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A collaboration between more than 70 researchers across the globe has uncovered nine new genes on the X chromosome that, when knocked-out, lead to learning disabilities.
U.S. researchers found children who had multiple surgeries under anesthesia before age 3 are at higher risk of learning disabilities later.
Novel approach improves reading and attention deficits in children and adults. IRVINE, Calif., March 18 /PRNewswire/ -- The Raviv Method, an innovative neuro-cognitive approach to correcting learning and attention deficits associated with dyslexia, AD(H)D and related neurological disorders, will launch its first U.S.
A comparison study sheds new light on the roots of dyslexia. The new research looks at the brains of people with the learning disability compared to normal readers.
RUGBY star Scott Quinnell entertained students from St Cenydd and Pontllanfraith Comprehensive Schools during an appearance at a Valleys library.
By Mandell, David S Eleey, Catharine C; Cederbaum, Julie A; Noll, Elizabeth; Hutchinson, M Katherine; Jemmott, Loretta S; Blank, Michael B ABSTRACT BACKGROUND: To estimate the relative risk of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) among children identified as having learning disabilities through the special education system.
LEADING ARTICLE Shameful neglect of disabled patients reflects wider attitudes In the great, swirling debate about reform of the British health system, the dangers of creating a "two-tier" service in which the rich and the poor enjoy different standards of treatment is a recurring theme.
Chinese scientists reported results of a study that found dyslexia affects different parts of the brain in children, depending on whether they learned to read English or Chinese.
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In a surprise twist that recalls the film classic "Flowers for Algernon," but adds a happy ending, UCLA scientists used statins, a popular class of cholesterol drugs, to reverse the attention deficits linked to the leading genetic cause of learning disabilities. The Nov. 8 issue of Current Biology reports the findings, which were studied in mice bred to develop the disease, called neurofibromatosis 1 (NF1).
- A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.