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Robots for stroke rehabilitation

March 23, 2015

Researchers at the University of Hertfordshire and a team of European partners have developed a prototype of a robotic glove which stroke suffers can use in their own home to support rehabilitation and personal independence in receiving therapies. Read More »


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Do Parents Nurture Narcissists By Pouring On The Praise?

March 20, 2015

On the surface, they all sound like the same compliments. But according to Brad Bushman, a communications and psychology professor at Ohio State University, the first two increase the child's chances of becoming a narcissist. Only the last one raises the child's self-esteem and keeps her ego in check. Read More »


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Mad Cow Research Hints At Ways To Halt Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s

March 19, 2015

Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis ravage the brain in very different ways. But they have at least one thing in common, says Corinne Lasmezas, a neuroscientist and professor at Scripps Research Institute, in Jupiter, Fla. Each spreads from brain cell to brain cell like an infection. "So if we could block this [process], that might prevent the diseases,".... Read More »


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4 Myths About Speech Problems In Children

March 18, 2015

Speech problems in early childhood are common, yet many parents do not seek treatment. Learn about the 4 prevailing myths that delay parents and children from seeking speech services. Read More »


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