Tag: hearing loss

Hearing Loss Tied to Decline in Physical Functioning

Older adults with hearing impairment tend to have poorer physical function, less walking endurance, and faster declines in physical function compared with older adults with...

Insufficient Evidence for Routine Hearing Loss Screening in Older Adults: USPSTF

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – There is not enough evidence to recommend for or against screening for hearing loss in asymptomatic adults ages 50 and...

Telemedicine Checklist May Smooth Visits With Older Patients

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. During the pandemic, physicians have raced to set up or expand...