The hearing brain – there is a ‘vicious-circle’ between hearing loss and cognitive decline

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Last updated on May 10, 2017 at 12:00 pm

Hearing loss increases by over 3 times the risk of dementia, which in 3 out of 4 is accompanied by hearing loss.

Presented today in Milan the consensus paper ‘the hearing brain – the close correlation between hearing and cognition’, which puts in evidence the ‘dual-track’ association between hearing loss and cognitive decline: two topical emergencies that regard, respectively, 360 million and 47 million people worldwide. Experts underline the importance of taking early action: slowing down the clinical progress of hearing loss by only one year might lead to a 10% reduction in the prevalence rate of dementia in general population.

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