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27 May, 2016 - University of Virginia

A new American study suggests that the gene Oct4 may play a role in preventing heart attacks and strokes. The researchers say that they have found evidence that Oct4 has a protective role in the formation of atherosclerotic plaques in blood vessels...

27 May, 2016 - The University of Arizona

A summer camp at the University of Arizona provides speech therapy for children with specific language impairments and also conducts research on the therapy. The camp lasts for six weeks and is offered to four and five-year-old children. "The idea...

27 May, 2016 - CTV News

Former TV host Montel Williams, who has multiple sclerosis, has become an advocate of a tongue stimulator brain therapy. The tongue stimulator is commonly used by physiotherapists to treat gait and balance problems, but researchers are studying the...

27 May, 2016 - CTV News

Jann Arden is speaking out about her mother’s hearing loss to raise awareness about hearing health. Arden’s mother thought she didn’t have hearing loss, but a test a year and a half ago revealed that she was 70% deaf in both ears. Arden’s mother...

27 May, 2016 - CBC

The Nova Scotia government is investing in a new literacy strategy to support public school students’ reading and writing development. As part of the strategy, the provincial government is investing $3.2 million in 24 new staff, including recovery...

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