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18 August, 2016 - The Guardian

New research could help scientists understand why Alzheimer’s disease spreads in some brains, but not others. Different people have different levels of proteins that protect against clumping in their brains. These variations are present...

18 August, 2016 - TODAY

A member of the American Olympic men’s volleyball team, David Smith, is nearly deaf. Smith was also on the team when it tied for fifth at the last Olympics. Smith wears hearing aids while playing volleyball and uses hand signals and lip-reading...

18 August, 2016 - The University of Connecticut

An American researcher is studying and developing a blood test that he hopes will be able to detect hearing loss. Kourosh Parham, an associate professor at the University of Connecticut, has developed a test that measures levels of a...

18 August, 2016 - McGill University

A new neuroscience study examines how Sting's brain​ responds to music. Using functional and structural brain scans, McGill University researchers observed similarities in Sting's brain as he listened to different songs. Sting's brain...

18 August, 2016 - GOOD Magazine

A new portable gadget called Vibeat transfers music into vibrations that someone can feel as they move around. Vibeat aims to cater to people who have hearing loss and want an experience similar to listening to music through headphones.

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