far more than your ego. “We know everyone loses their hearing as they age, just like everyone loses … Read More
Living or working next to a busy highway or airport may affect the brain in a way that raises your risk of cardiovascular events, such as stroke or heart attack.
In a study published recently in Environment International, researchers from Massachusetts General Hospital found that high levels of environmental noise exposure … Read More
When singers like Mick Jagger and Paul McCartney perform for decades, their fans see many changes: their fashions, their style of music, and even their voices. While some voice changes are a normal part of aging, 10 to 30 percent of people over the age of 65 experience more significant … Read More
Here’s yet another reason to fill up the fruit bowl: A new study has shown that regularly eating oranges may provide protection against developing age-related macular degeneration (AMD). Caused by the deterioration of the central portion of the retina, AMD is the leading cause of vision loss in people over … Read More