Ear Hear 2021 Jul 27. Epub 2021 Jul 27.
Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, School of Medicine, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid-IdiPaz and CIBERESP (CIBER of Epidemiology and Public Health), Madrid, Spain Université de Paris, Inserm U1153, Epidemiology of Ageing and Neurodegenerative diseases, Paris, France IMDEA-Food Institute. CEI UAM+CSIC, Madrid, Spain.
Objective: Previous studies have examined the association between several diet quality indexes and risk of hearing loss, based on self-reported information or on audiometry test, with inconsistent results. However, the impact of healthy diets on the capacity to listening in noise, a proxy of disability due to hearing loss, is unknown. This research assessed the prospective association between five diet quality indexes and the speech reception threshold in noise in the UK Biobank study. Read More