Link between hearing loss and dementia
Over the past few years, Dr. Lin has delivered unwelcome news to those of us with hearing loss. His work looks “at the interface of hearing loss, gerontology and public health,” as he writes on his Web site. The most significant issue is the relation between hearing loss and dementia.
In a 2011 paper in The Archives of Neurology, Dr. Lin and colleagues found a strong association between the two.