Kenneth M. Langa

Langa's work adds to evidence linking poor vision to late-life cognitive decline

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"Vision and Hearing Loss Are Tied to Cognitive Decline" - New York Times. 09/25/2017.

A growing number of studies, including one by Mary Rogers and Kenneth Langa, have tied older-age vision and hearing loss - especially untreated loss - to memory problems and dementia. This story explores the potential mechanisms linking sensory and cognitive decline and suggests that remediation for the former may have a positive impact on the latter.

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Kenneth M. Langa

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FOX News - Philadelphia. Study shows decline in cognitive abilities may be connected to poor vision or hearing. 9/25/2017.

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