Tooth loss in seniors linked to mental and physical decline


A study of older adults in England found those who had none of their own teeth fared worse in memory and walking speed tests than counterparts who still had some natural teeth.
http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/287338.php

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Balance in older adults may improve with hearing aids


A new study finds that when older adults who used hearing aids kept them switched on in both ears, they performed better on balance tests than when the devices were switched off.
http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/287180.php