Tag Archives: Loss

Slight hearing loss linked to cognitive decline in new study

Studies in recent years have shown that cognitive impairment and hearing loss are strongly linked. But for the first time, a new study found that cognition may be impacted even when hearing loss is slight.  Untreated hearing loss in older adults shouldbe taken as seriously as hearing loss inchildren, Golub said. Typically, adults who can’t hear sounds… Read More »

Weight loss: Man shed over one stone in just four weeks with easy diet – what did he eat? – Express

Speaking on the show, presenter, Sian Williams, said: “The plan defines an eating window, in this case, eight hours a day. “Some allow you to eat what you want, this is not the case. It’s also calorie controlled, restricting you to 800 calories a day.” Dan was required to eat healthy high protein foods such… Read More »

Experimental hearing loss drug enters next phase of testing

An experimental hearing loss drug that’s delivered directly into the eardrum moved to the next phase of drug testing, reported Massachusetts-based Frequency Therapeutics, the drug’s developer, in late 2019. The experimental drug is delivered viainjection into the middle ear, whereit is absorbed by the inner ear. The drug, dubbed FX-322, is given via injection into the… Read More »

Dr Miriam Stoppard: If obesity was a ‘disease’ would it help weight loss?

Should we think of obesity as a disease? Even though many people say it’s self-inflicted, the World Health Organisation has considered it a disease since 1936. And the outcomes of obesity, such as type 2 diabetes, liver disease, cancer, ­arthritis, joint pain, obstetric risk and sleep apnoea definitely are diseases. The thing is, studies in… Read More »

‘How can he hear you but not me?’ Hearing loss tested my family in surprising ways

The first sign of illness in my Uncle Bob was his swollen, curled hands­­—the mark of rheumatoid arthritis. Then, not long after, type 2 diabetes.  For a veteran and longtime auto mechanic, these illnesses in and of themselves were life changing. His wife and two children rallied around him, endlessly patient with a man who was… Read More »