Any medical condition is always accompanied by a financial burden, either to treat the condition or to manage the impact of the condition. Hearing loss is no different. Severe to profound hearing loss is estimated to cost society on average $300,000 over the lifetime per individual. According to a study carried out in 1999 by […]
Framingham researchers had been studying more than 5,000 men and women since 1975. The participants had physical exams, including tests for dementia every five years. Here’s what they found. Harvard Health Blog – Harvard Health Publications.
Results from a recent study suggest that sustained speech-processing demands can lead to mental fatigue in persons with hearing loss. It is important to note that the use of clinically fit hearing aids may reduce listening effort and susceptibility to mental fatigue associated with sustained speech-processing demands. via PubMed – NCBI.