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2013-02-14 23:02:53

The Rett Syndrome Research Trust (RSRT) affirmed its mission to drive innovative science by awarding $4.2 million in 2012. This amount represents the largest research commitment in a given year ever allocated by a Rett organization. The awards were made possible by the fundraising efforts of highly motivated families and supporters of children and adults with Rett Syndrome in the US, and through our global partnership with Rett Syndrome Research Trust UK and Rett Syndrome Research &...

2013-01-09 12:37:42

Older adults who have suffered from aphasia for a long time can nevertheless improve their language function and maintain these improvements in the long term, according to a study by Dr. Ana Inés Ansaldo, PhD, a researcher at the Research Centre of the Institut universitaire de gériatrie de Montréal (University Geriatrics Institute of Montreal) and a professor in the School of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology at the Faculty of Medicine of...

Pregnant Woman Diagnosed With Stroke Due To Garbled Text Messages
2012-12-26 08:09:02

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Doctors from Harvard Medical School in Boston report in the Archives of Neurology of a new medical phenomenon called “Dystextia.” The phenomenon was adopted after the doctors had an unusual case come through their doors recently. It involves a young pregnant woman, her husband, and a cell phone. The woman had just left her doctor´s office after inquiring about her baby´s due date when the husband sent her a...

2012-12-11 21:40:36

-University of Granada researchers have developed the Picaa application, which can be downloaded free from App Store. -A study demonstrates that this application —which is also available in English, Galician and Arab— enhances perception, vocabulary acquisition, phonetic and syntactic performance, memory development and eye-hand coordination in children with Down syndrome and autism-related disorders. -University of Granada researchers have developed a cell phone that can be...

2012-10-22 04:02:48

Never underestimate who may suffer from stuttering - some of the world's best known personalities such as Marilyn Monroe and Emily Blunt were/are affected. Read more to learn more about this complex disorder that can affect anyone at any age on International Stuttering Awareness Day 2012. London/NYC (PRWEB) October 22, 2012 Did you know that Bill Withers, Marilyn Monroe and Sir Winston Churchill all suffered with stuttering? Hay House USA author and former fellow stutterer Derek Mills...


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  • A stinking tobacco.
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