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Brain defect may play role in stammering
...said. However, it is unclear why some children who stutter
go on to become fluent speakers and others must endure persistent stuttering through adulthood. Dr. Anne Foundas, a neurology professor at Tulane University in New Orleans, has studied stuttering and also found structural differences. Foundas felt t...
Cell molecules behind neuro degenerative diseases
...position of protein results from a kind of genetic stutter
within the cell’s nucleus asking for multiple copies of the amino acid glutamine, a building block of protein structure. These disorders are collectively known as polyglutamine diseases. Along with Huntington’s, these diseases include spinobulbar mu...
Supporting children with stress key to improve stuttering
... "Our findings indicate that young children who stutter
are more apt to be emotionally aroused, less able ...standing the relationship between how children who stutter
are affected by and handle emotional stimulation, as well as their ability to control their attentio...
With an aim to cure stuttering
...ducting detailed studies. The brains of people who stutter
behave differently from those of people who don't when it comes to processing speech. According to a researcher from Toronto, those who don’t stutter, speech processing is largely handled in the brain’s left hemisphere while for those who do, there i...
Mouse Gene With Gene Stutter Will Help Leukemia Research
...ccurs when a section of a gene is repeated, like a stutter
in the gene’s DNA. The new mouse model should help leukemia researchers to learn how this mutation contributes to AML development, and it may lead to new ways to treat, diagnose and perhaps prevent the disease. The findings were published online...