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03 March, 2017 - Scientific American

"Dinosaurs, Star Wars, train schedules, Disney princesses, maps, LEGO—subjects such as these can become all-consuming passions for children on the autism spectrum. What therapists and educators often call “circumscribed” or “restricted”...

24 February, 2017 - Science Daily

"Within the inner ear, thousands of hair cells detect sound waves and translate them into nerve signals that allow us to hear speech, music, and other everyday sounds. Damage to these cells is one of the leading causes of hearing loss, which affects...

24 February, 2017 - Science Daily

"Evidence of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), a potential cause of dementia caused by repeated blows to the head, has been found in the brains of former association football (soccer) players examined at the UCL Queen Square Brain Bank..."...

24 February, 2017 - Edmonton Journal

"A team of University of Alberta medical researchers examining Alzheimer’s disease has completed a new study that could lead to the development of a powerful pharmaceutical weapon against the degenerative illness. Testing on genetically...

24 February, 2017 - CTV

"Louise MacGillivrary has undergone her fair share of hearing tests. “I was in my fifties when I started noticing I was losing my hearing and I’ve been wearing bilateral hearing aids for 11 years now,” she tells CTV News. Now, she is undergoing...

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