Age-related hearing loss, vitamin B-12, and folate in elderly women

Short description:

Abstract

Background: Hearing impairment is 1 of the 4 most prevalent chronic conditions in the elderly. However, the biological basis of age-related hearing loss is unknown.

Objective: The objective was to test the hypothesis that age-related hearing loss may be associated with poor vitamin B-12 and folate status.

Type of publication:

Scientific publications

Date of publication:

03/01/1999

Author(s):

Denise K Houston, Mary Ann Johnson, Robert J Nozza, Elaine W Gunter, Kelly J Shea, G Michelle Cutler, and Jean T Edmonds

Publishing organization:

The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition

Language:

English

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