SATURDAY, Sept. 3, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Though it’s not clear how diabetes may be related to hearing loss, many people experience both conditions simultaneously. About 37 million Americans have diabetes, estimates the American Diabetes Association. Meanwhile, about 34.5 million of them also have some type of hearing loss. ExperiencingContinue Reading

SUNDAY, Aug. 28, 2022 (HealthDay News) — As high school sports get underway this fall, sports medicine specialists remind athletes, parents and coaches that concussions can be challenging to diagnose. Dr. Sean Bradley, a primary care sports medicine physician at Ochsner Health in Baton Rouge, La., emphasizes that neither labContinue Reading

TUESDAY, Aug. 16, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Affordable over-the-counter hearing aids will bring relief to millions of Americans suffering from hearing loss by mid-October, under a landmark proposal just announced by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The final rule announced Tuesday creates a category of hearing aids that couldContinue Reading

FRIDAY, Aug. 12, 2022 (HealthDay News) — When dogs’ hearing fades, their mental skills follow, new research reveals. For the study, the researchers examined the link between hearing loss in aging dogs and dementia. The findings shed light on ways sensory loss affects canine cognition (thinking skills) and could leadContinue Reading

TUESDAY, Aug. 9, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Actor Ashton Kutcher is opening up about dealing with a rare condition called vasculitis that for a time left him seriously disabled. In an episode of “Running Wild with Bear Grylls: The Challenge,” airing Aug. 14 on National Geographic channel, Kutcher, 44, revealsContinue Reading