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 News Editor

Rada is an award-winning medical journalist and a former president of the Australian 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. She has been at Medical Observer for more than 10 years and contributes to the news pages of major journals including the BMJ and Nature Medicine.