In a new study, researchers report that hearing impairment is associated with accelerated cognitive decline with age, though the impact of mild hearing loss may be lessened by higher education.... SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
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Hearing and deaf infants process information differently  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
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Medical News Today: Mild cognitive impairment: Reducing blood pressure can lower risk  MNT · 3 weeks
Controlling systolic blood pressure to below 120 mm Hg significantly lowered the risk of mild cognitive impairment in older adults. more
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Alzheimer's: Could targeting this mechanism reverse memory decline?  MNT · 4 weeks
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Medical News Today: Alzheimer's: Could targeting this mechanism reverse memory decline?  MNT · 4 weeks
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DDT exposure linked to increased breast cancer risk for all women through age 54  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
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Excessive daytime sleepiness in OSA patients linked to greater risk for cardiovascular diseases  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
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Researchers home in on genes linked to age-related macular degeneration  SCIENCE DAILY · 7 days
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NIH scientists zero in on genes associated with AMD  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
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