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Untreated hearing loss linked to higher health costs, more hospitalizations

Untreated Hearing Loss Linked to Higher Health Costs, More Hospitalizations

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health)  Older adults with untreated hearing loss may develop additional health problems that lead to more frequent hospitalizations and higher health costs...
Untreated hearing loss tied to cognitive decline in older adults

Untreated Hearing Loss Tied to Cognitive Decline in Older Adults

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health)  While age-related hearing loss has long been linked to cognitive decline, a UK study suggests hearing aids may help minimize the...
Most older breast cancer patients do not suffer mental decline after chemo

Most Older Breast Cancer Patients Do Not Suffer Mental Decline after...

By Linda Carroll (Reuters Health)  Most older women who get chemotherapy for breast cancer do not experience problems with cognition in the first two years after...
Heart-healthy lifestyle in old age tied to lower dementia risk

Heart-Healthy Lifestyle in Old Age Tied to Lower Dementia Risk

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health)  Older adults who take care of their heart may be less likely to develop dementia than people who don't focus on...
Dementia patients may benefit from music therapy

Dementia Patients May Benefit from Music Therapy

By Linda Carroll (Reuters Health) Music therapy may improve depression and anxiety in dementia patients, a new analysis suggests Music therapy might also improve emotional well-being...
Biogen/Eisai Alzheimer's drug cuts cognitive decline 30 percent: study

Biogen/Eisai Alzheimer’s Drug Cuts Cognitive Decline 30 Percent: Study

By Julie Steenhuysen CHICAGO (Reuters) Biogen Inc and partner Eisai Co Ltd said patients with early-stage Alzheimer's disease treated with their experimental drug BAN2401 experienced...
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