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19 May, 2016 - Science magazine

A new study of 10 people with mild Alzheimer’s disease suggests that tau proteins may play a greater role in causing memory loss and dementia than amyloid proteins. Previous research has suggested that a buildup of both proteins in the brain is...

19 May, 2016 - CBC

A principal at a Nunavut high school told a student who is deaf to stay home from school in the afternoons, because of a lack of sign language interpreters. Kimberly Joy Anoee attends John Arnalukjuak High School in Arviat, Nunavut. The school has...

19 May, 2016 - Global News

The Nova Scotia government is investing $3.6 million in funding for Early Intensive Behavioural Intervention Treatment (EIBI), a treatment program for children with autism. This funding will provide 180 Nova Scotian children with EIBI. Carly...

19 May, 2016 - The Toronto Star

A Senate committee is suggesting a change to the Liberal government’s assisted suicide bill that would allow people with dementia to express their wishes for assisted suicide while they can still have the capacity to make decisions. The Senate...

19 May, 2016 - The ASHA Leader

This feature highlights the role audiologists can play in musicians’ hearing health. Marshall Chasin, Aud(C), auditory research director of the Musicians’ Clinics of Canada, says more musicians are now aware of the potential for hearing loss and...

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