Masks Make Talking Even Tougher for People Who Stutter
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 9, 2020 -- Face masks may be invaluable in the fight against COVID-19, but they can make it difficult for people who stutter to communicate with others. About 3 million people in the United States stutter, according to the American... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - September 9, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Masks Make Talking Even Tougher for People Who Stutter
Title: Masks Make Talking Even Tougher for People Who StutterCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/9/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/9/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General - September 9, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

The New Neuroscience of Stuttering The New Neuroscience of Stuttering
After centuries of misunderstanding, research has finally tied the speech disorder to certain genes and brain alterations ― and new treatments may be on the horizon.Knowable Magazine (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - September 5, 2020 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Teen's Democratic Convention Speech Brings Awareness to Stuttering
FRIDAY, Aug. 28, 2020 -- On the final night of the 2020 Democratic National Convention, the world heard from an improbable source -- a 13-year-old named Brayden Harrington. Brayden was invited to speak because he has a frustrating and misunderstood... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - August 28, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Teen's Democratic Convention Speech Brings Awareness to Stuttering
Title: Teen's Democratic Convention Speech Brings Awareness to StutteringCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/28/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/28/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General - August 28, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Stuttering 101: A biological condition no one should make fun of
What is stuttering and why do some people, such as Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden, have the condition? Here's a primer on a medical condition no one should be laughing at. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - August 22, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What to Know About Stuttering
The speech disorder can play havoc with sociability, relationships, even identity, but there are ways to handle it. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - August 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Benedict Carey Tags: Stuttering Anxiety and Stress Presidential Election of 2020 Voice and Speech Brain Therapy and Rehabilitation Democratic National Convention your-feed-health your-feed-science Brayden Harrington Source Type: news

To Understand the ”Other”: How Disabilities Define Us
By Jan LundiusSTOCKHOLM / ROME, Aug 21 2020 (IPS)   You can shine your shoes and wear a suit you can comb your hair and look quite cute you can hide your face behind a smile one thing you can’t hide is when you’re crippled inside.                                                                ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - August 21, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Jan Lundius Tags: Arts Featured Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Annie Glenn, Champion of Those With Speech Disorders, Dies at 100
Being an astronaut ’s wife thrust her into the spotlight, but a stutter left her struggling for words until she found help. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - May 19, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Neil Genzlinger Tags: Stuttering Deaths (Obituaries) Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Glenn, John Herschel Jr Glenn, Annie Source Type: news

Annie Glenn, Famed Astronaut ’s Widow, Dies of Coronavirus Complications at Age 100
(COLUMBUS, Ohio) — Annie Glenn, wife of the late astronaut and U.S. Sen. John Glenn who overcame a childhood stutter to become an advocate for others with speech disorders, died Tuesday of complications from COVID-19. She was 100. Glenn died at a nursing home near St. Paul, Minnesota, where she’d moved in recent years to be near her daughter, said Hank Wilson, a spokesman for the Glenn College of Public Affairs at The Ohio State University. NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine also announced Glenn’s death, the latest among centenarians succumbing rapidly to the new coronavirus. John Glenn died in 2016 follo...
Source: TIME: Science - May 19, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Julie Carr Smyth / AP Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 News Desk remembrance wire Source Type: news

UN issues appeal to bolster COVID-19 ‘logistics backbone’, warns global response could stutter to a halt 
The heads of major UN humanitarian agencies and offices have launched an urgent appeal for $350 million to support global aid hubs to help those most at risk during the COVID-19 pandemic. (Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security)
Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security - April 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Stuttering DNA orchestrates the start of the mosquito's life
(Radboud University Medical Center) There are large parts of the DNA that are not used for making proteins. This is called 'junk DNA', because its function remained unclear for a long time. However, a certain type of junk DNA that is found in mosquitoes and which repeats itself dozens of times, known as 'satellite DNA', has now been shown to play an essential role in the early development of mosquito embryos. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - April 9, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

February 2020
Gut Troubles : Pain, Gassiness, Bloating, and More Disrupted Speech : Why Do We Stutter? Blood Proteins Change Across the Lifespan Teens Taking Charge of Their Health Moms ’ Mental Health Matters (Source: NIH News in Health)
Source: NIH News in Health - February 3, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Has Govt Turned Its Back On the Health Sector?
[263Chat] The citizens have cried foul over government's decision to fire medical doctors, a move that has brought the already stuttering country's health delivery system to total collapse. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 8, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Consumer Health: Understanding stuttering
StutteringInternational Stuttering Awareness Day will be observed on Tuesday, Oct. 22, which makes this a good time to learn more about this speech disorder. Stuttering, also called stammering or childhood-onset fluency disorder, involves frequent and significant problems with normal fluency and flow of speech. People who stutter know what they want to say, but have [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - October 18, 2019 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

St. Louis surgical instrument maker names new CFO
St. Louis-based Stereotaxis has promoted Kimberly Peery as its new CFO, effective Oct. 1. Peery is replacing Martin Stammer, who has served as CFO since 2013 at the surgical instrument maker. Stammer has accepted a position as the CFO of a large professional services firm in the St. Louis area and will resign from Stereotaxis, effective Sept. 30. "I have really enjoyed my time at Stereotaxis and firmly believe in the future of the company," Stammer said in a statement. "I have the utmost confidence… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 18, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Veneta Rizvic Source Type: news

Brain cells underlying stuttering identified in mice
Gene mutations related to human stuttering also caused vocalization defects and a loss of brain cells called astrocytes in mice. The findings reveal insight into the neurological mechanisms. (Source: NIH Research Matters from the National Institutes of Health (NIH))
Source: NIH Research Matters from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) - September 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NIH study in mice identifies type of brain cell involved in stuttering
Discovery could lead to targets for new therapies (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - August 19, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Stuttering
Title: StutteringCategory: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 8/14/2007 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/16/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General - August 16, 2019 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

When Is Stuttering Cause for Concern? When Is Stuttering Cause for Concern?
Dr Joe Donaher, from the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, explains when to be concerned about stuttering and provides resources available to help patients and families.CHOP Expert Commentary (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - July 1, 2019 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Pediatrics Commentary Source Type: news

Behavioral, emotional, and social well-being in children who stutter: evidence from the National Health Interview Survey - Briley PM, O ’Brien K, Ellis C.
The objective of this study was to explore behavioral, emotional and social well-being among... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 21, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What are speech disorders?
Speech disorders affect a person's ability to produce sounds that create words, and they can make verbal communication more difficult. Types of speech disorder include stuttering, apraxia, and dysarthria. Learn more about speech disorders here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - March 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology / Neuroscience Source Type: news

Retrospective experiences of cyberbullying and emotional outcomes on young adults who stutter - Nicolai S, Geffner R, Stolberg R, Yaruss JS.
The objective of this quantitative research study was to identify and examine psychological effects on adults who stutter who were cyberbullied as an adolescent, specifically looking at depression, anxiety, and stress levels. Using survey methodology, a tw... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 11, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

First identification of brain's preparation for action
(Bangor University) Neuroscientists have identified the processes which occur in our brains milliseconds before we undertake a series of movements, crucial for speech, handwriting, sports or playing a musical instrument.Tracking brain activity, researchers could distinguish between neural mechanisms associated with skilled and error-prone actions.Following further research, this new information could lead to the development of interventions which would assist with rehabilitation post-stroke or improve life for people living with stutter, dyspraxia or other similar conditions. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - February 7, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Electrical stimulation of brain trialled as aid to treating stutter
Technique could help speed up fluency training and make the effects more permanentPeople who stutter are being given electrical brain stimulation in a clinical trial aimed at improving fluency without the need for gruelling speech training.If shown to be effective, the technique – which involves passing an almost imperceptible current through the brain – could be routinely offered by speech therapists.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - January 25, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Hannah Devlin Science correspondent Tags: Neuroscience Language Medical research Source Type: news

Disfluency clusters in speakers with and without neurogenic stuttering following traumatic brain injury - Penttil ä N, Korpijaakko-Huuhka AM, Kent RD.
PURPOSE: Analyze the characteristics and rate of disfluency clusters in adults with and without neurogenic stuttering after traumatic brain injury (TBI). METHOD: Twenty adults with TBI participated in this study, including 10 with neurogenic stutte... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 16, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Health Tip: Before You Get Help for Stuttering
-- Different speech therapists have differing approaches for stuttering, so it's important to evaluate your needs before choosing a therapist, the Stuttering Foundation says. Before starting treatment, the Foundation suggests asking therapist... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - December 6, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Health Tip: Before You Get Help for Stuttering
Title: Health Tip: Before You Get Help for StutteringCategory: Health NewsCreated: 12/6/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/6/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General - December 6, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Stammer to sermon: A priest's struggle with words
Fr Patrick Lagan says he knew from a young age that he wanted to become a priest despite his stammer. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - December 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Scientists shine new light on link between obesity and cancer
(Trinity College Dublin) The body's immune surveillance systems stutter and fail in the presence of excess fat, which reduces their ability to fight cancer and disease. The results highlight immuno-metabolic pathways as a promising target to reverse immune defects in obesity, and suggest that metabolic reprogramming of Natural Killer cells may kick-start their anti-cancer activity and improve treatment outcomes. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - November 12, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Overcoming my stammer... on live national radio
Seventeen-year-old Morgan set himself goals to improve his confidence - including a live radio interview. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - October 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How speech-language pathologists can minimize bullying of children who stutter - Yaruss JS, Reeves N, Herring C.
This article summarizes six key steps, based on the work of Murphy and colleagues, that clinicians can take to minimize th... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 28, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Acquired stuttering in veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan: the role of traumatic brain injury, post-traumatic stress disorder, and medications - Norman RS, Jaramillo CA, Eapen BC, Amuan ME, Pugh MJ.
INTRODUCTION: Determine the association between acquired stuttering (AS), traumatic brain injury (TBI), and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in a cohort of 309,675 U.S. Iraq and Afghanistan veterans. The secondary aim was to determine the association ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 22, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How to stop or reduce a stutter
An estimated 70 million people worldwide are affected by stuttering. For some, it can significantly impact communication. Here, we discuss the types of stutter and ways to manage them. Learn tips to use on a daily basis and which long-term solutions can help, including speech therapy and altered auditory devices. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology / Neuroscience Source Type: news

UTSA researchers study stuttering and develop technology to enhance brain function
(University of Texas at San Antonio) A team of researchers at the University of Texas at San Antonio received a two-year, $387,000 grant, from the National Institutes of Health, to develop technology that will identify brain activity patterns that contribute to stuttering and use that technology to train people how to optimize brain functions. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - May 30, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Girl, interrupted: the science behind my stutter – and what not to say to me
People tend to be misinformed about stammering. Here ’s why finishing my sentences or telling me to ‘slow down’ doesn’t helpI ’ve heard the misconceptions for most of my life.“Just slow down,” a stranger told me as a child. “You’re talking too fast –that ’swhy you stutter! ” Later on, as my stutter carried on into adolescence and adulthood, strangers and loved ones alike offered up their own judgments of my speech –usually incorrect. Some have good intentions when it comes to sharing their opinions about my stutter. Others ... not so much. But ev...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - February 8, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Rachel Hoge Tags: Language Science Neuroscience Source Type: news

Stuttering: Stop Signals in the Brain Prevent Fluent Speech
Study discovered a hyperactive network in the right frontal part of the brain plays a crucial role in this deficit (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - December 16, 2017 Category: Disability Tags: Communication Source Type: news

Stuttering: Stop signals in the brain prevent fluent speech
(Max-Planck-Gesellschaft) A hyperactive network inhibits the flow of speech. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - December 15, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: From brain to lips: What causes stuttering?
Stuttering is a fairly common phenomenon, but its underlying mechanisms remain unclear. What happens in the brain when speech fluency is affected? (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology / Neuroscience Source Type: news

Stuttering: Stop signals in the brain disturb speech flow
(Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences) 'G-g-g-g-g-ood morning' is a daily obstacle for people who stutter. However, so far, not much is known about the causes of persistent developmental stuttering, which is the most frequent speech disorder. Scientists at the Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Leipzig, have recently discovered that a hyperactive network in the right frontal part of the brain plays a crucial role in this deficit. It inhibits speech movement planning and execution, thereby interrupting the flow of speech. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - December 12, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Famous People Who Have or Had Speech Differences or Stutter
A list of well known and famous people who have and/or had speech differences including stuttering (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - November 10, 2017 Category: Disability Tags: Famous Disabled Source Type: news

Africa:Stuttering Blues - the Cadence of Social Anxiety and Identity
[Bhekisisa] He is a father, husband and businessman but the one thing that defined his social existence also taught his daughter an important lesson. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 9, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Stuttering as a symptom of concussion: confirmation of association using nontraditional information sources - Cherry JC, Gordon KE.
OBJECTIVE: A 12-year-old girl presented to our pediatric emergency department after a head injury with symptoms of concussion and acute stuttering. A PubMed search identified only 1 similar pediatric case. We investigated whether new-onset stuttering may b... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 7, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

International Stuttering Awareness Day: Extolling The Virtues Of Early Intervention
In order to properly track a child’s development, parents must understand the difference between the signs of normal disfluency and severe stuttering. (Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post)
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - October 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

February 2011
Understanding Acupuncture : Time To Try It? When Words Get Stuck : An Update on Stuttering Keep the Beat Recipes: Deliciously Healthy Family Meals Tinnitus Cure May Lie in the Brain Time to Talk (Source: NIH News in Health)
Source: NIH News in Health - August 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'Full stretch' NHS's stuttering winter preparations spark concerns
Pressure is mounting on NHS bosses to intervene ahead of winter, as official data suggests the system failed to make headway against key performance measures in the first quarter of 2017-18. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - August 10, 2017 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

5 Common Myths about Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy
Whether you’ve been to therapy or not, you’ve probably heard about cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT). It’s a popular type of therapy that many, many therapists use to help their clients treat everything from severe anxiety to debilitating depression. But even though CBT is widespread, it’s still highly misunderstood—even by the professionals who practice it. Numerous myths still abound. Below, two psychologists who specialize in CBT share the facts behind the most common misconceptions. Myth: CBT is a rigid, one-size-fits-all approach where a clinician applies a specific technique to a specif...
Source: Psych Central - August 6, 2017 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Margarita Tartakovsky, M.S. Tags: Cognitive-Behavioral Disorders General Psychology Psychotherapy Treatment Anxiety Anxiety Disorders Cbt CBT myths CBT psychologist Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Depression distorted thoughts Mood Disorders Negative Thoughts Source Type: news

Alcoholism drug baclofen 'is a stammer cure'
The treatment was discovered by chance after the man found he stopped stammering when he was given baclofen, a relaxant that eases stiff muscles caused by multiple sclerosis. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 12, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

31 'Habits' Of People With Anxiety
Written by Sarah Schuster There are the quirky, small things that make you, you. Then, there are the things you do because of anxiety. While personality traits and anxious habits can blend together, to an outsider it’s not always clear which of these “habits” are driven by anxiety. Whether it makes you look “rude” (avoiding phone calls, canceling plans) or “odd” (leaving a social setting quickly, bouncing your leg) — it can be hard when others judge you based on these actions without knowing what’s going on inside your head. To find out some habits of people who have a...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - May 1, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news