Researchers have found a delicious way to slow down the rate of hearing loss

Researchers have released a new study about the relationship between chocolate consumption and hearing loss. Initially, doctors in Korea hypothesized that eating chocolate could protect against both hearing loss and tinnitus. To explore this hypothesis, they evaluated data from 3,575 middle-aged participants (aged 40-64) in regard to both their hearing health and chocolate consumption. They…

Oticon introduces the all-new Opn S

Oticon’s new Opn S is a follow up to the wildly popular Opn, building upon the technology behind the first internet-connected hearing aid, adding advanced feedback and noise canceling technology. With Opn S, Oticon is aiming to provide hearing aid wearers with a listening experience on par with people with normal hearing. Opn S also…

Late life depression linked to age related hearing loss

A new study published by Columbia University’s Irving Medical Center finds that elderly individuals can avoid late-life depression by treating their age-related hearing loss. While the links between undertreated hearing loss and cognitive impairment or dementia have been widely researched, there are comparatively few studies that ask if hearing loss contributes to depression. “Most people…