Author Topic: First Successful Auditory Brain Stem Implant.  (Read 896 times)

Offline josephpalazzo

First Successful Auditory Brain Stem Implant.
« on: June 22, 2013, 07:05:07 AM »
A 3 year old Charlotte boy, born completely deaf, has become the first person in the nation to undergo a successful auditory brain stem inplant which now allows him to hear.

Suck on that one, faith healers!

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Offline the_antithesis

Re: First Successful Auditory Brain Stem Implant.
« Reply #1 on: June 22, 2013, 01:07:49 PM »
But they're taking away his culture. [/snark]

Offline Solitary

Re: First Successful Auditory Brain Stem Implant.
« Reply #2 on: June 22, 2013, 03:43:08 PM »
Quote from: "josephpalazzo"
A 3 year old Charlotte boy, born completely deaf, has become the first person in the nation to undergo a successful auditory brain stem inplant which now allows him to hear.

Suck on that one, faith healers!

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 :-D  Thank you for the video! This is really great news. Science +1, faith healing 0, prayer 0.  :roll:  Solitary
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Re: First Successful Auditory Brain Stem Implant.
« Reply #3 on: June 24, 2013, 08:25:15 PM »
Awesome! I want to see this happen for people older by, say, 20 years (assuming it can) to pick their brains for what's like to all of a sudden have this new sense that you never had. Seems like it'd be interesting for them.
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Re: First Successful Auditory Brain Stem Implant.
« Reply #4 on: June 25, 2013, 05:37:46 PM »
I would like to know how functioning this thing.

 

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