• Link Between Hearing Loss and Neurocognitive Deficits

    9 days ago - By Medindia Health

    Childhood cancer survivors with severe hearing loss were found to be at a higher risk for neurocognitive deficits, stated new study.
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  • Severe hearing loss associated with neurocognitive deficits in childhood cancer survivors

    Severe hearing loss associated with neurocognitive deficits in childhood cancer survivors

    9 days ago - By Healio

    Severe hearing loss among survivors of childhood cancer appeared associated with neurocognitive deficits independent of the neurotoxic therapy they received, according to results of a cross-sectional study published in JAMA Oncology.
    Early screening and intervention may identify those at risk for hearing impairment and help maintain neurocognitive function.
    “There has been a lot of research on how children who are born deaf can be affected academically and psychosocially, but far less for kids who acquire hearing loss at some point during their childhood,” Johnnie K. Bass, PhD,
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