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Hearing Loss - What is it; Causes

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Hearing Loss, NIH Senior Health
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a tutorial on hearing loss by the National Institutes of Health, Senior Health. Defines hearing loss, which is one of the most common conditions facing older adults, and discusses the causes and prevention, symptoms and diagnosis, treatment and resear...

Hearing Disorders and Deafness
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MedlinePlus, National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. Good overview and links to information about hearing disorders and deafness, and the nature, causes, effects, diagnosis, preventi...

Hearing Loss
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MedlinePlus Patient Education, interactive tutorial about hearing loss, from the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. >>View Info

Hearing Loss and Older Adults
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National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. A short diagnostic tool to determine whether an elder may have hearing loss, combined with practical infor...

Statistics about Hearing, Balance, Ear Infections, and Deafness
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National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, National Institutes of Health. >>View Info

The Prevalence and Incidence of Hearing Loss in Adults
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Statistics from the American Speech – Language – Hearing Association. >>View Info

Sound Advice About Age-Related Hearing Loss
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U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Information on the causes, symptoms and treatments for age-related hearing loss, as well as preventive advice on how to lessen the severity of age-related hearing loss by protecting against exposure to excessive loud...

Hearing, Ear Infections and Deafness
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a website of the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. Includes a catalogue of diseases and conditions that may be associated with or cause hear...

Hearing Loss Association of America Website
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Website dedicated to providing information, education, advocacy and support for people with hearing loss. Includes books, educational courses, and other resources. >>View Info

How Hearing & Balance Work
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American Speech – Language – Hearing Association. Discussion of the anatomy of the ear and how the mechanisms of human hearing and balance work. >>View Info

Balance Problems – NIH Senior Health
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National Institutes of Health, National Institute on Aging. Tutorial on balance problems, their causes and prevention, symptoms and diagnosis, and treatments. >> View Info

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Hearing Loss Associated with More Hospitalizations & Poorer Health in Older Adults
June 18, 2013 Posted by Editor
Hearing Loss Associated with More Hospitalizations & Poorer Health in Older Adults

A new study by researchers at Johns Hopkins, analyzing data from 1,140 men and women aged 70 and older with hearing loss and 529 with normal hearing, found that those with hearing deficits were significantly more likely to have experienced hospitalizat...

Hearing Loss Linked to Accelerated Cognitive Decline, New Study Finds
January 23, 2013 Posted by Editor
Hearing Loss Linked to Accelerated Cognitive Decline, New Study Finds

A new study by researchers at Johns Hopkins has found an apparent link between hearing loss and accelerated cognitive decline in older adults. The new study was published on January 21, 2013 in JAMA Internal Medicine, a journal of the American Medical...

Dizziness & Balance Disorders Arise from Conditions Common with Aging, Experts Report
September 5, 2012 Posted by Editor
Dizziness & Balance Disorders Arise from Conditions Common with Aging, Experts Report

"More than 4 in 10 Americans will experience an episode of dizziness sometime during their lives that’s significant enough to send them to a doctor," according to the August, 2012 issue of NIH News in Health, a monthly newsletter published by the Nat...

Hearing
November 21, 2010 Posted by Page Editor

a 96 page detailed bibliography and resource list of publications on hearing disorders, treatments, and hearing loss prevention, by the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, National Institutes of Health. >>View Info

Presbycusis
November 21, 2010 Posted by Page Editor

National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. “Presbycusis is the loss of hearing that gradually occurs in most individuals as they grow older. Heari...

Fact Sheet: Better Ear Health
November 21, 2010 Posted by Page Editor

American Academy of Otolaryngology. Provides information on several different medical causes of ear problems. >>View Info

Adult Hearing Loss
November 21, 2010 Posted by Page Editor

Journal of the American Medical Association. Introduction to the types of hearing loss, and references to other resources. Reports that, "Approximately 25% to 40% of adults older than 65 years have some degree of hearing loss, and it is estimated tha...

Hearing Loss in Elderly Patients in a Family Practice
November 21, 2010 Posted by Page Editor

report of a scientific study on pubmedcentral.nih.gov. Reports that hearing loss sufficient to impair communication is estimated to affect 25% to 60% of people over 65 years of age. In this study of older patients in a family practice, the researche...

Hearing Loss
November 21, 2010 Posted by Page Editor

MayoClinic.com. An overview of the definitions, symptoms, causes, risk factors, tests and diagnosis and treatments of hearing loss. >>View Info

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