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A New Study on Hearing Loss in Men

Tuesday, October 13th, 2009

Researchers led by Boston-based Josef Shargorodsky used the most recent figures from the Health Professionals Follow-up Study cohort from years 1986 to 2004, a group consisting of 51,529 male health professionals.

The study identified 3,559 cases of men with hearing loss. When the nutritional data was analysed, men over the age of 60 with high folate intake from foods and supplements had a 20 per cent decrease in risk of developing hearing loss.

For the rest of the story:, October 7, 2009