Mild hearing loss leads to raised risk of falls in older age

MIDDLE-AGED to elderly people with mild hearing loss have an increased risk of falls, a study suggests.

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Rada Rouse

Clinical Content Editor

Rada is an award-winning medical journalist and a former president of the Australasian Medical Writers Association. Over three decades as a journalist, Rada’s roles have included Canberra press gallery chief-of-staff for the Australian Associated Press and seven years as the national news agency’s medical correspondent. Rada has contributed freelance news articles to a wide range of publications including the BMJ and Nature Medicine.