Dementia and Hearing Link Solidified

Above, Two men With Ears Strive to listen...

Researchers led by Dr. Frank Lin at Johns Hopkins have found that for every 10 decibels of hearing loss there may be a corresponding link to a greater probability of Alzheimer's incidence of approximately 20%! What this means, as researchers have surmised, is that tonal sensitivity is a promising new measure for the condition. Similarly, olfactory sensation decline also is linked to the onset of Alzheimer's.

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