Hearing aids could help to fight dementia

July 16, 2019

The Times: Wearing a hearing aid in later life could slow the ageing of the brain and defend against dementia, research suggests.

A study found that people who wore aids for age-related hearing problems maintained better cognitive functions than those with similar hearing who did not use them. Those who wore them had brains that performed as if they were, on average, eight years younger.

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