Iron deficiency anemia (IDA) may be linked to a specific type of hearing loss, a new study found.
As 17 percent of U.S. adults have some degree of hearing loss, and the chance of becoming hard of hearing increases with age, cochlear implants can improve speech and quality of life in adults with severe hearing loss, according to a new study.
The World Health Organization notes that hearing loss affects approximately 34 million people in the United States, but hearing aid usage rates have historically remained at just 24%. The average cost for a a single hearing piece can cost $1,900 but rates almost always are higher.
Researchers from the University of Sheffield School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR) are today making a series of recommendations for NHS mental health trusts to change the way they collect and use patient feedback to improve the quality of care for inpatients.