The Effect of Cochlear Implants on Cognitive Function in Older Adults: Initial Baseline and 18-Month Follow Up Results for a Prospective International Longitudinal Study.

Authors: Briggs R, Busby P, Dowell R, Harris D, Maruff P, Sarant J, Schembri A

Journal: Frontiers in neuroscience

Abstract In older adults, hearing loss is independently associated with an increased rate of cognitive decline, and has been identified to be a modifiable risk factor for dementia. The mechanism underlying the cognitive decline associated with […]

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