Hearing loss can signal cognitive decline and Alzheimer’s disease, studies find

July 9, 2017 • In The News

Researchers have identified hearing loss, verbal fluency and hospitalization as new factors that can provide clues about cognitive health and aid in early detection of Alzheimer’s and other dementias.

Spotting signs of cognitive decline is especially important, experts say, because drug treatments and prevention strategies are most effective at the earliest stages of dementia.

Read about these studies at WashingtonPost.com

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