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Cochlear Implant Patients Risk Magnet Displacement and Pain during MRI

Magnet displacement, pain and discomfort during magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) can be a risk for cochlear implant patients, according to a report published in JAMA Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery. CI patients can have difficulties while undergoing an MRI because of exposure of the CI’s internal magnet to the strong electromagnetic field of MRI.

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Multilingual People Have Advantage Over Bilingual

Multilingual people have trained their brains to learn languages, making it easier to acquire more new languages after mastering a second or third. In addition to demystifying the seemingly herculean genius of multilinguals, researchers say these results provide some of the first neuroscientific evidence that language skills are additive, a theory known as the cumulative‐enhancement model of language acquisition.

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