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22 July, 2016 - Speech-Language and Audiology Canada

In advance of the Summer Meeting of the Council of the Federation, which brings together all of Canada’s premiers, the Health Action Lobby (HEAL) has written a letter to all provincial and territorial premiers, health ministers and finance ministers...

21 July, 2016 - The Wall Street Journal

Alzheimer’s can affect the brains of people who are genetically predisposed to the disease as early as childhood, long before they show symptoms, according to a new study. The study examined brain imaging and cognitive testing data for 1,187...

21 July, 2016 - The Atlantic

This article examines research into hair cell regeneration in the ear and the potential to restore hearing after hearing loss. Both Audion Therapeutics and Frequency Therapeutics are currently developing drugs that they hope will cause the hair...

21 July, 2016 - CBC

The Saint John Regional Hospital was not able to find a qualified sign language interpreter for Mark Toner, who is deaf, when he was rushed to the hospital with a suspected heart attack last week. A 14-year-old girl, who Toner’s wife found through...

21 July, 2016 - Harvard University

The architecture of the auditory cortex is nearly identical in hearing people and people who are deaf, according to a new study by researchers at Harvard University and Beijing Normal University. The researchers studied the brains of hearing people...

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