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Research Findings

Rewiring Potential

A Mass. Eye and Ear research team recently showed that the brains of those who are born blind make new connections in the absence of visual information, resulting in enhanced, compensatory abilities such as a heightened sense of hearing, smell and touch, as well as cognitive functions (such as memory and language).

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Patient Stories

The Diagnosis

A patient with head and neck cancer describes the moment she first learned the extent of her disease, and the moment she began her treatment journey.

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