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Hearing loss increases risk of death

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Hearing loss has been linked to an increased risk Hearing loss has been linked to an increased risk of death

Hearing impairment, even if mild, seems to be associated with an increased mortality risk, according to researchers who studied 1666 people aged 70 years and over who had undergone audiometric testing. Similar proportions of these people had no hearing impairment, mild loss, and moderate or more severe impairment. Compared with individua

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