Hearing loss and the risk of dementia in later life.

@article{Ford2018HearingLA,
  title={Hearing loss and the risk of dementia in later life.},
  author={Andrew H. Ford and Graeme J. Hankey and Bu B. Yeap and Jonathan Golledge and Leon Flicker and Osvaldo P. Almeida},
  journal={Maturitas},
  year={2018},
  volume={112},
  pages={
          1-11
        }
}
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