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Aphasia Threads: Cheryl, Karen, and Shatonda
Welcome to the Aphasia Threads Project, which weaves together three points-of-view people ...
Aphasia.org - Mon. Jun 17
How Much Do You Know About Aphasia Communication?
2 million people in the United States have aphasia, but 84.5 of ...
Aphasia.org - Mon. Jun 17
Visual Art and Aphasia
Visual art has always had a home in aphasia treatment beginning with ...
Aphasia.org - Mon. Jun 17
Aphasia Threads: John, Darryl, and Donna
Welcome to the Aphasia Threads Project, which weaves together three points-of-view people ...
Aphasia.org - Mon. Jun 17
A New Brain Implant Can Convert Neural Signals to Speech, But Can It Help Peop...
You probably already heard about the new brain implant that can convert ...
Aphasia.org - Mon. Jun 17
Robotic surgery for throat cancer not superior to radiation therapy, study finds
LONDON, ON - In 2012, scientists at Lawson Health Research Institute launched the world s first clinical trial comparing robotic surgery to radiation therapy for the treatment of oropharyngeal cancer cancer at the back of the throat . The team is now reporting findings from the seven-year study which challenges beliefs that surgery leads to better swallowing outcomes, suggesting instead that radiation results in better quality of life for patients. For Bet ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Jun 17
Drug to treat malaria could mitigate hereditary hearing loss
The ability to hear depends on proteins to reach the outer membrane of sensory cells in the inner ear. But in certain types of hereditary hearing loss, mutations in the protein prevent it from reaching these membranes. Using a zebrafish model, researchers at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine have found that an anti-malarial drug called artemisinin may help prevent hearing loss associated with this genetic disorder. In a recent study, publi ...
EurekAlert - Mon. Jun 17
Recognizing Early Childhood Speech Problems
You eagerly await baby s first words and delight at his growing vocabulary. But that excitement may cause you to miss speech problems that should be corrected quickly. According to the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association ASHA , many parents don t know common warning signs of speech problems or that they re easier to correct before age 4. At 12 to 24 months, signs of a speech sound disorder include saying p, b, m, h and w incorrectly in words. At 2 ...
Healthday - Mon. Jun 17
Why Humans Respond to Music and Monkeys Don't
If your loved one s crooning is music to your ears, the reason appears to rest with part of brain that is super-sensitive to pitch. That s the upshot of a new study offering a fresh look into what makes us human. For the research, which aimed to understand the role of music in health, researchers compared how human brains and monkey brains respond to speech and music. Key finding People have a far keener sensitivity to pitch than our evolutionary cousins, ...
Healthday - Mon. Jun 17
Aphasia Threads: Sheree, Ann, and Jessica
Welcome to the Aphasia Threads Project, which weaves together three points-of-view people ...
Aphasia.org - Mon. May 27
Aphasia Threads: Louis, David, and Annalise
Welcome to the Aphasia Threads Project, which weaves together three points-of-view people ...
Aphasia.org - Mon. May 27
Group Aphasia Threads: What People with Aphasia Want You to Know
While the Aphasia Threads project brings together the stories of people with ...
Aphasia.org - Mon. May 27