Hearing Loss

Dementia or just new batteries needed?

Dementia or just new batteries needed?

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Age-related changes are a natural part of everyone's existence. We can all expect to get wrinkles, gray hair, and decreases in our vision and hearing, among many other delightful changes. However, dementia is not one of these age-related changes to be taken as a "given."

Discreet hearing aid debuts

Discreet hearing aid debuts

MDHearing Aid® has announced a new hearing aid called Air. Fitting either ear, the AIR provides up to 45dB of gain.

Hearing loss prevention drugs may be on the way, thanks to new testing method

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A new method for safely inducing short-term hearing loss in people might be a breakthrough in developing hearing loss prevention drugs, investigators say.

Musical training heads off age-related hearing difficulties, study finds

Lifelong musical training — particularly when continued late in life — can help overcome age-related hearing loss, a new study finds.

Hearing loss could accelerate the reduction of brain volume, study finds

Hearing loss in older adults might also cause accelerated gray matter atrophy, or a loss in brain volume, a new study shows. This indicates that devices such as hearing aids could be more important than previously thought.