Month: July 2012

Studies on Deaf Children May Help Decode Dyslexia

Doctors have known for years that those with dyslexia process information differently than others, like seeing words with transposed letters. Now, researchers at Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center show evidence that people with dyslexia might also hear language differently, as well.

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Siemens Goes Green with New UK Packaging Initiative

Siemens Hearing Instruments has redesigned its hearing aid packaging in the United Kingdom in order to support the National Health Service (NHS) Supply Chain’s commitment to sustainability. As a result, the company says it will achieve an estimated 15% reduction in its carbon footprint with the new packaging.

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NIH: Brains of People Born Deaf Process Touch Differently

New research funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) shows that people who are born deaf process the sense of touch differently than people who are born with normal hearing, The finding reveals how the early loss of a sense, such as hearing, can affect brain development.

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