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Some Hearing Loss May Be Related to Anemia, Study Finds

Hearing impairment in some people may be related to anemia, a common condition in which there is not enough iron in the blood, researchers think. In a study of more than 300,000 U.S. adults aged 21 to 90, researchers at Pennsylvania State University's College of Medicine found the prevalence of hearing loss among participants overall was 1.6 percent, compared with 3.4 percent among those with iron-deficiency anemia.   The findings were published in the journal JAMA...

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