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Use of restorative hearing aid devices improves cognition and reduces risk of dementia in patients with hearing loss

Use of restorative hearing aids improves cognition and reduces risk of dementia in patients with hearing loss – Physician’s Weekly

1. The use of a restorative hearing aid in patients with hearing loss reduced the risk of developing dementia by 19%. 2. Hearing aid use was associated with a 3% increase in cognitive test scores. Assessment of the level of proof: 1 (Excellent) Summary of the study: Hearing loss is a common and undertreated condition, …

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FDA change ushers in cheaper, easier-to-get hearing aids

FDA change ushers in cheaper, easier-to-get hearing aids

It’s now much easier — and cheaper — for many hearing-impaired Americans to get help. Hearing aids can now be sold without a prescription from a specialist. Over-the-counter, or OTC, hearing aids began hitting the market in October at prices that can be thousands of dollars lower than prescription hearing aids. About 30 million people …

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World AIDS Day: Durex through youth-focused initiative "The Birds and Bees Talk" partners with Hornbill Festival 2022

World AIDS Day: Durex through youth-focused initiative “The Birds and Bees Talk” partners with Hornbill Festival 2022

To commemorate ‘World AIDS Day’, Durex with its youth and adolescent focused initiative – the Birds and Bees Talk (TBBT) program is attending the 23rd edition of Nagaland’s iconic Hornbill Festival at Naga Heritage Village Kisama . The ten-day “Festival of Festivals” has drawn significant attention as India plans to bring the Hornbill Festival to …

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Smartphone-bundled earphones may double as low-cost hearing aids

Headphones that come with smartphones can double as cheap hearing aids | Latest news for doctors, nurses and pharmacists | Multidisciplinary

Some commercial wireless headphones used with smartphones compare favorably to conventional hearing aids and therefore have the potential to be repurposed as assistive listening devices in people with mild to moderate hearing loss, a study reports. conducted in Taiwan. In an electroacoustic test, a pair of headphones that came with a smartphone (AirPods Pro) met …

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