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28 July, 2016 - Yale University

Researchers have invented a method of measuring synaptic density in the living brain. Previously, synaptic density could only be measured via autopsy. The researchers created a radioactive tracer that binds with a protein related to synapses. The...

28 July, 2016 - University of Calgary

A Calgary research team has found evidence that the deep brain structures of individuals with autism differ in shape from neurotypical individuals. The researchers used data from the Autism Brain Imaging Data Exchange for the study. Read the study...

28 July, 2016 - CTV News

A new summer camp in Calgary is designed for children with childhood apraxia of speech. A speech-language pathologist, Julianne Le Quelenec, S-LP(C), works at the camp. The camp is organized by Natasha Kostenuk, whose five-year-old son has apraxia...

28 July, 2016 - The University of Rochester Medical Center

A new study of children with autism found that many of them had difficulty hearing at the 1-2 kHz frequency. The researchers also found a correlation between the severity of the child’s autism symptoms and their degree of cochlear impairment. Read...

28 July, 2016 - Reuters

Almost one in 10 American adults has tinnitus, according to a new study. To reach this figure, researchers analyzed data from the 2007 Integrated Health Interview Series, which had 75,764 participants. About 27% of study participants who had...

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