Hearing loss, lack of hearing aid use associated with increased risk for dementia

Hearing loss was linked to a higher risk for dementia, and this risk was greater among people who did not use a hearing aid than those who did, a recent study in JAMA Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery found.
Previous studies on the relationship between hearing loss and dementia “are cross-sectional, precluding conclusions on temporality and causality,” according to Manuella Lech Cantuaria, PhD, an assistant professor at the University of Southern Denmark, and colleagues.
“The few longitudinal studies produced results ranging from no or weak associations to very

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