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Two New Studies Shed Light on Stuttering Treatment and Possible Link to Neurological Deficit

[Source:  Medical Xpress] Stuttering—a speech disorder in which sounds, syllables or words are repeated or prolonged—affects more than 70 million people worldwide. That’s 1 percent of the global population. Four times as many men as women are afflicted with the … Continue reading

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How Brain Waves Guide Memory Formation

[Source:  Science Daily] Our brains generate a constant hum of activity: As neurons fire, they produce brain waves that oscillate at different frequencies. Long thought to be merely a byproduct of neuron activity, recent studies suggest that these waves may … Continue reading

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Some Cerebral Palsy Caused by a Genetic Mutation

[Source:  Medical News Today] An international research group led by a team at the University of Adelaide has made what they believe could be the biggest discovery into cerebral palsy in 20 years. Emeritus Professor Alastair MacLennan (University of Adelaide) with Matthew … Continue reading

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Youth Hockey Imaging Study Suggests Early Marker for Concussion Damage

[Source:  Science Daily] James Hudziak, M.D., has two children who love ice hockey. His son skates for his college team and one of his daughters plays in high school. As a pediatric neuropsychiatrist and director of the Vermont Center for … Continue reading

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Study Gives New Genetic Insight to Fragile X Syndrome

[Source: Medical News Today] Researchers have furthered their knowledge of fragile X syndrome – the most common known cause of inherited intellectual disability – thanks to a patient with a mutation in a specific gene exhibiting some of the disorder’s … Continue reading

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