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Kidney and bladder health

01 October 2010

Kidney disease and hearing loss

Older adults with moderate kidney disease may require screening for hearing loss, according to the authors of a new study.

Older adults with moderate kidney disease may require screening for hearing loss, according to the authors of a new study.

Earlier studies had shown a link between kidney disease and hearing loss in certain rare syndromes. However, the new study, published today in the American Journal of Kidney Diseases, expands on that by showing that the link can exist for any older adult with kidney disease.

 

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