What Did You Say?

Angie Szumlinski News

Have you ever tried to carry on a conversation in a crowded restaurant with a companion who is hard of hearing? You know who I’m talking about, the friend who insists they don’t need a hearing aid, it is the acoustics in the room? Well, there may be some good news for both of you in the near future, you …

Cognitive Decline or Age-Related Hearing Loss?

Lisa O'Neill Health, Studies

Recent studies have shown that constant changes in the hippocampus, the area of the brain responsible for processing memory, play a role in increasing the risk of being diagnosed with dementia. In this study, it was observed that the greater the hearing impairment, the weaker the brain plasticity in the hippocampus, and the weaker the ability to change and adapt …