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  • Lifestyle Changes Might Prevent or Slow Dementia
    (22-Jun-2017)
    The public should be aware of this encouraging research, expert says

  • OCD May Be Linked to Inflammation in the Brain: Study
    (22-Jun-2017)
    Breakthrough could spur better treatments for anxiety disorder, researchers say

  • OCD May Be Linked to Inflammation in the Brain: Study
    (22-Jun-2017)
    Breakthrough could spur better treatments for anxiety disorder, researchers say

  • Head Position May Not Affect Outcome After Stroke
    (21-Jun-2017)
    International study suggests patients will do as well sitting up as following doctor's orders to lie on their backs

  • Head Position May Not Affect Outcome After Stroke
    (21-Jun-2017)
    International study suggests patients will do as well sitting up as following doctor's orders to lie on their backs

  • Severe Headaches Plague Vets With Traumatic Brain Injuries
    (20-Jun-2017)
    Study finds they can last up to 11 years after initial injury

  • Many Chronic Illnesses Linked to Suicide Risk
    (20-Jun-2017)
    Odds 9 times higher for people with traumatic brain injury, study suggests

  • Childhood Chemo May Have Lasting Effects on Memory
    (20-Jun-2017)
    Study found timing of treatment seemed to play a role

  • Severe Headaches Plague Vets With Traumatic Brain Injuries
    (20-Jun-2017)
    Study finds they can last up to 11 years after initial injury

  • Severe Headaches Plague Vets With Traumatic Brain Injuries
    (20-Jun-2017)
    Study finds they can last up to 11 years after initial injury

  • Childhood Chemo May Have Lasting Effects on Memory
    (20-Jun-2017)
    Study found timing of treatment seemed to play a role

  • Study Hints at Link Between Some Statins, Parkinson's Risk
    (20-Jun-2017)
    But the connection was only seen with certain types of the cholesterol-lowering drugs

  • Non-Opioid Drug More Effective for Migraines: Study
    (19-Jun-2017)
    Alternative treatment yielded better results in emergency room patients

  • Non-Opioid Drug More Effective for Migraines: Study
    (19-Jun-2017)
    Alternative treatment yielded better results in emergency room patients

  • Helmets for Motorcyclists a No Brainer: Study
    (16-Jun-2017)
    Skull and facial injuries much more likely without head protection

  • Seniors Get Good Results From Herniated Disc Surgery
    (16-Jun-2017)
    Age is no reason to avoid the operation, Norwegian researchers report

  • Video Call May Be as Good as Doctor Visit for Headache
    (14-Jun-2017)
    Telemedicine offers a convenient alternative for sufferers, study authors say

  • Video Call May Be as Good as Doctor Visit for Headache
    (14-Jun-2017)
    Telemedicine offers a convenient alternative for sufferers, study authors say

  • Sticky Brain 'Plaques' Implicated in Alzheimer's Again
    (13-Jun-2017)
    Researchers believe these substances form in early stages of the memory-robbing disease

  • Sticky Brain 'Plaques' Implicated in Alzheimer's Again
    (13-Jun-2017)
    Researchers believe these substances form in early stages of the memory-robbing disease

  • Could Your Breakfast Cloud Your Judgment?
    (12-Jun-2017)
    Responses to unfair financial offer differed after high-carb versus high-protein meal, study found

  • New Drugs Show Promise as First to Prevent Migraine
    (09-Jun-2017)
    Doctors now rely on medications approved for other purposes

  • Migraine Warning Signs May Differ in Kids, Adults
    (08-Jun-2017)
    Treating before a headache starts might lead to more effective pain relief, specialist says

  • Migraine Warning Signs May Differ in Kids, Adults
    (08-Jun-2017)
    Treating before a headache starts might lead to more effective pain relief, specialist says

  • Does a Low-Fat Dairy Habit Boost Parkinson's Risk?
    (08-Jun-2017)
    Study showed 3 or more servings daily raised chances of the movement disorder, but absolute risk still low

  • Even Moderate Drinking May Dull the Aging Brain
    (07-Jun-2017)
    Findings suggest U.S. drinking guidelines might be too liberal

  • Even Moderate Drinking May Dull the Aging Brain
    (07-Jun-2017)
    Findings suggest U.S. drinking guidelines might be too liberal

  • Why Teen Mental Ability Surges While Brain Shrinks
    (06-Jun-2017)
    Researchers say they may have answer to an enduring anatomy riddle

  • Persistent Pain May Lead to Memory Troubles
    (06-Jun-2017)
    Study even suggests link between chronic aches and dementia risk

  • Why Teen Mental Ability Surges While Brain Shrinks
    (06-Jun-2017)
    Researchers say they may have answer to an enduring anatomy riddle

  • 'Making the Best of It': Families Face the Heavy Burden of Alzheimer's
    (02-Jun-2017)
    With U.S. cases expected to triple to 16 million by 2050, support for caregivers desperately needed

  • What You Need to Know About Antidepressants
    (02-Jun-2017)
    They work by affecting brain chemicals that regulate mood, FDA explains

  • What You Need to Know About Antidepressants
    (02-Jun-2017)
    They work by affecting brain chemicals that regulate mood, FDA explains

  • MS-Related Brain Changes May Affect Social Skills
    (01-Jun-2017)
    Study might explain why some multiple sclerosis patients stop understanding what others are feeling

  • MS-Related Brain Changes May Affect Social Skills
    (01-Jun-2017)
    Study might explain why some multiple sclerosis patients stop understanding what others are feeling

  • MS-Related Brain Changes May Affect Social Skills
    (01-Jun-2017)
    Study might explain why some multiple sclerosis patients stop understanding what others are feeling

  • Can People 'Sniff' Out Illness in Others?
    (30-May-2017)
    Study suggests humans use vision and smell to detect infection more than thought

  • Can People 'Sniff' Out Illness in Others?
    (30-May-2017)
    Study suggests humans use vision and smell to detect infection more than thought

  • Health Tip: Exercise Your Brain Every Day
    (26-May-2017)
    Here's what seniors can do

  • Bystander CPR Helps Save Brain Function After Near-Drowning
    (26-May-2017)
    Heart compressions were even more effective than automatic defibrillator, study finds

  • Health Tip: Exercise Your Brain Every Day
    (26-May-2017)
    Here's what seniors can do

  • Alzheimer's Deaths Jump 55 Percent: CDC
    (25-May-2017)
    More patients also dying at home, with the caregiving burden falling on loved ones

  • Compound in Pot Eases Severe Form of Epilepsy
    (24-May-2017)
    Cannabidiol not associated with the 'high' of marijuana, researchers report

  • Compound in Pot Eases Severe Form of Epilepsy
    (24-May-2017)
    Cannabidiol not associated with the 'high' of marijuana, researchers report

  • Women Aren't Better at Reading People's Faces After All
    (19-May-2017)
    Study found men were just as good at gauging others in social settings

  • Brain Scans Spot Where Fear and Anxiety Live
    (18-May-2017)
    Unusually large 'striatum' is linked to inability to cope with uncertainty, research shows

  • Black, Hispanic Americans Less Likely to See a Neurologist
    (17-May-2017)
    They more often wind up in the ER and face higher medical costs than white patients, study shows

  • Black, Hispanic Americans Less Likely to See a Neurologist
    (17-May-2017)
    They more often wind up in the ER and face higher medical costs than white patients, study shows

  • Black, Hispanic Americans Less Likely to See a Neurologist
    (17-May-2017)
    They more often wind up in the ER and face higher medical costs than white patients, study shows

  • Black, Hispanic Americans Less Likely to See a Neurologist
    (17-May-2017)
    They more often wind up in the ER and face higher medical costs than white patients, study shows

  • Study Looks at Parkinson's Effect on Life Span
    (15-May-2017)
    2-year difference seen between people with degenerative brain diseases and their healthy peers

  • Study Looks at Parkinson's Effect on Life Span
    (15-May-2017)
    2-year difference seen between people with degenerative brain diseases and their healthy peers

  • Health Tip: Sleep is Important for Memory
    (12-May-2017)
    Here's how it helps

  • Humans Do Just Fine When Sniffing Out Smells
    (11-May-2017)
    Review upends long-held myth that other mammals are able to identify more scents

  • What Harms the Young Heart Also Hurts the Brain Later
    (10-May-2017)
    High blood pressure, smoking in teens tied to worse mental functioning at mid-life, study finds

  • Body Cooling May Help Brain After Cardiac Arrest
    (10-May-2017)
    Ask if your loved one qualifies, new guideline suggests

  • Body Cooling May Help Brain After Cardiac Arrest
    (10-May-2017)
    Ask if your loved one qualifies, new guideline suggests

  • Body Cooling May Help Brain After Cardiac Arrest
    (10-May-2017)
    Ask if your loved one qualifies, new guideline suggests

  • Thin People Not More Prone to Alzheimer's, Study Finds
    (09-May-2017)
    Gene-based research suggests that, instead, early stage disease might cause weight loss

  • Wives, Daughters Shoulder Most of Alzheimer's Care Burden
    (09-May-2017)
    Careers, finances may take a hit because of caregiving demands, researchers say

  • Do You Overeat? Your Brain Wiring May Be Why
    (09-May-2017)
    New research might shed light on why women struggle with weight more than men do

  • Thin People Not More Prone to Alzheimer's, Study Finds
    (09-May-2017)
    Gene-based research suggests that, instead, early stage disease might cause weight loss

  • Do You Overeat? Your Brain Wiring May Be Why
    (09-May-2017)
    New research might shed light on why women struggle with weight more than men do

  • FDA Approves 1st New Drug for ALS in Decades
    (08-May-2017)
    Radicava, given intravenously, slows decline in patients with deadly neurological disease

  • Bystander CPR Not Only Saves Lives, It Lessens Disability: Study
    (04-May-2017)
    Good Samaritans can help prevent brain damage, nursing home care for cardiac arrest victims

  • Gene Mutation May Speed Alzheimer's Decline
    (03-May-2017)
    If beta-amyloid plaques are present in the brain, process is even faster, study finds

  • Gene Mutation May Speed Alzheimer's Decline
    (03-May-2017)
    If beta-amyloid plaques are present in the brain, process is even faster, study finds

  • Gene Mutation May Speed Alzheimer's Decline
    (03-May-2017)
    If beta-amyloid plaques are present in the brain, process is even faster, study finds

  • Gene Mutation May Speed Alzheimer's Decline
    (03-May-2017)
    If beta-amyloid plaques are present in the brain, process is even faster, study finds

  • 'Silent' Seizures Tied to Alzheimer's Symptoms
    (02-May-2017)
    Researchers suggest they're a potential target for treating the disease

  • Loving, Supportive Kids May Help Lower Seniors' Dementia Risk
    (02-May-2017)
    But negative relationships with children, spouse increased chances, study finds

  • 'Silent' Seizures Tied to Alzheimer's Symptoms
    (02-May-2017)
    Researchers suggest they're a potential target for treating the disease

  • 'Silent' Seizures Tied to Alzheimer's Symptoms
    (02-May-2017)
    Researchers suggest they're a potential target for treating the disease

  • 'Silent' Seizures Tied to Alzheimer's Symptoms
    (02-May-2017)
    Researchers suggest they're a potential target for treating the disease

  • Psychiatric Scars of Wartime Brain Injury May Linger for Years
    (01-May-2017)
    Study finds woes often continue, even if thinking, memory troubles subside

  • 1 in 3 Americans May Have Had Warning Stroke Without Knowing It
    (01-May-2017)
    Study authors say learn the signs and symptoms that mean you need immediate medical help

  • Psychiatric Scars of Wartime Brain Injury May Linger for Years
    (01-May-2017)
    Study finds woes often continue, even if thinking, memory troubles subside

  • Seizure Control Eases Life for Young Adults With Epilepsy
    (28-Apr-2017)
    Those with uncomplicated cases do as well as their siblings without the disorder, study finds

  • Seniors Often Have Trouble Managing Money, Medicines
    (28-Apr-2017)
    By 85, many could use a hand, study finds

  • Seizure Control Eases Life for Young Adults With Epilepsy
    (28-Apr-2017)
    Those with uncomplicated cases do as well as their siblings without the disorder, study finds

  • Science Uncovers a True Meeting of the Minds
    (27-Apr-2017)
    When students are engaged in a classroom, their brainwaves sync up, new research finds

  • 'Brain Age' May Help Predict When You'll Die
    (27-Apr-2017)
    An 'older' mind is linked to signs of physical and mental problems, study contends

  • Could Smoking in Pregnancy Affect a Grandkid's Autism Risk?
    (27-Apr-2017)
    Study shows a generations-long link, but research can't prove cause-and-effect

  • Parkinson's Disease May Originate in Gut, Study Says
    (26-Apr-2017)
    Swedish scientists find link through vagus nerve removal

  • Seizure Control Key to Avoiding Sudden Death With Epilepsy
    (25-Apr-2017)
    Tonic-clonic seizures are a major risk factor for this rare event, new guideline says

  • Mid-Life Exercise Could Jog Your Memory
    (25-Apr-2017)
    Combination of aerobic, resistance training best for boosting brain health, study finds

  • Seizure Control Key to Avoiding Sudden Death With Epilepsy
    (25-Apr-2017)
    Tonic-clonic seizures are a major risk factor for this rare event, new guideline says

  • Walk Your Way to Better Brain Health?
    (24-Apr-2017)
    Impact of the foot provides a boost to blood flow, study says

  • 150-Year-Old Drug May Shorten 'Off' Time for Parkinson's Patients
    (21-Apr-2017)
    Study finds apomorphine cuts the time until levodopa kicks in for those with advanced disease

  • When to Pick the Nose in a Medical Emergency
    (21-Apr-2017)
    Instead of shots, some ERs are giving patients medicine through the nostrils, researchers say

  • Could a Zap to the Brain Jog Failing Memory?
    (20-Apr-2017)
    Deep brain stimulation appears to help, but much more research is needed, scientists say

  • Do Diet Sodas Pose Health Risks?
    (20-Apr-2017)
    Study suggests -- but does not prove -- a possible link to stroke, dementia

  • Brain May Be Organized by Functions, Not Body Parts
    (20-Apr-2017)
    Findings could challenge long-held scientific beliefs

  • When Oxygen Runs Low, the Naked Mole-Rat Finds a Way
    (20-Apr-2017)
    These unique mammals may teach humans tricks to lessen effects of stroke, heart attack, scientists say

  • Could a Zap to the Brain Jog Failing Memory?
    (20-Apr-2017)
    Deep brain stimulation appears to help, but much more research is needed, scientists say

  • Could a Zap to the Brain Jog Failing Memory?
    (20-Apr-2017)
    Deep brain stimulation appears to help, but much more research is needed, scientists say

  • Immune-Based Therapy Shows Early Promise Against MS
    (20-Apr-2017)
    First step was to test its safety in small trial of 6 people

  • Could a Zap to the Brain Jog Failing Memory?
    (20-Apr-2017)
    Deep brain stimulation appears to help, but much more research is needed, scientists say

  • Could Young Blood Boost the Aging Brain?
    (19-Apr-2017)
    In study, mice regained memory skills after transfusion of human umbilical cord blood

  • A 'Brainwave' to Help Fight PTSD
    (19-Apr-2017)
    Study is preliminary, but suggests an acoustic 'feedback' technology might help some patients

  • Body Temperature Might Give Clues to Coma
    (19-Apr-2017)
    Early research finds patients who are closer to consciousness have a more normal 'body clock'

  • FDA Approves Device to Help Curb Cluster Headaches
    (19-Apr-2017)
    New technology stimulates a nerve in the neck to help ease the rare but painful syndrome

  • Could Young Blood Boost the Aging Brain?
    (19-Apr-2017)
    In study, mice regained memory skills after transfusion of human umbilical cord blood

  • A 'Brainwave' to Help Fight PTSD
    (19-Apr-2017)
    Study is preliminary, but suggests an acoustic 'feedback' technology might help some patients

  • Body Temperature Might Give Clues to Coma
    (19-Apr-2017)
    Early research finds patients who are closer to consciousness have a more normal 'body clock'

  • Pot Ingredient Might Ease Severe Epilepsy
    (18-Apr-2017)
    Cannabidiol appears to lessen 'drop seizures' for some Lennox-Gastaut syndrome patients, study finds

  • Pot Ingredient Might Ease Severe Epilepsy
    (18-Apr-2017)
    Cannabidiol appears to lessen 'drop seizures' for some Lennox-Gastaut syndrome patients, study finds

  • Pot Ingredient Might Ease Severe Epilepsy
    (18-Apr-2017)
    Cannabidiol appears to lessen 'drop seizures' for some Lennox-Gastaut syndrome patients, study finds

  • Epilepsy: Another Potential Zika Threat to Babies
    (17-Apr-2017)
    CDC team says up to half of infants exposed to the virus develop seizures

  • Epilepsy: Another Potential Zika Threat to Babies
    (17-Apr-2017)
    CDC team says up to half of infants exposed to the virus develop seizures

  • Epilepsy: Another Potential Zika Threat to Babies
    (17-Apr-2017)
    CDC team says up to half of infants exposed to the virus develop seizures

  • Seniors' Brain Changes Could Make Them Vulnerable to Scams
    (14-Apr-2017)
    Researchers hope to some day be able to identify who's at risk before they're financially victimized

  • Hockey Doesn't Seem to Hit Players' Thinking Skills: Study
    (13-Apr-2017)
    But retired pros can suffer behavioral, emotional problems, researchers say

  • Hockey Doesn't Seem to Hit Players' Thinking Skills: Study
    (13-Apr-2017)
    But retired pros can suffer behavioral, emotional problems, researchers say

  • A Healthier Weight May Mean Fewer Migraines
    (12-Apr-2017)
    Study found risk increased in both obese and underweight people

  • A Healthier Weight May Mean Fewer Migraines
    (12-Apr-2017)
    Study found risk increased in both obese and underweight people

  • 1st Drug for Tardive Dyskinesia Approved
    (12-Apr-2017)
    Condition characterized by involuntary movement of the jaw, lips and tongue

  • A Healthy Middle-Aged Heart May Protect Your Brain Later
    (11-Apr-2017)
    Dementia expert says take up heart-healthy habits sooner rather than later

  • A Healthy Middle-Aged Heart May Protect Your Brain Later
    (11-Apr-2017)
    Dementia expert says take up heart-healthy habits sooner rather than later

  • Deep Brain Stimulation May Ease Tourette 'Tics'
    (11-Apr-2017)
    But neurology experts agree that more research is needed

  • Deep Brain Stimulation May Ease Tourette 'Tics'
    (11-Apr-2017)
    But neurology experts agree that more research is needed

  • Past Psychiatric Ills Don't Raise Alzheimer's Risk: Study
    (10-Apr-2017)
    But more recent symptoms may be part of the disease

  • Xanax, Valium May Boost Pneumonia Risk in Alzheimer's Patients
    (10-Apr-2017)
    Researchers suspect people may breathe saliva or food into their lungs due to fatigue from the drugs

  • Botox May Help Ease 'Burning Mouth' Syndrome
    (10-Apr-2017)
    In small study, injections rid patients of discomfort for up to 5 months

  • FDA OKs 1st At-Home Genetic Tests for 10 Disorders
    (06-Apr-2017)
    Saliva analysis can indicate higher risk of Parkinson's disease, among others, agency says

  • FDA OKs 1st At-Home Genetic Tests for 10 Disorders
    (06-Apr-2017)
    Saliva analysis can indicate higher risk of Parkinson's disease, among others, agency says

  • Good Sleep Does Get Tougher With Age
    (05-Apr-2017)
    Review suggests many seniors struggle to get deep, restorative slumber, adding to health problems

  • Good Sleep Does Get Tougher With Age
    (05-Apr-2017)
    Review suggests many seniors struggle to get deep, restorative slumber, adding to health problems

  • What's the 'SuperAgers' Mental Secret?
    (04-Apr-2017)
    Some folks stay sharp into their 80s, 90s, and brain scans may show why

  • What's the 'SuperAgers' Mental Secret?
    (04-Apr-2017)
    Some folks stay sharp into their 80s, 90s, and brain scans may show why

  • Obesity in Early Pregnancy May Raise Child's Risk of Epilepsy
    (03-Apr-2017)
    The heavier the mom, the greater the odds of the seizure disorder, study suggests

  • Drug Tied to Dementia Risk Overprescribed to Seniors: Study
    (31-Mar-2017)
    Lower cost might help drive doctors' choice, researchers say

  • Parents' Pot Use a Tricky Topic When It Comes to Their Kids
    (30-Mar-2017)
    Pediatrician explains that marijuana affects a child's developing brain differently than an adult brain

  • Hepatitis Infection May Raise Risk for Parkinson's Disease
    (30-Mar-2017)
    New study adds to evidence that these conditions might be linked somehow

  • Ocrevus Approved to Treat Severe Form of Multiple Sclerosis
    (29-Mar-2017)
    First drug sanctioned in U.S. for primary progressive MS

  • FDA-OK'd Drug Offers Hope to Sickest MS Patients
    (29-Mar-2017)
    It's also effective against the most common form of the disease, researchers say

  • Brain-Computer Link Restores Some Movement to Quadraplegic Man
    (29-Mar-2017)
    8 years after a devastating bike accident, he uses arm to eat and drink

  • Exercising 2.5 Hours a Week May Slow Parkinson's Progression
    (29-Mar-2017)
    Even people with advanced disease might benefit, researchers say

  • 'Heads Up' Football Program Tackles Concussion Danger in Kids
    (22-Mar-2017)
    Players learn safer moves, reducing head injury rate and recovery time, study suggests

  • Brain 'Rewires' to Work Around Early-Life Blindness
    (22-Mar-2017)
    These differences appear to boost hearing, smell and touch, researchers say

  • FDA OKs Parkinson's Add-On Drug
    (22-Mar-2017)
    Xadago is taken during 'off' periods when symptoms escalate

  • New Parkinson's Drug Xadago Approved
    (22-Mar-2017)
    To help prevent 'off' episodes among users of levodopa/carbidopa

  • Brain 'Rewires' to Work Around Early-Life Blindness
    (22-Mar-2017)
    These differences appear to boost hearing, smell and touch, researchers say

  • Vitamin E, Selenium Supplements Won't Curb Men's Dementia Risk
    (20-Mar-2017)
    Brain expert says it's unlikely that any one nutrient would be a 'silver bullet'

  • Vitamin E, Selenium Supplements Won't Curb Men's Dementia Risk
    (20-Mar-2017)
    Brain expert says it's unlikely that any one nutrient would be a 'silver bullet'

  • For 'Preemies,' Human Touch May Be a Brain Booster
    (16-Mar-2017)
    Diminished response seen in premature infants who spend weeks in the hospital, study finds

  • For 'Preemies,' Human Touch May Be a Brain Booster
    (16-Mar-2017)
    Diminished response seen in premature infants who spend weeks in the hospital, study finds

  • For 'Preemies,' Human Touch May Be a Brain Booster
    (16-Mar-2017)
    Diminished response seen in premature infants who spend weeks in the hospital, study finds

  • Why Some Kids Take Longer to Recover From Brain Injury
    (15-Mar-2017)
    Scans reveal white-matter decline after some accidents, researchers say

  • Why Some Kids Take Longer to Recover From Brain Injury
    (15-Mar-2017)
    Scans reveal white-matter decline after some accidents, researchers say

  • Which High School Sport Has the Most Concussions?
    (15-Mar-2017)
    Girls' soccer had rates that exceeded boys' football in 2015, study finds

  • Dizzy Spells in Middle-Age Tied to Dementia Risk Later
    (10-Mar-2017)
    Rapid drops in blood pressure that cause light-headedness may do serious damage, study suggests

  • Controversial MS Treatment Seems Ineffective
    (08-Mar-2017)
    No benefit detected after 'liberation therapy,' study authors say

  • Controversial MS Treatment Seems Ineffective
    (08-Mar-2017)
    No benefit detected after 'liberation therapy,' study authors say

  • Controversial MS Treatment Seems Ineffective
    (08-Mar-2017)
    No benefit detected after 'liberation therapy,' study authors say

  • Study: Gene Test Needed Before Using Alzheimer's Drug 'Off-Label'
    (07-Mar-2017)
    Aricept is often prescribed for mild mental impairment without actual approval

  • Annual Death Toll From Alzheimer's Nearly Doubles in 15 Years
    (07-Mar-2017)
    Price tag hits $259 billion a year, projected to exceed $1 trillion by 2050, report finds

  • Study Casts Doubt on a Brain Cancer's Link to Herpes
    (07-Mar-2017)
    Researchers find no evidence of cytomegalovirus in tumor tissue

  • Study: Gene Test Needed Before Using Alzheimer's Drug 'Off-Label'
    (07-Mar-2017)
    Aricept is often prescribed for mild mental impairment without actual approval

  • Obesity in Pregnancy Tied to Cerebral Palsy Risk in Kids
    (07-Mar-2017)
    But study authors stress that a cause-and-effect link wasn't proven

  • Nasal 'Nerve Block' May Help Ease Kids' Migraines
    (06-Mar-2017)
    But one headache expert says procedure not without risks, pain relief not significantly better than meds

  • Nasal 'Nerve Block' May Help Ease Kids' Migraines
    (06-Mar-2017)
    But one headache expert says procedure not without risks, pain relief not significantly better than meds

  • Study Ties Some Migraines to Artery Tears in Neck, Raising Stroke Risk
    (06-Mar-2017)
    Problem also more likely in men and patients under 39, though chances are still low

  • Your Brain Loves Poets, But May Not Know It
    (03-Mar-2017)
    Study suggests people intuitively enjoy poems, even if they don't understand why

  • Brain Training for Cancer Survivors' Nerve Damage
    (03-Mar-2017)
    Neurofeedback seems to offers relief from chemo-induced pain, research finds

  • Brain Training for Cancer Survivors' Nerve Damage
    (03-Mar-2017)
    Neurofeedback seems to offers relief from chemo-induced pain, research finds

  • Your Brain Loves Poets, But May Not Know It
    (03-Mar-2017)
    Study suggests people intuitively enjoy poems, even if they don't understand why

  • Brain Training for Cancer Survivors' Nerve Damage
    (03-Mar-2017)
    Neurofeedback seems to offers relief from chemo-induced pain, research finds

  • Immune Disorders Such as MS, Psoriasis May Be Tied to Dementia Risk
    (02-Mar-2017)
    Study found 20 percent higher odds for memory-robbing condition, but didn't prove cause and effect

  • Nerve 'Zap' Treatment May Speed Stroke Recovery
    (01-Mar-2017)
    Small study found arm weakness improved when brain was stimulated during physical therapy

  • Wireless Arm Patch May Blunt Migraine Pain
    (01-Mar-2017)
    Study found electrical stimulation reduced ache if started soon enough

  • Wireless Arm Patch May Blunt Migraine Pain
    (01-Mar-2017)
    Study found electrical stimulation reduced ache if started soon enough

  • Wireless Arm Patch May Blunt Migraine Pain
    (01-Mar-2017)
    Study found electrical stimulation reduced ache if started soon enough

  • Scientists Spot Signs That Predict Worsening Multiple Sclerosis
    (01-Mar-2017)
    Fatigue, limited leg function tied to progressive disease in study

  • Nerve 'Zap' Treatment May Speed Stroke Recovery
    (01-Mar-2017)
    Small study found arm weakness improved when brain was stimulated during physical therapy

  • Study Tracks Bleeding Risk From Common Blood Thinners
    (28-Feb-2017)
    Research looked specifically at bleeds inside the skull and near the brain

  • Concussions More Likely in Female Athletes
    (28-Feb-2017)
    Why remains unclear, researchers say

  • Study Tracks Bleeding Risk From Common Blood Thinners
    (28-Feb-2017)
    Research looked specifically at bleeds inside the skull and near the brain

  • The Brain Can Produce Its Own Sugar: Report
    (24-Feb-2017)
    Researchers discovered the brain makes fructose, which is linked to obesity and type 2 diabetes

  • Could Parkinson's Disease Raise Stroke Risk?
    (23-Feb-2017)
    Or is the link the other way around? Study finds a connection, but cause-and-effect isn't clear

  • More Evidence Ties Gum Health to Stroke Risk
    (23-Feb-2017)
    Study shows increasing risk of brain blockage with more severe gum disease

  • NHL Veterans Pledge Their Brains to Research
    (23-Feb-2017)
    Donations will be used to study CTE, other conditions linked to repetitive head trauma

  • Could Parkinson's Disease Raise Stroke Risk?
    (23-Feb-2017)
    Or is the link the other way around? Study finds a connection, but cause-and-effect isn't clear

  • Is Need for More Sleep a Sign of Pending Dementia?
    (22-Feb-2017)
    Study finds an association but doesn't prove cause and effect

  • Unhealthy in Middle Age, Dementia in Old Age?
    (22-Feb-2017)
    Diabetes, high blood pressure, smoking may set you up for Alzheimer's, research suggests

  • Head Position Just After Stroke Doesn't Affect Recovery: Study
    (22-Feb-2017)
    Lying flat or sitting up slightly neither boosted nor harmed patients' outcomes

  • For Stroke Survivors, Exercise Is Good for the Brain: Review
    (22-Feb-2017)
    Along with improving physical mobility, breaking a sweat seems to counteract mental deficits

  • 'Off-Label' Antidepressants Common, But Where's the Evidence?
    (22-Feb-2017)
    One-third are prescribed for conditions like pain or migraine with little scientific backup, study says

  • Brain Chip Helps Paralyzed 'Type' With Their Mind
    (21-Feb-2017)
    Researchers report patients showed fastest speeds seen yet in such experiments

  • Brain Chip Helps Paralyzed 'Type' With Their Mind
    (21-Feb-2017)
    Researchers report patients showed fastest speeds seen yet in such experiments

  • Kids Born to Older Moms Score Higher on Thinking Tests
    (20-Feb-2017)
    Children with younger moms once had the advantage, but that trend has reversed, study finds

  • Staying Socially Active Nourishes the Aging Brain
    (20-Feb-2017)
    Researchers suggest making friends of all ages

  • Stem Cell Transplants May Help Some With Multiple Sclerosis
    (20-Feb-2017)
    Review found younger patients fared better over 5 years, though some deaths reported

  • Repeat Head Hits May Not Put NFL Players at Risk of Motor Problems
    (19-Feb-2017)
    Study aimed to see if former pro football players faced the same fate as many professional boxers

  • HRT Won't Lower Women's Alzheimer's Risk, Study Finds
    (16-Feb-2017)
    There was some hint that long-term hormone therapy might have a benefit, but results weren't definitive

  • Imaging Study Confirms Brain Differences in People With ADHD
    (16-Feb-2017)
    Attention-deficit/hyperactivity should be considered a brain disorder, researchers say

  • HRT Won't Lower Women's Alzheimer's Risk, Study Finds
    (16-Feb-2017)
    There was some hint that long-term hormone therapy might have a benefit, but results weren't definitive

  • Small Study Uncovers Brain Disease in Former Soccer Players
    (15-Feb-2017)
    Autopsies show evidence of CTE, the degenerative condition linked to repetitive head trauma

  • Small Study Uncovers Brain Disease in Former Soccer Players
    (15-Feb-2017)
    Autopsies show evidence of CTE, the degenerative condition linked to repetitive head trauma

  • Experimental Test Can Spot Autism in Infancy
    (15-Feb-2017)
    Researchers report brain scans plus computer algorithm show which high-risk babies might develop the disorder

  • Small Study Uncovers Brain Disease in Former Soccer Players
    (15-Feb-2017)
    Autopsies show evidence of CTE, the degenerative condition linked to repetitive head trauma

  • More 'Extreme Preemies' Are Surviving
    (15-Feb-2017)
    Babies born at 22 and 24 weeks still face tough odds, but neonatal care improvements have been key, doctors say

  • Heart Disease Affects Far More Than the Heart
    (14-Feb-2017)
    Blocked arteries can restrict blood flow to the legs, feet, kidneys -- even brain, specialists say

  • The Motherlode of 'Mother Love' Chemicals
    (13-Feb-2017)
    Moms secrete more dopamine when watching their own babies, study finds

  • Many Seniors Take Multiple Meds That Can Affect the Brain
    (13-Feb-2017)
    Psychiatrist cautions doctors and patients to consider risks and benefits of each drug

  • Many Seniors Take Multiple Meds That Can Affect the Brain
    (13-Feb-2017)
    Psychiatrist cautions doctors and patients to consider risks and benefits of each drug

  • Space Reshapes Astronauts' Brains: Study
    (10-Feb-2017)
    The longer the mission, the greater the changes, scans suggest

  • Driving Skills May Suffer Even After Concussion Symptoms Subside
    (10-Feb-2017)
    Erratic swerving showed up in tests taken after young patients thought they had recovered

  • Naps May Sharpen a Preschooler's Language Skills
    (10-Feb-2017)
    Kids who slept after learning new verbs understood their meaning better 24 hours later, study finds

  • Driving Skills May Suffer Even After Concussion Symptoms Subside
    (10-Feb-2017)
    Erratic swerving showed up in tests taken after young patients thought they had recovered

  • Naps May Sharpen a Preschooler's Language Skills
    (10-Feb-2017)
    Kids who slept after learning new verbs understood their meaning better 24 hours later, study finds

  • Sex, Drugs, Rock & Roll Trigger Same Good Feelings in Brain
    (08-Feb-2017)
    Music can make you happy because it spurs chemical system involved in pleasure, study finds

  • Brain Differences Hint at Why Autism Is More Common in Males
    (08-Feb-2017)
    Women with the disorder appear more likely to have brain anatomy that's typically seen in men, study says

  • Is It Parkinson's or Something Else? Blood Test Might Tell
    (08-Feb-2017)
    But new technique needs more study, researchers say

  • Is It Parkinson's or Something Else? Blood Test Might Tell
    (08-Feb-2017)
    But new technique needs more study, researchers say

  • Eye-Opening Research on Astronauts' Vision Problems
    (03-Feb-2017)
    Zero-gravity conditions prevent normal pressure variations around the brain, researchers say

  • Obstetric Complications Tied to Slightly Upped Risk for Autism
    (03-Feb-2017)
    Study suggests link, but one expert stressed that most complicated pregnancies result in babies without autism

  • Why Certain Noises Really Irritate Some People
    (03-Feb-2017)
    'Misophonia' is a disorder that can make a person's brain go into overdrive, researchers report

  • Obstetric Complications Tied to Slightly Upped Risk for Autism
    (03-Feb-2017)
    Study suggests link, but one expert stressed that most complicated pregnancies result in babies without autism

  • Why Certain Noises Really Irritate Some People
    (03-Feb-2017)
    'Misophonia' is a disorder that can make a person's brain go into overdrive, researchers report

  • Why Certain Noises Really Irritate Some People
    (03-Feb-2017)
    'Misophonia' is a disorder that can make a person's brain go into overdrive, researchers report

  • Can Air Pollution Heighten Alzheimer's Risk?
    (01-Feb-2017)
    Fine particles from power plants and cars may be to blame for about 20 percent of cases, study suggests

  • 'Heading' Soccer Ball Not Smart for the Brain
    (01-Feb-2017)
    It's tied to higher concussion risk in players, study finds

  • 'Heading' Soccer Ball Not Smart for the Brain
    (01-Feb-2017)
    It's tied to higher concussion risk in players, study finds

  • 'Heading' Soccer Ball Not Smart for the Brain
    (01-Feb-2017)
    It's tied to higher concussion risk in players, study finds

  • Brain Scans May Shed Light on Bipolar Disorder-Suicide Risk
    (31-Jan-2017)
    Almost half of those with the disorder attempt suicide and up to 20 percent succeed

  • Brain Scans Let 'Locked-In' ALS Patients Communicate
    (31-Jan-2017)
    Correct responses were provided to more than 70 percent of yes-or-no questions, researchers say

  • Tamer Version of Youth Football Looks to Address Safety Concerns
    (31-Jan-2017)
    It would feature fewer players, smaller fields and less contact, USA Football officials say

  • Brain Scans May Shed Light on Bipolar Disorder-Suicide Risk
    (31-Jan-2017)
    Almost half of those with the disorder attempt suicide and up to 20 percent succeed

  • Busy Minds May Be Better at Fighting Dementia
    (30-Jan-2017)
    Computer use, crafting, social activities and games all seem to boost brain health, study finds

  • Bilingual People May Have an Edge Against Alzheimer's
    (30-Jan-2017)
    Study found they did better on memory tests that patients who only spoke one language

  • Busy Minds May Be Better at Fighting Dementia
    (30-Jan-2017)
    Computer use, crafting, social activities and games all seem to boost brain health, study finds

  • Busy Minds May Be Better at Fighting Dementia
    (30-Jan-2017)
    Computer use, crafting, social activities and games all seem to boost brain health, study finds

  • Bilingual People May Have an Edge Against Alzheimer's
    (30-Jan-2017)
    Study found they did better on memory tests that patients who only spoke one language

  • Lack of Exercise Might Invite Dementia
    (27-Jan-2017)
    Study found being sedentary may make you as vulnerable as those whose genes put them at risk for Alzheimer's

  • Amnesia Affecting Some Opioid Abusers
    (26-Jan-2017)
    Drug abuse may cause an unusual short-term memory syndrome, study suggests

  • Amnesia Affecting Some Opioid Abusers
    (26-Jan-2017)
    Drug abuse may cause an unusual short-term memory syndrome, study suggests

  • Fitter Seniors May Have Healthier Brains
    (25-Jan-2017)
    Study found link between strong cardiorespiratory system and better memory

  • Fitter Seniors May Have Healthier Brains
    (25-Jan-2017)
    Study found link between strong cardiorespiratory system and better memory

  • Study Explores Electrical Brain Stimulation to Treat Bulimia
    (25-Jan-2017)
    Though preliminary, it found symptoms of eating disorder lessened in first 24 hours after treatment

  • Fitter Seniors May Have Healthier Brains
    (25-Jan-2017)
    Study found link between strong cardiorespiratory system and better memory

  • Unlocking the Secrets of the Love Hormone Kisspeptin
    (24-Jan-2017)
    Injections of the substance might boost sexual and romantic feelings, researchers say

  • Could a Therapy for Irregular Heartbeat Harm the Brain?
    (24-Jan-2017)
    Small study shows higher rate of brain lesions in people receiving ablation for ventricular arrhythmias

  • Could Obesity Undermine Memory Training in Older Adults?
    (23-Jan-2017)
    Study adds to growing evidence of a link between weight and certain brain functions

  • Could Obesity Undermine Memory Training in Older Adults?
    (23-Jan-2017)
    Study adds to growing evidence of a link between weight and certain brain functions

  • Brain-Training May Help Ease Ringing in the Ears
    (19-Jan-2017)
    Study found computer-based program seemed to allow people to cope with tinnitus

  • Hospital-Related Delirium May Help Worsen Dementia
    (18-Jan-2017)
    But disorienting condition can be treated if recognized, researchers say

  • MRIs Might Help Guide Preemies' Neurological Care
    (18-Jan-2017)
    Brain scans after birth may pinpoint potential developmental problems, study finds

  • Link Seen Between Concussions and Alzheimer's
    (13-Jan-2017)
    But study didn't prove head injuries cause the degenerative brain disease

  • Link Seen Between Concussions and Alzheimer's
    (13-Jan-2017)
    But study didn't prove head injuries cause the degenerative brain disease

  • Link Seen Between Concussions and Alzheimer's
    (13-Jan-2017)
    But study didn't prove head injuries cause the degenerative brain disease

  • 'Stress Ball' in Your Brain May Be Key to Heart Risks
    (12-Jan-2017)
    New brain-scan study helps pinpoint a neurological link between anxiety, cardiovascular disease

  • Brain Deficits in Preemies May Start Before Birth
    (12-Jan-2017)
    Study links weak brain wiring connections in fetuses with preterm delivery

  • U.S. Report Cites the Good and Bad on Marijuana
    (12-Jan-2017)
    Pot shown to help chronic pain, chemo-related nausea and muscle spasms in multiple sclerosis, but researchers cite risks, too

  • 'Stress Ball' in Your Brain May Be Key to Heart Risks
    (12-Jan-2017)
    New brain-scan study helps pinpoint a neurological link between anxiety, cardiovascular disease

  • Can Brain Scans Help Doctors Navigate Epilepsy Surgery?
    (11-Jan-2017)
    Imaging offers less invasive way to protect regions involved in language and memory, researchers say

  • 'Chemo Brain' Lasts for Months in Many Breast Cancer Survivors
    (11-Jan-2017)
    Altered thinking must be acknowledged as 'one of the difficulties of treatment,' specialist says

  • Can Brain Scans Help Doctors Navigate Epilepsy Surgery?
    (11-Jan-2017)
    Imaging offers less invasive way to protect regions involved in language and memory, researchers say

  • Migraine Linked to Higher Stroke Risk After Surgery
    (11-Jan-2017)
    The risk is small, but concerning, researchers say

  • Migraine Linked to Higher Stroke Risk After Surgery
    (11-Jan-2017)
    The risk is small, but concerning, researchers say

  • Scans Hint at Running's Brain Benefits, Even When Young
    (09-Jan-2017)
    Researchers suggest that an early boost in mind health may help people stay sharp as they age

  • Want a Sharper Brain as You Age? Volunteer!
    (06-Jan-2017)
    Study finds slight improvement in thinking and memory for civically minded

  • Want a Sharper Brain as You Age? Volunteer!
    (06-Jan-2017)
    Study finds slight improvement in thinking and memory for civically minded

  • Study Links Stuttering to Less Blood Flow in Brain
    (06-Jan-2017)
    The more regions affected, the more severe the disorder, researchers suggest

  • 'You're Not My Wife, You're an Impostor'
    (06-Jan-2017)
    Brain imaging reveals clues to rare, puzzling delusions

  • Hour-Long Nap May Boost Brain Function in Older Adults
    (06-Jan-2017)
    Linked to improved memory and ability to think clearly in study

  • Want a Sharper Brain as You Age? Volunteer!
    (06-Jan-2017)
    Study finds slight improvement in thinking and memory for civically minded

  • Hour-Long Nap May Boost Brain Function in Older Adults
    (06-Jan-2017)
    Linked to improved memory and ability to think clearly in study

  • Does Living Near Major Roads Boost Dementia Risk?
    (05-Jan-2017)
    Study couldn't prove cause-and-effect, but risk rose as proximity to traffic increased, researchers report

  • Kids With Concussion Need Vision Check Before Return to School
    (05-Jan-2017)
    Lingering eye problems linked to poorer academic performance

  • Does Living Near Major Roads Boost Dementia Risk?
    (05-Jan-2017)
    Study couldn't prove cause-and-effect, but risk rose as proximity to traffic increased, researchers report

  • More Signs Mediterranean Diet May Boost Your Brain
    (04-Jan-2017)
    Older adults who favored this eating style lost less brain volume, study finds

  • New Parkinson's Drug May Combat Movement Difficulties
    (04-Jan-2017)
    Opicapone, added to standard treatment, appears safe and well-tolerated, researchers say

  • Cluster Headaches Can Defy Diagnosis But Respond to Treatment
    (02-Jan-2017)
    Pain is so intense it often wakes people from their sleep, neurologist says

  • Sleep May Help People Process Traumatic Events
    (02-Jan-2017)
    Researchers find sleep weakens emotions stemming from disturbing events

  • Cluster Headaches Can Defy Diagnosis But Respond to Treatment
    (02-Jan-2017)
    Pain is so intense it often wakes people from their sleep, neurologist says

  • Pot May Restrict Blood Flow to Brain: Study
    (30-Dec-2016)
    It's too early to say if this contributes to mental decline, Alzheimer's expert says

  • Pot May Restrict Blood Flow to Brain: Study
    (30-Dec-2016)
    It's too early to say if this contributes to mental decline, Alzheimer's expert says

  • Is It a Cold or the Flu? Here's How to Tell
    (30-Dec-2016)
    Symptoms can be similar, but flu hits faster, is more likely to lead to complications

  • Many People May Have 'False' Memories, Study Contends
    (30-Dec-2016)
    Half of those repeatedly asked to imagine events came to believe they were real

  • Artists' Brushstrokes May Offer First Hints of Brain Disease
    (29-Dec-2016)
    Researchers hope telltale changes will lead to earlier diagnosis for those with thinking, memory disorders

  • Artists' Brushstrokes May Offer First Hints of Brain Disease
    (29-Dec-2016)
    Researchers hope telltale changes will lead to earlier diagnosis for those with thinking, memory disorders

  • Welders Showed Increased Risk of Parkinson-Like Symptoms in Study
    (28-Dec-2016)
    Exposure to manganese in welding fumes appears to affect movement, researchers report

  • Welders Showed Increased Risk of Parkinson-Like Symptoms in Study
    (28-Dec-2016)
    Exposure to manganese in welding fumes appears to affect movement, researchers report

  • Welders Showed Increased Risk of Parkinson-Like Symptoms in Study
    (28-Dec-2016)
    Exposure to manganese in welding fumes appears to affect movement, researchers report

  • Antipsychotic Drugs May Up Risk of Early Death in Alzheimer's Patients
    (27-Dec-2016)
    Increased odds were nearly doubled if two antipsychotic medications were taken, study says

  • 'Emotional Hangover' Is Real and Affects Future Experiences: Study
    (26-Dec-2016)
    Emotion-provoking events prime the brain to remember things more effectively, researchers find

  • 'Emotional Hangover' Is Real and Affects Future Experiences: Study
    (26-Dec-2016)
    Emotion-provoking events prime the brain to remember things more effectively, researchers find

  • New MS Drug Shows 'Breakthrough' Promise for Advanced Disease
    (22-Dec-2016)
    Specialist hopes ocrelizumab will be available by spring

  • Exercise May Be Real Medicine for Parkinson's Disease
    (22-Dec-2016)
    Physical activity helps improve gait and balance, research review finds

  • Better Sleep May Signal Recovery From Brain Injury
    (21-Dec-2016)
    New research suggests sleep-wake cycles are useful gauge of recuperation

  • 'Groundbreaking' Research Offers Clues to Cause of Dyslexia
    (21-Dec-2016)
    Brain scans revealed that those with the reading disorder showed less ability to 'adapt' to sensory information

  • Better Sleep May Signal Recovery From Brain Injury
    (21-Dec-2016)
    New research suggests sleep-wake cycles are useful gauge of recuperation

  • Better Sleep May Signal Recovery From Brain Injury
    (21-Dec-2016)
    New research suggests sleep-wake cycles are useful gauge of recuperation

  • 'Groundbreaking' Research Offers Clues to Cause of Dyslexia
    (21-Dec-2016)
    Brain scans revealed that those with the reading disorder showed less ability to 'adapt' to sensory information

  • Rest May Not Be Best for Kids After Concussion
    (20-Dec-2016)
    Study suggests light activity may help speed recovery

  • Some Kids' Genes Might Make Food Ads More Tempting
    (19-Dec-2016)
    Brain scans showed they had more reaction in 'reward center' when viewing fast-food commercials

  • Pregnancy May Spur 'Mothering' Changes in a Woman's Brain
    (19-Dec-2016)
    Imaging shows adaptations in gray matter, but no sign that memory is affected

  • Pregnancy May Spur 'Mothering' Changes in a Woman's Brain
    (19-Dec-2016)
    Imaging shows adaptations in gray matter, but no sign that memory is affected

  • Pregnant Women Should Avoid Zika-Hit Texas Town: CDC
    (15-Dec-2016)
    Advisory follows reports of 5 cases of local infection in Brownsville

  • Pregnant Women Should Avoid Zika-Hit Texas Town: CDC
    (15-Dec-2016)
    Advisory follows reports of 5 cases of local infection in Brownsville

  • 'Epilepsy Gene Network' Identified in Brain
    (14-Dec-2016)
    Preliminary discovery suggests new avenues for treatment, researcher says

  • FDA Issues Anesthesia Warning for Pregnant Women, Kids Under 3
    (14-Dec-2016)
    A long time under or repeated episodes of sedation may pose risk to developing brains, agency says

  • 'Epilepsy Gene Network' Identified in Brain
    (14-Dec-2016)
    Preliminary discovery suggests new avenues for treatment, researcher says

  • 'Epilepsy Gene Network' Identified in Brain
    (14-Dec-2016)
    Preliminary discovery suggests new avenues for treatment, researcher says

  • Test Predicting Alzheimer's Would Be Welcome, Survey Finds
    (13-Dec-2016)
    3 out of 4 seniors said they'd want to know

  • Test Predicting Alzheimer's Would Be Welcome, Survey Finds
    (13-Dec-2016)
    3 out of 4 seniors said they'd want to know

  • Beta Blockers May Not Be Best Heart Drugs for Dementia Patients
    (12-Dec-2016)
    In this group, use of the meds after a heart attack compromised quality of life, study finds

  • Was Football Safer Back in the Day?
    (12-Dec-2016)
    Study found those who played in high school in 1950s and '60s don't face increased risk of dementia

  • Whether Statins Cut Alzheimer's Risk May Depend on Gender, Race
    (12-Dec-2016)
    Type of statin used also made a difference in study, but black men did not see any benefits

  • Was Football Safer Back in the Day?
    (12-Dec-2016)
    Study found those who played in high school in 1950s and '60s don't face increased risk of dementia

  • Florida Now Zika-Free: CDC
    (09-Dec-2016)
    But Texas reporting 4 new cases of possible infections, near the Mexican border

  • Florida Now Zika-Free: CDC
    (09-Dec-2016)
    But Texas reporting 4 new cases of possible infections, near the Mexican border

  • Alzheimer's Patients' Use of Painkilling Patches Cause for Concern
    (08-Dec-2016)
    Researchers worried about long-term use together with other medications that cause drowsiness

  • Alzheimer's Patients' Use of Painkilling Patches Cause for Concern
    (08-Dec-2016)
    Researchers worried about long-term use together with other medications that cause drowsiness

  • Heart Failure Protein May Signal Early Brain Damage
    (08-Dec-2016)
    Higher levels indicated potential trouble, study showed

  • Young Adults With Head Trauma May Have Higher Risk of Jail Time
    (08-Dec-2016)
    Potentially serious health issue is more common in prisons, study suggests

  • Could Regular Pot Smoking Harm Vision?
    (08-Dec-2016)
    Study suggests that it might slow signaling among cells that deliver visual information to the brain

  • Young Adults With Head Trauma May Have Higher Risk of Jail Time
    (08-Dec-2016)
    Potentially serious health issue is more common in prisons, study suggests

  • Electrical Brain Stimulation Not a Memory Booster: Study
    (07-Dec-2016)
    Researchers found recall ability was impaired after treatment

  • Breast Cancer Cells May Change When They Spread to Brain: Study
    (07-Dec-2016)
    Finding might lead to better treatment, researchers say

  • Electrical Brain Stimulation Not a Memory Booster: Study
    (07-Dec-2016)
    Researchers found recall ability was impaired after treatment

  • Brain Scan Test Predicts Fall Risk in Elderly
    (07-Dec-2016)
    Such a test gives insight into neurological changes that make falls more likely, researchers say

  • Rare Infant Seizure Disorder Often Missed
    (06-Dec-2016)
    Parents, doctors may not recognize infantile spasms early enough to prevent brain damage, study finds

  • Marijuana Derivative May Curb Tough-to-Treat Epilepsy
    (06-Dec-2016)
    Cannabidiol lowered frequency, severity of seizures in trials, but without a 'high'

  • Rare Infant Seizure Disorder Often Missed
    (06-Dec-2016)
    Parents, doctors may not recognize infantile spasms early enough to prevent brain damage, study finds

  • Marijuana Derivative May Curb Tough-to-Treat Epilepsy
    (06-Dec-2016)
    Cannabidiol lowered frequency, severity of seizures in trials, but without a 'high'

  • Scientists Discover More Clues to Stuttering
    (05-Dec-2016)
    MRI shows involvement of brain areas controlling speech, attention and emotion

  • Study Sheds Light on Safety of Driving With Epilepsy
    (05-Dec-2016)
    Those who had longer seizures during driving tests were more likely to have accidents

  • When Sibling Has Epilepsy, Kids Worry
    (05-Dec-2016)
    Protective feelings a very common response, study finds

  • 11 Percent of Stroke Survivors Struggle With Epilepsy
    (05-Dec-2016)
    Study found those who suffered more brain damage were more likely to have seizures afterwards

  • Study Sheds Light on Safety of Driving With Epilepsy
    (05-Dec-2016)
    Those who had longer seizures during driving tests were more likely to have accidents

  • Brain Harm May Last Long After College Football Players' Final Game
    (02-Dec-2016)
    Small study found evidence of cortical thinning years later

  • Another Miami Neighborhood Now Zika-Free
    (02-Dec-2016)
    Only one area in South Miami Beach still considered an active zone for local transmission of the virus, officials say

  • Brain Harm May Last Long After College Football Players' Final Game
    (02-Dec-2016)
    Small study found evidence of cortical thinning years later

  • Specially Designed Video Game Might Ease 'Phantom Limb' Pain
    (02-Dec-2016)
    Study finds exercising virtual limb cut pain by as much as half

  • Another Miami Neighborhood Now Zika-Free
    (02-Dec-2016)
    Only one area in South Miami Beach still considered an active zone for local transmission of the virus, officials say

  • Could Low Vitamin D Levels at Birth Mean Higher MS Risk?
    (01-Dec-2016)
    Perhaps, but researchers aren't ready to recommend routine supplementation during pregnancy

  • Aerobic Exercise May Help Guard Against Dementia
    (30-Nov-2016)
    Study found seniors with mild cognitive impairment saw gains in thinking, memory skills after six months of workouts

  • Having Trouble Hearing? Maybe It's Not Your Ears
    (30-Nov-2016)
    Part of the problem for seniors might lie in the brain, research suggests

  • First Case of Zika-Linked Glaucoma Diagnosed in Infant
    (30-Nov-2016)
    Brazilian baby developed vision-threatening condition after being exposed to virus in womb

  • First Case of Zika-Linked Glaucoma Diagnosed in Infant
    (30-Nov-2016)
    Brazilian baby developed vision-threatening condition after being exposed to virus in womb

  • Scans Show Changes in Some Soldiers With Mild Brain Injuries
    (29-Nov-2016)
    Depressed patients had disrupted connections between areas of thinking, emotional control

  • Spiritual Experiences Seem to Trigger the Brain's Reward System
    (29-Nov-2016)
    Many study participants were tearful by the end of imaging scans

  • Texas Reports 1st Likely Case of Local Zika Infection
    (29-Nov-2016)
    Woman had no travel-related risk factors, CDC says

  • Texas Reports 1st Likely Case of Local Zika Infection
    (29-Nov-2016)
    Woman had no travel-related risk factors, CDC says

  • New Parkinson's Gene Identified
    (29-Nov-2016)
    Scientists say it's linked to higher risk of early onset disease in white people

  • Alzheimer's Protein Plaques May Also Harm the Heart
    (28-Nov-2016)
    Deposits can cause patients' heart muscle to stiffen, keeping it from pumping properly, study suggests

  • Researchers Explore Way to Detect Brain Injury in NFL Players
    (28-Nov-2016)
    The goal: to spot early signs of concussion-related head trauma

  • Researchers Explore Way to Detect Brain Injury in NFL Players
    (28-Nov-2016)
    The goal: to spot early signs of concussion-related head trauma

  • Hitting the Slopes? Keep These Safety Tips in Mind
    (26-Nov-2016)
    Snowboarders and skiers should always use properly maintained equipment and be fully rested

  • Health Tip: Create a Safer Home for Kids With Seizures
    (24-Nov-2016)
    For starters: secure padding to any object with sharp corners

  • Health Tip: Exercise Can Be a Brain-Booster
    (23-Nov-2016)
    The result: clearer thinking, sharper focus

  • Can Surgery Trigger Rare Muscle Disorder?
    (23-Nov-2016)
    Still, the likelihood of developing postoperative Guillain-Barre syndrome remains slight, researchers say

  • Imaging Studies Shed Light on Zika's Effects
    (22-Nov-2016)
    Brazilian radiologists assess damage to adults, babies

  • Zika Babies May Look Normal at Birth, Display Brain Defects Later: CDC
    (22-Nov-2016)
    Findings underscore need for continuing evaluation after prenatal exposure

  • Imaging Studies Shed Light on Zika's Effects
    (22-Nov-2016)
    Brazilian radiologists assess damage to adults, babies

  • Zika Babies May Look Normal at Birth, Display Brain Defects Later: CDC
    (22-Nov-2016)
    Findings underscore need for continuing evaluation after prenatal exposure

  • Fewer Americans Suffering From Dementia, Study Finds
    (21-Nov-2016)
    Rates have dropped over last decade, and better education might be one reason why

  • Can Occupational Therapy Slow Alzheimer's Decline?
    (21-Nov-2016)
    Patients, caregivers may reap some benefits, but study sees no effect on everyday functioning

  • Partial Repeal of Motorcycle Helmet Law Had Unwanted Effects: Study
    (18-Nov-2016)
    Researchers found helmet use fell, head injuries rose after change in Michigan

  • Poor Sense of Smell May Signal Alzheimer's Risk
    (16-Nov-2016)
    Testing looks for decreased olfactory sense, combined with thinking, memory troubles

  • Poor Sense of Smell May Signal Alzheimer's Risk
    (16-Nov-2016)
    Testing looks for decreased olfactory sense, combined with thinking, memory troubles

  • Moms' Rheumatoid Arthritis May Be Linked to Epilepsy Risk in Kids
    (16-Nov-2016)
    Researcher stressed that most children born to women with the autoimmune condition not at risk for seizures

  • Brain Implant Lets 'Locked-In' ALS Patient Communicate
    (15-Nov-2016)
    Signals sent to hand emerge as typed message on a tablet computer, researchers report

  • Migraine and Stroke Risk Linked Again
    (15-Nov-2016)
    Researchers suggest doctors consider severe headaches a potential risk factor for brain attack

  • Migraine and Stroke Risk Linked Again
    (15-Nov-2016)
    Researchers suggest doctors consider severe headaches a potential risk factor for brain attack

  • Brain Implant Lets 'Locked-In' ALS Patient Communicate
    (15-Nov-2016)
    Signals sent to hand emerge as typed message on a tablet computer, researchers report

  • Some Elderly With Alzheimer's Brain Plaques Stay Sharp
    (14-Nov-2016)
    Study finding raises question of whether something protected their brains

  • Some Elderly With Alzheimer's Brain Plaques Stay Sharp
    (14-Nov-2016)
    Study finding raises question of whether something protected their brains

  • Some Elderly With Alzheimer's Brain Plaques Stay Sharp
    (14-Nov-2016)
    Study finding raises question of whether something protected their brains

  • Mosquitoes Can Deliver Zika/Chikungunya Double Whammy
    (14-Nov-2016)
    And like Zika, dengue and chikungunya can also cause neurological problems, study found

  • Mosquitoes Can Deliver Zika/Chikungunya Double Whammy
    (14-Nov-2016)
    And like Zika, dengue and chikungunya can also cause neurological problems, study found

  • PTSD May Affect Boys, Girls Differently, Brain Scans Show
    (11-Nov-2016)
    Changes in brain regions seemed to differ by gender, researchers say

  • Blood Test May Someday Diagnose Concussion
    (11-Nov-2016)
    Small study suggests markers in the blood might spot when brain injury has occurred

  • Gene May Have Helped Humans Evolve Beyond Other Animals: Study
    (09-Nov-2016)
    Osteocrin is active in brains of humans and primates, Harvard researchers report

  • Scientists Restore Leg Movement in Paralyzed Monkeys
    (09-Nov-2016)
    Wireless connection allowed brain to send signals to spine, but human trials still a long way off

  • Memory Can Fade After Menopause
    (09-Nov-2016)
    But women still outperform men, researchers report

  • Gene May Have Helped Humans Evolve Beyond Other Animals: Study
    (09-Nov-2016)
    Osteocrin is active in brains of humans and primates, Harvard researchers report

  • Scientists Restore Leg Movement in Paralyzed Monkeys
    (09-Nov-2016)
    Wireless connection allowed brain to send signals to spine, but human trials still a long way off

  • Brain Scans May Improve Dementia Diagnosis, Treatment
    (08-Nov-2016)
    People with Lewy body dementia generally don't lose volume in the hippocampus, study shows

  • Brain Scans May Improve Dementia Diagnosis, Treatment
    (08-Nov-2016)
    People with Lewy body dementia generally don't lose volume in the hippocampus, study shows

  • Few States Have Plans for Kids Returning to Class After Concussion
    (07-Nov-2016)
    Students need an appropriate return to mental work, doctors say

  • Health Tip: Recognizing Traumatic Brain Injury
    (04-Nov-2016)
    Here are common warning signs

  • MS Symptoms May Develop Earlier in Darker, Cooler Climes
    (04-Nov-2016)
    Study results suggest latitude affects timing of disease onset

  • Water: Can It Be Too Much of a Good Thing?
    (03-Nov-2016)
    Athletes and non-athletes alike may overdo it, sometimes with tragic consequences

  • Can't Get That Song Out of Your Head? Here's Why
    (03-Nov-2016)
    Common melodies, quirky 'jumps' and repeated notes can all make for an 'earworm' tune, study finds

  • More Years Playing Football, Greater Risk of Brain Disease: Study
    (03-Nov-2016)
    Researchers track link between concussion-related inflammation and degenerative CTE

  • More Years Playing Football, Greater Risk of Brain Disease: Study
    (03-Nov-2016)
    Researchers track link between concussion-related inflammation and degenerative CTE

  • Got a Moody Teen? Lack of Sleep May Not Be the Culprit
    (03-Nov-2016)
    Rather, adolescents' nocturnal tendencies a mismatch for early school start times, sleep specialist says

  • Can't Get That Song Out of Your Head? Here's Why
    (03-Nov-2016)
    Common melodies, quirky 'jumps' and repeated notes can all make for an 'earworm' tune, study finds

  • Could Loneliness Be an Early Sign of Alzheimer's?
    (02-Nov-2016)
    People with 'biomarkers' for the brain disease were more likely to feel socially detached, study finds

  • Heavy Drinking While Young May Mean Hefty Health Tab Later
    (02-Nov-2016)
    Study suggests alcohol might harm brain, body even if one stops abusing by age 30

  • Every Day in the Womb Boosts Babies' Brain Development: Study
    (31-Oct-2016)
    Growth is exponential in third trimester, researchers report

  • Researchers: We Found Area of Brain That Responds to Placebo
    (28-Oct-2016)
    Finding could lead to development of more personalized pain medication, scientists say

  • Deadly Measles Complication May Be More Common Than Believed
    (28-Oct-2016)
    One more reason to get your child vaccinated against the disease, infection experts say

  • Study Questions Use of Migraine Meds in Kids, Teens
    (27-Oct-2016)
    Researchers found sugar pill worked as well as commonly prescribed drugs

  • Study Questions Use of Migraine Meds in Kids, Teens
    (27-Oct-2016)
    Researchers found sugar pill worked as well as commonly prescribed drugs

  • New Tool Gauges Likely Survival After Gunshot to the Head
    (26-Oct-2016)
    One possible factor: how well a patient's pupils respond to light, study suggests

  • Nerve Stimulation Restored Sense of Touch to Arm Amputees
    (26-Oct-2016)
    Implanted devices carried signals to mimic natural sensations

  • Childhood PTSD May Leave Imprint on Brain
    (25-Oct-2016)
    MRI detects variations in neural connections of earthquake survivors, Chinese researchers say

  • Mouse Study Hints at Damage Zika May Cause to Adult Brain
    (25-Oct-2016)
    Stem cells critical to learning, memory might be vulnerable to the virus

  • Brain Changes Seen in Kids After One Season of Football
    (24-Oct-2016)
    Not yet clear if those changes are lasting or meaningful

  • Stronger Muscles May Pump Up Your Memory
    (24-Oct-2016)
    Seniors saw lasting changes from weight-lifting twice a week for 6 months, researchers report

  • Stronger Muscles May Pump Up Your Memory
    (24-Oct-2016)
    Seniors saw lasting changes from weight-lifting twice a week for 6 months, researchers report

  • 1 in 3 Young Athletes With Concussion Returns to Play on Same Day
    (21-Oct-2016)
    But, medical recommendation is to stay out of game after head injury

  • More Kids and Teens Heading to ER With Headaches
    (21-Oct-2016)
    Study finds hospital admissions for head pain also up; reasons are unclear

  • Right-Handedness Might Go Back Almost 2 Million Years
    (20-Oct-2016)
    Fossil study found evidence it was the dominant hand in a pre-Neanderthal human

  • Some Mexican Ceramics Can Serve Up Lead Poisoning
    (20-Oct-2016)
    Canadian woman's illness highlights danger from glazes with high lead levels, doctors say

  • Exercise May Help People Who Already Have Memory Loss
    (19-Oct-2016)
    But effects only lasted as long as activity continued, study found

  • Mouth and Gut Germs May Be Linked to Migraines
    (18-Oct-2016)
    People who get the severe headaches have more nitrate-reducing microbes, researchers say

  • Mouth and Gut Germs May Be Linked to Migraines
    (18-Oct-2016)
    People who get the severe headaches have more nitrate-reducing microbes, researchers say

  • Powerful MS Drug Used Early May Reverse Some Disability
    (14-Oct-2016)
    But significant side effects remain an issue for Lemtrada, researcher says

  • Can Hormonal Rx for Prostate Cancer Raise Dementia Risk?
    (13-Oct-2016)
    Study found chances doubled, but did not prove androgen deprivation caused damage to brain

  • Brain Chips Help Paralyzed Man Regain Sense of Touch Using Robotic Arm
    (13-Oct-2016)
    With implants, he also felt some sensation in his own fingers

  • Brain Chips Help Paralyzed Man Regain Sense of Touch Using Robotic Arm
    (13-Oct-2016)
    With implants, he also felt some sensation in his own fingers

  • More Evidence Menopause 'Brain Fog' Is Real
    (12-Oct-2016)
    Study found memory skills tend to drop as estrogen levels dip, at ages 45 to 55

  • Zika Virus Can Damage Fetal Brain Late in Pregnancy: Study
    (12-Oct-2016)
    Finding challenges thinking that fetus is only in danger during first trimester

  • More Evidence Menopause 'Brain Fog' Is Real
    (12-Oct-2016)
    Study found memory skills tend to drop as estrogen levels dip, at ages 45 to 55

  • Inhaled Version of Parkinson's Drug May Help Keep Symptoms at Bay
    (12-Oct-2016)
    Levodopa pill can wear off, but a powdered version can come to the rescue, study finds

  • Sudden Drops in Blood Pressure Tied to Higher Odds for Dementia
    (11-Oct-2016)
    Dizziness, faintness on standing could be sign of danger to brain, but study couldn't prove cause and effect

  • Sudden Drops in Blood Pressure Tied to Higher Odds for Dementia
    (11-Oct-2016)
    Dizziness, faintness on standing could be sign of danger to brain, but study couldn't prove cause and effect

  • Mars-Bound Astronauts Could Face Dementia Risk, Study Contends
    (11-Oct-2016)
    Research with rodents suggests injury to brain from cosmic rays

  • Chronic Disease in Mom May Be Linked to Newborns' Heart Disease
    (11-Oct-2016)
    Risk highest among women born with heart defects or who developed type 2 diabetes, study suggests

  • For Migraine Sufferers, Is a Chiropractor's Touch All in the Mind?
    (11-Oct-2016)
    Study participants who had sham treatment reported pain relief, too

  • For Migraine Sufferers, Is a Chiropractor's Touch All in the Mind?
    (11-Oct-2016)
    Study participants who had sham treatment reported pain relief, too

  • Sudden Drops in Blood Pressure Tied to Higher Odds for Dementia
    (11-Oct-2016)
    Dizziness, faintness on standing could be sign of danger to brain, but study couldn't prove cause and effect

  • Study Finds Fault With ICU Treatment of Dementia Patients
    (10-Oct-2016)
    Hospitals put too many on ventilators, adding to their suffering and treatment costs, researchers say

  • Animal Study Hints at Gene Therapy's Possible Promise for Alzheimer's
    (10-Oct-2016)
    But the research is very preliminary and much work remains to be done, U.K. researchers say

  • High Blood Pressure May Hike Dementia Risk
    (10-Oct-2016)
    New statement from American Heart Association warns of link

  • Animal Study Hints at Gene Therapy's Possible Promise for Alzheimer's
    (10-Oct-2016)
    But the research is very preliminary and much work remains to be done, U.K. researchers say

  • New Clues to Age-Related Hearing Loss
    (06-Oct-2016)
    Older people's brains have a harder time processing speech, researchers suggest

  • Women's Memory Advantage Might Skew Alzheimer's Diagnosis
    (05-Oct-2016)
    Women tend to hold on to better verbal memory skills as they age compared to men, study finds

  • Brain Aneurysm: Lack of Awareness Can Cost Lives
    (05-Oct-2016)
    Husband of late TV journalist leads effort to educate people about the warning signs

  • Brain Aneurysm: Lack of Awareness Can Cost Lives
    (05-Oct-2016)
    Husband of late TV journalist leads effort to educate people about the warning signs

  • Women's Memory Advantage Might Skew Alzheimer's Diagnosis
    (05-Oct-2016)
    Women tend to hold on to better verbal memory skills as they age compared to men, study finds

  • Hard Times May Exact a Toll on Brain Health
    (03-Oct-2016)
    Poverty seems to dampen mental function and could cause premature brain aging, study suggests

  • Hard Times May Exact a Toll on Brain Health
    (03-Oct-2016)
    Poverty seems to dampen mental function and could cause premature brain aging, study suggests

  • 1 in 10 Stroke Rehab Interruptions May Be Preventable
    (30-Sep-2016)
    Dehydration, urinary tract infections force patients to return to hospital, study finds

  • Scientists ID Key Fetal Cells Vulnerable to Zika
    (29-Sep-2016)
    Lab study suggests possible mechanism for birth defects to develop

  • High Blood Pressure Might Affect Some Kids' Thinking Ability
    (29-Sep-2016)
    But researchers noted that all of the children still tested within normal ranges

  • Can You Blame Your Headaches on Your Thyroid?
    (29-Sep-2016)
    People with migraines had 40 percent higher risk of thyroid problems, study suggests

  • High Blood Pressure Might Affect Some Kids' Thinking Ability
    (29-Sep-2016)
    But researchers noted that all of the children still tested within normal ranges

  • Can You Blame Your Headaches on Your Thyroid?
    (29-Sep-2016)
    People with migraines had 40 percent higher risk of thyroid problems, study suggests

  • Exercise May Not Lower Women's Risk of Multiple Sclerosis
    (29-Sep-2016)
    Study shows no benefit, but staying active can help ease disease symptoms, experts say

  • Common Culex Mosquitoes Don't Transmit Zika Virus: Study
    (27-Sep-2016)
    These widespread insects do spread West Nile virus and Japanese encephalitis though, researchers say

  • The Phenomenon of Sleep Paralysis
    (26-Sep-2016)
    Up to 8 percent of people experience frightening episodes of the condition, experts say

  • The Phenomenon of Sleep Paralysis
    (26-Sep-2016)
    Up to 8 percent of people experience frightening episodes of the condition, experts say

  • Can Brain 'Pacemaker' Improve Lives of Head Trauma Patients?
    (23-Sep-2016)
    Deep brain stimulation appears to boost function and quality of life, small study finds

  • Can Brain 'Pacemaker' Improve Lives of Head Trauma Patients?
    (23-Sep-2016)
    Deep brain stimulation appears to boost function and quality of life, small study finds

  • Heavy Drinking Can Harm the Aging Brain
    (22-Sep-2016)
    Study supports notion that the habit is toxic to brain cells, slows mental abilities

  • Heavy Drinking Can Harm the Aging Brain
    (22-Sep-2016)
    Study supports notion that the habit is toxic to brain cells, slows mental abilities

  • Alcoholics May Lack Key Enzyme
    (21-Sep-2016)
    Rat study suggests PRDM2 helps the brain control impulses to drink

  • Drug Shows Promise Against MS in Mouse Study
    (21-Sep-2016)
    Laquinimod seemed to slow progression of the neurological disorder, but human trials needed

  • Drug Shows Promise Against MS in Mouse Study
    (21-Sep-2016)
    Laquinimod seemed to slow progression of the neurological disorder, but human trials needed

  • Sound Waves: An Rx for High Blood Pressure, Migraine?
    (16-Sep-2016)
    Sound therapy balances brain signals, researcher says

  • Sound Waves: An Rx for High Blood Pressure, Migraine?
    (16-Sep-2016)
    Sound therapy balances brain signals, researcher says

  • Parents' Use of Outdated Advice May Slow Concussion Recovery
    (16-Sep-2016)
    Once-recommended practices such as waking a sleeping child for periodic checks can delay healing, expert says

  • Sound Waves: An Rx for High Blood Pressure, Migraine?
    (16-Sep-2016)
    Sound therapy balances brain signals, researcher says

  • Tourette Threat Surges for Babies When Mom Smokes in Pregnancy
    (16-Sep-2016)
    Researchers probe increased risk of chronic tics and other disorders due to prenatal nicotine exposure

  • Brains of 'Super-Agers' Look Decades Younger
    (14-Sep-2016)
    Regions of mentally sharp older folks don't shrink like their peers with memory loss do, study finds

  • Brains of 'Super-Agers' Look Decades Younger
    (14-Sep-2016)
    Regions of mentally sharp older folks don't shrink like their peers with memory loss do, study finds

  • Smokers' Perceptions May Play Role in Addiction
    (13-Sep-2016)
    They were more affected by nicotine when they thought it was present in a cigarette, study showed

  • Monkey Study Shows How Zika May Harm Baby's Brain Development
    (12-Sep-2016)
    Findings suggest virus starts to cause damage in fetus shortly after mother's infection

  • Mouse Study Hints at Which Brain Cells Trigger Fear
    (09-Sep-2016)
    Finding might one day lead to better treatments for anxiety disorders

  • CDC's Frieden: We're Nearly Out of Money to Fight Zika
    (09-Sep-2016)
    He urges Congress to allocate more funding to combat the virus that causes severe birth defects

  • Concussion Video Kicks Off NFL Season
    (08-Sep-2016)
    Sent to every player, it describes return-to-play rules and how to recognize when to seek help

  • Removing Part of Skull After Severe Head Injury Brings Mixed Results
    (08-Sep-2016)
    More patients survived, but more were in vegetative state, and little difference was seen in long-term disability

  • Excess Pre-Pregnancy Weight May Slightly Raise Baby's Cerebral Palsy Risk
    (08-Sep-2016)
    But, study found overall odds remain quite low

  • New Electrical Stimulation Therapy Can Help Stroke Patients Move Paralyzed Hand
    (08-Sep-2016)
    With help of sensor-laden glove, good hand used to regain some control of inert hand

  • Cellular Defect May Be Linked to Parkinson's: Study
    (08-Sep-2016)
    Abnormality might apply to all forms of the disease, researchers say

  • Congress Can't Agree on Additional Funding to Fight Zika
    (07-Sep-2016)
    Health officials say the money is needed as more infections are reported in Florida

  • Mouse Study Suggests Brain Circuit Involved in Sleep-Wake Cycle
    (06-Sep-2016)
    Researchers hope findings may lead to better sleep treatments

  • U.N. Tightens Safe Sex Guidelines for Visitors to Zika Zones
    (06-Sep-2016)
    Male and female travelers, with or without symptoms, should practice safe sex or abstinence for 6 months after return

  • Bigger Brain Just Part of the Story in Human Intelligence
    (02-Sep-2016)
    Study says people got smarter as their bodies evolved to feed more blood to the brain

  • For Pot Smokers, Ambition May Go Up in Smoke
    (02-Sep-2016)
    But the effect only happens when people are high and doesn't persist, British researchers contend

  • CDC Awards $2.4M to 5 Locales to Fight Zika
    (02-Sep-2016)
    The goal: To assist in monitoring and dealing with Zika-related birth defects

  • Newer Epilepsy Drugs May Be Safer During Pregnancy
    (01-Sep-2016)
    Small British study says two drugs don't harm a child's mental development, but popular older one does

  • Review Suggests Safe, Effective Ways to Relieve Pain Without Meds
    (01-Sep-2016)
    Approaches such as acupuncture, massage and tai chi may ease discomfort

  • Strong Link Emerges Between Zika, Spikes in Temporary Paralysis Cases
    (01-Sep-2016)
    Multi-country analysis documents increases in Guillain-Barre syndrome when virus is spreading

  • 3 Zika-Carrying Mosquitoes Found in Florida
    (01-Sep-2016)
    A first for continental U.S.; 95 other tested mosquitoes Zika-free, officials say

  • Funds to Fight Zika Nearly Exhausted: CDC
    (31-Aug-2016)
    Mosquito season in Gulf Coast states only half over, officials say

  • Case Study Links New Neurological Complication to Zika
    (30-Aug-2016)
    Problems with sensory nerves developed in Honduran man with Zika infection, disease experts say

  • Fallout From 9/11 May Include Early Dementia
    (30-Aug-2016)
    WTC first responders who developed PTSD seem at greater risk of mental decline, study finds

  • Case Study Links New Neurological Complication to Zika
    (30-Aug-2016)
    Problems with sensory nerves developed in Honduran man with Zika infection, disease experts say

  • Researchers Find Another Way Zika Can Harm Babies
    (30-Aug-2016)
    Close to 6 percent who were diagnosed with microcephaly also had hearing loss

  • Case Study Links New Neurological Complication to Zika
    (30-Aug-2016)
    Problems with sensory nerves developed in Honduran man with Zika infection, disease experts say

  • Experimental Test Detects Parkinson's Disease Earlier
    (29-Aug-2016)
    A quicker diagnosis would allow people to participate in drug trials, researcher says

  • Even a Little Exercise May Help Stave Off Dementia
    (26-Aug-2016)
    Sedentary seniors more likely to suffer mental decline, study finds

  • For Uncontrolled Tremor, Ultrasound Instead of Brain Surgery?
    (25-Aug-2016)
    Noninvasive technique helps patients who don't respond to medication, study says

  • Kids' Mild Brain Injury Can Have Long-Term Effects
    (24-Aug-2016)
    Early head trauma linked to psychiatric, financial issues as adults, study finds

  • Kids' Mild Brain Injury Can Have Long-Term Effects
    (24-Aug-2016)
    Early head trauma linked to psychiatric, financial issues as adults, study finds

  • Zika May Persist for Months in Newborns, Study Shows
    (24-Aug-2016)
    Brazilian infant appeared outwardly fine at birth, but neurological troubles arose later

  • Young Football Players Tackle Greatest Concussion Risk at Practice
    (23-Aug-2016)
    But experts disagree about whether certain collision drills should be curtailed

  • Scans Show Range of Zika-Linked Infant Brain Defects
    (23-Aug-2016)
    Images of the brains of Brazilian newborns and fetuses suggest the virus affects multiple sites

  • Mouse Study Suggests Stem Cells May Reverse Stroke Damage
    (22-Aug-2016)
    Experimental treatment helped new brain cells grow

  • Truth or Fib? When Kids Say They're Too Sick for School
    (22-Aug-2016)
    An expert's advice on when to keep your child home

  • Zika Kills Vital Nervous System Cells in Adult Mice, Study Finds
    (18-Aug-2016)
    Researchers are investigating why the virus is attracted to neural stem cells in the brain

  • Calcium Supplements Might Raise Older Women's Dementia Risk
    (18-Aug-2016)
    Finding even more pronounced if blood flow to brain has been affected, study suggests

  • Healthy Diet, Exercise May Help Keep Alzheimer's at Bay
    (17-Aug-2016)
    Study finds people who are active and eat well have fewer brain effects linked to the disease

  • Healthy Diet, Exercise May Help Keep Alzheimer's at Bay
    (17-Aug-2016)
    Study finds people who are active and eat well have fewer brain effects linked to the disease

  • 7 Ways to Avoid Serious Injury From School Sports
    (17-Aug-2016)
    Know how to reduce the risk of getting hurt so you'll be able to help your team compete

  • Fewer Advanced Alzheimer's Patients on Feeding Tubes
    (16-Aug-2016)
    Practice dropped by half over past 15 years, study reports

  • Taking a Bike Ride? Don't Forget Your Helmet
    (13-Aug-2016)
    Wearing the right head gear will dramatically reduce your risk of serious injury or even death

  • Scientists Zero in on Brain Area Linked to 'Parkinson's Gait'
    (12-Aug-2016)
    Discovery could lead to new treatments for the disease's jerky, unbalanced walking, researchers say

  • Brain Relies on Two Timekeepers for Sleep
    (12-Aug-2016)
    Study shows internal clock and hourglass may sometimes be at odds with each other

  • Scientists Zero in on Brain Area Linked to 'Parkinson's Gait'
    (12-Aug-2016)
    Discovery could lead to new treatments for the disease's jerky, unbalanced walking, researchers say

  • Scientists Zero in on Brain Area Linked to 'Parkinson's Gait'
    (12-Aug-2016)
    Discovery could lead to new treatments for the disease's jerky, unbalanced walking, researchers say

  • Study IDs 2 Zika Virus Proteins Linked to Microcephaly
    (11-Aug-2016)
    Discovery might one day lead to a way to prevent the birth defect, scientists say

  • 'Brain Training' Helps 8 Paralyzed People Regain Some Movement
    (11-Aug-2016)
    Combination regimen jump-started reconnection between mind and body

  • Treating Early Symptoms of MS May Extend Time to Diagnosis
    (11-Aug-2016)
    Industry-funded study also found therapy doubled time until a relapse occurred

  • 'Brain Training' Helps 8 Paralyzed People Regain Some Movement
    (11-Aug-2016)
    Combination regimen jump-started reconnection between mind and body

  • 'Brain Training' Helps 8 Paralyzed People Regain Some Movement
    (11-Aug-2016)
    Combination regimen jump-started reconnection between mind and body

  • Obesity May Be Bad for the Brain, Too
    (10-Aug-2016)
    Study found 10-year difference in amount of white matter between obese and lean people

  • Young People With Epilepsy Struggle on Many Fronts
    (10-Aug-2016)
    New review finds children, young adults citing discrimination, lack of privacy, exclusion

  • Zika Linked to Deformed Limbs in Newborns
    (10-Aug-2016)
    Cause isn't clear, but brain scans hint that problem comes from nerves, not joints

  • Underweight Seniors May Have Added Alzheimer's Risk
    (05-Aug-2016)
    Study links lower body weight to increased amounts of disease-causing plaque in the brain

  • Acupuncture May Slow Pre-Dementia Memory Loss: Study
    (05-Aug-2016)
    However, definitive evidence remains lacking, experts say

  • Brief Return of Concussion Symptoms Normal Part of Recovery: Study
    (05-Aug-2016)
    It's not a setback, pediatric specialist says

  • Underweight Seniors May Have Added Alzheimer's Risk
    (05-Aug-2016)
    Study links lower body weight to increased amounts of disease-causing plaque in the brain

  • Acupuncture May Slow Pre-Dementia Memory Loss: Study
    (05-Aug-2016)
    However, definitive evidence remains lacking, experts say

  • Blindness Biggest Fear for Many Americans
    (04-Aug-2016)
    Losing vision would be as bad or worse than losing hearing, memory, speech or a limb, survey finds

  • Health Tip: Warning Signs of Nerve Damage
    (03-Aug-2016)
    Symptoms, particularly among diabetics, that shouldn't be ignored

  • Babies' Sleep 'Twitching' May Aid Their Development
    (02-Aug-2016)
    Tiny movements help trigger muscle activity, researchers say

  • Babies' Sleep 'Twitching' May Aid Their Development
    (02-Aug-2016)
    Tiny movements help trigger muscle activity, researchers say

  • 4 Out of 5 Kids With Epilepsy Have Other Health Problems: Study
    (01-Aug-2016)
    Digestive disorders, headaches, attention-deficit disorder among the common issues

  • 4 Out of 5 Kids With Epilepsy Have Other Health Problems: Study
    (01-Aug-2016)
    Digestive disorders, headaches, attention-deficit disorder among the common issues

  • Deep Brain Stimulation Tested for Early Alzheimer's
    (28-Jul-2016)
    Although treatment seems safe, benefit isn't yet clear

  • Could Slight Brain Zap During Sleep Boost Memory?
    (28-Jul-2016)
    Small study says yes, for a certain type of recognition

  • Deep Brain Stimulation Tested for Early Alzheimer's
    (28-Jul-2016)
    Although treatment seems safe, benefit isn't yet clear

  • What Happens When You're Hypnotized?
    (28-Jul-2016)
    Three distinct changes occur in the brain, scientists find

  • Could Slight Brain Zap During Sleep Boost Memory?
    (28-Jul-2016)
    Small study says yes, for a certain type of recognition

  • Deep Brain Stimulation Tested for Early Alzheimer's
    (28-Jul-2016)
    Although treatment seems safe, benefit isn't yet clear

  • Could Slight Brain Zap During Sleep Boost Memory?
    (28-Jul-2016)
    Small study says yes, for a certain type of recognition

  • Study of Teen Brains Offers Clues to Timing of Mental Illness
    (27-Jul-2016)
    Regions that undergo greatest change also where schizophrenia, depression genes are most strongly expressed

  • Safer Heads Prevail With New High School Football Rule
    (27-Jul-2016)
    When full-contact practices were limited, blows to the head dropped, study found

  • 2 in 10 Alzheimer's Cases May Be Misdiagnosed
    (26-Jul-2016)
    Missed disease identification seems more likely in men, who may develop thinking problems earlier

  • Behavior Changes May Be First Signs of Alzheimer's
    (25-Jul-2016)
    Researchers have developed a checklist to help spot those at potential risk

  • Women May Be More Resilient to Effects of Alzheimer's Genes
    (25-Jul-2016)
    Physical, mental fitness and socializing also seemed to help higher-risk group, research shows

  • People-Oriented Jobs May Help Lower Alzheimer's Risk
    (25-Jul-2016)
    Activities that highly stimulate the brain might build up 'reserve' to help ward off dementia, studies suggest

  • 1 in 10 Alzheimer's Patients at Risk for Avoidable Hospital Stays
    (25-Jul-2016)
    Study suggests need for better management of other health problems

  • Delirium Common in Cancer Patients Seen in ER
    (25-Jul-2016)
    But serious confusion missed in about 40 percent, study found

  • Women May Be More Resilient to Effects of Alzheimer's Genes
    (25-Jul-2016)
    Physical, mental fitness and socializing also seemed to help higher-risk group, research shows

  • People-Oriented Jobs May Help Lower Alzheimer's Risk
    (25-Jul-2016)
    Activities that highly stimulate the brain might build up 'reserve' to help ward off dementia, studies suggest

  • Women May Be More Resilient to Effects of Alzheimer's Genes
    (25-Jul-2016)
    Physical, mental fitness and socializing also seemed to help higher-risk group, research shows

  • People-Oriented Jobs May Help Lower Alzheimer's Risk
    (25-Jul-2016)
    Activities that highly stimulate the brain might build up 'reserve' to help ward off dementia, studies suggest

  • Women Smokers at Higher Risk for Brain Bleed
    (21-Jul-2016)
    'Devastating' hemorrhage often affects younger people, neurologist says

  • Scans Not Worthwhile for Most Thyroid Cancers: Study
    (21-Jul-2016)
    Doctors found checking for recurrences with these low-risk tumors didn't affect survival rates

  • Alzheimer's May Hamper Ability to Perceive Pain
    (20-Jul-2016)
    People with the disease, however, don't have higher tolerance for pain, study shows

  • Alzheimer's May Hamper Ability to Perceive Pain
    (20-Jul-2016)
    People with the disease, however, don't have higher tolerance for pain, study shows

  • Hormone Therapy Won't Help Memory After Menopause
    (19-Jul-2016)
    5-year study found no difference in thinking skills, with or without estrogen treatment

  • Doctors Should Bone Up on CT Scan Cancer Risks
    (15-Jul-2016)
    Many not aware of exact radiation exposure, Canadian study finds

  • Alzheimer's Gene May Show Effects in Childhood
    (13-Jul-2016)
    Brain scans reveal slower development in certain areas

  • Alzheimer's Gene May Show Effects in Childhood
    (13-Jul-2016)
    Brain scans reveal slower development in certain areas

  • Epilepsy May Triple ADHD Risk, Danish Study Finds
    (13-Jul-2016)
    It also found possible link between fever-related seizures and the behavioral disorder in kids

  • Epilepsy May Triple ADHD Risk, Danish Study Finds
    (13-Jul-2016)
    It also found possible link between fever-related seizures and the behavioral disorder in kids

  • Cancer Drug Shows Early Promise for Parkinson's Disease
    (12-Jul-2016)
    Medication was generally found safe, and study findings hinted at a benefit

  • Study Links Severe Head Injury to Parkinson's Risk
    (11-Jul-2016)
    Researchers only found an association, could not explain why connection might exist

  • Concussion Rates Have Doubled Among U.S. Kids
    (11-Jul-2016)
    Report can't determine whether trend signals more injuries or more diagnoses

  • Study Links Severe Head Injury to Parkinson's Risk
    (11-Jul-2016)
    Researchers only found an association, could not explain why connection might exist

  • Ultrasound Device Approved to Treat Essential Tremor
    (11-Jul-2016)
    Uses MRI to help destroy brain tissue that's behind involuntary movement

  • Study Links Severe Head Injury to Parkinson's Risk
    (11-Jul-2016)
    Researchers only found an association, could not explain why connection might exist

  • Why Breast Cancer Survivors Should Exercise
    (08-Jul-2016)
    Moderate physical activity can ease stress that impairs memory, study suggests

  • New Drug Eases Huntington's Disease Symptoms: Study
    (07-Jul-2016)
    Experimental med seems to have fewer side effects than current treatment, researcher says

  • New Drug Eases Huntington's Disease Symptoms: Study
    (07-Jul-2016)
    Experimental med seems to have fewer side effects than current treatment, researcher says

  • Gene Test Might One Day Gauge Alzheimer's Risk in Younger Adults
    (06-Jul-2016)
    But doctors say the concept is not ready for clinical use yet

  • U.S. Army, French Drugmaker to Join Forces on Zika Vaccine
    (06-Jul-2016)
    Sanofi Pasteur says it has produced vaccines for viruses related to Zika

  • Does Medical Marijuana Reduce Need for Other Meds?
    (06-Jul-2016)
    In states with legal pot, pain prescriptions saw the greatest drop, study found

  • Memory Loss: Normal or a Sign of Trouble?
    (30-Jun-2016)
    Everyone experiences some forgetfulness, but the FDA explains when to be concerned

  • Memory Loss: Normal or a Sign of Trouble?
    (30-Jun-2016)
    Everyone experiences some forgetfulness, but the FDA explains when to be concerned

  • Zika Brain Damage May Occur in Babies With Normal-Sized Heads
    (30-Jun-2016)
    Study suggests microcephaly birth defect isn't always present; cases may be underreported

  • Memory Loss: Normal or a Sign of Trouble?
    (30-Jun-2016)
    Everyone experiences some forgetfulness, but the FDA explains when to be concerned

  • Concussions Strike 1 in 3 Water Polo Players
    (29-Jun-2016)
    Average was just over 2 per person, and study found they were more common among females

  • Basketball Legend Pat Summitt's Death Points to Ravages of Early Alzheimer's
    (28-Jun-2016)
    Legendary coach's final role: fighting the brain disease

  • Success in Mice Shows Zika Vaccine 'Feasible'
    (28-Jun-2016)
    Two candidates provided protection after just one shot; clinical trials planned for later this year

  • Old Drug Boosts Brain's Memory Centers
    (28-Jun-2016)
    But more research needed before recommending methylene blue to those with memory loss, scientist says

  • Old Drug Boosts Brain's Memory Centers
    (28-Jun-2016)
    But more research needed before recommending methylene blue to those with memory loss, scientist says

  • Donated Blood Won't Transmit Alzheimer's, Parkinson's Disease
    (27-Jun-2016)
    Swedish study of nearly 1.5 million patients finds no increased risk when blood came from affected people

  • Those Baby 'Milestones' May Have Longer-Term Importance
    (27-Jun-2016)
    Early standing could signal better learning and memory skills in preschool years, research suggests

  • Donated Blood Won't Transmit Alzheimer's, Parkinson's Disease
    (27-Jun-2016)
    Swedish study of nearly 1.5 million patients finds no increased risk when blood came from affected people

  • Donated Blood Won't Transmit Alzheimer's, Parkinson's Disease
    (27-Jun-2016)
    Swedish study of nearly 1.5 million patients finds no increased risk when blood came from affected people

  • Homing In on the Genetics of Migraine
    (26-Jun-2016)
    International team reports 30 new variants

  • DNA Tests May Spot Brain Infections
    (24-Jun-2016)
    Genetic sequencing of inflamed brain tissue helped scientists determine what was causing damage

  • Dallas Confirms 10 Zika Cases in Pregnant Women
    (23-Jun-2016)
    All were infected while traveling abroad; number of U.S. cases continues to rise

  • Abortion Rates Rising in Zika-Affected Countries, Study Shows
    (22-Jun-2016)
    Brazil, Ecuador have seen requests to a women's helpline double in 2016 over prior rates

  • Brain Tumors More Common in Better Educated, Wealthier Folks: Study
    (21-Jun-2016)
    But perhaps it's because they just pay more attention to their health, experts say

  • Are Commercial Brain-Training Programs Worth It?
    (20-Jun-2016)
    Study suggests 'placebo effect' might be at play

  • Poor Sleep May Worsen Thinking Problems in MS Patients
    (20-Jun-2016)
    Study found link between severity of sleep apnea and performance on attention, memory tests

  • Are Commercial Brain-Training Programs Worth It?
    (20-Jun-2016)
    Study suggests 'placebo effect' might be at play

  • Poor Sleep May Worsen Thinking Problems in MS Patients
    (20-Jun-2016)
    Study found link between severity of sleep apnea and performance on attention, memory tests

  • Parkinson's Rates Rising Among American Men
    (20-Jun-2016)
    Smoking is known to help shield against the disease, so declines in that habit may play a role, experts say

  • Parkinson's Rates Rising Among American Men
    (20-Jun-2016)
    Smoking is known to help shield against the disease, so declines in that habit may play a role, experts say

  • Caffeine's Jolt Can Sometimes Be Short-Lived
    (17-Jun-2016)
    Stimulant effect diminishes after days of insufficient sleep, study finds

  • Zika Spreading Rapidly Through Puerto Rico: CDC
    (17-Jun-2016)
    Possibly hundreds of babies could be born with brain birth defect related to virus in coming year

  • Extensive Surgery Best for an Aggressive Brain Cancer: Study
    (16-Jun-2016)
    Although larger procedure carries more risk, odds of longer survival are higher, researchers say

  • Want New Knowledge to Stick? Head Straight to a Workout
    (16-Jun-2016)
    Exercise needs to occur about 4 hours after lesson, study suggests

  • Novel Brain Cancer Treatment Taps Into Sound Waves
    (15-Jun-2016)
    Experimental device seems to help more chemotherapy reach tumors, researchers report

  • Brains of Teens With Type 2 Diabetes May Have Gray Matter Differences
    (14-Jun-2016)
    Scans showed variation compared to teens without the blood sugar disease, researchers report

  • HIV Infection Seems to Affect Nervous System
    (13-Jun-2016)
    But symptoms tend to subside once antiretroviral drugs are given

  • HIV Infection Seems to Affect Nervous System
    (13-Jun-2016)
    But symptoms tend to subside once antiretroviral drugs are given

  • HIV Infection Seems to Affect Nervous System
    (13-Jun-2016)
    But symptoms tend to subside once antiretroviral drugs are given

  • 'Hidden' Brain Injury a Challenge for Military Doctors
    (10-Jun-2016)
    Potentially fatal damage from blasts doesn't always show on scans, study says

  • Vitamin Deficiencies Common in Young Migraine Sufferers
    (10-Jun-2016)
    But study couldn't determine if supplements made a difference

  • MS Stem Cell Therapy Succeeds But Poses Risks
    (10-Jun-2016)
    Toxic side effects of heavy chemo could limit use, researcher says

  • Experimental Drug Acts Fast Against Chronic Migraine
    (08-Jun-2016)
    Begins working within 3 to 7 days, study finds

  • Experimental Drug Acts Fast Against Chronic Migraine
    (08-Jun-2016)
    Begins working within 3 to 7 days, study finds

  • Childhood Vaccinations Rarely Spur Seizures, Study Finds
    (06-Jun-2016)
    Doctors might see 1 case every 5 to 10 years, researchers report

  • The Teen Brain Likes Social Media 'Likes'
    (02-Jun-2016)
    Effect is similar to eating chocolate or winning money, researchers say

  • Exploring the Link Between Estrogen and Migraines
    (01-Jun-2016)
    Study sees big drop in levels of the female hormone in the days before menstruation

  • Women With Migraine May Face Higher Threat of Heart Disease, Stroke
    (01-Jun-2016)
    Researchers say it should be considered an independent risk factor for future heart trouble

  • Early Alzheimer's Linked to Brain 'Leakage'
    (31-May-2016)
    Normally, blood-brain barrier prevents this from happening

  • Money, Language Barriers Can Affect Kids' Brain Injury Care
    (31-May-2016)
    Those on Medicaid have less access to necessary rehabilitation services, study says

  • Scans Spot Brain Region That Misfires in Depressed People
    (31-May-2016)
    Contrary to previous thinking, the habenula is less active during unpleasant experiences

  • Early Alzheimer's Linked to Brain 'Leakage'
    (31-May-2016)
    Normally, blood-brain barrier prevents this from happening

  • Migraines Take Toll on Spouse
    (31-May-2016)
    Family activities, parenting duties often affected, survey finds

  • Researchers Find 8 Immune Genes in Aggressive Brain Cancer
    (25-May-2016)
    Discovery might eventually lead to better treatment for glioblastoma multiforme

  • Loss of Y Chromosome in Men Tied to Alzheimer's Risk
    (24-May-2016)
    Study raises provocative questions, expert says

  • Health Tip: Have Headaches? Speak to Your Doctor
    (24-May-2016)
    Learn as much as possible about your condition

  • Health Tip: Have Headaches? Speak to Your Doctor
    (24-May-2016)
    Learn as much as possible about your condition

  • Blood Pressure Swings Linked to Faster Decline in Mental Skills
    (23-May-2016)
    Study found older adults with wide variations were more likely to show deterioration in thinking abilities

  • Concussion Tied to More School Problems Than Other Sports Injuries
    (20-May-2016)
    Study suggests need for 'return-to-learn' guidelines

  • Delayed Treatment for Concussion May Prolong Recovery
    (20-May-2016)
    College athletes not evaluated immediately were sidelined 5 days longer, study found

  • Concussion Tied to More School Problems Than Other Sports Injuries
    (20-May-2016)
    Study suggests need for 'return-to-learn' guidelines

  • Why Pleasant Mealtimes Could Be Key to Alzheimer's Care
    (17-May-2016)
    Enhanced atmosphere reduces odds of malnutrition, dehydration, study suggests

  • Keep Busy! Stay Sharp!
    (17-May-2016)
    Study suggests a full schedule may enhance your mental prowess

  • Young Children With Sleep Apnea May Face Learning Difficulties: Study
    (17-May-2016)
    Attention, memory and language development might be affected, researchers say

  • Giving the 'Green Light' to Migraine Relief
    (17-May-2016)
    Experimental light therapy finds it can ease sensitivity, pain for some patients

  • Giving the 'Green Light' to Migraine Relief
    (17-May-2016)
    Experimental light therapy finds it can ease sensitivity, pain for some patients

  • Children's Brains 'Light Up' at Sound of Mom's Voice
    (16-May-2016)
    Regions linked to emotions, facial recognition and social function were all activated in scan study

  • Out-of-Pocket X-Ray, CT Scan Costs Vary Widely
    (16-May-2016)
    And trying to get hospitals to reveal the price can be tricky, study authors say

  • A Barefoot Run Might Be a Brain Booster
    (13-May-2016)
    Avoiding injury requires greater concentration and mental power, research suggests

  • 5 Warning Signs of Stroke
    (13-May-2016)
    More younger people at risk; treatment must be administered quickly, neurologist says

  • Your Ability to 'Smell' the Taste of Foods Can Lessen With Age
    (13-May-2016)
    Most in study could distinguish salty from sweet, but more had trouble detecting scents

  • Even Mild Football Head Hits Can Harm Vision
    (12-May-2016)
    Study of college players raises concerns about repetitive non-concussive impacts

  • Meditation May Sharpen Memory
    (10-May-2016)
    Small study finds benefits for older adults

  • Pesticides Linked to Raised Risk of ALS
    (09-May-2016)
    One toxin in particular was tied to sixfold higher odds of developing Lou Gerhrig's disease

  • Zika Destroys Fetal Brain Cells, Lab Study Finds
    (06-May-2016)
    Virus appears to activate an immune system response that turns off or stunts cell development

  • Why Humans Have Bigger Brains
    (04-May-2016)
    Body fat, metabolism give people an evolutionary edge over other primates, study finds

  • Preemies' Brains Get Boost From Breast Milk
    (03-May-2016)
    MRI scans found infants who drank more of it had more brain tissue, study found

  • Playground-Related Brain Injuries on Rise in U.S.
    (02-May-2016)
    ERs treat more kids, perhaps because of greater concussion awareness, experts say

  • High School Football Players Suffer More Symptoms After Concussion: Study
    (02-May-2016)
    Meanwhile, youth league players most likely to return to field less than 24 hours after head injury

  • Could Talk Therapy Ease Chemo-Related Memory Issues?
    (02-May-2016)
    Researchers suggest their approach could improve survivors' quality of life

  • Nuplazid Approved for Parkinson's Hallucinations
    (02-May-2016)
    Half of people with Parkinson's may have them

  • Nuplazid Approved for Parkinson's Hallucinations
    (02-May-2016)
    Half of people with Parkinson's may have them

  • Seniors' Worsening Depression May Sometimes Predict Dementia
    (29-Apr-2016)
    Study suggests a common underlying cause in some, but not all, cases

  • Are People With Rosacea at Higher Risk for Alzheimer's?
    (28-Apr-2016)
    Danish study finds a correlation, but patients shouldn't worry unduly, experts say

  • Hearing Aids May Help Keep Seniors' Minds Sharp
    (28-Apr-2016)
    Ability to stay engaged in conversation could help ward off dementia, study suggests

  • Are People With Rosacea at Higher Risk for Alzheimer's?
    (28-Apr-2016)
    Danish study finds a correlation, but patients shouldn't worry unduly, experts say

  • Sleep Doesn't Come Easy to Those With Brain Injuries
    (27-Apr-2016)
    And that may affect daytime performance at work or school, research suggests

  • Trouble With Sense of Direction May Be Linked to Early Alzheimer's: Study
    (26-Apr-2016)
    It's hoped virtual testing could predict disease long before symptoms develop

  • Early Emotional Support May Help Kids Manage Feelings Later
    (26-Apr-2016)
    Preschool children given high levels of caring showed specific brain changes

  • Music Might Give Babies' Language Skills a Boost
    (25-Apr-2016)
    Small study suggests an effect, but just how long it may last is unclear

  • Businesses Should Be Mindful of Zika Danger to Workers, CDC Says
    (22-Apr-2016)
    One advisory: Let employees who feel nervous about travel to endemic areas stay put

  • While Travelers Sleep, Brain Patrols for Danger
    (21-Apr-2016)
    Study findings may explain why you don't feel rested after your first night in a strange place

  • Common Class of Breast Cancer Drugs May Not Trigger 'Chemo Brain': Study
    (21-Apr-2016)
    Anthracyclines are widely used, but new research finds no link between the meds and survivors' mental function

  • Do Genes That Protect Against Dementia Guard Against Chronic Diseases?
    (21-Apr-2016)
    Researchers are looking for clues among disease-free elderly

  • How the Brain Reads Other People's Faces
    (20-Apr-2016)
    Researchers say they spot region that decodes facial movements, such as a slight smile or furrowed brow

  • HIV Patients Now Living Long Enough to Develop Alzheimer's
    (19-Apr-2016)
    Findings upend previous beliefs about brain changes related to the AIDS-causing virus

  • Can Certain Allergy Meds Worsen Restless Legs Syndrome?
    (19-Apr-2016)
    Some over-the-counter antihistamines might cause painful sensations that disrupt sleep, expert says

  • Botox Can Be Used for Chronic Migraine, Experts Say
    (18-Apr-2016)
    American Academy of Neurology issues new guideline on use of the drug

  • Botox Can Be Used for Chronic Migraine, Experts Say
    (18-Apr-2016)
    American Academy of Neurology issues new guideline on use of the drug

  • Botox Can Be Used for Chronic Migraine, Experts Say
    (18-Apr-2016)
    American Academy of Neurology issues new guideline on use of the drug

  • U.S. Health Experts Debate Advice to Women Once Zika Virus Arrives
    (15-Apr-2016)
    At issue: should women be told to avoid getting pregnant during mosquito season

  • One-a-Day Anti-Seizure Drug Shows Promise for People With Epilepsy
    (14-Apr-2016)
    Eslicarbazepine may make management easier, safer for people with the disorder, researchers say

  • One-a-Day Anti-Seizure Drug Shows Promise for People With Epilepsy
    (14-Apr-2016)
    Eslicarbazepine may make management easier, safer for people with the disorder, researchers say

  • Alzheimer's Can Steal Ability to Know Loved Ones' Faces
    (13-Apr-2016)
    Loss of visual perception may occur early in course of disease, researchers say

  • Alzheimer's Can Steal Ability to Know Loved Ones' Faces
    (13-Apr-2016)
    Loss of visual perception may occur early in course of disease, researchers say

  • Zika Virus Causes Brain Defects in Babies: CDC
    (13-Apr-2016)
    Agency says evidence confirms infection during early pregnancy leads to severe form of microcephaly

  • Alzheimer's Can Steal Ability to Know Loved Ones' Faces
    (13-Apr-2016)
    Loss of visual perception may occur early in course of disease, researchers say

  • Spinal Fusion Not Always Necessary for Back Pain, Studies Say
    (13-Apr-2016)
    Some patients may benefit from a simpler procedure called decompression

  • Implanted Brain Chip Restores Hand Movement to Quadriplegic Man
    (13-Apr-2016)
    Technology bypasses damaged spinal cord to help patient move fingers, hand and wrist

  • Implanted Brain Chip Restores Hand Movement to Quadriplegic Man
    (13-Apr-2016)
    Technology bypasses damaged spinal cord to help patient move fingers, hand and wrist

  • Severe Depression Linked to Dementia in Seniors
    (12-Apr-2016)
    As depression worsens, the risk of thinking and memory problems may double, research suggests

  • Allergy Med Might Also Fight MS-Linked Eye Damage
    (12-Apr-2016)
    Vision improvement with clemastine fumarate appears modest but results are promising, researcher says

  • Prediabetes May Damage Nerves More Than Thought
    (12-Apr-2016)
    Early pain and tingling in hands, feet may be 'canary in the coal mine,' researchers say

  • At the Store or Work, a To-Do List Helps
    (11-Apr-2016)
    Unfamiliar items or tasks don't come to mind easily, research finds

  • Study Suggests Brain Damage in 40 Percent of Ex-NFL Players
    (11-Apr-2016)
    More than 42 percent also exhibit problems with thinking and memory, researchers say

  • At the Store or Work, a To-Do List Helps
    (11-Apr-2016)
    Unfamiliar items or tasks don't come to mind easily, research finds

  • At the Store or Work, a To-Do List Helps
    (11-Apr-2016)
    Unfamiliar items or tasks don't come to mind easily, research finds

  • Study Sees No Link Between Common Epilepsy Drug, Certain Birth Defects
    (06-Apr-2016)
    Large review found no greater risk of clubfoot, cleft palate, in babies of moms-to-be who used lamotrigine

  • Harmful Artery-Stiffening Seen in Healthy 40-Year-Olds
    (05-Apr-2016)
    Evidence of brain changes at such an early age surprises researchers

  • Harmful Artery-Stiffening Seen in Healthy 40-Year-Olds
    (05-Apr-2016)
    Evidence of brain changes at such an early age surprises researchers

  • Sleepless Nights Linked to Brain Changes in Study
    (05-Apr-2016)
    People with insomnia said to have more white matter abnormalities

  • Is Seniors' Dental Health Tied to Mental Health?
    (01-Apr-2016)
    Declines in one seem to mirror declines in the other, but cause-and-effect isn't clear, study says

  • Mindfulness Training May Ease PTSD
    (01-Apr-2016)
    Study of war veterans shows the therapy triggers brain changes that seem to help manage thoughts, memories

  • Type 1 Diabetes Linked to Epilepsy Risk, Study Suggests
    (01-Apr-2016)
    But the research did not prove a cause-and-effect connection

  • Type 1 Diabetes Linked to Epilepsy Risk, Study Suggests
    (01-Apr-2016)
    But the research did not prove a cause-and-effect connection

  • Scientists Reduce Alzheimer's-Linked Brain Plaques in Mice
    (31-Mar-2016)
    Team used gene therapy, but there's no guarantee same method will help humans

  • Right Brain Scan Could Aid in Stroke Recovery: Study
    (31-Mar-2016)
    It might help predict speech and language recovery in those who suffer stroke in brain's left side, researchers find

  • Scientists Reduce Alzheimer's-Linked Brain Plaques in Mice
    (31-Mar-2016)
    Team used gene therapy, but there's no guarantee same method will help humans

  • Even Controlled, Epilepsy May Still Cause Problems for Kids
    (31-Mar-2016)
    Study finds social and educational issues may be a concern as children get older

  • U.S. Autism Rate Unchanged at 1 in 68 Kids: CDC
    (31-Mar-2016)
    It's not yet clear if the rate will stabilize over the long-term, experts say

  • Even Controlled, Epilepsy May Still Cause Problems for Kids
    (31-Mar-2016)
    Study finds social and educational issues may be a concern as children get older

  • Caregivers Often Give Up Necessities to Cover Alzheimer's Costs
    (30-Mar-2016)
    Many skip food and health care, cut back work hours or quit jobs to care for loved ones, survey shows

  • Study Explores Mechanism Between Zika Virus, Birth Defects
    (30-Mar-2016)
    Protein on fetal stem cells provides pathway for Zika; discovery might lead to infection-blocking drugs, researchers say

  • Could Less Time Spent Online Signal Early Alzheimer's?
    (28-Mar-2016)
    Researchers think diminishing mental capacities might be behind drop in computer use

  • Could Less Time Spent Online Signal Early Alzheimer's?
    (28-Mar-2016)
    Researchers think diminishing mental capacities might be behind drop in computer use

  • Study: Blood Test May Help Diagnose Concussions
    (28-Mar-2016)
    Tell-tale protein can be found in blood as long as a week after a head injury, research suggests

  • Simple Steps Can Ease Care of Loved One With Alzheimer's
    (25-Mar-2016)
    Limit their choices and distractions and always keep safety uppermost, expert advises

  • Brain Stimulation May Help People With Anorexia
    (25-Mar-2016)
    Depression treatment cut urge to restrict food, study says

  • Exercise May Keep Your Brain 10 Years Younger, Study Suggests
    (23-Mar-2016)
    Physically active seniors stayed mentally sharper than their sedentary peers

  • Scientists Debunk 'Dumb Blonde' Myth
    (22-Mar-2016)
    People with lighter locks have IQs equal to -- and sometimes higher than -- those with dark or red hair

  • Antipsychotic Drugs Tied to Risk of Early Death in Parkinson's Patients
    (22-Mar-2016)
    But it's unclear whether the medications or the disease are the key factor; study only showed an association

  • Rosacea Might Boost Parkinson's Risk: Study
    (21-Mar-2016)
    Research found an association, but did not prove a cause-and-effect relationship between the two conditions

  • Health Tip: Alzheimer's Disease Can Interfere With Sleep
    (18-Mar-2016)
    How caregiver can help

  • Thought Processing a Concern of Parkinson's Patients, Study Says
    (18-Mar-2016)
    Those with thinking difficulties struggle to follow conversations or recall words

  • Drug Used for Preemie Eye Disease Tied to Disabilities
    (18-Mar-2016)
    Babies given Avastin were far more likely to have neurological complications, study shows

  • Thought Processing a Concern of Parkinson's Patients, Study Says
    (18-Mar-2016)
    Those with thinking difficulties struggle to follow conversations or recall words

  • Women With Alzheimer's May Keep Verbal Skills Longer Than Men
    (16-Mar-2016)
    Gender difference could slow diagnosis in women, researchers say

  • Women With Alzheimer's May Keep Verbal Skills Longer Than Men
    (16-Mar-2016)
    Gender difference could slow diagnosis in women, researchers say

  • A Healthy Heart May Protect an Aging Brain
    (16-Mar-2016)
    Study found seniors who met more heart-healthy goals showed less decline in thinking skills

  • Women With Alzheimer's May Keep Verbal Skills Longer Than Men
    (16-Mar-2016)
    Gender difference could slow diagnosis in women, researchers say

  • A Healthy Heart May Protect an Aging Brain
    (16-Mar-2016)
    Study found seniors who met more heart-healthy goals showed less decline in thinking skills

  • Women With Alzheimer's May Keep Verbal Skills Longer Than Men
    (16-Mar-2016)
    Gender difference could slow diagnosis in women, researchers say

  • Want to Keep an Aging Brain Sharp? Try the Stairs
    (15-Mar-2016)
    Fitness is key, researchers say, and education can also help

  • Research Offers Clues to Dementia With Language Loss
    (13-Mar-2016)
    In this rarer form of brain illness, protein plaques appear to clump more prominently in certain areas

  • Research Offers Clues to Dementia With Language Loss
    (13-Mar-2016)
    In this rarer form of brain illness, protein plaques appear to clump more prominently in certain areas

  • Research Offers Clues to Dementia With Language Loss
    (13-Mar-2016)
    In this rarer form of brain illness, protein plaques appear to clump more prominently in certain areas

  • Even Gardening or Dancing Might Cut Alzheimer's Risk
    (11-Mar-2016)
    Any regular physical activity is linked to a healthier brain, study suggests

  • Even Gardening or Dancing Might Cut Alzheimer's Risk
    (11-Mar-2016)
    Any regular physical activity is linked to a healthier brain, study suggests

  • Severe Migraines Linked to Complications During Pregnancy, Childbirth
    (11-Mar-2016)
    Women older than 35 appear most at risk, study finds

  • Severe Migraines Linked to Complications During Pregnancy, Childbirth
    (11-Mar-2016)
    Women older than 35 appear most at risk, study finds

  • Another Neurological Disorder Tied to Zika
    (10-Mar-2016)
    It may cause meningoencephalitis, an infection and swelling of the brain, researchers say

  • Agent Orange Linked to Bladder Cancer, Thyroid Problems, Panel Says
    (10-Mar-2016)
    Herbicide was used during Vietnam War, and vets with Parkinson's-like symptoms can file claim for the condition

  • Brain Bleed Risk From Warfarin May Be Higher Than Thought
    (09-Mar-2016)
    Study of veterans with irregular heartbeat found one-third suffered such incidents while on the drug

  • MS Patients May Be Prone to Other Chronic Illnesses, Study Finds
    (09-Mar-2016)
    High blood pressure, diabetes, heart disease and depression among common co-existing conditions

  • MS Patients May Be Prone to Other Chronic Illnesses, Study Finds
    (09-Mar-2016)
    High blood pressure, diabetes, heart disease and depression among common co-existing conditions

  • Low Prenatal Vitamin D Linked to Later MS in Offspring
    (07-Mar-2016)
    Study compared Finnish adults with and without multiple sclerosis, but more research is needed

  • Loose-Fitting Football Helmets Tied to Worse Concussions in Teens
    (04-Mar-2016)
    High schools should have athletic trainers check players' head gear for proper fit, doctor says

  • Loose-Fitting Football Helmets Tied to Worse Concussions in Teens
    (04-Mar-2016)
    High schools should have athletic trainers check players' head gear for proper fit, doctor says

  • Heavy Coffee Drinkers Show Lower Risk of Multiple Sclerosis
    (04-Mar-2016)
    But the finding isn't reason enough to up your java intake, experts say

  • Computer Use May Help Deflect Seniors' Memory Problems
    (03-Mar-2016)
    But, experts note that the study can't prove cause-and-effect

  • Computer Use May Help Deflect Seniors' Memory Problems
    (03-Mar-2016)
    But, experts note that the study can't prove cause-and-effect

  • Monkeys Move Robotic Wheelchairs With Their Thoughts
    (03-Mar-2016)
    Scientists say technology might one day help severely disabled people who have lost muscle control, mobility

  • Emotional Abuse During Childhood Linked to Adult Migraine Risk
    (02-Mar-2016)
    But no similar association seen with physical, sexual abuse, researchers report

  • Health Tip: Understanding the Signs of Alzheimer's
    (01-Mar-2016)
    Disease symptoms aren't part of normal aging

  • Earthquake Survivors With PTSD Show Brain Differences
    (01-Mar-2016)
    Study finds changes in gray matter in those who develop the anxiety disorder

  • Health Tip: Understanding the Signs of Alzheimer's
    (01-Mar-2016)
    Disease symptoms aren't part of normal aging

  • Zika Virus Tied to Rare Disorder That Can Cause Paralysis
    (01-Mar-2016)
    But researchers found that nearly two-thirds of study cases walked again within 3 months

  • Zika Virus Tied to Rare Disorder That Can Cause Paralysis
    (01-Mar-2016)
    But researchers found that nearly two-thirds of study cases walked again within 3 months

  • Zika Virus Tied to Rare Disorder That Can Cause Paralysis
    (01-Mar-2016)
    But researchers found that nearly two-thirds of study cases walked again within 3 months

  • Zika Found in 9 U.S. Pregnancies, Outcomes Often Severe: CDC
    (29-Feb-2016)
    Four cases ended in either miscarriage or abortion, one involved severe birth defect

  • Sleep Apnea May Take Toll on Your Mood, Thinking Skills
    (29-Feb-2016)
    Study found altered levels of brain chemicals that influence emotions, memory

  • Fidgeting May Help Students With ADHD Learn
    (29-Feb-2016)
    Study found symptoms increased when kids faced more challenging memory tasks

  • Pot Habit Early in Life May Alter Brain, Study Suggests
    (26-Feb-2016)
    Regular marijuana users who started smoking before 16 had marked differences on MRI scans

  • Graphic Cigarette Warnings May Target Brain's 'Quit Centers'
    (26-Feb-2016)
    Areas linked to emotions, decision-making and memory are triggered, researchers suggest

  • Zika Found in 9 U.S. Pregnancies, Outcomes Often Severe: CDC
    (26-Feb-2016)
    Four cases ended in either miscarriage or abortion, one involved severe birth defect

  • Paid Family Leave Tied to Decline in Child Abuse
    (26-Feb-2016)
    California study found hospital admissions for abuse-linked head injuries dropped after policy enacted

  • New Cooling Technique Might Aid Brain Surgery: Study
    (25-Feb-2016)
    Combined with verbal checks, it allowed surgeons to protect areas where speech occurs

  • Gene Abnormality May Be Key to Down Syndrome, Scientists Say
    (25-Feb-2016)
    Results might eventually lead to new treatments, study authors suggest

  • Active Mind, Body May Only Do So Much Against Alzheimer's
    (24-Feb-2016)
    Study suggests that, for most people, this kind of lifestyle does not curb markers of disease in the brain

  • Ebola May Leave Lasting Neurological Problems
    (24-Feb-2016)
    Six months after active illness, headaches, memory loss, depression were still being reported

  • Active Mind, Body May Only Do So Much Against Alzheimer's
    (24-Feb-2016)
    Study suggests that, for most people, this kind of lifestyle does not curb markers of disease in the brain

  • Laser Unlocks Blood-Brain Barrier for Chemotherapy, Study Shows
    (24-Feb-2016)
    Cancer-fighting drugs were able to reach tumors, but the technique still in preliminary stage

  • Ebola May Leave Lasting Neurological Problems
    (24-Feb-2016)
    Six months after active illness, headaches, memory loss, depression were still being reported

  • Active Mind, Body May Only Do So Much Against Alzheimer's
    (24-Feb-2016)
    Study suggests that, for most people, this kind of lifestyle does not curb markers of disease in the brain

  • Do Genes Link Headaches, Irritable Bowel Syndrome?
    (23-Feb-2016)
    Study finds evidence of shared DNA, but more research is needed

  • Do Genes Link Headaches, Irritable Bowel Syndrome?
    (23-Feb-2016)
    Study finds evidence of shared DNA, but more research is needed

  • Decline in Senses Affects Nearly All Seniors, Study Finds
    (23-Feb-2016)
    Researchers say losses in taste, touch are most common

  • Briviact Approved for Epileptic Seizures
    (19-Feb-2016)
    Among people 16 and older

  • Briviact Approved for Epileptic Seizures
    (19-Feb-2016)
    Among people 16 and older

  • Could a Clot-Busting Drug Help Treat a 'Bleeding' Stroke?
    (18-Feb-2016)
    Two studies suggest that tPA infusion to brain improves outcomes

  • Stroke Survivors Develop Seizures, Study Confirms
    (18-Feb-2016)
    15 percent experience at least one seizure within 3 years, researchers say

  • Pregnancy After 40 May Boost Risk of 'Bleeding' Stroke Later: Study
    (17-Feb-2016)
    But researchers aren't sure about reasons for the apparent link

  • Study Sees Possible Link Between Antibiotics and Delirium in Patients
    (17-Feb-2016)
    Temporary confusion often caused by drugs, including common antimicrobials, research suggests

  • Stroke Risk May Be Greater for Certain Migraine Sufferers: Studies
    (17-Feb-2016)
    Patients having visual disturbances or taking estrogen face increased odds, researchers suggest

  • Race May Affect Risk for Dementia
    (15-Feb-2016)
    Study finds rate highest for blacks, lowest for Asian-Americans, but researchers don't know why

  • Widely Used Heartburn Drugs Linked to Dementia Risk in Study
    (15-Feb-2016)
    Research finds association among users over age 75, but can't prove the medications cause memory problems

  • Sleep Loss May Be Tied to Raised Diabetes Risk in Teen Boys
    (15-Feb-2016)
    Research, which focused on 'slow-wave sleep,' did not find same effect among girls

  • New Mental Challenges Can Sharpen Aging Brain: Study
    (11-Feb-2016)
    Older adults who learned demanding skills showed better memory power than those who had no active learning

  • New Mental Challenges Can Sharpen Aging Brain: Study
    (11-Feb-2016)
    Older adults who learned demanding skills showed better memory power than those who had no active learning

  • New Mental Challenges Can Sharpen Aging Brain: Study
    (11-Feb-2016)
    Older adults who learned demanding skills showed better memory power than those who had no active learning

  • U.S. Dementia Rates Seem to Be Falling, Study Finds
    (10-Feb-2016)
    Decades-long review revealed risk of brain disease is dropping, while age at diagnosis is going up

  • Dogs' IQs Can Vary, Study Shows
    (10-Feb-2016)
    Canines also exhibit signs of dementia that might help shed light on memory, thinking problems in humans

  • Birth Defect Tied to Zika Virus Can Leave Children With Lifetime of Health Woes
    (10-Feb-2016)
    But some with less severe brain defects may live a much more normal life, experts say

  • Dogs' IQs Can Vary, Study Shows
    (10-Feb-2016)
    Canines also exhibit signs of dementia that might help shed light on memory, thinking problems in humans

  • Spelling Prowess Relies on Multiple Brain Areas, Study Finds
    (09-Feb-2016)
    Researchers say at least three regions of left hemisphere are involved

  • Brain Cells in Mice May Reveal Clues to Your Sighs
    (08-Feb-2016)
    Researchers pinpoint the neurons behind this vital reflex function

  • Study Links Concussion to Higher Risk of Later Suicide
    (08-Feb-2016)
    But while researchers found an association, they didn't prove cause-and-effect

  • Poor REM Sleep May Be Linked to Higher Risk for Anxiety, Depression
    (08-Feb-2016)
    Preliminary study suggests that emotional stress builds when this phase is disturbed, creating a 'vicious cycle'

  • Do the Seasons Affect How We Think?
    (08-Feb-2016)
    Small European study finds evidence of seasonal changes in memory, attention

  • Adult Survivors of Childhood Brain Tumors May Have Lingering Troubles: Study
    (08-Feb-2016)
    Intelligence, memory and attention can be affected by treatments, researchers say

  • Do the Seasons Affect How We Think?
    (08-Feb-2016)
    Small European study finds evidence of seasonal changes in memory, attention

  • Poor REM Sleep May Be Linked to Higher Risk for Anxiety, Depression
    (08-Feb-2016)
    Preliminary study suggests that emotional stress builds when this phase is disturbed, creating a 'vicious cycle'

  • Do the Seasons Affect How We Think?
    (08-Feb-2016)
    Small European study finds evidence of seasonal changes in memory, attention

  • Head Injuries May Explain Henry VIII's Erratic Behavior, Study Suggests
    (04-Feb-2016)
    Jousting-linked brain trauma might have caused damage similar to that affecting football players today

  • Anxiety Meds Like Valium, Xanax Won't Raise Seniors' Dementia Risk: Study
    (03-Feb-2016)
    Research may ease some concerns about use of benzodiazapines, but side effects do exist

  • Head Injuries Tied to Buildup of Alzheimer's Plaques, Small Study Finds
    (03-Feb-2016)
    But it's too soon to suggest that people should avoid contact sports, researcher says

  • Head Injuries Tied to Buildup of Alzheimer's Plaques, Small Study Finds
    (03-Feb-2016)
    But it's too soon to suggest that people should avoid contact sports, researcher says

  • Head Injuries Tied to Buildup of Alzheimer's Plaques, Small Study Finds
    (03-Feb-2016)
    But it's too soon to suggest that people should avoid contact sports, researcher says

  • Should Tackling Be Banned From Youth Football?
    (03-Feb-2016)
    Expert says doctors need to do more to safeguard kids from concussions

  • When Seniors Stop Driving, Poorer Health May Be a Passenger
    (03-Feb-2016)
    Depression and mental, physical declines stood out in research review

  • Seafood Might Protect Brain in People at Genetic Risk for Alzheimer's
    (02-Feb-2016)
    Study also finds mercury in fish isn't linked to dementia symptoms

  • Seafood Might Protect Brain in People at Genetic Risk for Alzheimer's
    (02-Feb-2016)
    Study also finds mercury in fish isn't linked to dementia symptoms

  • Scientists Find Stem Cells That Might Repair Skull, Face Bones
    (02-Feb-2016)
    Discovery made in mice may help people with congenital deformities, trauma and cancer

  • Weight Loss Starting at Midlife Tied to Later Dementia Risk in Study
    (01-Feb-2016)
    Researchers find connection, but can't say losing pounds plays a causal role

  • Newer Treatment May Be Easier on Children With Brain Tumors
    (01-Feb-2016)
    Study finds fewer long-term side effects from proton radiotherapy

  • Long-Term Pot Use May Make Word Recall Tougher in Middle Age
    (01-Feb-2016)
    Study found marijuana linked to slight drop in ability to memorize list of 15 words

  • Study: Causes of Gulf War Illness Pinpointed
    (01-Feb-2016)
    In most cases, it was exposure to toxins employed by U.S. military, researcher says

  • Study: Causes of Gulf War Illness Pinpointed
    (01-Feb-2016)
    In most cases, it was exposure to toxins employed by U.S. military, researcher says

  • Long-Term Pot Use May Make Word Recall Tougher in Middle Age
    (01-Feb-2016)
    Study found marijuana linked to slight drop in ability to memorize list of 15 words

  • Weight Loss Starting at Midlife Tied to Later Dementia Risk in Study
    (01-Feb-2016)
    Researchers find connection, but can't say losing pounds plays a causal role

  • Painkillers Don't Ease Disability Due to Nerve Damage: Study
    (01-Feb-2016)
    Narcotic drugs aren't useful in restoring motion, researchers say

  • Painkillers Don't Ease Disability Due to Nerve Damage: Study
    (01-Feb-2016)
    Narcotic drugs aren't useful in restoring motion, researchers say

  • Mistakes During Delivery Rarely Cause Newborn Brain Damage, Study Contends
    (29-Jan-2016)
    Findings suggest closer scrutiny needed during the 2 hours following birth

  • Mistakes During Delivery Rarely Cause Newborn Brain Damage, Study Contends
    (29-Jan-2016)
    Findings suggest closer scrutiny needed during the 2 hours following birth

  • Too Few Older Adults Tell Doctors About Memory Loss: Study
    (28-Jan-2016)
    Experts believe it's often a taboo subject due to fears of dementia

  • Too Few Older Adults Tell Doctors About Memory Loss: Study
    (28-Jan-2016)
    Experts believe it's often a taboo subject due to fears of dementia

  • Too Few Older Adults Tell Doctors About Memory Loss: Study
    (28-Jan-2016)
    Experts believe it's often a taboo subject due to fears of dementia

  • Brain Protein Might Offer New Clues to Alzheimer's Treatment
    (27-Jan-2016)
    High levels of BDNF appear to slow mental decline, researchers say

  • Scientists Uncover Clues to Origins of Schizophrenia
    (27-Jan-2016)
    Analysis found gene variant prompts too much 'pruning' in brain during teen years

  • MS Drug Tied to Higher Risk for Potentially Deadly Brain Virus
    (27-Jan-2016)
    Patients taking Tysabri were more prone to show signs of exposure to JCV, which can cause a brain disease

  • MS Drug Tied to Higher Risk for Potentially Deadly Brain Virus
    (27-Jan-2016)
    Patients taking Tysabri were more prone to show signs of exposure to JCV, which can cause a brain disease

  • MS Drug Tied to Higher Risk for Potentially Deadly Brain Virus
    (27-Jan-2016)
    Patients taking Tysabri were more prone to show signs of exposure to JCV, which can cause a brain disease

  • Migraines May Worsen as Menopause Approaches
    (22-Jan-2016)
    Researchers say hormonal changes and painkiller overuse may be to blame

  • Migraines May Worsen as Menopause Approaches
    (22-Jan-2016)
    Researchers say hormonal changes and painkiller overuse may be to blame

  • Americans 100 and Older Are Living Even Longer Now
    (21-Jan-2016)
    Death rates for the oldest old have been dropping since 2008, CDC report finds

  • Computer-Based Test Aims to Predict Dementia Risk
    (21-Jan-2016)
    It's not valid for people older than 80, and more research is needed before it could be used

  • Anesthesia After 40 Not Linked to Mental Decline Later, Study Finds
    (20-Jan-2016)
    For adults, mild thinking and memory problems that may develop over time are unrelated, researchers say

  • Small Study Sees Differences in Brains of Soldiers With PTSD
    (20-Jan-2016)
    Findings could help doctors diagnose the condition more accurately, researchers say

  • Why Learning a Second Language Is Easier for Some
    (20-Jan-2016)
    Study found adults who learned French more easily had more connections between certain areas of brain

  • Anesthesia After 40 Not Linked to Mental Decline Later, Study Finds
    (20-Jan-2016)
    For adults, mild thinking and memory problems that may develop over time are unrelated, researchers say

  • Study Questions Use of Physical Therapy for Early Parkinson's
    (19-Jan-2016)
    Future research should investigate more intensive programs, researchers say

  • Mouse Study Shows Cocaine Ravages Brain Cells
    (18-Jan-2016)
    Researchers believe they've also identified a potential antidote

  • Teens' IQ Drop Can't Be Blamed Solely on Pot: Study
    (18-Jan-2016)
    Family issues, emotional turmoil likely at play as well, experts say

  • Could Implanted Sensor Revolutionize Brain Monitoring?
    (18-Jan-2016)
    New device is designed to measure pressure, then dissolve, but human trials are ways off

  • Could Implanted Sensor Revolutionize Brain Monitoring?
    (18-Jan-2016)
    New device is designed to measure pressure, then dissolve, but human trials are ways off

  • Marijuana May Help Treat, Prevent Migraines, Study Says
    (15-Jan-2016)
    Average number of headaches cut in half, but experts say more research needed

  • Marijuana May Help Treat, Prevent Migraines, Study Says
    (15-Jan-2016)
    Average number of headaches cut in half, but experts say more research needed

  • Nerve Damage From Chemo May Affect Cancer Survivors for Years
    (15-Jan-2016)
    Symptoms associated with falls, researchers say

  • High Deductibles = Fewer Imaging Tests: Study
    (14-Jan-2016)
    Insurance costs keep patients from seeking X-ray, CT or MRI scans, researchers report

  • Repeated Blasts Linked to Brain Changes in Combat Vets
    (13-Jan-2016)
    Researchers see neuron loss similar to that in retired boxers

  • Repeated Blasts Linked to Brain Changes in Combat Vets
    (13-Jan-2016)
    Researchers see neuron loss similar to that in retired boxers

  • High Uric-Acid Levels, Lower Risk of Parkinson's?
    (13-Jan-2016)
    Link found only in men, researchers say

  • Dementia Drug May Lower Risk of Falls Among Parkinson's Patients
    (13-Jan-2016)
    Those who took rivastigmine in study were 45 percent less likely to have an accident

  • Risky Gambling Tied to Single Brain Connection
    (12-Jan-2016)
    Weaker bond between two parts of brain linked to less cautious financial bets, study suggests

  • Immune Cells Repair Damage to Blood-Brain Barrier in Mice
    (12-Jan-2016)
    Researchers note that a commonly used blood thinner might undermine this process

  • Young Adults Would Delay Seeking Stroke Treatment: Survey
    (11-Jan-2016)
    Facial drooping, sudden arm weakness or speech problems signal need for help, experts say

  • Early Weight Loss With Parkinson's May Be a Red Flag
    (11-Jan-2016)
    Researchers suspect this could indicate worse form of disease

  • Health Tip: Coping With Alzheimer's Disease
    (08-Jan-2016)
    Suggestions that don't involve medication

  • Brains of Compulsive Video Gamers May Be 'Wired' Differently
    (08-Jan-2016)
    But it's unclear if gaming causes the changes, researchers say

  • Illegal Hits Play Big Role in Youth Ice Hockey Concussions: Study
    (08-Jan-2016)
    Training kids to follow the rules may reduce odds of these head injuries, experts say

  • Mouse Study May Offer Clues to Mysteries of Schizophrenia
    (06-Jan-2016)
    Loss of certain brain cells might help explain onset of symptoms, scientists say

  • Poor Circulation in Brain Linked to Psychosis in Alzheimer's Patients
    (05-Jan-2016)
    Researchers find conditions such as high blood pressure, smoking may contribute to risk

  • Brain Wiring Changes Might Help Guard Against Bipolar Disorder
    (05-Jan-2016)
    Researchers find naturally occurring 'rewiring' can forestall the mental illness

  • College Football Player's Autopsy May Offer Clues to Brain Trauma
    (04-Jan-2016)
    Early death of Michael Keck provides researchers rare window to study chronic traumatic encephalopathy

  • College Football Player's Autopsy May Offer Clues to Brain Trauma
    (04-Jan-2016)
    Early death of Michael Keck provides researchers rare window to study chronic traumatic encephalopathy

  • Health Tip: Do You Have Restless Legs Syndrome?
    (04-Jan-2016)
    Here are typical symptoms

  • College Football Player's Autopsy May Offer Clues to Brain Trauma
    (04-Jan-2016)
    Early death of Michael Keck provides researchers rare window to study chronic traumatic encephalopathy

  • How You Can Protect Your Children From Brain Injury
    (01-Jan-2016)
    Emergency room doctors treating growing number of kids for concussions suffered while riding bikes and skateboards

  • Could Football Practices Without Helmets Help Prevent Concussions?
    (31-Dec-2015)
    Without protection, players learn to guard their heads, research suggests

  • Need to Boost Your Memory? Then Get Your Zzzz's
    (31-Dec-2015)
    A full night's sleep helps people solidify what they learn, researchers say

  • Could High-Dose Vitamin D Help Fight Multiple Sclerosis?
    (30-Dec-2015)
    Supplementation appears safe but experts say it's too soon for general recommendation

  • Could High-Dose Vitamin D Help Fight Multiple Sclerosis?
    (30-Dec-2015)
    Supplementation appears safe but experts say it's too soon for general recommendation

  • Study: Extremely Premature Babies at Greater Risk for Autism
    (28-Dec-2015)
    Researchers identified differences in the brains of these newborns

  • Hospitals' Brain Death Policies Vary Dramatically, Study Finds
    (28-Dec-2015)
    Researchers fear organ donations might drop if potential donors don't think proper steps are taken every time

  • Marijuana Chemical May Help Prevent Epileptic Seizures in Kids, Young Adults
    (24-Dec-2015)
    Trial showed a benefit, but more study is needed, experts said

  • Marijuana Chemical May Help Prevent Epileptic Seizures in Kids, Young Adults
    (24-Dec-2015)
    Trial showed a benefit, but more study is needed, experts said

  • Hepatitis C May Be Tied to Greater Risk for Parkinson's Disease
    (23-Dec-2015)
    People with the virus also nearly 30 percent more likely to develop the nervous system disorder, researchers say

  • Slight Signs of Lingering Brain Damage Seen in Young Athletes After Concussion
    (23-Dec-2015)
    But study did not prove concussion caused minor differences detected in scans, thinking tests

  • Hepatitis C May Be Tied to Greater Risk for Parkinson's Disease
    (23-Dec-2015)
    People with the virus also nearly 30 percent more likely to develop the nervous system disorder, researchers say

  • Hepatitis C May Be Tied to Greater Risk for Parkinson's Disease
    (23-Dec-2015)
    People with the virus also nearly 30 percent more likely to develop the nervous system disorder, researchers say

  • Child Paralysis Cases Spiked During Virus Outbreak: Study
    (22-Dec-2015)
    But definitive cause of polio-like disease remains unproved, researchers say

  • Americans Growing More Concerned About Head Injuries in Football
    (21-Dec-2015)
    Limiting aggressive tackles one option favored by many, HealthDay/Harris Poll finds

  • Reduced Blood Flow to Back of Brain Raises Recurrent Stroke Risk: Study
    (21-Dec-2015)
    Procedure to open blocked arteries may benefit these patients, research suggests

  • Americans Growing More Concerned About Head Injuries in Football
    (21-Dec-2015)
    Limiting aggressive tackles one option favored by many, HealthDay/Harris Poll finds

  • Study Maps Areas of Brain Linked to PTSD
    (18-Dec-2015)
    Findings could help improve treatments, researchers say

  • Singing Hits a High Note for Folks With Early Dementia
    (17-Dec-2015)
    Study finds that mood improves, too

  • Singing Hits a High Note for Folks With Early Dementia
    (17-Dec-2015)
    Study finds that mood improves, too

  • Are You a Secret Santa or a Grinch? Brain Scans May Tell
    (17-Dec-2015)
    Research suggests a 'Christmas spirit' nerve network in certain areas of the brain

  • Scientists Link Brain Chemical to Autism
    (17-Dec-2015)
    GABA inhibits excitability between cells in central nervous system

  • Type 2 Diabetes May Raise Dementia Risk, Especially in Women: Study
    (17-Dec-2015)
    Expert recommends aggressive screening for females

  • Singing Hits a High Note for Folks With Early Dementia
    (17-Dec-2015)
    Study finds that mood improves, too

  • Humans Are Masters of High-Quality Sleep
    (16-Dec-2015)
    Study found people require half as many hours of slumber as other mammals do

  • Scans Show Many Injured U.S. Vets May Have Brain 'Scarring'
    (15-Dec-2015)
    Injuries largely caused by bombs in war zones, researchers say

  • ADHD Patients Show Weaker Connections in Brain Networks Tied to Focus: Study
    (15-Dec-2015)
    But more research is needed before scans could be used to diagnose disorder, experts say

  • Seniors Who Head Back to School May Reduce Dementia Risk
    (11-Dec-2015)
    Mentally stimulating activity can enhance brain function, researchers say

  • Moderate Drinking May Benefit Early Stage Alzheimer's Patients
    (11-Dec-2015)
    2 to 3 alcoholic drinks daily linked to reduced risk of death over 3-year study period

  • Stress May Boost Risk for Alzheimer's-Linked Thinking Problems
    (11-Dec-2015)
    But study did not prove it causes memory woes or mind-robbing disease

  • Seniors Who Head Back to School May Reduce Dementia Risk
    (11-Dec-2015)
    Mentally stimulating activity can enhance brain function, researchers say

  • Asthma Linked to Chronic Migraines in Some People
    (11-Dec-2015)
    Study suggests odds doubled for those with the airway disease

  • Stress May Boost Risk for Alzheimer's-Linked Thinking Problems
    (11-Dec-2015)
    But study did not prove it causes memory woes or mind-robbing disease

  • Asthma Linked to Chronic Migraines in Some People
    (11-Dec-2015)
    Study suggests odds doubled for those with the airway disease

  • Brain's Signaling Systems Might Determine PTSD Severity: Study
    (10-Dec-2015)
    Researchers focusing on imbalance between two neurochemicals

  • Is Brain Wiring to Blame for Some Teens' Bad Behavior?
    (09-Dec-2015)
    Aggressive or antisocial young people may have less gray matter in key regions, study says

  • Pesticide in Milk Years Ago May Be Linked to Signs of Parkinson's: Study
    (09-Dec-2015)
    Men in Hawaii who drank more milk showed brain changes, but more research needed to confirm link

  • Pesticide in Milk Years Ago May Be Linked to Signs of Parkinson's: Study
    (09-Dec-2015)
    Men in Hawaii who drank more milk showed brain changes, but more research needed to confirm link

  • 3-D Video Games May Boost Brainpower, Study Finds
    (08-Dec-2015)
    After playing every day for two weeks, volunteers did better on memory tests

  • Wearable Devices Aim to Monitor Epileptic Seizures
    (08-Dec-2015)
    Three different approaches in development

  • 3-D Video Games May Boost Brainpower, Study Finds
    (08-Dec-2015)
    After playing every day for two weeks, volunteers did better on memory tests

  • New Type of Antidepressant Shows Promise in Early Trial
    (08-Dec-2015)
    More study is needed, but the compound may fight the condition in a different way, experts say

  • Could Dim View on Aging Raise Your Alzheimer's Risk?
    (07-Dec-2015)
    Negative stereotypes associated with greater mental decline, study says

  • Hormone Therapy for Prostate Cancer Tied to Possible Alzheimer's Risk
    (07-Dec-2015)
    But experts caution that study doesn't prove cause-and-effect relationship between the two

  • Marijuana Chemical Shows Promise for Hard-to-Treat Epilepsy in Kids
    (07-Dec-2015)
    Preliminary studies link cannabidiol to seizure reduction, but drug interactions remain a concern

  • Researchers Say They Find Genes Linked to Alzheimer's Timing
    (04-Dec-2015)
    Some sped up disease, others delayed it, study says

  • Playing Contact Sports in Youth May Raise Risk for Degenerative Brain Disease
    (03-Dec-2015)
    Study suggests that vulnerability to CTE not limited to professional football players

  • Slowed Walking in Seniors May Signal Alzheimer's Danger
    (02-Dec-2015)
    Study found higher levels of beta amyloid in brains of those who didn't move as fast as their peers

  • Powerful New Pot May Harm the Brain, Researchers Say
    (02-Dec-2015)
    But marijuana advocate calls the study 'speculative'

  • Too Much TV While Younger May Hamper Middle-Aged Brain
    (02-Dec-2015)
    Low levels of physical activity also tied to decreased mental function later in life, study finds

  • Genes May Help Shield Seniors From Mental Decline: Study
    (30-Nov-2015)
    Researchers suggest this allows older adults to continue to contribute to society

  • Brain Gains for Older Adults Who Start Exercising
    (30-Nov-2015)
    Besides improved heart and lung health, study detected growth in cerebral cortex

  • Human Brains Aren't Distinctly Male or Female, Study Says
    (30-Nov-2015)
    Instead, researchers find 'mosaic' of masculine, feminine traits

  • After Concussion Symptoms Fade, Slowed Blood Flow in Brain May Persist
    (30-Nov-2015)
    But preliminary study doesn't determine whether that is cause for concern, experts say

  • After Concussion Symptoms Fade, Slowed Blood Flow in Brain May Persist
    (30-Nov-2015)
    But preliminary study doesn't determine whether that is cause for concern, experts say

  • Football Great Frank Gifford Had Brain Disease
    (26-Nov-2015)
    Hall of Famer passed away in August at 84; CTE diagnosis can only be made after death

  • Football Great Frank Gifford Had Brain Disease
    (26-Nov-2015)
    Hall of Famer passed away in August at 84; CTE diagnosis can only be made after death

  • Mosquito-Borne Virus May Cause Fatal Brain Infection
    (25-Nov-2015)
    Chikungunya outbreak on Reunion Island finds encephalitis more common than previously believed

  • Alzheimer's-Linked Brain Plaques May Also Slow Blood Flow
    (24-Nov-2015)
    Amyloid beta clumps may constrict blood flow, adding to neurological woes, animal studies suggest

  • Health Tip: Promote Better Brain Health
    (24-Nov-2015)
    Feed it knowledge and nutrition

  • Could Obesity Be Wired Into Some Children's Brains?
    (24-Nov-2015)
    Food smells elicit stronger reactions in heavier kids, small study finds

  • Alzheimer's-Linked Brain Plaques May Also Slow Blood Flow
    (24-Nov-2015)
    Amyloid beta clumps may constrict blood flow, adding to neurological woes, animal studies suggest

  • Alzheimer's-Linked Brain Plaques May Also Slow Blood Flow
    (24-Nov-2015)
    Amyloid beta clumps may constrict blood flow, adding to neurological woes, animal studies suggest

  • New 'Collar' Aims to Help Shield Brain From Concussion
    (20-Nov-2015)
    Device boosts brain fluid to create a cushioning effect, developers say

  • Scientists May Have Spotted Happiness' Home in the Brain
    (20-Nov-2015)
    Japanese team used MRI scans to spot region most active in contented people

  • Rare Nervous System Disorder Can Put Pregnancy at Risk: Study
    (18-Nov-2015)
    Condition that affects eyes and spinal cord tied to miscarriage, other complications, researchers say

  • Rare Nervous System Disorder Can Put Pregnancy at Risk: Study
    (18-Nov-2015)
    Condition that affects eyes and spinal cord tied to miscarriage, other complications, researchers say

  • New Clues to Easing Side Effects From Parkinson's Drug
    (18-Nov-2015)
    Studies in mice, monkeys point to a compound that might lessen levodopa's debilitating effects

  • Rare Nervous System Disorder Can Put Pregnancy at Risk: Study
    (18-Nov-2015)
    Condition that affects eyes and spinal cord tied to miscarriage, other complications, researchers say

  • New Clues to Easing Side Effects From Parkinson's Drug
    (18-Nov-2015)
    Studies in mice, monkeys point to a compound that might lessen levodopa's debilitating effects

  • Alzheimer's-Linked Gene Tied to Brain Bleeds in Men: Study
    (17-Nov-2015)
    Researchers find increased risk in those with ApoE4

  • Alzheimer's-Linked Gene Tied to Brain Bleeds in Men: Study
    (17-Nov-2015)
    Researchers find increased risk in those with ApoE4

  • Brain Differences May Explain Why Some With Schizophrenia Hallucinate
    (17-Nov-2015)
    Researchers focus on area near the front of the brain

  • Failing Sense of Smell Might Be Alzheimer's Warning
    (16-Nov-2015)
    As the ability to identify odors goes, so does mental ability, researchers say

  • Failing Sense of Smell Might Be Alzheimer's Warning
    (16-Nov-2015)
    As the ability to identify odors goes, so does mental ability, researchers say

  • Failing Sense of Smell Might Be Alzheimer's Warning
    (16-Nov-2015)
    As the ability to identify odors goes, so does mental ability, researchers say

  • Coffee Drinkers May Live Longer
    (16-Nov-2015)
    Regular java and decaf were linked to survival benefits in study

  • Failing Sense of Smell Might Be Alzheimer's Warning
    (16-Nov-2015)
    As the ability to identify odors goes, so does mental ability, researchers say

  • Physical Fitness Linked to Mental Fitness in Seniors
    (12-Nov-2015)
    Study found regular activity associated with better connections between different brain regions

  • Brain Scans May Reveal Which Coma Patients Will Recover
    (11-Nov-2015)
    But study was small and more research is needed before technique can be used to guide patient care, author says

  • Strong Legs Linked to Strong Mind
    (11-Nov-2015)
    Study of women suggests boosting walking force, speed pays mental dividends as you age

  • Study Finds Blood Test May Detect Concussion in Kids
    (10-Nov-2015)
    Could help reduce the number of CT scans, and the radiation exposure they bring, experts say

  • Study Finds Blood Test May Detect Concussion in Kids
    (10-Nov-2015)
    Could help reduce the number of CT scans, and the radiation exposure they bring, experts say

  • Many Who Survive Cardiac Arrest Don't Suffer Brain Damage
    (09-Nov-2015)
    Research finds that 84 percent of survivors retain their mental function

  • Challenges for Extreme Preemies Can Last into Teens
    (09-Nov-2015)
    But majority of very preterm or very small newborns do well, experts say

  • Could Brain Stimulation Be a Way to Weight Loss?
    (06-Nov-2015)
    Small study suggests promise, but one expert finds the idea 'alarming'

  • Sleepwalkers Feel No Pain When Injured: Study
    (06-Nov-2015)
    But they're more likely to get headaches and migraines when awake, researchers added

  • Sleepwalkers Feel No Pain When Injured: Study
    (06-Nov-2015)
    But they're more likely to get headaches and migraines when awake, researchers added

  • Your DNA May Explain High-Calorie Food Cravings
    (05-Nov-2015)
    Genetic discovery could lead to new treatments for obesity, researchers say

  • People Have Less Faith in Generic Drugs, Study Suggests
    (05-Nov-2015)
    Brand names perceived more effective, even if they're placebos

  • Hormone-Like Drug Doesn't Help Women With Alzheimer's: Study
    (04-Nov-2015)
    Researchers find no benefits from raloxifene in those with mild to moderate dementia

  • Hormone-Like Drug Doesn't Help Women With Alzheimer's: Study
    (04-Nov-2015)
    Researchers find no benefits from raloxifene in those with mild to moderate dementia

  • Extracting Clot Beats Clot-Busting Drug Alone in Study of Stroke Patients
    (03-Nov-2015)
    People who had removal procedure were more likely to have functional independence after 90 days

  • Childhood Whooping Cough Tied to Small Rise in Epilepsy Risk
    (03-Nov-2015)
    But chances of any one child getting the seizure illness remain low, one expert says

  • Weight, Exercise May Affect Children's Thinking Skills
    (02-Nov-2015)
    Kids who participate in dance or sports better able to pay attention and solve problems, research suggests

  • 'Green' Office May Boost Brainpower
    (30-Oct-2015)
    Small study finds gains in employee productivity

  • Research Gives Clues to Why Some Benefit More From Drug for Bipolar Disorder
    (28-Oct-2015)
    Key brain cell differences could play a role in lithium's effectiveness, researchers say

  • Feeling Extra Forgetful May Signal Dementia Ahead
    (28-Oct-2015)
    Older women who thought their memory was worse than average had greater risk of problems, study found

  • Feeling Extra Forgetful May Signal Dementia Ahead
    (28-Oct-2015)
    Older women who thought their memory was worse than average had greater risk of problems, study found

  • Few Americans Know Warning Signs of Stroke
    (27-Oct-2015)
    New song can help people recall symptoms and act quickly if one occurs, experts say

  • End-of-Life Care for Dementia Much Pricier Than for Other Ills
    (26-Oct-2015)
    Costs are about $100,000 more over 5 years, study shows

  • Limiting Tackling Limits Concussions: Study
    (26-Oct-2015)
    Brain injury rate twice as high in seasons where tackling wasn't limited during practices

  • Shaken Baby Syndrome Program Didn't Reduce Injuries: Study
    (26-Oct-2015)
    Over 3 years, more than 90 percent of North Carolina parents of newborns participated

  • Safe Tackling OK in Youth Football, Pediatricians' Group Says
    (26-Oct-2015)
    New policy statement urges proper training, supervision to avoid injuries among young players

  • Scientists Explore Role of 'Love Hormone' in Boosting Social Ties
    (26-Oct-2015)
    Oxytocin linked to marijuana-like molecule in the brain, study says

  • Safe Tackling OK in Youth Football, Pediatricians' Group Says
    (26-Oct-2015)
    New policy statement urges proper training, supervision to avoid injuries among young players

  • Celiac Disease Doesn't Seem to Boost Dementia Risk: Study
    (23-Oct-2015)
    People with the digestive disorder may complain of 'brain fog,' but researchers say they aren't more likely to get Alzheimer's

  • Brain Chemistry May Change to Cope With Pain
    (23-Oct-2015)
    Researchers document increase in opiate receptors in arthritis patients

  • Gene May Boost Death Risk for People With Mild Epilepsy
    (23-Oct-2015)
    Discovery might allow doctors to screen patients and advise them of risk, researchers say

  • Brain Differences Seen in Young Adults at Genetic Risk of Alzheimer's
    (22-Oct-2015)
    They showed less activity in cells used for spatial navigation, researchers report

  • ADHD May Have Different Effects on Brains of Boys and Girls
    (22-Oct-2015)
    Study findings might explain different behaviors seen in genders, experts say

  • Brain Differences Seen in Young Adults at Genetic Risk of Alzheimer's
    (22-Oct-2015)
    They showed less activity in cells used for spatial navigation, researchers report

  • Magnetic Brain Stimulation Offers Promise for Stroke Victims: Study
    (21-Oct-2015)
    Noninvasive transcranial therapy had effect on arm movements, researchers say

  • Mediterranean Diet May Keep Your Mind Healthier in Old Age
    (21-Oct-2015)
    Seniors who ate more foods tied to the eating plan, especially fish, had bigger brains, study says

  • Magnetic Brain Stimulation Offers Promise for Stroke Victims: Study
    (21-Oct-2015)
    Noninvasive transcranial therapy had effect on arm movements, researchers say

  • Researchers Move Closer to Alzheimer's Blood Test
    (19-Oct-2015)
    Early diagnosis might lead to lifestyle changes that slow disease progression, they say

  • Nerve Disorder in Horses May Offer Clues to Alzheimer's
    (16-Oct-2015)
    Buildup of amyloid protein in the brain evident in both conditions, study says

  • Nerve Disorder in Horses May Offer Clues to Alzheimer's
    (16-Oct-2015)
    Buildup of amyloid protein in the brain evident in both conditions, study says

  • Brain Inflammation May Be Linked to Schizophrenia
    (16-Oct-2015)
    Findings raise possibility of testing, early treatment, researchers say

  • Big Brain Doesn't Mean Big Smarts
    (16-Oct-2015)
    Researchers say brain structure plays more of a role in intelligence

  • Enterovirus D68 No Deadlier for Kids Than the Common Cold: Study
    (15-Oct-2015)
    CDC still doesn't know if unusual paralysis cases are caused by this virus

  • Artificial Skin Could Bring Sense of Touch to Prosthetics
    (15-Oct-2015)
    But many steps remain before this technology might be available for human use

  • Health Tip: Help Prevent Rabies
    (14-Oct-2015)
    Things you can do

  • Weight, Growth Early in Life May Affect Adult Brain
    (09-Oct-2015)
    Poor nutrition during childhood tied to poorer sight, hearing, and even thinking later on, study finds

  • Weight, Growth Early in Life May Affect Adult Brain
    (09-Oct-2015)
    Poor nutrition during childhood tied to poorer sight, hearing, and even thinking later on, study finds

  • Bike Helmets Protect Against Severe Brain Injury, Study Says
    (08-Oct-2015)
    Researchers call for stricter laws

  • New MS Drug Yields Mixed Results in Study
    (07-Oct-2015)
    Relapse rates with daclizumab were lower than with a standard therapy, but side effects were greater

  • Sun Exposure in Teen Years May Delay Onset of MS: Study
    (07-Oct-2015)
    But researchers only found a connection, not cause-and-effect link

  • Concussion Recovery May Be Delayed in Older Adults
    (06-Oct-2015)
    Research suggests head injuries later in life cause more profound effects

  • Concussion Recovery May Be Delayed in Older Adults
    (06-Oct-2015)
    Research suggests head injuries later in life cause more profound effects

  • Childhood Brain Tumor Survivors May Have Memory Troubles
    (02-Oct-2015)
    Study suggests brain has to use different regions than normal to get the job done

  • Childhood Brain Tumor Survivors May Have Memory Troubles
    (02-Oct-2015)
    Study suggests brain has to use different regions than normal to get the job done

  • Depression Adds to Burden of Alzheimer's Caregivers, Study Finds
    (01-Oct-2015)
    For spouses already depressed when their loved one was diagnosed, their stress only grew

  • CT Scans for Lung Cancer Turn Up Few False-Positives: Study
    (01-Oct-2015)
    Worries that wider adoption of the screen might lead to unnecessary surgeries are unfounded, experts say

  • Paralyzed Man Walks Using Technology That Bypasses Spinal Cord
    (24-Sep-2015)
    Brain signals travel through a computer that sends the message straight to the legs, researchers say

  • Researchers Pinpoint Brain Region That Manages Multistep Tasks
    (23-Sep-2015)
    Brain injury, diseases can easily disrupt this area that helps control behavior, study finds

  • Experiment Shows 'Mind Reading' a Real Possibility
    (23-Sep-2015)
    Translating thoughts into electrical signals sent over the Internet allowed two people to communicate

  • Dizziness After Standing May Hint at Higher Risk of Early Death
    (23-Sep-2015)
    But other conditions, such as dehydration and diabetes, can also make you woozy, experts say

  • Researchers Pinpoint Brain Region That Manages Multistep Tasks
    (23-Sep-2015)
    Brain injury, diseases can easily disrupt this area that helps control behavior, study finds

  • Dizziness After Standing May Hint at Higher Risk of Early Death
    (23-Sep-2015)
    But other conditions, such as dehydration and diabetes, can also make you woozy, experts say

  • Dizziness After Standing May Hint at Higher Risk of Early Death
    (23-Sep-2015)
    But other conditions, such as dehydration and diabetes, can also make you woozy, experts say

  • Drug May Calm Agitation in Alzheimer's Patients
    (22-Sep-2015)
    It's a combination of cough suppressant and heart medication, and experts don't yet know why it may work

  • Exercise May Help Keep an Aging Mind Agile
    (21-Sep-2015)
    Study found seniors who were more active showed more activity in brain scans

  • Though Rare, Some Disabilities Seen Long After Newborn Heart Surgery
    (21-Sep-2015)
    Study authors suggest a lack of oxygen before the procedure may play a role

  • Hi-Tech Scans Spot Brain Damage in High Blood Pressure Patients
    (17-Sep-2015)
    Researchers suggest doctors could use technology to identify possible therapies to fight mental decline

  • Brain Scans May Take Guesswork Out of Schizophrenia Treatment
    (16-Sep-2015)
    Goal is to help physicians make better drug choices for psychotic patients

  • Dog Owners Help Scientists Get Inside Pooches' Minds
    (16-Sep-2015)
    Playing games with their pets yields 'quality data'

  • Women the Bigger Losers in Terms of Alzheimer's Costs
    (15-Sep-2015)
    Analysis compares hours that males, females spend on caregiving

  • Too Little Vitamin D May Hasten Mental Decline
    (15-Sep-2015)
    Study found adults with low levels more likely to have dementia, and poor memory and thinking skills

  • MRI Helps Detect Brain Bleeding Soon After Traumatic Brain Injury
    (15-Sep-2015)
    Military study suggests patients might get better, more timely treatments if scans are done promptly

  • MRI Helps Detect Brain Bleeding Soon After Traumatic Brain Injury
    (15-Sep-2015)
    Military study suggests patients might get better, more timely treatments if scans are done promptly

  • Removing All Visible Cancer Is Key to Treating Aggressive Brain Tumors
    (14-Sep-2015)
    Study of almost 100 children also finds greater survival rate for girls than boys after surgery

  • Sleep Apnea Treatment May Reverse Unhealthy Brain Changes
    (14-Sep-2015)
    In small study, continuous positive airway pressure reduced nerve activity that causes heart ills

  • Tricycle Accidents Send More Than 9,000 Tots to ER a Year: Study
    (14-Sep-2015)
    Many kids are too young for a three-wheeler, expert says

  • Could Red Wine Ingredient Affect Progression of Alzheimer's?
    (11-Sep-2015)
    High doses of resveratrol stabilized a key protein level in study, but scientists say more research is needed

  • Soft Skin of Others May Be an Illusion, Study Says
    (10-Sep-2015)
    Pleasant sensation through touch may help build social bonds, researchers suggest

  • Seasonal Melatonin Levels May Affect MS Flare-Ups, Study Says
    (10-Sep-2015)
    But it's too soon to recommend self-dosing with supplements

  • Could Marijuana Chemical Help Ease Epilepsy?
    (09-Sep-2015)
    Early research suggests yes, but laws limit access to the drug and its compounds

  • Blood Test Might One Day Help Spot Migraines
    (09-Sep-2015)
    Researchers found levels of certain fats indicated which women suffered debilitating headaches

  • Blood Test Might One Day Help Spot Migraines
    (09-Sep-2015)
    Researchers found levels of certain fats indicated which women suffered debilitating headaches

  • Could Marijuana Chemical Help Ease Epilepsy?
    (09-Sep-2015)
    Early research suggests yes, but laws limit access to the drug and its compounds

  • Quitting Smoking After MS Diagnosis May Delay Disease Progression
    (08-Sep-2015)
    Accelerates about 5 percent for each additional year of smoking, study finds

  • Psychopaths May Not Yawn Along With You
    (04-Sep-2015)
    Not responding to this normally 'contagious' cue might signal a lack of empathy, researchers suggest

  • Researchers Explore Memory Problems Related to Parkinson's
    (04-Sep-2015)
    Brain scans revealed changes in white and gray matter

  • Autism Behaviors May Differ in Boys and Girls
    (04-Sep-2015)
    Study also found gender differences in brains of children with the disorder

  • Researchers Explore Memory Problems Related to Parkinson's
    (04-Sep-2015)
    Brain scans revealed changes in white and gray matter

  • Psychopaths May Not Yawn Along With You
    (04-Sep-2015)
    Not responding to this normally 'contagious' cue might signal a lack of empathy, researchers suggest

  • Zaps From Electric Device May Prevent Motion Sickness
    (04-Sep-2015)
    Unlike medications, this experimental therapy doesn't cause drowsiness, researchers say

  • Researchers Explore Memory Problems Related to Parkinson's
    (04-Sep-2015)
    Brain scans revealed changes in white and gray matter

  • Treatments for Brain Cancer Take Heavy Toll on the Brain
    (03-Sep-2015)
    Brain volume dropped, other structural changes seen in small study

  • Type 2 Diabetes Linked to More Alzheimer's Brain 'Tangles'
    (02-Sep-2015)
    Obesity might also be behind the increase, researchers say

  • Type 2 Diabetes Linked to More Alzheimer's Brain 'Tangles'
    (02-Sep-2015)
    Obesity might also be behind the increase, researchers say

  • Too Much Weight in Midlife Tied to Earlier Alzheimer's
    (01-Sep-2015)
    Slimming down might delay dementia, research suggests

  • Too Much Weight in Midlife Tied to Earlier Alzheimer's
    (01-Sep-2015)
    Slimming down might delay dementia, research suggests

  • Hate Hangovers? Then Don't Drink Too Much
    (31-Aug-2015)
    Researchers say supposed cures don't chase away that woozy morning-after misery

  • Women Who Breast-Feed Less Likely to Have MS Relapse: Study
    (31-Aug-2015)
    But protective effect seems to last only about as long as exclusive nursing does

  • Awareness of Memory Problems Fades a Few Years Before Dementia: Study
    (26-Aug-2015)
    Finding based on nearly 2,100 older adults who were assessed annually for more than 10 years

  • Mixed Findings on Pot's Effect on the Developing Brain
    (26-Aug-2015)
    One of two new studies suggests marijuana use in teen years might be more harmful for males

  • Childhood Cancer Survivors Who've Had One Stroke at Risk of Second
    (26-Aug-2015)
    Rate is double that of people without cancer who've lived through one stroke, study finds

  • Awareness of Memory Problems Fades a Few Years Before Dementia: Study
    (26-Aug-2015)
    Finding based on nearly 2,100 older adults who were assessed annually for more than 10 years

  • Exercise, Supplements Like Fish Oil Won't Keep Elderly Sharper: Studies
    (25-Aug-2015)
    Two trials cast doubt on these widely touted strategies

  • No Mental Benefits Seen for Elderly Who Stop Blood Pressure Meds
    (24-Aug-2015)
    Prior research had suggested that the drugs might have negative effect on memory and thinking

  • CT Scan Use in Kids Fell Over Past Decade
    (24-Aug-2015)
    More children are undergoing MRI scans and ultrasounds, which don't carry radiation risks

  • No Mental Benefits Seen for Elderly Who Stop Blood Pressure Meds
    (24-Aug-2015)
    Prior research had suggested that the drugs might have negative effect on memory and thinking

  • 9 Factors You Can Control May Be Key to Alzheimer's Risk
    (21-Aug-2015)
    Healthy lifestyle important but no guarantee against most common form of dementia, researchers find

  • Preteen Football Tied to Brain Changes in Retired NFL Players: Study
    (21-Aug-2015)
    Repeated blows to the head in youth may cause structural disruptions, researcher says

  • Why the Aging Brain Is More Vulnerable to Alzheimer's
    (20-Aug-2015)
    Toxic waste proteins aren't flushed as quickly from older brains, study finds

  • Why the Aging Brain Is More Vulnerable to Alzheimer's
    (20-Aug-2015)
    Toxic waste proteins aren't flushed as quickly from older brains, study finds

  • Severe Headache During Pregnancy May Signal Trouble
    (20-Aug-2015)
    Study found it could be tied to raised risk of complications in women with high blood pressure

  • Health Tip: Soothing a Tension Headache
    (18-Aug-2015)
    Try to deflect stress

  • Type 2 Diabetes Linked to Language Problems in Women
    (14-Aug-2015)
    But study only found association between insulin resistance and test that hints at brain health

  • Type 2 Diabetes Linked to Language Problems in Women
    (14-Aug-2015)
    But study only found association between insulin resistance and test that hints at brain health

  • Headaches Are Common in Kids, Teens
    (14-Aug-2015)
    Treatment often as simple as a glass of water, a good meal or some sleep, expert says

  • Type 2 Diabetes Linked to Language Problems in Women
    (14-Aug-2015)
    But study only found association between insulin resistance and test that hints at brain health

  • Scientists May Have Found 'Marker' for Schizophrenia
    (12-Aug-2015)
    Brain changes exist before mental illness is diagnosed, researchers say

  • Exercise May Help Kids With Multiple Sclerosis
    (12-Aug-2015)
    But researchers can't say if exercisers have less severe disease or if activity eases symptoms

  • Some Babies May Pick Up 2nd Language More Easily
    (10-Aug-2015)
    Research suggests a behavior called 'gaze shifting' may be key

  • Music Therapy Might Help People With Epilepsy
    (10-Aug-2015)
    By studying brain wave activity, researchers noticed differences in how patients reacted to tunes

  • Music Therapy Might Help People With Epilepsy
    (10-Aug-2015)
    By studying brain wave activity, researchers noticed differences in how patients reacted to tunes

  • Kidney Problems Linked to Brain Disorders: Study
    (06-Aug-2015)
    Reduced blood flow likely to blame, researcher suggests

  • Brain Scans Show Why Reading to Kids Is Good for Them
    (05-Aug-2015)
    Those who heard stories regularly showed more activity in areas linked to word meanings, imagination

  • Poor Thinking Skills in Seniors Linked to Heart Attack, Stroke Risks
    (05-Aug-2015)
    Common tie between disorders may be blood vessels, expert suggests

  • Poor Thinking Skills in Seniors Linked to Heart Attack, Stroke Risks
    (05-Aug-2015)
    Common tie between disorders may be blood vessels, expert suggests

  • FDA Approves First Pill Made by 3D Printing
    (04-Aug-2015)
    Epilepsy drug Spritam may be one of many custom-made medicines to come that will use the technology

  • Dementia Meds May Lead to Harmful Weight Loss: Study
    (03-Aug-2015)
    Patients can lose 10 pounds or more, researchers find

  • Head Injury Tied to Long-Term Attention Issues in Kids
    (03-Aug-2015)
    Study says brief lapses in attention can persist, even if brain injury is mild

  • Head Injury Tied to Long-Term Attention Issues in Kids
    (03-Aug-2015)
    Study says brief lapses in attention can persist, even if brain injury is mild

  • Regular, Moderate Coffee Drinking Tied to Better Brain Health in Seniors
    (31-Jul-2015)
    But those who upped daily intake actually had higher odds for a precursor to dementia, researchers say

  • Regular, Moderate Coffee Drinking Tied to Better Brain Health in Seniors
    (31-Jul-2015)
    But those who upped daily intake actually had higher odds for a precursor to dementia, researchers say

  • Many Older Americans Feel Prepared for Aging
    (31-Jul-2015)
    But are concerned about physical, mental challenges, survey finds

  • Regular, Moderate Coffee Drinking Tied to Better Brain Health in Seniors
    (31-Jul-2015)
    But those who upped daily intake actually had higher odds for a precursor to dementia, researchers say

  • Regular, Moderate Coffee Drinking Tied to Better Brain Health in Seniors
    (31-Jul-2015)
    But those who upped daily intake actually had higher odds for a precursor to dementia, researchers say

  • 1 in 5 U.S. Adults Has a Physical, Mental Disability: CDC
    (30-Jul-2015)
    Race, poverty and less education linked to increased odds of having a disability

  • 1 in 5 U.S. Adults Has a Physical, Mental Disability: CDC
    (30-Jul-2015)
    Race, poverty and less education linked to increased odds of having a disability

  • Older Smokers With Migraines May Face Added Stroke Risk
    (30-Jul-2015)
    Study finds no increased risk among nonsmokers

  • Older Smokers With Migraines May Face Added Stroke Risk
    (30-Jul-2015)
    Study finds no increased risk among nonsmokers

  • Heart Disease, Alzheimer's Linked by Common Risk Factors
    (28-Jul-2015)
    Study finds diabetes, smoking and obesity also affect brain areas tied in memory

  • Heart Disease, Alzheimer's Linked by Common Risk Factors
    (28-Jul-2015)
    Study finds diabetes, smoking and obesity also affect brain areas tied in memory

  • Heart Disease, Alzheimer's Linked by Common Risk Factors
    (28-Jul-2015)
    Study finds diabetes, smoking and obesity also affect brain areas tied in memory

  • High Blood Sugar May Boost Alzheimer's Risk
    (27-Jul-2015)
    Insulin resistance can inhibit signaling between brain cells and affect memory, study suggests

  • Early Birth Linked to Introversion, Neuroticism in Adult Life
    (27-Jul-2015)
    Study found people who were very premature at birth were more likely to be socially withdrawn

  • High Blood Sugar May Boost Alzheimer's Risk
    (27-Jul-2015)
    Insulin resistance can inhibit signaling between brain cells and affect memory, study suggests

  • High Blood Sugar May Boost Alzheimer's Risk
    (27-Jul-2015)
    Insulin resistance can inhibit signaling between brain cells and affect memory, study suggests

  • Dementia Risk May Be Dropping With Generations
    (24-Jul-2015)
    Study finds lower risk for people born after 1930 compared to those born earlier

  • Climate Change May Be Pushing 'Brain-Eating' Amoeba to Northern Lakes
    (24-Jul-2015)
    Deadly organism prefers warmer waters, expert says

  • High School Band Classes May Boost Teen Brains
    (24-Jul-2015)
    Study suggests music instruction can help students do better in school

  • Exercise May Buffer Symptoms of Early Alzheimer's
    (23-Jul-2015)
    Vigorous physical activity benefits the aging brain, three studies show

  • Healthy Diet May Help Shield the Aging Brain
    (23-Jul-2015)
    Older adults who ate better maintained problem-solving and planning skills, study finds

  • Healthy Diet May Help Shield the Aging Brain
    (23-Jul-2015)
    Older adults who ate better maintained problem-solving and planning skills, study finds

  • Exercise May Buffer Symptoms of Early Alzheimer's
    (23-Jul-2015)
    Vigorous physical activity benefits the aging brain, three studies show

  • Pain Often Hinders Seniors With Dementia
    (22-Jul-2015)
    Creative solutions are needed for those living at home, researchers say

  • Pain Often Hinders Seniors With Dementia
    (22-Jul-2015)
    Creative solutions are needed for those living at home, researchers say

  • Women Descend Into Alzheimer's at Twice the Speed of Men: Study
    (21-Jul-2015)
    Investigators find gender differences in progression from mild cognitive impairment

  • Minds of Older Women Fuzzier After General Anesthesia Than Men's
    (21-Jul-2015)
    Post-surgical decline less evident in elderly males, study says

  • Common Diabetes Meds Tied to Lower Risk for Parkinson's
    (21-Jul-2015)
    Study can't prove cause and effect, but saw dip in odds for people taking drugs such as Actos and Avandia

  • Women Descend Into Alzheimer's at Twice the Speed of Men: Study
    (21-Jul-2015)
    Investigators find gender differences in progression from mild cognitive impairment

  • Common Diabetes Meds Tied to Lower Risk for Parkinson's
    (21-Jul-2015)
    Study can't prove cause and effect, but saw dip in odds for people taking drugs such as Actos and Avandia

  • Could a Saliva Test Help Spot Alzheimer's?
    (20-Jul-2015)
    Very small study shows some promise, but much more research will be needed, experts say

  • Too Much TV, Too Little Exercise When Young May Hasten Mental Decline Later
    (20-Jul-2015)
    25-year study found a link, but cause-and-effect relationship remains unproven

  • Type 1 Diabetes Linked to Higher Risk of Dementia
    (20-Jul-2015)
    Study found people with blood sugar disorder were about 80 percent more likely to have memory troubles

  • As Baby Boomers Age, Alzheimer's Rates Will Soar
    (20-Jul-2015)
    By 2050, half of that generation's survivors will have the mind-wasting disease, study predicts

  • Will Good Students Be Able to Sidestep Alzheimer's?
    (20-Jul-2015)
    Better grades, complex jobs linked to a lower risk for dementia, research suggests

  • Could a Saliva Test Help Spot Alzheimer's?
    (20-Jul-2015)
    Very small study shows some promise, but much more research will be needed, experts say

  • Loneliness May Fuel Mental Decline in Old Age
    (20-Jul-2015)
    Slower deterioration seen in people with more satisfying relationships, researchers say

  • Type 1 Diabetes Linked to Higher Risk of Dementia
    (20-Jul-2015)
    Study found people with blood sugar disorder were about 80 percent more likely to have memory troubles

  • Poverty May Hinder Kids' Brain Development, Study Says
    (20-Jul-2015)
    Reduced gray matter, lower test scores reported for poor children

  • Will Good Students Be Able to Sidestep Alzheimer's?
    (20-Jul-2015)
    Better grades, complex jobs linked to a lower risk for dementia, research suggests

  • Type 1 Diabetes Linked to Higher Risk of Dementia
    (20-Jul-2015)
    Study found people with blood sugar disorder were about 80 percent more likely to have memory troubles

  • As Baby Boomers Age, Alzheimer's Rates Will Soar
    (20-Jul-2015)
    By 2050, half of that generation's survivors will have the mind-wasting disease, study predicts

  • Will Good Students Be Able to Sidestep Alzheimer's?
    (20-Jul-2015)
    Better grades, complex jobs linked to a lower risk for dementia, research suggests

  • Could a Saliva Test Help Spot Alzheimer's?
    (20-Jul-2015)
    Very small study shows some promise, but much more research will be needed, experts say

  • Could That Before-Dinner Drink Make You Eat More?
    (17-Jul-2015)
    In some people, alcohol causes the brain to focus on food aromas, study finds

  • Magnetic Pulses to Brain May Ease Ringing in the Ears
    (17-Jul-2015)
    Small study found it helped half of those with tinnitus

  • Wars in Iraq, Afghanistan Left Hundreds of Children With Head Trauma
    (17-Jul-2015)
    Improvised explosive devices (IEDs) accounted for majority of wounds, research shows

  • Could That Before-Dinner Drink Make You Eat More?
    (17-Jul-2015)
    In some people, alcohol causes the brain to focus on food aromas, study finds

  • Screams Tap Into Brain's Fear Response
    (16-Jul-2015)
    Certain sound frequencies alert mind to potential trouble, researchers say

  • Gene Linked to Alzheimer's May Affect Brain Early
    (15-Jul-2015)
    People who carry APOEe4 variant show signs of protein buildup in brain, long before symptoms appear

  • Brain Changes Differ by Race With Alzheimer's Disease: Study
    (15-Jul-2015)
    Blacks more likely to have additional dementia-related changes in their brains, researchers say

  • Human Brain Has Nearly Ideal Network of Connections, Research Shows
    (15-Jul-2015)
    Findings may help identify the causes of brain diseases, new treatments for them

  • Gene Linked to Alzheimer's May Affect Brain Early
    (15-Jul-2015)
    People who carry APOEe4 variant show signs of protein buildup in brain, long before symptoms appear

  • Antidepressant, Painkiller Combo May Raise Risk of Brain Bleed
    (15-Jul-2015)
    Be cautious about taking both together, researcher says

  • Brain Changes Differ by Race With Alzheimer's Disease: Study
    (15-Jul-2015)
    Blacks more likely to have additional dementia-related changes in their brains, researchers say

  • Human Brain Has Nearly Ideal Network of Connections, Research Shows
    (15-Jul-2015)
    Findings may help identify the causes of brain diseases, new treatments for them

  • Gene Linked to Alzheimer's May Affect Brain Early
    (15-Jul-2015)
    People who carry APOEe4 variant show signs of protein buildup in brain, long before symptoms appear

  • Hospitalization Rates Jump Near 'Fracking' Sites: Study
    (15-Jul-2015)
    Researchers suggest exposure to toxins, high noise levels may help explain link

  • Meth, Coke Addiction May Affect Brains of Women More Than Men
    (14-Jul-2015)
    It's not clear why past drug dependence is linked to less gray matter in female brains, researchers say

  • Why Concussion Recovery Takes Longer for Some Kids
    (14-Jul-2015)
    Researchers believe damage to wiring provides explanation

  • Why Concussion Recovery Takes Longer for Some Kids
    (14-Jul-2015)
    Researchers believe damage to wiring provides explanation

  • Banning Soccer 'Headers' Won't Solve Concussion Problem: Study
    (13-Jul-2015)
    Enforcing rules that limit aggressive body contact would be more effective, researcher says

  • Banning Soccer 'Headers' Won't Solve Concussion Problem: Study
    (13-Jul-2015)
    Enforcing rules that limit aggressive body contact would be more effective, researcher says

  • Health Tip: Help Prevent Traumatic Brain Injury
    (10-Jul-2015)
    Protect your head

  • Type 2 Diabetes May Damage Thinking Skills: Study
    (08-Jul-2015)
    Test performance declined noticeably in just two years

  • Exotic Squirrels Transmit Deadly Virus to Breeders in Germany, Study Finds
    (08-Jul-2015)
    But the infection is unlikely to spread widely or from person-to-person, expert says

  • Exotic Squirrels Transmit Deadly Virus to Breeders in Germany, Study Finds
    (08-Jul-2015)
    But the infection is unlikely to spread widely or from person-to-person, expert says

  • Type 2 Diabetes May Damage Thinking Skills: Study
    (08-Jul-2015)
    Test performance declined noticeably in just two years

  • Tiny Brain Lesions Linked to Raised Risk of Stroke Death
    (07-Jul-2015)
    Even in those with no symptoms, small damaged areas were tied to greater odds of stroke, study finds

  • Stroke Tied to Long-Term Mental Decline
    (07-Jul-2015)
    Deterioration centers around ability to think, plan, study finds

  • Brain Chemical Dopamine May Boost Risk-Taking in Healthy People
    (07-Jul-2015)
    Study findings echo those of Parkinson's patients taking meds to increase dopamine levels

  • Brain Chemical Dopamine May Boost Risk-Taking in Healthy People
    (07-Jul-2015)
    Study findings echo those of Parkinson's patients taking meds to increase dopamine levels

  • Good at Imagining Aromas? You May Be Prone to Weight Gain
    (07-Jul-2015)
    Ability to conjure up odors in the mind might lead to food cravings, research suggests

  • Some People Do Age Faster Than Others
    (06-Jul-2015)
    At 38, the biology of some adults was 20 years older, study finds

  • Epilepsy Linked to Risks During Childbirth, Study Finds
    (06-Jul-2015)
    But complications or maternal death during delivery are still rare, experts say

  • Plane Passengers' Near-Death Experience Gives Clues to Trauma's Effect on Brain
    (03-Jul-2015)
    Interviews, brain scans of people who thought they might die in crash show impact lasts for years

  • Childhood Trauma Tied to Migraine Risk as Adult
    (03-Jul-2015)
    Study found witnessing parental domestic violence produced most powerful association

  • Migraine's Link to Higher Heart Disease Risk May Not Be Genetic
    (02-Jul-2015)
    Study suggests non-genetic factors may be what increases risk

  • Migraine's Link to Higher Heart Disease Risk May Not Be Genetic
    (02-Jul-2015)
    Study suggests non-genetic factors may be what increases risk

  • Children with Autism Respond Differently to Smells: Study
    (02-Jul-2015)
    Kids with ASDs didn't change their sniff response when odors were unpleasant

  • Health Tip: Log Symptoms in a Headache Diary
    (01-Jul-2015)
    To help you better manage pain

  • Are Too Many Young Americans Getting Antipsychotics for ADHD?
    (01-Jul-2015)
    Study shows rise in prescriptions for the powerful medications, even though they're not OK'd for this use

  • A Healthy Body Often Equals a Healthy Brain
    (30-Jun-2015)
    Experts stress that exercise, good diet help maintain memory as much as mental challenges do

  • Scans Suggest Recurrent Depression May Take Toll on the Brain
    (30-Jun-2015)
    Shrinkage seen in region where new memories are made

  • A Healthy Body Often Equals a Healthy Brain
    (30-Jun-2015)
    Experts stress that exercise, good diet help maintain memory as much as mental challenges do

  • Scans Suggest Recurrent Depression May Take Toll on the Brain
    (30-Jun-2015)
    Shrinkage seen in region where new memories are made

  • Could Brain Scans Help Guide Treatment for OCD?
    (26-Jun-2015)
    Small study suggests neural activity can point to patients who'll benefit most from psychotherapy

  • School Coaches Often Ill-Equipped to Spot, Manage Concussions
    (26-Jun-2015)
    Better education recommended, especially at youth and middle school levels

  • Could Brain Scans Help Guide Treatment for OCD?
    (26-Jun-2015)
    Small study suggests neural activity can point to patients who'll benefit most from psychotherapy

  • Surgery May Help Teens With Frequent Migraines, Study Contends
    (25-Jun-2015)
    At least one expert questions whether improvements are due to the procedure

  • Surgery May Help Teens With Frequent Migraines, Study Contends
    (25-Jun-2015)
    At least one expert questions whether improvements are due to the procedure

  • Memory, Thinking Tests May Hint at Alzheimer's Risk
    (24-Jun-2015)
    Low score could be early warning sign for the disease up to 18 years before diagnosis, researchers report

  • Memory, Thinking Tests May Hint at Alzheimer's Risk
    (24-Jun-2015)
    Low score could be early warning sign for the disease up to 18 years before diagnosis, researchers report

  • Memory, Thinking Tests May Hint at Alzheimer's Risk
    (24-Jun-2015)
    Low score could be early warning sign for the disease up to 18 years before diagnosis, researchers report

  • Exercise Benefits People With Parkinson's Disease: Study
    (24-Jun-2015)
    The sooner you start regular physical activity, the better, researchers say

  • Lung Scans May Help Track Suspicious Masses, Study Says
    (23-Jun-2015)
    Annual screening could catch changes that signal beginnings of cancer

  • Evidence Supports Medical Pot for Some Conditions, Not Others
    (23-Jun-2015)
    Review of 79 studies suggests states may have put cart before the horse, experts say

  • 'Skinny Jeans' Linked to Woman's Nerve Damage
    (23-Jun-2015)
    After spending the day squatting in too-tight pants, she temporarily couldn't walk

  • Millions of Smokers May Have Undiagnosed Lung Disease
    (22-Jun-2015)
    Study shows scans, other tests can help spot respiratory problems early

  • Keep Safety in Mind When Skateboarding
    (21-Jun-2015)
    Experts offer tips on how to protect yourself from injury when catching 'air'

  • Technology May Help Surgeons Tell Brain Cancer From Healthy Tissue
    (18-Jun-2015)
    Research shows promise; could be used in humans as soon as this summer, study author says

  • New Drugs Might Prevent Migraines Before They Start
    (18-Jun-2015)
    Injectable medications appear promising in early trials, but more research needed

  • High School Football Players May Be at Doubled Risk of Migraine
    (18-Jun-2015)
    Head injuries likely play a role in these headaches, second study suggests

  • New Drugs Might Prevent Migraines Before They Start
    (18-Jun-2015)
    Injectable medications appear promising in early trials, but more research needed

  • Lip Injections May Ease Challenges of Facial Paralysis
    (18-Jun-2015)
    Procedure might benefit stroke, Bell's palsy, muscular dystrophy patients, researcher says

  • Brain Injury May Hurt Job Prospects of U.S. Veterans
    (17-Jun-2015)
    Employment gap widens over time, study finds

  • Too Much 'Feel Good' Brain Chemical May Trigger Social Phobia
    (17-Jun-2015)
    Serotonin finding conflicts with conventional wisdom, researchers say

  • Trans Fats From Foods May Worsen Memory, Study Finds
    (17-Jun-2015)
    Men who ate more performed poorly on word recall test

  • Online Community Helps People Manage Epilepsy
    (17-Jun-2015)
    Computer support aided most for tracking seizures, medication side effects, study says

  • Many Migraine Sufferers Given Narcotic Painkillers, Barbiturates
    (17-Jun-2015)
    These are a poor choice, especially for children, doctors say

  • Brain Injury May Hurt Job Prospects of U.S. Veterans
    (17-Jun-2015)
    Employment gap widens over time, study finds

  • Trans Fats From Foods May Worsen Memory, Study Finds
    (17-Jun-2015)
    Men who ate more performed poorly on word recall test

  • Most Children With Migraines Don't Get Proven Treatments: Study
    (17-Jun-2015)
    Nearly half don't get any pain relievers at all, researcher adds

  • Many Migraine Sufferers Given Narcotic Painkillers, Barbiturates
    (17-Jun-2015)
    These are a poor choice, especially for children, doctors say

  • Which Candidate? Study Examines the Voter's Brain
    (15-Jun-2015)
    One neurological area seems key to making complex decisions at the ballot box

  • Brain Stimulation Device Approved for Parkinson's and Essential Tremor
    (15-Jun-2015)
    For use after medication alone proves inadequate

  • FDA Approves Brain Stimulation Device for Parkinson's Disease
    (15-Jun-2015)
    Brio Neurostimulation System is second such device approved for tremor disorders

  • FDA Approves Brain Stimulation Device for Parkinson's Disease
    (15-Jun-2015)
    Brio Neurostimulation System is second such device approved for tremor disorders

  • Brain Stimulation Device Approved for Parkinson's and Essential Tremor
    (15-Jun-2015)
    For use after medication alone proves inadequate

  • Adults Can Pick Up Perfect Pitch, Study Shows
    (12-Jun-2015)
    With training, people may be able to identify notes they hear

  • Can't Remember Exact Colors? Science Points to Why
    (12-Jun-2015)
    Human memory classifies all shades of a particular color under one broad category, researchers say

  • Could ADHD Drug Find New Role in Menopause?
    (12-Jun-2015)
    Small study suggests Vyvanse might help with concentration, thought organization

  • Can't Remember Exact Colors? Science Points to Why
    (12-Jun-2015)
    Human memory classifies all shades of a particular color under one broad category, researchers say

  • Educating Stroke Survivors Helps Them Spot Another Stroke Faster
    (11-Jun-2015)
    Program can be especially helpful for minority patients, researchers noted

  • Blood Proteins May Provide Early Clue to Alzheimer's
    (10-Jun-2015)
    Findings could offer possible ways to diagnose, treat the disease sooner, researchers say

  • Exercise, Games, Puzzles Don't Prevent Signs of Alzheimer's in the Brain: Study
    (10-Jun-2015)
    But mental and physical activity may keep your mind healthy in other ways, expert says

  • Blood Proteins May Provide Early Clue to Alzheimer's
    (10-Jun-2015)
    Findings could offer possible ways to diagnose, treat the disease sooner, researchers say

  • Exercise, Games, Puzzles Don't Prevent Signs of Alzheimer's in the Brain: Study
    (10-Jun-2015)
    But mental and physical activity may keep your mind healthy in other ways, expert says

  • Certain Diabetes Drugs May Aid Weight Loss by Curbing Cravings
    (09-Jun-2015)
    Medications called GLP-1 receptors appear to change brain's response to food, researchers say

  • Brains of Teens With Bipolar Disorder Develop Differently: Study
    (09-Jun-2015)
    MRI scans suggest changes in areas that regulate emotions, researchers note

  • Stroke Ages Brain by 8 Years, Study Finds
    (09-Jun-2015)
    Memory impaired, thinking speed slowed in those who suffered brain attack

  • Stroke Ages Brain by 8 Years, Study Finds
    (09-Jun-2015)
    Memory impaired, thinking speed slowed in those who suffered brain attack

  • World's Population Is Getting Sicker, Study Shows
    (08-Jun-2015)
    People lose more 'years of healthy life' to illness now than they did in the 1990s, global survey reports

  • Statins Pose No Greater Harm to Memory, Study Suggests
    (08-Jun-2015)
    Review of more than a million patients finds the drugs are no worse for recall than other cholesterol fighters

  • More Evidence That General Anesthesia May Affect Young Brains
    (08-Jun-2015)
    Anesthesia and surgery still safest for necessary procedures, experts say

  • Statins Pose No Greater Harm to Memory, Study Suggests
    (08-Jun-2015)
    Review of more than a million patients finds the drugs are no worse for recall than other cholesterol fighters

  • Statins Pose No Greater Harm to Memory, Study Suggests
    (08-Jun-2015)
    Review of more than a million patients finds the drugs are no worse for recall than other cholesterol fighters

  • Pregnancy Often Leads to Changes in Migraines
    (05-Jun-2015)
    Many women have fewer headaches while expecting, experts say

  • Pregnancy Often Leads to Changes in Migraines
    (05-Jun-2015)
    Many women have fewer headaches while expecting, experts say

  • Scientists Explore Morality's Home in the Brain
    (03-Jun-2015)
    People with higher levels of 'moral reasoning' have more gray matter in key brain areas, study finds

  • Hormone Therapy Doesn't Help Memory: Study
    (03-Jun-2015)
    Researchers did see mood improvement in women on oral treatment

  • Blood Thinners OK for Cancers That Spread to Brain, Study Finds
    (02-Jun-2015)
    Treatment didn't cause significant increase in bleeding in head

  • Alzheimer's-Linked Brain Proteins Tied to Poor Sleep in Study
    (01-Jun-2015)
    Research hints at 'vicious cycle' connected to dementia

  • Targeted Radiation to Treat Brain Tumors May Be Best: Study
    (01-Jun-2015)
    Damage to thinking and memory less than with radiation for entire brain, while survival is similar, study finds

  • Alzheimer's-Linked Brain Proteins Tied to Poor Sleep in Study
    (01-Jun-2015)
    Research hints at 'vicious cycle' connected to dementia

  • Alzheimer's-Linked Brain Proteins Tied to Poor Sleep in Study
    (01-Jun-2015)
    Research hints at 'vicious cycle' connected to dementia

  • Vegan Diet Might Ease Diabetic Nerve Pain
    (28-May-2015)
    Study found those who followed it lost average of 15 pounds, had improved blood flow to feet

  • White Matter Damage in Brain May Help Spot Early Alzheimer's
    (27-May-2015)
    Study finds widespread changes using specialized MRI

  • White Matter Damage in Brain May Help Spot Early Alzheimer's
    (27-May-2015)
    Study finds widespread changes using specialized MRI

  • MS May Raise Odds for Earlier Death, Study Finds
    (27-May-2015)
    Younger people with the disease appear to face an even greater risk of dying prematurely

  • Do People Transmit Happiness by Smell?
    (26-May-2015)
    Lab experiment with 'scent samples' suggests humans pick up on others' positive emotions via sweat

  • Fish Oil Tied to Better Brain Function in Older Adults
    (22-May-2015)
    But small study doesn't prove omega-3 fatty acids boost mental flexibility

  • Fish Oil Tied to Better Brain Function in Older Adults
    (22-May-2015)
    But small study doesn't prove omega-3 fatty acids boost mental flexibility

  • Rugby Player's Head Injuries Linked to Brain Decline
    (22-May-2015)
    Chronic traumatic encephalopathy was diagnosed after his death at age 57

  • Quadriplegic Uses Thoughts to Control Robotic Arms
    (21-May-2015)
    Research is still preliminary, but implants have worked for several patients

  • Quadriplegic Uses Thoughts to Control Robotic Arms
    (21-May-2015)
    Research is still preliminary, but implants have worked for several patients

  • Depression Tied to Some Risk of Parkinson's Disease
    (20-May-2015)
    Swedish study finds association, but overall risk is low -- only about 1 percent

  • Alzheimer's-Linked Brain Plaques May Arise Decades Before Symptoms
    (19-May-2015)
    Researchers hope for opportunity to head off dementia

  • Alzheimer's-Linked Brain Plaques May Arise Decades Before Symptoms
    (19-May-2015)
    Researchers hope for opportunity to head off dementia

  • Brain Differences Seen in Teenage Heavy Drinkers
    (18-May-2015)
    Researchers also spot genetic mutation linked to impulsiveness

  • Scientists Pinpoint a Speech Center in Brain
    (18-May-2015)
    Discovery suggests a specific area dedicated to this task

  • Serious Concussions Linked to Memory Problems in Retired NFL Players
    (18-May-2015)
    Study found those who had lost consciousness during football career were more likely to show brain damage

  • Learning Daily Skills Prepares Kids With Autism for Adult Life
    (15-May-2015)
    Those who can clean house and make meals more likely to be employed, study says

  • Men in Red May Seem Aggressive, Angry
    (14-May-2015)
    Study might have you think about your 'fashion statement'

  • 'Medical Marijuana' Pill Falls Short in Dementia Study
    (13-May-2015)
    Researchers had hoped to ease anxiety, agitation and wandering

  • Some Smokers May Be 'Hardwired' to Succeed at Quitting
    (13-May-2015)
    Finding could provide new target for cessation treatments, researchers say

  • Autism May Differ in Brains of Boys and Girls
    (13-May-2015)
    Finding might lead to improvements in how disorder is diagnosed, treated based on sex, researcher says

  • Brain Injury Linked to Raised Risk of Road Rage
    (12-May-2015)
    Understanding how head trauma affects driving behavior could help improve traffic safety, study says

  • Parkinson's Protein May Spur Immune Response
    (12-May-2015)
    Researchers say more work needs to be done to understand findings

  • Hormone Therapy for Prostate Cancer May Impair Thinking
    (12-May-2015)
    Men with a particular gene mutation suffered most, study finds

  • Brain Injury Linked to Raised Risk of Road Rage
    (12-May-2015)
    Understanding how head trauma affects driving behavior could help improve traffic safety, study says

  • Hormone Therapy for Prostate Cancer May Impair Thinking
    (12-May-2015)
    Men with a particular gene mutation suffered most, study finds

  • Immune System Genes May Change With the Seasons: Study
    (12-May-2015)
    Altered activity could explain why some diseases are worse in some months than others, researchers say

  • Parkinson's Protein May Spur Immune Response
    (12-May-2015)
    Researchers say more work needs to be done to understand findings

  • Concussion May Hurt School Performance for a While
    (11-May-2015)
    Several weeks of academic accommodations might be needed, experts say

  • Mediterranean Diet Plus Olive Oil or Nuts May Boost Thinking and Memory
    (11-May-2015)
    Healthy eating plans helped older people stay sharper mentally, study finds

  • Concussion May Hurt School Performance for a While
    (11-May-2015)
    Several weeks of academic accommodations might be needed, experts say

  • Mediterranean Diet Plus Olive Oil or Nuts May Boost Thinking and Memory
    (11-May-2015)
    Healthy eating plans helped older people stay sharper mentally, study finds

  • Study Links Celiac Disease to Nerve Damage
    (11-May-2015)
    Researchers suggest screening people with gluten sensitivity

  • Expert Tips to Detect Early Warning Signs of Stroke
    (10-May-2015)
    Fast identification of brain attacks leads to better outcomes

  • Mice May Yield Clues to Winter Depression
    (08-May-2015)
    Brain research suggests time of year you're born could influence chances of seasonal affective disorder

  • 'Love Hormone' May Help New Moms Heed Crying Babies
    (06-May-2015)
    Brain scan study suggests oxytocin might play role in getting new mothers to care for infants

  • Healthy Eating May Shield the Aging Brain
    (06-May-2015)
    Study found those who ate most fruits, veggies, fish were least likely to show thinking declines over 5 years

  • Many Young Football Players Get Concussions at Practice, Study Says
    (04-May-2015)
    Limiting player-to-player contact may reduce risk of head trauma, experts say

  • How to Lower Your Stroke Risk
    (01-May-2015)
    Neurologist suggests healthier lifestyle, treatment of heart conditions to help prevent brain attack

  • Mars-Bound Astronauts May Face Danger From Cosmic Rays
    (01-May-2015)
    Rodent study suggests long-term exposure diminishes brain function

  • Health Tip: Muscle Up Your Memory
    (30-Apr-2015)
    You're never too old to learn

  • Heart Failure Implant Tied to Weakening of Thinking, Memory
    (30-Apr-2015)
    Research suggests left ventricular assist devices aren't a magic bullet

  • Health Tip: Muscle Up Your Memory
    (30-Apr-2015)
    You're never too old to learn

  • Heart Failure Implant Tied to Weakening of Thinking, Memory
    (30-Apr-2015)
    Research suggests left ventricular assist devices aren't a magic bullet

  • Health Tip: Fitting a Bicycle Helmet
    (29-Apr-2015)
    Use padding to get a better fit

  • Scientists Pinpoint Brain's 'Hunger Circuit' in Mice
    (28-Apr-2015)
    Manipulating this wiring system might help with weight loss, researcher says

  • Ex-Baseball Star Kirk Gibson Has Parkinson's Disease
    (28-Apr-2015)
    The movement disorder often leads to trembling, slowed movement, poor balance and coordination

  • Women's Brains May Have Tougher Time Recovering From Concussion
    (28-Apr-2015)
    MRI study suggests working memory doesn't bounce back quickly as it does in men

  • Ex-Baseball Star Kirk Gibson Has Parkinson's Disease
    (28-Apr-2015)
    The movement disorder often leads to trembling, slowed movement, poor balance and coordination

  • High-Pitched Sounds May Trigger Seizures in Cats
    (28-Apr-2015)
    The louder the noise, the more severe the jerking motions, researchers report

  • Young Brains May Gain Skills When Parents Read to Kids
    (27-Apr-2015)
    Small study using MRIs suggests being read to boosts ability to visualize stories

  • Young Brains May Gain Skills When Parents Read to Kids
    (27-Apr-2015)
    Small study using MRIs suggests being read to boosts ability to visualize stories

  • Prices of MS Drugs Soaring, Study Finds
    (24-Apr-2015)
    No medications available for disabling disease for less than $50,000 a year in United States, researchers say

  • Why Ringing in the Ears May Be Hard to Treat
    (23-Apr-2015)
    Study found tinnitus activates much larger area of brain than normal sounds do

  • Smog May Be Harming Your Brain
    (23-Apr-2015)
    Tiny particles of pollution might shrink the brain and increase risk of 'silent' strokes, study contends

  • Chronic Migraines Take Big Toll on Families, Survey Finds
    (23-Apr-2015)
    Debilitating headaches meant less participation in family activities, canceled plans each month

  • Smog May Be Harming Your Brain
    (23-Apr-2015)
    Tiny particles of pollution might shrink the brain and increase risk of 'silent' strokes, study contends

  • Chronic Migraines Take Big Toll on Families, Survey Finds
    (23-Apr-2015)
    Debilitating headaches meant less participation in family activities, canceled plans each month

  • Medical Groups Issue Guidelines for Treating First Seizure
    (20-Apr-2015)
    Epilepsy medication recommended to help stave off second attack

  • Medical Groups Issue Guidelines for Treating First Seizure
    (20-Apr-2015)
    Epilepsy medication recommended to help stave off second attack

  • Medical Groups Issue Guidelines for Treating First Seizure
    (20-Apr-2015)
    Epilepsy medication recommended to help stave off second attack

  • Brain Scans Give Clues to Link Between Alzheimer's, Down Syndrome
    (17-Apr-2015)
    People with Down syndrome are at much higher risk of developing dementia, researchers say

  • Higher Altitude States Have Fewer Kids With ADHD, Study Finds
    (17-Apr-2015)
    Low-lying states have rates up to 16 percent versus 6 percent in mountain regions

  • Brain Scans Give Clues to Link Between Alzheimer's, Down Syndrome
    (17-Apr-2015)
    People with Down syndrome are at much higher risk of developing dementia, researchers say

  • U.S. Boy's Death Highlights Rare Mosquito-Borne Infection
    (17-Apr-2015)
    Researchers identify lethal strain of La Crosse virus in Tennessee patient

  • U.S. Boy's Death Highlights Rare Mosquito-Borne Infection
    (17-Apr-2015)
    Researchers identify lethal strain of La Crosse virus in Tennessee patient

  • Migraines Often Undiagnosed, Doctor Says
    (17-Apr-2015)
    Proper identification of headache type can lead to better treatment

  • Migraines Often Undiagnosed, Doctor Says
    (17-Apr-2015)
    Proper identification of headache type can lead to better treatment

  • Migraines Often Undiagnosed, Doctor Says
    (17-Apr-2015)
    Proper identification of headache type can lead to better treatment

  • Brain Scans Give Clues to Link Between Alzheimer's, Down Syndrome
    (17-Apr-2015)
    People with Down syndrome are at much higher risk of developing dementia, researchers say

  • Generic Copaxone Approved for Multiple Sclerosis
    (16-Apr-2015)
    Autoimmune disease affects central nervous system

  • Dog-Transmitted Rabies Kills 160 People a Day Worldwide: Study
    (16-Apr-2015)
    Researchers say best way to prevent infection in people is to vaccinate pets

  • Heavy Snoring, Apnea Tied to Earlier Brain Troubles
    (15-Apr-2015)
    Treating sleep issues may delay mental decline in older adults, researchers say

  • Depression Plus Diabetes May Boost Dementia Risk
    (15-Apr-2015)
    Each threatens brain health, and combination is worse, study suggests

  • Doctors Often Ignore Parents' Concerns About Autism in Young Kids: Study
    (15-Apr-2015)
    Research suggests that needless delays in diagnosis, treatment, occur as a result

  • Mouse Study Suggests Immune Disorder May Play Role in Alzheimer's
    (14-Apr-2015)
    If seen in humans, it might lead to new treatments for memory-robbing disease

  • Brain's Visual Center Similar in Sighted and Those Blind From Birth
    (14-Apr-2015)
    Study findings challenge long-held beliefs about visual cortex

  • To Protect Your Aging Brain, Start With Exercise
    (14-Apr-2015)
    New report also suggests quitting smoking, managing health conditions and socializing

  • New Drug Shows Promise for MS
    (14-Apr-2015)
    Early results indicate treatment can repair nerve damage

  • New Drug Shows Promise for MS
    (14-Apr-2015)
    Early results indicate treatment can repair nerve damage

  • Liquid Medical Marijuana Shows Promise Against Severe Epilepsy
    (13-Apr-2015)
    Child and adult patients who took cannabidiol had big drop in seizure rates, study found

  • Liquid Medical Marijuana Shows Promise Against Severe Epilepsy
    (13-Apr-2015)
    Child and adult patients who took cannabidiol had big drop in seizure rates, study found

  • Liquid Medical Marijuana Shows Promise Against Severe Epilepsy
    (13-Apr-2015)
    Child and adult patients who took cannabidiol had big drop in seizure rates, study found

  • Liquid Medical Marijuana Shows Promise Against Severe Epilepsy
    (13-Apr-2015)
    Child and adult patients who took cannabidiol had big drop in seizure rates, study found

  • Too Few Kids With Epilepsy, Cerebral Palsy Get Flu Shot: Study
    (10-Apr-2015)
    But they are more likely to develop flu-rated complications

  • Too Few Kids With Epilepsy, Cerebral Palsy Get Flu Shot: Study
    (10-Apr-2015)
    But they are more likely to develop flu-rated complications

  • Arts, Crafts, Socializing May Buoy the Aging Brain
    (09-Apr-2015)
    Those participating in these activities or using computers half as likely to develop mild dementia, study found

  • Arts, Crafts, Socializing May Buoy the Aging Brain
    (09-Apr-2015)
    Those participating in these activities or using computers half as likely to develop mild dementia, study found

  • Brain Scans May Predict Language Skills in Kids With Autism
    (09-Apr-2015)
    But research is still preliminary, expert says

  • Migraine Drug May Up Risk of Eating Disorders in Some Teens
    (09-Apr-2015)
    Case reports don't prove the medicine caused problems, however

  • Migraine Drug May Up Risk of Eating Disorders in Some Teens
    (09-Apr-2015)
    Case reports don't prove the medicine caused problems, however

  • Arts, Crafts, Socializing May Buoy the Aging Brain
    (09-Apr-2015)
    Those participating in these activities or using computers half as likely to develop mild dementia, study found

  • Ingredient in MS, Psoriasis Drugs Linked to Two Deadly Brain Infections
    (08-Apr-2015)
    But experts say complication is rare, and no reason to stop medication

  • Older Execs Bring Pluses, Minuses to the Job
    (06-Apr-2015)
    Tests employers use found better verbal skills but less ability to reason in older job applicants

  • Cooling After Cardiac Arrest May Help Preserve Brain Function
    (06-Apr-2015)
    Study finds reducing body temperature slightly tied to good mental outcomes

  • HIV Can Damage Brain Early On, Study Says
    (02-Apr-2015)
    Findings appear to underscore need for early diagnosis, treatment

  • Digital Compass Attached to Brain Helps Blind Rats 'See'
    (02-Apr-2015)
    Findings suggest putting similar device in canes that blind people use might improve mobility

  • Head Injuries May Prematurely Age the Brain, Study Suggests
    (01-Apr-2015)
    Researchers hope computer model could predict early problems from injuries

  • Head Injuries May Prematurely Age the Brain, Study Suggests
    (01-Apr-2015)
    Researchers hope computer model could predict early problems from injuries

  • All That Googling May Make People Feel Smarter Than They Are
    (01-Apr-2015)
    In study, Internet searches seemed to boost users' sense of their own knowledge base

  • More Americans Survive Childhood Cancers, But Health Problems Persist
    (01-Apr-2015)
    Malignancies and treatments can take toll on quality of life in adulthood, study finds

  • All That Googling May Make People Feel Smarter Than They Are
    (01-Apr-2015)
    In study, Internet searches seemed to boost users' sense of their own knowledge base

  • Ob-Gyns: Use Ultrasound to Assess Pelvic Symptoms
    (31-Mar-2015)
    It's safer, cheaper than other types of imaging, doctors say

  • New Stroke Prevention Efforts May Be Paying Off
    (31-Mar-2015)
    CDC study finds fewer patients treated in ERs for blood clots in the brain

  • Clues to 'Brain Fog' in Chronic Fatigue Patients Found in Spinal Fluid
    (31-Mar-2015)
    Study reveals evidence that it's 'not made up,' researcher says

  • New Research Tightens Childhood Paralysis-Enterovirus D68 Link
    (31-Mar-2015)
    Lab tests confirm half of cases in recent outbreak tied to specific virus strain

  • Lots of Leafy Greens Might Shield Aging Brains, Study Finds
    (30-Mar-2015)
    Vitamin K thought to slow deterioration

  • Migraine, Carpal Tunnel May Be Linked
    (30-Mar-2015)
    Patients with one are more than twice as likely to have the other, study says

  • Lots of Leafy Greens Might Shield Aging Brains, Study Finds
    (30-Mar-2015)
    Vitamin K thought to slow deterioration

  • Migraine, Carpal Tunnel May Be Linked
    (30-Mar-2015)
    Patients with one are more than twice as likely to have the other, study says

  • Could a Diet Help Shield You From Alzheimer's?
    (27-Mar-2015)
    Scientists say the MIND eating plan significantly reduces risk of the brain disorder

  • Could a Diet Help Shield You From Alzheimer's?
    (27-Mar-2015)
    Scientists say the MIND eating plan significantly reduces risk of the brain disorder

  • Smell Test Helps Spot Brain Trauma in Combat Zones, Study Says
    (26-Mar-2015)
    Findings suggest new avenue for identifying hidden injuries

  • Brains of Those With Anorexia React Differently to Hunger Signals
    (26-Mar-2015)
    Study also finds changes in areas that regulate self-control

  • Scientists Spot Gene Tied to Severe Autism in Girls
    (25-Mar-2015)
    Research aims to get at root causes of the disorder

  • Researchers Pinpoint Possible Protein Culprit Behind Alzheimer's
    (24-Mar-2015)
    Postmortem analysis of almost 1,400 brains implicates tau, not amyloid, buildup driving memory loss

  • Many With Alzheimer's Aren't Told of Diagnosis by Doctor: Report
    (24-Mar-2015)
    Researchers found patients were more likely to be informed only after their disease had advanced

  • Stents Meant to Prevent Stroke May Actually Boost Risk
    (24-Mar-2015)
    Use of blood thinners appears safer for narrowed brain arteries, experts say

  • Deep Brain Stimulation May Ease Some Parkinson's Pain for Years
    (23-Mar-2015)
    But new aches develop for many, researchers report

  • Adopted Kids' Average IQ Higher Than Non-Adopted Siblings: Study
    (23-Mar-2015)
    Parents' education levels may account for difference, researchers suggest

  • Deep Brain Stimulation May Ease Some Parkinson's Pain for Years
    (23-Mar-2015)
    But new aches develop for many, researchers report

  • For Safety's Sake: A Young Star Player Quits Pro Football...
    (20-Mar-2015)
    ... As many re-examine the health risks posed by America's favorite sport

  • For Safety's Sake: A Young Star Player Quits Pro Football...
    (20-Mar-2015)
    ... As many re-examine the health risks posed by America's favorite sport

  • A Sense of Purpose May Benefit Your Brain
    (19-Mar-2015)
    Study finds seniors with a positive mental state less likely to have cerebral tissue damage

  • Researchers Develop Screening for Early Memory Troubles
    (18-Mar-2015)
    Higher scores on test may indicate need for further evaluation, expert said

  • Antipsychotics May Be Deadlier Than Thought for Dementia Patients
    (18-Mar-2015)
    The drugs are use to treat delusions, hallucinations, agitation and aggression

  • Researchers Develop Screening for Early Memory Troubles
    (18-Mar-2015)
    Higher scores on test may indicate need for further evaluation, expert said

  • Researchers Develop Screening for Early Memory Troubles
    (18-Mar-2015)
    Higher scores on test may indicate need for further evaluation, expert said

  • Early Scans for Back Pain May Do Little to Help Seniors
    (17-Mar-2015)
    Researchers saw no difference in outcomes, even though more money was spent on treatments

  • Age-Linked Memory Loss May Be Worse for Men, Study Finds
    (16-Mar-2015)
    And, early plaque build-up in brain may not play as strong a role in recall issues as suspected

  • Age-Linked Memory Loss May Be Worse for Men, Study Finds
    (16-Mar-2015)
    And, early plaque build-up in brain may not play as strong a role in recall issues as suspected

  • Study Gauges Value of CT Scans for Heart Patients
    (16-Mar-2015)
    CT may slightly outperform 'functional' tests because it helps rule out unnecessary procedures, researchers say

  • CT Scans Might Spot Heart Risks More Clearly in Patients With Chest Pain
    (16-Mar-2015)
    Study found they changed treatments, lowered chances of later heart attack more than standard care

  • Age-Linked Memory Loss May Be Worse for Men, Study Finds
    (16-Mar-2015)
    And, early plaque build-up in brain may not play as strong a role in recall issues as suspected

  • Could Your Child Have Migraines?
    (16-Mar-2015)
    Symptoms can include nausea, abdominal pain, experts say

  • Study Highlights Complexity of 'Hearing Voices'
    (12-Mar-2015)
    Many people 'hear' multiple characters, along with having bodily sensations

  • Autism-Linked Genes May Be Tied to Slightly Higher IQ
    (12-Mar-2015)
    Those with genes associated with the disorder scored slightly higher on thinking tests, study finds

  • Teens' Heavy Pot Smoking Tied to Memory Problems
    (12-Mar-2015)
    Daily marijuana use also linked to brain abnormalities, study finds

  • Excessive Use of Medical Scans Varies By Region
    (12-Mar-2015)
    Doctors tend to order more imaging technologies in the Northeast, study found

  • Healthy Lifestyle May Guard Against Dementia
    (12-Mar-2015)
    Study found seniors who were advised on better eating, exercise scored higher on mental tests

  • Teens' Heavy Pot Smoking Tied to Memory Problems
    (12-Mar-2015)
    Daily marijuana use also linked to brain abnormalities, study finds

  • Study Highlights Complexity of 'Hearing Voices'
    (12-Mar-2015)
    Many people 'hear' multiple characters, along with having bodily sensations

  • Cochlear Implants May Also Boost Seniors' Mood, Thinking: Study
    (12-Mar-2015)
    Older people with severe hearing loss who received the devices had less depression, better mental skills

  • Ultrasound Used to Attack Alzheimer's-Linked Brain Plaque in Mice
    (11-Mar-2015)
    Treatment is preliminary, but may have potential to combat the disease, researcher says

  • Brainpower Peaks in Different Ways as People Age, Study Finds
    (11-Mar-2015)
    Emotional intelligence best in middle age, overall knowledge base highest for seniors

  • Ultrasound Used to Attack Alzheimer's-Linked Brain Plaque in Mice
    (11-Mar-2015)
    Treatment is preliminary, but may have potential to combat the disease, researcher says

  • Exercise's Effect on Brain May Boost Mobility in Old Age
    (11-Mar-2015)
    You don't need to run marathons, researcher says

  • Health Tip: Spot the Symptoms of Scalp Psoriasis
    (11-Mar-2015)
    They differ from ordinary dandruff

  • Brainpower Peaks in Different Ways as People Age, Study Finds
    (11-Mar-2015)
    Emotional intelligence best in middle age, overall knowledge base highest for seniors

  • Good Heart Health May Help Stave Off Dementia, Study Says
    (10-Mar-2015)
    Poorer cardiac function linked to doubled odds for mental decline

  • The Lower His IQ, the More a Young Guy Drinks?
    (10-Mar-2015)
    Heavy drinking and lesser intelligence linked in Swedish study

  • Good Heart Health May Help Stave Off Dementia, Study Says
    (10-Mar-2015)
    Poorer cardiac function linked to doubled odds for mental decline

  • British Scientists Spot Brain's Pain Center
    (09-Mar-2015)
    One region matched up with self-reported levels of pain in study using new imaging technique

  • British Scientists Spot Brain's Pain Center
    (09-Mar-2015)
    One region matched up with self-reported levels of pain in study using new imaging technique

  • Could Smartphones Lower Intelligence?
    (06-Mar-2015)
    Study suggests that devices might promote lazy thinking and less brain use

  • Gout's Silver Lining: A Lower Risk for Alzheimer's?
    (05-Mar-2015)
    Study found people with the arthritic ailment had lower odds for dementia, but more research is needed

  • Many U.S. Households Include Someone With Failing Memory
    (05-Mar-2015)
    About half of those with recall issues say they interfere with daily life

  • Gout's Silver Lining: A Lower Risk for Alzheimer's?
    (05-Mar-2015)
    Study found people with the arthritic ailment had lower odds for dementia, but more research is needed

  • Exercise May Boost Size of Some Brain Regions
    (05-Mar-2015)
    But it's not clear if these changes make a difference in aging, researcher says

  • Many U.S. Households Include Someone With Failing Memory
    (05-Mar-2015)
    About half of those with recall issues say they interfere with daily life

  • 1 in 3 Americans Lives an Hour or More From a Stroke Center
    (04-Mar-2015)
    Least access found in southeastern U.S., researchers say

  • Fit Body at 40 May Keep Brain Bright at 60
    (04-Mar-2015)
    Tests show higher midlife fitness levels tied to greater brain volume, function decades later

  • Brain Protein Tied to Alzheimer's Spotted in Young Adults
    (03-Mar-2015)
    People as young as 20 have amyloid buildup, but researchers aren't sure what it means

  • Brain Protein Tied to Alzheimer's Spotted in Young Adults
    (03-Mar-2015)
    People as young as 20 have amyloid buildup, but researchers aren't sure what it means

  • Nerve Treatment Via Nose Shows Promise Against Migraines
    (02-Mar-2015)
    Therapy reduced pain level by about one-third for up to a month, study found

  • Tracking Brain Blood Flow May Help Predict Concussion Outcomes
    (02-Mar-2015)
    In study, scans show reduced circulation in brains of football players who had not recovered from the injury

  • Nerve Treatment Via Nose Shows Promise Against Migraines
    (02-Mar-2015)
    Therapy reduced pain level by about one-third for up to a month, study found

  • Nerve Treatment Via Nose Shows Promise Against Migraines
    (02-Mar-2015)
    Therapy reduced pain level by about one-third for up to a month, study found

  • Tracking Brain Blood Flow May Help Predict Concussion Outcomes
    (02-Mar-2015)
    In study, scans show reduced circulation in brains of football players who had not recovered from the injury

  • Epilepsy Surgery Gets High Marks From Patients in Survey
    (27-Feb-2015)
    92 percent said it was worthwhile, with fewer seizures and higher quality-of-life

  • Epilepsy Surgery Gets High Marks From Patients in Survey
    (27-Feb-2015)
    92 percent said it was worthwhile, with fewer seizures and higher quality-of-life

  • Could Coffee Lower Risk of Multiple Sclerosis?
    (26-Feb-2015)
    Studies link several cups daily with reduced odds for the disease

  • Skin Test for Alzheimer's, Parkinson's Shows Early Promise
    (24-Feb-2015)
    Higher levels of key proteins may point to disease, but more study is needed, experts say

  • Skin Test for Alzheimer's, Parkinson's Shows Early Promise
    (24-Feb-2015)
    Higher levels of key proteins may point to disease, but more study is needed, experts say

  • Skin Test for Alzheimer's, Parkinson's Shows Early Promise
    (24-Feb-2015)
    Higher levels of key proteins may point to disease, but more study is needed, experts say

  • Skin Test for Alzheimer's, Parkinson's Shows Early Promise
    (24-Feb-2015)
    Higher levels of key proteins may point to disease, but more study is needed, experts say

  • Sound of Mother's Voice in Womb May Aid Fetal Brain Growth
    (23-Feb-2015)
    Study of preemies who heard recordings from mom showed larger auditory cortex

  • Multiple Sclerosis Linked to Lower Levels of Key Nutrients in Women
    (20-Feb-2015)
    But researchers aren't sure whether differences are cause or effect of inflammatory disease

  • Hungry in the Department Store? Your Spending May Rise
    (20-Feb-2015)
    Study finds ravenous people tend to purchase more nonfood items

  • Ears May Have Natural Defense Against Loud Noise, Mouse Study Shows
    (20-Feb-2015)
    Researchers suspect humans have a similar system to guard hearing

  • Mouse Study Explores Secrets of Marijuana 'Munchies'
    (18-Feb-2015)
    Researcher says pot might help release an appetite-stimulating hormone

  • Kids Can Get Migraines Too
    (17-Feb-2015)
    Tracking pain patterns and getting treatment can help, experts explain

  • Kids Can Get Migraines Too
    (17-Feb-2015)
    Tracking pain patterns and getting treatment can help, experts explain

  • Graphic Images on Cigarette Labels Affect Smokers' Brains: Study
    (16-Feb-2015)
    Emotional pictures more memorable and reduce urge to smoke, researchers say

  • 'Superagers' Seem to Have 'Younger' Brains, Researchers Find
    (13-Feb-2015)
    Their sharp memories at 80 and beyond may provide clues for treating dementia

  • 'Superagers' Seem to Have 'Younger' Brains, Researchers Find
    (13-Feb-2015)
    Their sharp memories at 80 and beyond may provide clues for treating dementia

  • 'Play' May Be More Stressful for Kids With Autism: Study
    (13-Feb-2015)
    Brain scans also reveal apparent lack of social recognition during video play, researchers say

  • Smoking Linked to Damage in the Brain, Researchers Find
    (13-Feb-2015)
    Cigarette use thins key area for memory, thinking skills and language

  • 'Superagers' Seem to Have 'Younger' Brains, Researchers Find
    (13-Feb-2015)
    Their sharp memories at 80 and beyond may provide clues for treating dementia

  • Smoking Linked to Damage in the Brain, Researchers Find
    (13-Feb-2015)
    Cigarette use thins key area for memory, thinking skills and language

  • Dehydration Linked to Greater Stroke Damage
    (12-Feb-2015)
    Thicker blood may be the reason why, study suggests

  • Eyes May Be Window to Outcomes After Stroke, Research Suggests
    (11-Feb-2015)
    Thickness of optic nerve's sheath seemed tied to odds for patient death during the study period

  • Eyes May Be Window to Outcomes After Stroke, Research Suggests
    (11-Feb-2015)
    Thickness of optic nerve's sheath seemed tied to odds for patient death during the study period

  • Eyes May Be Window to Outcomes After Stroke, Research Suggests
    (11-Feb-2015)
    Thickness of optic nerve's sheath seemed tied to odds for patient death during the study period

  • Depression After Stroke Linked to Troubled Sleep
    (10-Feb-2015)
    Korean study found low spirits a key factor in daytime sleepiness, nighttime awakenings

  • Creatine Doesn't Treat Parkinson's Disease, Study Says
    (10-Feb-2015)
    Research in mice had suggested this amino acid might help

  • Depression After Stroke Linked to Troubled Sleep
    (10-Feb-2015)
    Korean study found low spirits a key factor in daytime sleepiness, nighttime awakenings

  • Creatine Doesn't Treat Parkinson's Disease, Study Says
    (10-Feb-2015)
    Research in mice had suggested this amino acid might help

  • Loved Ones Caring for Brain-Injured Veterans May Face Health Risks
    (09-Feb-2015)
    Study found high levels of substance linked to inflammation in caregivers who felt anger, blame

  • FDA Approves New Device Aimed at Easing Stroke Risk
    (09-Feb-2015)
    ENROUTE system cleans out 'debris' in neck artery for those requiring better blood flow to the brain

  • Certain Allergy, Depression Meds Tied to Higher Odds for Dementia
    (04-Feb-2015)
    Class of drugs interferes with a key brain chemical, but study can't prove cause-and-effect

  • Certain Allergy, Depression Meds Tied to Higher Odds for Dementia
    (04-Feb-2015)
    Class of drugs interferes with a key brain chemical, but study can't prove cause-and-effect

  • Certain Allergy, Depression Meds Tied to Higher Odds for Dementia
    (04-Feb-2015)
    Class of drugs interferes with a key brain chemical, but study can't prove cause-and-effect

  • Blood Test Aims to Detect Parkinson's in Early Stages
    (03-Feb-2015)
    Researchers also hope it will help doctors track treatment

  • Non-Drug Options Can Help Curb Delirium in Hospital Patients, Study Finds
    (02-Feb-2015)
    Simply reminding patient each morning of date, place can help, researchers found

  • Lead Exposure May Be Bigger Threat to Boys Than Girls
    (30-Jan-2015)
    Hormones may offer young females some protection from toxic effects, study says

  • More Evidence That Boxing Can Lead to Brain Damage
    (30-Jan-2015)
    Repeated blows to head tied to changes seen on MRIs, lower test scores, study finds

  • More Evidence That Boxing Can Lead to Brain Damage
    (30-Jan-2015)
    Repeated blows to head tied to changes seen on MRIs, lower test scores, study finds

  • Eye Tracking May Help to Spot Concussions Quickly
    (29-Jan-2015)
    Simple technique offers possible way to assess brain injury severity, study says

  • Eye Tracking May Help to Spot Concussions Quickly
    (29-Jan-2015)
    Simple technique offers possible way to assess brain injury severity, study says

  • Little Improvement in Children Paralyzed After Viral Infection, Study Finds
    (29-Jan-2015)
    Cluster of Colorado cases may be tied to 2014 outbreak of enterovirus D68, experts say

  • Some Kids With Autism Show Improvement by Age 6: Study
    (28-Jan-2015)
    20 percent experienced gains in daily functioning, 11 percent had less severe symptoms, researchers say

  • Study Underscores Power of Placebo Effect
    (28-Jan-2015)
    Parkinson's patients given fake drugs fared better on 'more expensive' medication

  • Study Underscores Power of Placebo Effect
    (28-Jan-2015)
    Parkinson's patients given fake drugs fared better on 'more expensive' medication

  • Concussions Linked to Memory Loss in Study of Retired NFL Players
    (27-Jan-2015)
    Researchers found differences and evidence of damage in areas of brain related to recall

  • 'Long Life' Gene Might Make Some Smarter, Too: Study
    (27-Jan-2015)
    Greater size of particular brain region predicted better function

  • Concussions Linked to Memory Loss in Study of Retired NFL Players
    (27-Jan-2015)
    Researchers found differences and evidence of damage in areas of brain related to recall

  • Concussions Linked to Memory Loss in Study of Retired NFL Players
    (27-Jan-2015)
    Researchers found differences and evidence of damage in areas of brain related to recall

  • Childhood Neglect May Affect Brain Development, Study Says
    (26-Jan-2015)
    Changes in white matter seen in institutionalized children

  • 'Hidden' Brain Damage Seen in Vets With Blast Injuries
    (23-Jan-2015)
    Autopsies showed broken, swollen nerve fibers in regions related to memory, reasoning

  • Exercise May Tone Up Women's Bodies and Minds
    (23-Jan-2015)
    Regular physical activity appears to boost oxygen supply to the brain, study says

  • 'Hidden' Brain Damage Seen in Vets With Blast Injuries
    (23-Jan-2015)
    Autopsies showed broken, swollen nerve fibers in regions related to memory, reasoning

  • Family Stories May Help Coma Patients Recover
    (22-Jan-2015)
    When relatives read detailed recollections of significant events, improvements were seen

  • Family Stories May Help Coma Patients Recover
    (22-Jan-2015)
    When relatives read detailed recollections of significant events, improvements were seen

  • Family Stories May Help Coma Patients Recover
    (22-Jan-2015)
    When relatives read detailed recollections of significant events, improvements were seen

  • Leaks in Brain May Contribute to Dementia
    (21-Jan-2015)
    Study finds blood vessels in older adults break down

  • Leaks in Brain May Contribute to Dementia
    (21-Jan-2015)
    Study finds blood vessels in older adults break down

  • Sleep Position Linked to Death Risk for Those With Epilepsy
    (21-Jan-2015)
    Researchers see similarities with sudden infant death syndrome

  • Sleep Position Linked to Death Risk for Those With Epilepsy
    (21-Jan-2015)
    Researchers see similarities with sudden infant death syndrome

  • Study Rates Migraine Medications
    (20-Jan-2015)
    Findings will be basis of new guidelines on treatments for debilitating headaches

  • Study Rates Migraine Medications
    (20-Jan-2015)
    Findings will be basis of new guidelines on treatments for debilitating headaches

  • Ulcer Bacteria Tied to Lower Multiple Sclerosis Risk in Women
    (20-Jan-2015)
    Study suggests infection with H. pylori bug may be somewhat protective

  • Early Study Says Stem Cells May Reverse Multiple Sclerosis Disability
    (20-Jan-2015)
    Small initial trial showed improvement for people with relapsing-remitting MS

  • Scientists Spot Gene Linked to Tanning 'Addiction'
    (16-Jan-2015)
    Understanding biology behind dependence important because of rising skin cancer rates, expert says

  • Eyes Wide Shut: Key to a Keener Memory?
    (16-Jan-2015)
    Study volunteers had better recall of details in video depicting crimes if they closed their eyes

  • Eyes Wide Shut: Key to a Keener Memory?
    (16-Jan-2015)
    Study volunteers had better recall of details in video depicting crimes if they closed their eyes

  • 1 in 5 Adults With Epilepsy Also Has ADHD Symptoms: Study
    (15-Jan-2015)
    Experts say that controlling seizures may help alleviate other psychiatric symptoms

  • 1 in 5 Adults With Epilepsy Also Has ADHD Symptoms: Study
    (15-Jan-2015)
    Experts say that controlling seizures may help alleviate other psychiatric symptoms

  • 1 in 5 Adults With Epilepsy Also Has ADHD Symptoms: Study
    (15-Jan-2015)
    Experts say that controlling seizures may help alleviate other psychiatric symptoms

  • Depression, Anxiety Can Precede Memory Loss in Alzheimer's, Study Finds
    (14-Jan-2015)
    Those who developed dementia were more than twice as likely to be diagnosed with depression earlier

  • Depression, Anxiety Can Precede Memory Loss in Alzheimer's, Study Finds
    (14-Jan-2015)
    Those who developed dementia were more than twice as likely to be diagnosed with depression earlier

  • Tuning In to Music May Ease Kids' Post-Op Pain, Study Finds
    (13-Jan-2015)
    Listening to favorite songs, even audiobooks, seemed to ease discomfort

  • The Mind May Be a Muscle Booster
    (12-Jan-2015)
    Mental imagery reduces muscle loss associated with immobilization, study suggests

  • Brain Scans Give New Clues to Chronic Pain
    (12-Jan-2015)
    In patients with back pain, certain cells produced a protein that might someday be treatment target

  • Naps May Boost Your Baby's Memory
    (12-Jan-2015)
    Study found infants recalled tasks better if they slept within four hours of learning

  • Brain Scans Give New Clues to Chronic Pain
    (12-Jan-2015)
    In patients with back pain, certain cells produced a protein that might someday be treatment target

  • Middle School Football Doesn't Seem to Cause Short-Term Brain Damage: Study
    (09-Jan-2015)
    Small review found hits to head occurred less often than for older players; one doctor has some concerns

  • Petty 'Crimes' Sometimes Tied to Dementia
    (08-Jan-2015)
    Thefts, traffic violations may be first signs of mental decline, researchers say

  • Petty 'Crimes' Sometimes Tied to Dementia
    (08-Jan-2015)
    Thefts, traffic violations may be first signs of mental decline, researchers say

  • Synthetic Oil May Help Patients With Huntington's Disease
    (08-Jan-2015)
    Preliminary research shows improvement in brain response

  • Study: HPV Vaccine Doesn't Increase Risk for Multiple Sclerosis
    (06-Jan-2015)
    Researchers say findings provide more evidence supporting safety of the cervical cancer inoculation

  • Extra Bed Rest May Not Be Best for Kids With Concussions
    (05-Jan-2015)
    Two days proved more effective than five days in small study of teens

  • Extra Bed Rest May Not Be Best for Kids With Concussions
    (05-Jan-2015)
    Two days proved more effective than five days in small study of teens

  • Exercise May Cut Fall Risk for Some Parkinson's Patients
    (31-Dec-2014)
    Benefit strongest for those with milder symptoms, study finds

  • Stem Cell Therapy for MS Shows Promise
    (29-Dec-2014)
    Experimental treatment kills off, then 'resets' the immune system

  • Diabetes May Affect Kids' Brain Growth, Study Reports
    (26-Dec-2014)
    But there was no effect on thinking and memory skills, researchers say

  • Methamphetamine Use Linked to Parkinson's Risk
    (26-Dec-2014)
    Study also found women who took the drug had higher odds of the disease than men

  • Hepatitis C Infection Isn't Related to HIV Brain Woes: Study
    (24-Dec-2014)
    Mood swings, memory problems may be triggered by inflammation, researchers say

  • Expert Offers Tips for Preventing Holiday Migraines
    (24-Dec-2014)
    Don't skip meals and avoid triggers such as red wine, aged cheese and chocolate

  • Abuse in Childhood Tied to Migraines in Adulthood
    (24-Dec-2014)
    Emotional or sexual maltreatment linked to higher odds of serious headache, study finds

  • Hepatitis C Infection Isn't Related to HIV Brain Woes: Study
    (24-Dec-2014)
    Mood swings, memory problems may be triggered by inflammation, researchers say

  • Expert Offers Tips for Preventing Holiday Migraines
    (24-Dec-2014)
    Don't skip meals and avoid triggers such as red wine, aged cheese and chocolate

  • Abuse in Childhood Tied to Migraines in Adulthood
    (24-Dec-2014)
    Emotional or sexual maltreatment linked to higher odds of serious headache, study finds

  • Smartphones May Charge Up Your Thumbs
    (23-Dec-2014)
    Study finds boost in brain signals from fingertips in people who use touch screens

  • Scans May Spot People Who'll Benefit From Surgery for OCD
    (23-Dec-2014)
    MRI looks at a brain structure in patients who haven't benefited from standard treatments

  • Can Fast Food Hinder Learning in Kids?
    (23-Dec-2014)
    Researchers found test-score differences between 5th and 8th grades

  • Seniors' Aging Brains Find Ways to Stay Financially Sharp
    (23-Dec-2014)
    Study reveals that as the mind ages, knowledge gained over a lifetime makes all the difference

  • Smartphones May Charge Up Your Thumbs
    (23-Dec-2014)
    Study finds boost in brain signals from fingertips in people who use touch screens

  • Scans May Spot People Who'll Benefit From Surgery for OCD
    (23-Dec-2014)
    MRI looks at a brain structure in patients who haven't benefited from standard treatments

  • Seniors' Aging Brains Find Ways to Stay Financially Sharp
    (23-Dec-2014)
    Study reveals that as the mind ages, knowledge gained over a lifetime makes all the difference

  • Vaccine for Deer Against 'Mad Cow'-Like Illness Shows Promise
    (22-Dec-2014)
    Might be useful for livestock and even people, researchers say

  • Concussion Laws Helping Student-Athletes, Study Finds
    (22-Dec-2014)
    Researchers believe raising public awareness made a big difference, too

  • Concussion Laws Helping Student-Athletes, Study Finds
    (22-Dec-2014)
    Researchers believe raising public awareness made a big difference, too

  • Loss of Teeth Linked to Physical, Mental Decline in Study
    (19-Dec-2014)
    Researchers say association was strongest among 60- to 74-year-olds

  • 'Homing Signal' in Brain Helps Humans Navigate, Research Shows
    (18-Dec-2014)
    Finding may explain why some people are less likely to get lost than others

  • Can You Balance on One Leg? You May Have Lower Stroke Risk
    (18-Dec-2014)
    Inability to stand on one foot for 20-plus seconds could suggest brain vessel damage, study contends

  • Neurologists Say Jury Still Out on Medical Marijuana's Use for Brain Disorders
    (17-Dec-2014)
    Easing federal restrictions on pot research might help get answers, doctors say

  • Migraine May Raise Risk for Bell's Palsy, Study Suggests
    (17-Dec-2014)
    The headaches were tied to a doubling of odds for the facial paralysis, researchers say

  • Migraine May Raise Risk for Bell's Palsy, Study Suggests
    (17-Dec-2014)
    The headaches were tied to a doubling of odds for the facial paralysis, researchers say

  • Neurologists Say Jury Still Out on Medical Marijuana's Use for Brain Disorders
    (17-Dec-2014)
    Easing federal restrictions on pot research might help get answers, doctors say

  • Migraine May Raise Risk for Bell's Palsy, Study Suggests
    (17-Dec-2014)
    The headaches were tied to a doubling of odds for the facial paralysis, researchers say

  • Neurologists Say Jury Still Out on Medical Marijuana's Use for Brain Disorders
    (17-Dec-2014)
    Easing federal restrictions on pot research might help get answers, doctors say

  • Migraine May Raise Risk for Bell's Palsy, Study Suggests
    (17-Dec-2014)
    The headaches were tied to a doubling of odds for the facial paralysis, researchers say

  • Neurologists Say Jury Still Out on Medical Marijuana's Use for Brain Disorders
    (17-Dec-2014)
    Easing federal restrictions on pot research might help get answers, doctors say

  • Neurologists Say Jury Still Out on Medical Marijuana's Use for Brain Disorders
    (17-Dec-2014)
    Easing federal restrictions on pot research might help get answers, doctors say

  • Music Classes Boost Language Skills, Study Says
    (16-Dec-2014)
    Kids who actively participate show greater thought processing gains

  • Alcohol Before Bedtime Won't Help Your Sleep, Study Finds
    (15-Dec-2014)
    Researchers advise against using booze to help get shut-eye

  • Study Shows Why Expert Pilots Are Experts
    (14-Dec-2014)
    Accomplished aviators process visual information more efficiently than less experienced ones

  • No Link Between Migraine, Breast Cancer Risk, Study Says
    (12-Dec-2014)
    Since both involve hormone levels, researchers suspected a possible connection

  • No Link Between Migraine, Breast Cancer Risk, Study Says
    (12-Dec-2014)
    Since both involve hormone levels, researchers suspected a possible connection

  • Memory Lapses May Signal Stroke Risk: Study
    (11-Dec-2014)
    Link was seen mostly in people with higher levels of education, researchers said

  • Sleep Apnea May Raise Risk for Dementia
    (10-Dec-2014)
    Study suggests low oxygen levels, less time in deep shut-eye may contribute to brain changes

  • Does High-Fructose Corn Syrup Make People Hungrier?
    (10-Dec-2014)
    Study suggests link between fructose and obesity

  • Brain Inflammation a Hallmark of Autism, Study Shows
    (10-Dec-2014)
    But researchers stress it does not cause developmental disorder

  • Prenatal Exposure to Common Chemicals Linked to Lower IQs in Study
    (10-Dec-2014)
    Children's IQs were about 7 points lower among mothers with the highest exposures

  • Hormone Treatment for Brain Injury Fails to Meet Expectations
    (10-Dec-2014)
    Progesterone study halted early because of disappointing results

  • Sleep Apnea May Raise Risk for Dementia
    (10-Dec-2014)
    Study suggests low oxygen levels, less time in deep shut-eye may contribute to brain changes

  • Health Tip: Does Your Bike Helmet Fit?
    (10-Dec-2014)
    It should be snug, yet comfortable

  • Hormone Treatment for Brain Injury Fails to Meet Expectations
    (10-Dec-2014)
    Progesterone study halted early because of disappointing results

  • Sleep Apnea May Raise Risk for Dementia
    (10-Dec-2014)
    Study suggests low oxygen levels, less time in deep shut-eye may contribute to brain changes

  • Brain Inflammation a Hallmark of Autism, Study Shows
    (10-Dec-2014)
    But researchers stress it does not cause developmental disorder

  • Abnormalities Found in Brains of Young Bipolar Patients Who Try Suicide
    (09-Dec-2014)
    Scans found evidence of less connection between areas that control emotion, motivation and memory

  • Study Links Running to Lower Alzheimer's Death Risk
    (04-Dec-2014)
    Higher fruit intake, cholesterol-lowering drugs also associated with reduced risk, researchers say

  • Study Links Running to Lower Alzheimer's Death Risk
    (04-Dec-2014)
    Higher fruit intake, cholesterol-lowering drugs also associated with reduced risk, researchers say

  • Brain Scans Yield Clues to Future Stroke Risk
    (04-Dec-2014)
    Those with damage due to lack of blood flow more likely to suffer recurrence

  • Brain Scans Yield Clues to Future Stroke Risk
    (04-Dec-2014)
    Those with damage due to lack of blood flow more likely to suffer recurrence

  • Study Links Running to Lower Alzheimer's Death Risk
    (04-Dec-2014)
    Higher fruit intake, cholesterol-lowering drugs also associated with reduced risk, researchers say

  • Midlife Diabetes Linked to Memory Problems Later
    (01-Dec-2014)
    Blood sugar disorder associated with 19 percent greater decline in thinking skills, study reports

  • High School Football Tied to Brain Changes, Even Without Concussion
    (01-Dec-2014)
    Small study suggests that blows to the head in a typical season might alter brain

  • Infants Remember a Good Time, Study Finds
    (01-Dec-2014)
    Positive reinforcement seems to improve memory, researchers say

  • Study Questions Safety of Adrenaline Shots for Cardiac Arrest
    (01-Dec-2014)
    Emergency procedure can restart heart, but may raise risk of brain damage, researchers say

  • High School Football Tied to Brain Changes, Even Without Concussion
    (01-Dec-2014)
    Small study suggests that blows to the head in a typical season might alter brain

  • Infants Remember a Good Time, Study Finds
    (01-Dec-2014)
    Positive reinforcement seems to improve memory, researchers say

  • Midlife Diabetes Linked to Memory Problems Later
    (01-Dec-2014)
    Blood sugar disorder associated with 19 percent greater decline in thinking skills, study reports

  • Too Few Americans Undergo Dementia Screening
    (26-Nov-2014)
    More than half of people with the condition never had a thinking/memory test, study found

  • Too Few Americans Undergo Dementia Screening
    (26-Nov-2014)
    More than half of people with the condition never had a thinking/memory test, study found

  • Some People May Be Pre-Wired to Be Bilingual
    (26-Nov-2014)
    Learning of second language also seems to boost brain, study says

  • Your Dog Really Is Listening to You
    (26-Nov-2014)
    Study finds canines process speech in a human-like way

  • Harm From Baseball Concussions May Linger, Study Finds
    (26-Nov-2014)
    Batting skills often worse than normal after players return to sport

  • Too Few Americans Undergo Dementia Screening
    (26-Nov-2014)
    More than half of people with the condition never had a thinking/memory test, study found

  • Too Few Americans Undergo Dementia Screening
    (26-Nov-2014)
    More than half of people with the condition never had a thinking/memory test, study found

  • Some People May Be Pre-Wired to Be Bilingual
    (26-Nov-2014)
    Learning of second language also seems to boost brain, study says

  • Brain Abnormality Spotted in Many SIDS Babies
    (25-Nov-2014)
    But finding is too preliminary to say it causes the deadly condition, experts say

  • Parents Need to Take Lead on Teen Concussion Prevention
    (25-Nov-2014)
    Expert advises protective gear, and baseline concussion testing for athletes

  • Daily Physical Activity May Help Lower Parkinson's Risk
    (25-Nov-2014)
    Six hours a week of household chores or commuting seem protective, study finds

  • Senior-to-Senior Aggression Common in U.S. Nursing Homes
    (21-Nov-2014)
    Up to one in five residents involved in unpleasant, sometimes inappropriate confrontations, N.Y. study suggests

  • Ick! Tapeworm Infecting Man's Brain Yields Genetic Secrets
    (21-Nov-2014)
    Parasite was causing seizures, headaches in 50-year-old, researchers say

  • Senior-to-Senior Aggression Common in U.S. Nursing Homes
    (21-Nov-2014)
    Up to one in five residents involved in unpleasant, sometimes inappropriate confrontations, N.Y. study suggests

  • Ick! Tapeworm Infecting Man's Brain Yields Genetic Secrets
    (21-Nov-2014)
    Parasite was causing seizures, headaches in 50-year-old, researchers say

  • Could Your Job Help Preserve Your Aging Brain?
    (20-Nov-2014)
    Mentally stimulating work may keep your mind sharp, research says

  • Could Your Job Help Preserve Your Aging Brain?
    (20-Nov-2014)
    Mentally stimulating work may keep your mind sharp, research says

  • Health Tip: Make Home Safer for Alzheimer's
    (19-Nov-2014)
    Limit access to areas that could pose danger

  • Alcoholism Damages Brain's White Matter, Scans Show
    (18-Nov-2014)
    Areas tied to decision-making, such as how much to drink, seem most affected, researchers say

  • Trans Fats May Sap Your Memory
    (18-Nov-2014)
    Researchers report that men who consumed more of them did worse on word recall test

  • Trans Fats May Sap Your Memory
    (18-Nov-2014)
    Researchers report that men who consumed more of them did worse on word recall test

  • Head Trauma in Abused Babies, Toddlers Can Have Lifelong Impact
    (17-Nov-2014)
    Shortened lifespan, disability often come in wake of these injuries, study finds

  • Head Trauma in Abused Babies, Toddlers Can Have Lifelong Impact
    (17-Nov-2014)
    Shortened lifespan, disability often come in wake of these injuries, study finds

  • Alzheimer's Cases Expected to Double by 2050, Researchers Say
    (14-Nov-2014)
    Costs for care may go up as much as fivefold if disease isn't delayed, prevented

  • Talking to Friend While Driving? May Be Safer When They See the Road, Too
    (14-Nov-2014)
    Either sitting beside you or via videophone would be safer than standard cellphone call, study contends

  • Health Tip: When Headaches Signal Trouble
    (14-Nov-2014)
    Signs that you should see a doctor

  • Alzheimer's Cases Expected to Double by 2050, Researchers Say
    (14-Nov-2014)
    Costs for care may go up as much as fivefold if disease isn't delayed, prevented

  • Talking to Friend While Driving? May Be Safer When They See the Road, Too
    (14-Nov-2014)
    Either sitting beside you or via videophone would be safer than standard cellphone call, study contends

  • Easy-to-Walk Communities Linked to Sharper Senior Minds
    (13-Nov-2014)
    Neighborhoods that encourage activity seem to benefit the brain, study suggests

  • B Vitamins May Not Boost Memory or Thinking, Study Suggests
    (12-Nov-2014)
    Folic acid and vitamin B12 reduce harmful substance, but don't improve recall

  • Falls Leading Cause of Serious Head Trauma for Kids, Study Shows
    (12-Nov-2014)
    Seatbelts and bike helmets can help prevent severe head injuries, experts say

  • Falls Leading Cause of Serious Head Trauma for Kids, Study Shows
    (12-Nov-2014)
    Seatbelts and bike helmets can help prevent severe head injuries, experts say

  • B Vitamins May Not Boost Memory or Thinking, Study Suggests
    (12-Nov-2014)
    Folic acid and vitamin B12 reduce harmful substance, but don't improve recall

  • Mouse Study Suggests Brain Is Damaged Early in Lou Gehrig's Disease
    (11-Nov-2014)
    Scientists say finding sheds new light on progression of the illness

  • Medicare to Cover Lung Cancer Screening for Long-Time Smokers
    (11-Nov-2014)
    Experts applaud decision, saying it will save thousands of lives

  • Can Video Game Play Help Young Minds Learn?
    (10-Nov-2014)
    Both skilled and unskilled players showed improved learning abilities in small study

  • Chronic Pot Smoking May Alter Brain, Study Suggests
    (10-Nov-2014)
    But shrinkage seen in brain scans doesn't show impact on functioning, pro-pot experts say

  • Chronic Pot Smoking May Alter Brain, Study Suggests
    (10-Nov-2014)
    But shrinkage seen in brain scans doesn't show impact on functioning, pro-pot experts say

  • Bed Position Matters for Stroke Patients, Report Shows
    (06-Nov-2014)
    But clear guidelines aren't available, researcher says

  • Kids With Epilepsy Face Higher Early Death Risk, Study Reports
    (06-Nov-2014)
    Coordinated care is essential for reducing death rates, experts say

  • Bed Position Matters for Stroke Patients, Report Shows
    (06-Nov-2014)
    But clear guidelines aren't available, researcher says

  • Kids With Epilepsy Face Higher Early Death Risk, Study Reports
    (06-Nov-2014)
    Coordinated care is essential for reducing death rates, experts say

  • ADHD Linked to Expectant Moms' Smog Exposure
    (05-Nov-2014)
    Traffic and fossil fuels for heat, electricity biggest factors, study suggests

  • Long-Term Shift Work May Drain the Brain, Study Reports
    (04-Nov-2014)
    Rotating shifts for more than 10 years seemed to have the biggest impact, researchers say

  • Long-Term Shift Work May Drain the Brain, Study Reports
    (04-Nov-2014)
    Rotating shifts for more than 10 years seemed to have the biggest impact, researchers say

  • Study Points to Causes Behind Age-Linked Memory Loss
    (03-Nov-2014)
    'Better' connections between brain networks might actually hamper recall, researchers say

  • Study Points to Causes Behind Age-Linked Memory Loss
    (03-Nov-2014)
    'Better' connections between brain networks might actually hamper recall, researchers say

  • High School Football Players Aren't Well-Educated About Concussion
    (01-Nov-2014)
    Young athletes may not understand possible consequences, study shows

  • High School Football Players Aren't Well-Educated About Concussion
    (01-Nov-2014)
    Young athletes may not understand possible consequences, study shows

  • Is Tau the 'How' Behind Alzheimer's?
    (31-Oct-2014)
    When this protein malfunctions, brain cells die, say researchers working with mice

  • Sleep Apnea May Steal Some of Your Memory: Study
    (31-Oct-2014)
    Remembering everyday things was harder for those whose slumber was disrupted during dreaming cycle

  • Is Tau the 'How' Behind Alzheimer's?
    (31-Oct-2014)
    When this protein malfunctions, brain cells die, say researchers working with mice

  • Sleep Apnea May Steal Some of Your Memory: Study
    (31-Oct-2014)
    Remembering everyday things was harder for those whose slumber was disrupted during dreaming cycle

  • Brain Scans Yield Clues to Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
    (30-Oct-2014)
    Findings might help doctors diagnose the baffling condition

  • Scientists Set Their Sights on First Whole-Eye Transplant
    (30-Oct-2014)
    Nerve regeneration is challenge, but real headway is being made in the field, researchers say

  • High-Fat, Low-Carb Diet May Help With Tough-to-Treat Epilepsy
    (29-Oct-2014)
    Regimens seem to cut down on seizures but are hard to stick to long-term, study shows

  • Universal Helmet Laws May Help Save Young Motorcyclists
    (29-Oct-2014)
    Study finds more serious head injuries in states with age restrictions only or none at all

  • Discovery of 100-Plus Genes Tied to Autism May Improve Treatments
    (29-Oct-2014)
    Disorder has a 'very large number of potential causes,' researcher says

  • High-Fat, Low-Carb Diet May Help With Tough-to-Treat Epilepsy
    (29-Oct-2014)
    Regimens seem to cut down on seizures but are hard to stick to long-term, study shows

  • Universal Helmet Laws May Help Save Young Motorcyclists
    (29-Oct-2014)
    Study finds more serious head injuries in states with age restrictions only or none at all

  • High-Fat, Low-Carb Diet May Help With Tough-to-Treat Epilepsy
    (29-Oct-2014)
    Regimens seem to cut down on seizures but are hard to stick to long-term, study shows

  • Special Cocoa Drink May Improve Age-Related Memory Loss
    (27-Oct-2014)
    Findings don't apply to regular chocolate or hot cocoa, however

  • Special Cocoa Drink May Improve Age-Related Memory Loss
    (27-Oct-2014)
    Findings don't apply to regular chocolate or hot cocoa, however

  • Brain Injuries in Older Age Could Boost Dementia Risk, Study Finds
    (27-Oct-2014)
    Active seniors should take measures to protect their head, expert says

  • Brain Injuries in Older Age Could Boost Dementia Risk, Study Finds
    (27-Oct-2014)
    Active seniors should take measures to protect their head, expert says

  • Special Cocoa Drink May Improve Age-Related Memory Loss
    (27-Oct-2014)
    Findings don't apply to regular chocolate or hot cocoa, however

  • Studies Link Cold Sore Virus to Alzheimer's Risk
    (24-Oct-2014)
    But other experts doubt that a herpes infection could cause the brain disease

  • Studies Link Cold Sore Virus to Alzheimer's Risk
    (24-Oct-2014)
    But other experts doubt that a herpes infection could cause the brain disease

  • Could Air Pollutants Raise a Child's Autism Risk?
    (24-Oct-2014)
    Chromium, styrene implicated in preliminary study

  • As Pot Use Rises, Teens' Grades May Fall: Study
    (23-Oct-2014)
    Occasional use might not have impact, but heavy users had lower test scores, researchers found

  • Weight-Loss Surgery May Raise Risk of Severe Headaches, Scientists Report
    (22-Oct-2014)
    But experts find the study too small, problem too rare to be of concern

  • Research Shows No Link Between Vaccinations, Risk for Multiple Sclerosis
    (21-Oct-2014)
    Large study finds no association, although certain shots might speed onset of existing illness

  • Parkinson's Drugs May Spur Compulsive Behaviors
    (20-Oct-2014)
    Study estimated a 10 percent increased risk of impulsive gambling, shopping and hypersexuality

  • Peak Pain Level Main Factor in Negative Childbirth Memories: Study
    (17-Oct-2014)
    Length of labor didn't seem to influence recollections of pain, researchers found

  • Scientists Inch Closer to Alzheimer's Origins
    (13-Oct-2014)
    Specially designed cell culture supports notion that toxic 'plaques and tangles' in brain may drive disease

  • Scientists Inch Closer to Alzheimer's Origins
    (13-Oct-2014)
    Specially designed cell culture supports notion that toxic 'plaques and tangles' in brain may drive disease

  • Scientists Inch Closer to Alzheimer's Origins
    (13-Oct-2014)
    Specially designed cell culture supports notion that toxic 'plaques and tangles' in brain may drive disease

  • Today's Teens Can Be Adept Multitaskers, Study Suggests
    (10-Oct-2014)
    Some kids do just fine juggling multiple forms of media throughout the day, research shows

  • Many Parents Need to Educate Themselves About Concussions
    (10-Oct-2014)
    Experts believe lack of knowledge could hinder child's recovery

  • Today's Teens Can Be Adept Multitaskers, Study Suggests
    (10-Oct-2014)
    Some kids do just fine juggling multiple forms of media throughout the day, research shows

  • U.S. Life Expectancy Hits Record High of Nearly 79 Years: CDC
    (08-Oct-2014)
    Lifestyle changes cited as reason for gains, researchers say

  • Technology Helps 'Locked-In' Stroke Patient Communicate
    (08-Oct-2014)
    Brain-computer interface allows paralyzed man to express words, researcher says

  • MRI May Spot Early Signs of Mental Decline, Study Finds
    (07-Oct-2014)
    But scientists stress this doesn't mean seniors should rush to get the scans, more study needed

  • MRI May Spot Early Signs of Mental Decline, Study Finds
    (07-Oct-2014)
    But scientists stress this doesn't mean seniors should rush to get the scans, more study needed

  • Health Risks After Stroke May Linger for at Least 5 Years: Study
    (07-Oct-2014)
    Canadian study suggests patients may need to be more closely monitored over the long term

  • Teens With Cerebral Palsy Report High Quality of Life in Survey
    (07-Oct-2014)
    But peer support was often lacking, and pain and severe motor impairment affected happiness

  • Report Claims Success Treating Alzheimer's Memory Loss
    (06-Oct-2014)
    But experts won't embrace this 36-point program of lifestyle changes and supplements without more research

  • Report Claims Success Treating Alzheimer's Memory Loss
    (06-Oct-2014)
    But experts won't embrace this 36-point program of lifestyle changes and supplements without more research

  • Pets Really Are Like People's Children, Brain Scans Suggest
    (03-Oct-2014)
    Mothers respond similarly to photos of their kids, their dogs

  • Study Shows Benefits of Building Baby's Language Skills Early
    (02-Oct-2014)
    Helping infants learn to focus on sounds appears to speed up speech-related brain development

  • Human Brain's Cerebellum Evolved at Surprising Speed, Study Finds
    (02-Oct-2014)
    Expert sees 'new frontier' in the study of human thinking

  • Mini-Strokes May Lead to PTSD, Study Finds
    (02-Oct-2014)
    Fear, depression and anxiety might follow a transient ischemic attack, researchers say

  • Jealous, Moody Women May Face Higher Alzheimer's Risk, Study Says
    (01-Oct-2014)
    Chronic stress, neuroticism in midlife linked to doubled odds of dementia, researchers suggest

  • Could a Fading Sense of Smell Point to Earlier Death?
    (01-Oct-2014)
    Study found inability to distinguish odors predicted higher odds of dying over next 5 years

  • Groups Call for Medicare Coverage of Lung Cancer Screening
    (30-Sep-2014)
    CT scans for high-risk seniors covered by private insurers, but Medicare not required to do so

  • Head Injuries May Raise Chances of Risky Behavior by Teens
    (30-Sep-2014)
    Study found adolescents were more likely to smoke, drink, have poor grades after bad concussion

  • Spacing Between Sibling Births Tied to Autism Risk in Study
    (30-Sep-2014)
    But authors, expert stressed that couples shouldn't base family planning on this finding

  • Emotional Life Lingers for Alzheimer's Patients, Even as Memory Fades
    (29-Sep-2014)
    Study found that feelings tied to a loved one's visits remain, even if patient soon fails to recall the event

  • After-School Exercise Yields Brain Gains: Study
    (29-Sep-2014)
    Findings suggest physical education, recess may improve academic success

  • Too Many Heart Scans May Pose Radiation Risks, Cardiologists Say
    (29-Sep-2014)
    American Heart Association urges doctors to make sure patient understands dangers, test is appropriate

  • Emotional Life Lingers for Alzheimer's Patients, Even as Memory Fades
    (29-Sep-2014)
    Study found that feelings tied to a loved one's visits remain, even if patient soon fails to recall the event

  • Junk Food Cravings Linked to Brain Lapse
    (25-Sep-2014)
    Reduced activity in the area that controls self-restraint can boost high-calorie cravings, study shows

  • Boys With Autism Show Certain Grammar Skills in Study
    (25-Sep-2014)
    They were able to form some past tense verbs faster than boys without the disorder

  • Brain Chemical May Help Control Tourette 'Tics'
    (25-Sep-2014)
    Scientists say their finding may lead to new treatments for the disorder

  • Brain Chemical May Help Control Tourette 'Tics'
    (25-Sep-2014)
    Scientists say their finding may lead to new treatments for the disorder

  • Rabies Shots for Dogs Would Save People in Developing Countries: Study
    (25-Sep-2014)
    Canine saliva primary source of potentially deadly infections in Third World nations

  • Memory Slips in Senior Years May Signal Dementia Risk
    (24-Sep-2014)
    Study found 80 percent of those who complained of forgetting things had Alzheimer's 12 years later

  • Can Media Multitasking Alter Your Brain?
    (24-Sep-2014)
    The more wired you are, the less dense your gray matter, study suggests

  • Memory Slips in Senior Years May Signal Dementia Risk
    (24-Sep-2014)
    Study found 80 percent of those who complained of forgetting things had Alzheimer's 12 years later

  • Cholesterol-Lowering Drugs May Help After Certain Strokes
    (23-Sep-2014)
    Statins appear to boost survival rates after bleeding in the brain, study reports

  • Brainwaves May Help Gauge Autism Severity: Study
    (22-Sep-2014)
    Seeing how fast a child processes sounds might lead to earlier diagnosis, too, researchers say

  • Noninvasive Devices May Help Migraines, FDA Says
    (22-Sep-2014)
    New treatments might aid those who can't tolerate medications

  • Noninvasive Devices May Help Migraines, FDA Says
    (22-Sep-2014)
    New treatments might aid those who can't tolerate medications

  • Brainwaves May Help Gauge Autism Severity: Study
    (22-Sep-2014)
    Seeing how fast a child processes sounds might lead to earlier diagnosis, too, researchers say

  • Brain Structure Might Help Predict Risky Behavior
    (19-Sep-2014)
    Study finds people with greater volume in one brain region are more likely to take risks involving money

  • Research Shows Possible Neurological Patterns for PTSD Symptoms
    (18-Sep-2014)
    Imaging shows brain receptor linked to emotion also has ties to some trauma symptoms

  • One Dose of Antidepressant Changes Brain Connections, Study Says
    (18-Sep-2014)
    Researchers eventually hope to predict who will respond to a drug and who won't

  • Healthy Lifestyle Changes Linked to Reduced Risk for Dementia
    (17-Sep-2014)
    Never too late to take steps to help avoid the memory-robbing disorder, researchers say

  • Are Migraines in Middle Age Tied to Raised Parkinson's Risk Later?
    (17-Sep-2014)
    Study sees a connection, but actual risk is small; more study needed, researchers say

  • Are Migraines in Middle Age Tied to Raised Parkinson's Risk Later?
    (17-Sep-2014)
    Study sees a connection, but actual risk is small; more study needed, researchers say

  • Modern Forensics Provides Clues to Death of Richard III
    (17-Sep-2014)
    Analysis of skeletal remains sheds light on fatal injuries English king suffered in battle over 500 years ago

  • Are Migraines in Middle Age Tied to Raised Parkinson's Risk Later?
    (17-Sep-2014)
    Study sees a connection, but actual risk is small; more study needed, researchers say

  • Are Migraines in Middle Age Tied to Raised Parkinson's Risk Later?
    (17-Sep-2014)
    Study sees a connection, but actual risk is small; more study needed, researchers say

  • Are Migraines in Middle Age Tied to Raised Parkinson's Risk Later?
    (17-Sep-2014)
    Study sees a connection, but actual risk is small; more study needed, researchers say

  • Not Everyone With Alzheimer's-Linked Protein Develops Dementia: Study
    (15-Sep-2014)
    Some brains appear to compensate for build-up of destructive beta-amyloid plaque, research suggests

  • Not Everyone With Alzheimer's-Linked Protein Develops Dementia: Study
    (15-Sep-2014)
    Some brains appear to compensate for build-up of destructive beta-amyloid plaque, research suggests

  • Study Sees Differences in Brain Connections of Kids With ADHD
    (15-Sep-2014)
    Important networks that control behavior are slower to link up, scans show

  • Scientists Watch Imagination at Work in the Brain
    (13-Sep-2014)
    Activity is centered in the hippocampus, but in a way that's distinct from simply remembering

  • Scientists Watch Imagination at Work in the Brain
    (13-Sep-2014)
    Activity is centered in the hippocampus, but in a way that's distinct from simply remembering

  • Scientists Watch Imagination at Work in the Brain
    (13-Sep-2014)
    Activity is centered in the hippocampus, but in a way that's distinct from simply remembering

  • New Myelin Loss Linked to MS Severity: Study
    (12-Sep-2014)
    Brain scans show gray matter damage associated with advanced form of disease

  • Stem Cell Research Offers Clues About Schizophrenia
    (12-Sep-2014)
    Findings could point to new drugs for the brain disorder, researchers say

  • Sunny Skies Tied to Suicide Rates
    (12-Sep-2014)
    Austrian researchers find short-term sunshine increases risk, longer-term lowers it

  • New Myelin Loss Linked to MS Severity: Study
    (12-Sep-2014)
    Brain scans show gray matter damage associated with advanced form of disease

  • Study: Undiagnosed Sleep Disorders Common With Multiple Sclerosis
    (12-Sep-2014)
    Lack of shuteye could affect disease progression, researchers caution

  • Advanced Dementia Patients Often Given Unhelpful Meds: Study
    (11-Sep-2014)
    Unnecessary prescriptions lead to more side effects, costs for nursing home residents, experts say

  • Scientists Unlock a Key to Cell Stress
    (11-Sep-2014)
    Stressed cells can halt protein production, which could could shed light on diseases like Alzheimer's and ALS

  • Obese People May Be More Vulnerable to Food Cues
    (11-Sep-2014)
    Eating might be less rewarding and more habitual for them, research suggests

  • Estrogen Receptor May Play a Role in Autism
    (11-Sep-2014)
    Researchers find lower levels of key sex hormones in small study

  • Scientists Unlock a Key to Cell Stress
    (11-Sep-2014)
    Stressed cells can halt protein production, which could could shed light on diseases like Alzheimer's and ALS

  • Scientists Unlock a Key to Cell Stress
    (11-Sep-2014)
    Stressed cells can halt protein production, which could could shed light on diseases like Alzheimer's and ALS

  • Anxiety Medications May Be Tied to Alzheimer's Risk
    (10-Sep-2014)
    Researchers say long-term use of drugs in older adults is a concern

  • Study: Rare Blood Type May Slightly Raise Dementia Risk
    (10-Sep-2014)
    But lifestyle factors play a bigger role, experts say

  • Study: Rare Blood Type May Slightly Raise Dementia Risk
    (10-Sep-2014)
    But lifestyle factors play a bigger role, experts say

  • Statins May Help Prevent Diabetes-Related Nerve Damage, Study Finds
    (10-Sep-2014)
    Cholesterol-lowering drugs might protect against damage to small blood vessels, researchers report

  • Small Study Hints Fish Oil Might Ease Tough-to-Treat Epilepsy
    (09-Sep-2014)
    People taking the low-dose omega-3 supplements had fewer monthly seizures, but more research is needed

  • Small Study Hints Fish Oil Might Ease Tough-to-Treat Epilepsy
    (09-Sep-2014)
    People taking the low-dose omega-3 supplements had fewer monthly seizures, but more research is needed

  • Small Study Hints Fish Oil Might Ease Tough-to-Treat Epilepsy
    (09-Sep-2014)
    People taking the low-dose omega-3 supplements had fewer monthly seizures, but more research is needed

  • Poor Quality Sleep May Be Linked to Shrinking Brain
    (03-Sep-2014)
    Study finds long-term losses in gray matter

  • People With OCD May Have Higher Odds for Schizophrenia: Study
    (03-Sep-2014)
    But the absolute risk to any one person with obsessive-compulsive disorder remains very small, experts say

  • Preterm or Small Birth Tied to Long-Term Risks to Heart, Brain
    (02-Sep-2014)
    But researchers say exercise, education may help overcome deficiencies

  • Train Your Brain to Choose Fruit Salad Over French Fries
    (01-Sep-2014)
    Study found program seemed to make low-cal fare an easy choice for a small group of overweight people

  • Could Too Much Salt Harm MS Patients?
    (29-Aug-2014)
    Researchers find a link but say it's too soon to recommend reducing sodium intake

  • Electrical Pulses to Scalp May Boost Memory: Study
    (28-Aug-2014)
    But years of research remain before this therapy could treat brain disorders, experts say

  • Scientists 'Rewrite' Bad Memories in Mice
    (27-Aug-2014)
    Manipulation of brain cells can switch negative emotions to positive ones, researchers say

  • Study: Young Adults Who Had Depression Have 'Hyper-Connected' Brain Networks
    (27-Aug-2014)
    Finding might help predict, prevent and treat the disorder, researchers say

  • Scientists 'Rewrite' Bad Memories in Mice
    (27-Aug-2014)
    Manipulation of brain cells can switch negative emotions to positive ones, researchers say

  • Deep Brain Stimulation Safe for Older Parkinson's Patients: Study
    (26-Aug-2014)
    Rates of complications did not rise with age, researchers report

  • 2 Cases Suggest Stem Cell Transplant Might Ease 'Stiff Person' Syndrome
    (26-Aug-2014)
    Rare condition causes 'tin soldier' gait, uncontrolled muscle spasms, researchers say

  • Playing Video Game May Boost MS Patients' Balance: Study
    (26-Aug-2014)
    Research suggests regular use of Wii accessory might rewire the brain

  • When It Comes to a Growing Child, the Brain Comes First
    (26-Aug-2014)
    Needs of the developing human brain trump physical growth, research suggests

  • 'Sleep Drunkenness' Is Common and Linked to Other Behavior Issues
    (26-Aug-2014)
    But condition remains poorly defined and little understood, researcher says

  • Steer Clear of Dietary Supplements for Concussions: FDA
    (26-Aug-2014)
    Agency warns that no evidence supports claims of faster recovery from a head injury

  • Hormone Might Help Preemies' Brains
    (26-Aug-2014)
    But one expert says more evidence on EPO is needed

  • Steer Clear of Dietary Supplements for Concussions: FDA
    (26-Aug-2014)
    Agency warns that no evidence supports claims of faster recovery from a head injury

  • Playing Video Game May Boost MS Patients' Balance: Study
    (26-Aug-2014)
    Research suggests regular use of Wii accessory might rewire the brain

  • Deep Brain Stimulation Safe for Older Parkinson's Patients: Study
    (26-Aug-2014)
    Rates of complications did not rise with age, researchers report

  • 2 Cases Suggest Stem Cell Transplant Might Ease 'Stiff Person' Syndrome
    (26-Aug-2014)
    Rare condition causes 'tin soldier' gait, uncontrolled muscle spasms, researchers say

  • 2 Cases Suggest Stem Cell Transplant Might Ease 'Stiff Person' Syndrome
    (26-Aug-2014)
    Rare condition causes 'tin soldier' gait, uncontrolled muscle spasms, researchers say

  • Deep Brain Stimulation Safe for Older Parkinson's Patients: Study
    (26-Aug-2014)
    Rates of complications did not rise with age, researchers report

  • Mental Decline a Risk Factor for Stroke, Study Suggests
    (25-Aug-2014)
    Link may lie in impaired blood circulation to the brain, researchers say

  • Start School Later for Older Kids, Pediatricians Urge
    (25-Aug-2014)
    Opening bell should be no earlier than 8:30, says Academy of Pediatrics

  • Mental Decline a Risk Factor for Stroke, Study Suggests
    (25-Aug-2014)
    Link may lie in impaired blood circulation to the brain, researchers say

  • Mental Decline a Risk Factor for Stroke, Study Suggests
    (25-Aug-2014)
    Link may lie in impaired blood circulation to the brain, researchers say

  • One Part of the Brain Doesn't Age, Study Suggests
    (22-Aug-2014)
    Spatial attention skills don't seem to decline over time

  • Cosmetic Eye Procedure May Ease Migraines, Small Study Says
    (22-Aug-2014)
    Eyelid surgery may help treat severe headaches, but not everyone's convinced

  • Kids With Autism Have Extra Brain Connections, Study Says
    (21-Aug-2014)
    Too many of these 'synapses' could be a problem, but medicines might someday help prune them away

  • Kids With Autism Have Extra Brain Connections, Study Says
    (21-Aug-2014)
    Too many of these 'synapses' could be a problem, but medicines might someday help prune them away

  • Seniors' Sleep Woes May Be Linked to Loss of Brain Cells
    (20-Aug-2014)
    Decline of these neurons occurs with aging, Alzheimer's, researchers say

  • Health Tip: Strengthening Your Brain
    (20-Aug-2014)
    Suggestions for seniors to stay sharp

  • Seniors' Sleep Woes May Be Linked to Loss of Brain Cells
    (20-Aug-2014)
    Decline of these neurons occurs with aging, Alzheimer's, researchers say

  • Fitness May Boost Kids' Brainpower
    (19-Aug-2014)
    Study found fitter kids had different white matter, which helps brain regions communicate with each other

  • Certain Symptoms Can Delay Lupus Diagnosis, Researchers Report
    (19-Aug-2014)
    Headache, seizures often lead doctors down the wrong path

  • Certain Symptoms Can Delay Lupus Diagnosis, Researchers Report
    (19-Aug-2014)
    Headache, seizures often lead doctors down the wrong path

  • Certain Symptoms Can Delay Lupus Diagnosis, Researchers Report
    (19-Aug-2014)
    Headache, seizures often lead doctors down the wrong path

  • Certain Symptoms Can Delay Lupus Diagnosis, Researchers Report
    (19-Aug-2014)
    Headache, seizures often lead doctors down the wrong path

  • Robin Williams Had Early Stage Parkinson's Disease, Wife Reveals
    (15-Aug-2014)
    Psychiatrist says you can't necessarily link the nerve disease diagnosis with his suicide

  • Robin Williams Had Parkinson's Disease, Wife Says
    (14-Aug-2014)
    He wasn't ready to share diagnosis publicly before he took his life this week, she revealed

  • Preemies' Thinking Skills May Catch Up by Adolescence
    (12-Aug-2014)
    Study hints at the importance of nutrition and a stimulating home environment

  • Researchers Create Functional 3-D Brain-Like Tissue
    (12-Aug-2014)
    Discovery allows for study of brain injuries and potential treatments

  • Researchers Pinpoint Brain Region Where Contextual Memories Are Made
    (12-Aug-2014)
    Rat study may shed light on Alzheimer's in humans, scientists say

  • Researchers Pinpoint Brain Region Where Contextual Memories Are Made
    (12-Aug-2014)
    Rat study may shed light on Alzheimer's in humans, scientists say

  • Man's Rare Condition May Open Door to New Alzheimer's Treatments
    (11-Aug-2014)
    He lacks a protein linked to the memory-robbing condition, but his brain works fine, researchers report

  • Front-of-Head Hits Blamed for Nearly Half of Young Football Player Concussions
    (11-Aug-2014)
    High school injury reports support safer tackling efforts

  • Older Adults Sharpest in the Morning, Study Finds
    (08-Aug-2014)
    This might be best time of day to schedule mentally challenging tasks

  • Mental Decline Often Precedes a Stroke, Study Finds
    (07-Aug-2014)
    Study suggests assessing seniors' memory, thinking skills to identify those at risk

  • Scientists Inch Closer Toward Using Stem Cells for Spinal Injuries
    (07-Aug-2014)
    New nerve fibers developed in lab animals from human skin

  • Low Vitamin D Levels May Boost Alzheimer's Risk, Study Finds
    (06-Aug-2014)
    But it's too soon to recommend supplements, dietary changes for prevention

  • Researchers Closer to Test for Human Form of 'Mad Cow' Disease
    (06-Aug-2014)
    New methods that test urine or nasal tissue samples appear promising: studies

  • Low Vitamin D Levels May Boost Alzheimer's Risk, Study Finds
    (06-Aug-2014)
    But it's too soon to recommend supplements, dietary changes for prevention

  • Clues to How Heavy Drinking in Pregnancy Harms Child's Brain
    (05-Aug-2014)
    Study may explain why attention, behavior problems persist in kids with fetal alcohol disorders

  • People With HIV May Be at Lower Risk for Multiple Sclerosis
    (05-Aug-2014)
    Constant immune system suppression may be the reason why, researchers say

  • High Blood Pressure in Middle Age, Weaker Brain Later?
    (04-Aug-2014)
    Study shows a link, but it's unclear if medications in midlife will ward off dementia

  • High Blood Pressure in Middle Age, Weaker Brain Later?
    (04-Aug-2014)
    Study shows a link, but it's unclear if medications in midlife will ward off dementia

  • High Blood Pressure in Middle Age, Weaker Brain Later?
    (04-Aug-2014)
    Study shows a link, but it's unclear if medications in midlife will ward off dementia

  • When Colds, Flu Lead to Complications in Kids
    (04-Aug-2014)
    About a third of children admitted to hospital for these infections develop respiratory issues, study finds

  • Hit TV Show or Not? Brainwaves May Tell
    (01-Aug-2014)
    In study, a few viewers' brain activity corresponded to wider public's reactions to programming

  • Hit TV Show or Not? Brainwaves May Tell
    (01-Aug-2014)
    In study, a few viewers' brain activity corresponded to wider public's reactions to programming

  • Gardens a Center of Calm for People With Dementia
    (30-Jul-2014)
    Review found some evidence it helped soothe, distract sufferers, but safeguards important

  • Scientists Shed Light on Link Between Depression, Dementia
    (30-Jul-2014)
    Researchers deem depression an independent risk factor for dementia

  • Different Areas of Brain Affected in Autism, Sensory Disorders
    (30-Jul-2014)
    Sophisticated brain scans show the two conditions are somewhat similar, but are also markedly different

  • Adults Who've Abused Alcohol May Be at Risk for Memory Problems
    (30-Jul-2014)
    Researchers say long-term consequences are little-known

  • Could a Blood Test Predict Suicide Risk?
    (30-Jul-2014)
    Certain gene-based chemical changes seem to accompany suicidal behavior, study finds

  • Gene Mutation May Make Food More Tempting
    (30-Jul-2014)
    Study shows most common genetic link to obesity triggers activity in the brain's reward centers

  • Scientists Shed Light on Link Between Depression, Dementia
    (30-Jul-2014)
    Researchers deem depression an independent risk factor for dementia

  • Adults Who've Abused Alcohol May Be at Risk for Memory Problems
    (30-Jul-2014)
    Researchers say long-term consequences are little-known

  • Could a Blood Test Predict Suicide Risk?
    (30-Jul-2014)
    Certain gene-based chemical changes seem to accompany suicidal behavior, study finds

  • Even Thinking an Odor is Harmful May Spur Asthma Symptoms
    (30-Jul-2014)
    Study finds people's negative expectations can play a role in flare-ups

  • Different Areas of Brain Affected in Autism, Sensory Disorders
    (30-Jul-2014)
    Sophisticated brain scans show the two conditions are somewhat similar, but are also markedly different

  • 'Love Hormone' Oxytocin May Help Some With Autism
    (29-Jul-2014)
    Study found it boosted ability of certain patients to read facial expressions, nonverbal cues

  • Less Flexibility Seen in Brain Wiring of Kids With Autism: Study
    (29-Jul-2014)
    Scans reveal differences that might explain why transitions are difficult

  • Distractions Seem More Troublesome With Age
    (25-Jul-2014)
    Seniors scored worse on tests than young adults, study says

  • Human Brain Has Coping Mechanism for Dehydration
    (25-Jul-2014)
    The mind preserves oxygen to protect itself from the effects of too little fluid, research shows

  • Health Tip: Easing Headache Pain
    (25-Jul-2014)
    Use an ice pack or heat wrap

  • Distractions Seem More Troublesome With Age
    (25-Jul-2014)
    Seniors scored worse on tests than young adults, study says

  • Gene Discoveries Could Shed New Light on Schizophrenia
    (22-Jul-2014)
    Suspect DNA often tied to neurological 'pathways' centered on brain cell communication, experts say

  • Injuries on the Increase in High School Lacrosse, Study Shows
    (22-Jul-2014)
    More than 22 percent of injuries are concussions, researchers call for better player protections

  • Gene Discoveries Could Shed New Light on Schizophrenia
    (22-Jul-2014)
    Suspect DNA often tied to neurological 'pathways' centered on brain cell communication, experts say

  • Antipsychotics Linked to Lower Brain Volume in Schizophrenia Patients
    (18-Jul-2014)
    But mental function, symptoms of illness were not worsened, researchers say

  • Researchers Spot Potential New Culprit Behind Alzheimer's
    (16-Jul-2014)
    Abnormal levels of certain protein are more common in affected patients, study reports

  • Vitamin B No Help for Alzheimer's: Review
    (16-Jul-2014)
    Though it lowered levels of compound associated with mental decline, no difference seen in thinking skills

  • Researchers Spot Potential New Culprit Behind Alzheimer's
    (16-Jul-2014)
    Abnormal levels of certain protein are more common in affected patients, study reports

  • Even Mild Concussion Can Cause Thinking, Memory Problems: Study
    (16-Jul-2014)
    Finding suggests damage may be present even after obvious symptoms are gone

  • Even Mild Concussion Can Cause Thinking, Memory Problems: Study
    (16-Jul-2014)
    Finding suggests damage may be present even after obvious symptoms are gone

  • Even Mild Concussion Can Cause Thinking, Memory Problems: Study
    (16-Jul-2014)
    Finding suggests damage may be present even after obvious symptoms are gone

  • Genes May Raise Risk of Cerebral Palsy, Study Finds
    (16-Jul-2014)
    But expert stresses that chance of being born with the disability is small

  • Alzheimer's Rate Falling in the United States, Studies Show
    (15-Jul-2014)
    Improved heart health may be one reason for decline seen in some developed countries

  • A Healthy Lifestyle May Deflect Dementia
    (15-Jul-2014)
    Older folks who began eating right, exercising did better on memory and problem-solving tests in study

  • Alzheimer's Rate Falling in the United States, Studies Show
    (15-Jul-2014)
    Improved heart health may be one reason for decline seen in some developed countries

  • Omega-3s in Diet May Help Ward Off Lou Gehrig's Disease
    (15-Jul-2014)
    Study found strong association between higher intake and lower odds for ALS

  • A Healthy Lifestyle May Deflect Dementia
    (15-Jul-2014)
    Older folks who began eating right, exercising did better on memory and problem-solving tests in study

  • Alzheimer's Rate Falling in the United States, Studies Show
    (15-Jul-2014)
    Improved heart health may be one reason for decline seen in some developed countries

  • Omega-3s in Diet May Help Ward Off Lou Gehrig's Disease
    (15-Jul-2014)
    Study found strong association between higher intake and lower odds for ALS

  • Cataract Surgery a Plus for Someone With Dementia, Study Says
    (14-Jul-2014)
    Besides better vision, patients and caregivers report improved quality of life

  • Staying Active May Help Prevent Dementia
    (14-Jul-2014)
    Physical activity in middle age might reduce risk of memory disorders, studies suggest

  • Eye Tests Might Help ID Alzheimer's, Studies Suggest
    (14-Jul-2014)
    Researchers report on two approaches that look for telltale plaques

  • Could a Simple Smell Test Help Spot Alzheimer's Early?
    (14-Jul-2014)
    Study found weakened sense of smell associated with dementia risk, but more research needed

  • Can Games, Puzzles Keep Aging Minds Sharp?
    (14-Jul-2014)
    New study says maybe, but the reason why isn't yet clear

  • Widowhood May Delay Dementia in Some Seniors, Study Finds
    (14-Jul-2014)
    Social support might be the key, researcher says

  • High Blood Pressure May Protect the Very Old From Dementia
    (14-Jul-2014)
    But it's too early to recommend any change in treatment, researcher says

  • Babies' Brains Prep for Speech Long Before First Words Come Out
    (14-Jul-2014)
    Scans found motor areas were activated when infants heard others talking, researchers report

  • Staying Active May Help Prevent Dementia
    (14-Jul-2014)
    Physical activity in middle age might reduce risk of memory disorders, studies suggest

  • Widowhood May Delay Dementia in Some Seniors, Study Finds
    (14-Jul-2014)
    Social support might be the key, researcher says

  • High Blood Pressure May Protect the Very Old From Dementia
    (14-Jul-2014)
    But it's too early to recommend any change in treatment, researcher says

  • Could a Simple Smell Test Help Spot Alzheimer's Early?
    (14-Jul-2014)
    Study found weakened sense of smell associated with dementia risk, but more research needed

  • Brains of Sex Addicts May Be Wired Like Those of Drug Addicts, Study Finds
    (11-Jul-2014)
    Porn triggered activity in brain centers also tied to drug addiction responses, researcher says

  • Brains of Sex Addicts May Be Wired Like Those of Drug Addicts, Study Finds
    (11-Jul-2014)
    Porn triggered activity in brain centers also tied to drug addiction responses, researcher says

  • Like Humans, Chimps' Smarts May Rely on Genes
    (10-Jul-2014)
    DNA seems more important than upbringing or gender when it comes to intelligence, study found

  • Some Teens May Face Emotional Problems After Concussion
    (10-Jul-2014)
    Those with light or noise sensitivities post-injury seem to be more affected, study found

  • Like Humans, Chimps' Smarts May Rely on Genes
    (10-Jul-2014)
    DNA seems more important than upbringing or gender when it comes to intelligence, study found

  • Headbanging to Heavy Metal Music Linked To Man's Brain Bleed
    (04-Jul-2014)
    Practice is occasionally implicated in whiplash, blood vessel tears, researchers noted

  • Researchers Discover How 'Magic Mushrooms' Affect the Brain
    (03-Jul-2014)
    MRIs showed brain activity that mirrored what's seen in a dream-like state

  • Brisk Walking May Help Curb Parkinson's Symptoms
    (02-Jul-2014)
    Study found it improved gait, stiffness, mood, attention and overall quality of life

  • Anemia Treatments Don't Boost Recovery From Brain Injury, Study Finds
    (01-Jul-2014)
    Medication to boost red blood cells, more blood transfusions made no difference in outcomes

  • Nursing Home Care May Be Out of Reach for Many Aging 'Boomers': Study
    (30-Jun-2014)
    Price tag for 1 year of institutionalized care is now about $84,000, federal report says

  • Nursing Home Care May Be Out of Reach for Many Aging 'Boomers': Study
    (30-Jun-2014)
    Price tag for 1 year of institutionalized care is now about $84,000, federal report says

  • Gluten-Free Diet May Lift the 'Fog' of Celiac Patients, Study Says
    (27-Jun-2014)
    Scores on attention, memory tests improved after one year

  • Season's Change Can Bring on Cluster Headaches
    (27-Jun-2014)
    An expert's advice on how to deal with the painful condition

  • Surgery Doubted as a Migraine Reliever
    (27-Jun-2014)
    Review of two studies finds inconclusive evidence of success

  • Season's Change Can Bring on Cluster Headaches
    (27-Jun-2014)
    An expert's advice on how to deal with the painful condition

  • Surgery Doubted as a Migraine Reliever
    (27-Jun-2014)
    Review of two studies finds inconclusive evidence of success

  • Chronic Migraines Affect the Whole Family
    (26-Jun-2014)
    Web survey suggests the condition influences marriage, parenting and family dynamics

  • Chronic Migraines Affect the Whole Family
    (26-Jun-2014)
    Web survey suggests the condition influences marriage, parenting and family dynamics

  • Veterans With Brain Injury May Be at Risk for Dementia: Study
    (25-Jun-2014)
    They were 60 percent more likely to develop disease, and to develop it earlier, researchers say

  • Veterans With Brain Injury May Be at Risk for Dementia: Study
    (25-Jun-2014)
    They were 60 percent more likely to develop disease, and to develop it earlier, researchers say

  • Former NFL Players May Be Plagued With Chronic Headaches
    (25-Jun-2014)
    Study finds ex-NFL members average 19 days of headaches a month; past concussions a likely cause, expert says

  • Migraines May Worsen During Menopause
    (24-Jun-2014)
    Women in perimenopause, menopause have more migraines than premenopausal women, study finds

  • Migraines May Worsen During Menopause
    (24-Jun-2014)
    Women in perimenopause, menopause have more migraines than premenopausal women, study finds

  • Lifetime of Learning Might Thwart Dementia, Study Suggests
    (23-Jun-2014)
    Even taking up intellectual pursuits in mid-life appears to aid the brain

  • Lifetime of Learning Might Thwart Dementia, Study Suggests
    (23-Jun-2014)
    Even taking up intellectual pursuits in mid-life appears to aid the brain

  • Hypnosis May Help Improve Deep Sleep
    (20-Jun-2014)
    Study finds that those highly suggestible to hypnosis can have deeper sleep after hypnotic suggestion

  • Too Little Known About PTSD Treatments for Veterans, Experts Say
    (20-Jun-2014)
    Therapies are costing federal agencies millions, but it's unclear which work best, IOM panel says

  • Head Injuries Tied to Higher Migraine Risk for Veterans
    (19-Jun-2014)
    Blast wounds and wartime stress are both known to increase headache risk, study authors say

  • Mouse Study Supports Notion of 'Tanning Addiction'
    (19-Jun-2014)
    'Feel-good' hormones respond to daily UV light exposure, researchers find

  • Head Injuries Tied to Higher Migraine Risk for Veterans
    (19-Jun-2014)
    Blast wounds and wartime stress are both known to increase headache risk, study authors say

  • Head Injuries Tied to Higher Migraine Risk for Veterans
    (19-Jun-2014)
    Blast wounds and wartime stress are both known to increase headache risk, study authors say

  • Head Injuries Tied to Higher Migraine Risk for Veterans
    (19-Jun-2014)
    Blast wounds and wartime stress are both known to increase headache risk, study authors say

  • Group Doctor Visits May Benefit Muscle Disorder Patients
    (18-Jun-2014)
    Those who attended their annual neurologist visit with peers reported slightly better quality of life later

  • Anxiety May Affect Kids' Brains
    (17-Jun-2014)
    MRIs show larger 'fear center' in those who are more anxious

  • Mom's Epilepsy Drugs Appear Safe in Breast Milk
    (16-Jun-2014)
    Babies' brains and IQs don't seem to be affected by mother's medication, study finds

  • Study: Similar Outcomes From Combat Head Injuries, Regardless of Cause
    (16-Jun-2014)
    Researchers looked at blast- and nonblast-related trauma in Iraq-Afghanistan veterans

  • Mom's Epilepsy Drugs Appear Safe in Breast Milk
    (16-Jun-2014)
    Babies' brains and IQs don't seem to be affected by mother's medication, study finds

  • Study: Similar Outcomes From Combat Head Injuries, Regardless of Cause
    (16-Jun-2014)
    Researchers looked at blast- and nonblast-related trauma in Iraq-Afghanistan veterans

  • Headaches During Sex More Common Than Thought, Expert Says
    (13-Jun-2014)
    Problem affects more than 1 out of 100 people, mostly men

  • MRI Technique May Help Detect Parkinson's Earlier
    (12-Jun-2014)
    Larger research trials needed to confirm study's encouraging findings, experts say

  • Paralyzed Person to Kick Off World Cup
    (12-Jun-2014)
    Robotic 'suit' with artificial skin will put person's intention to kick the ball into motion, researchers explain

  • MRI Technique May Help Detect Parkinson's Earlier
    (12-Jun-2014)
    Larger research trials needed to confirm study's encouraging findings, experts say

  • Good Heart Health May Keep Your Mind Sharp, Too
    (11-Jun-2014)
    Poor heart health linked to mental impairment: study

  • Levodopa May Beat Newer Meds for Long-Term Parkinson's Care: Study
    (11-Jun-2014)
    Largest such trial finds the older drug 'edging out' others, but treatment is made on case-by-case basis

  • Good Heart Health May Keep Your Mind Sharp, Too
    (11-Jun-2014)
    Poor heart health linked to mental impairment: study

  • Levodopa May Beat Newer Meds for Long-Term Parkinson's Care: Study
    (11-Jun-2014)
    Largest such trial finds the older drug 'edging out' others, but treatment is made on case-by-case basis

  • Levodopa May Beat Newer Meds for Long-Term Parkinson's Care: Study
    (11-Jun-2014)
    Largest such trial finds the older drug 'edging out' others, but treatment is made on case-by-case basis

  • Scans Show Even 'Late' Preemies Have Brain Differences
    (10-Jun-2014)
    Finding underscores fact that not only early preemies show developmental deficits

  • Sophisticated Chest Scans May Raise Children's Lifetime Cancer Risk
    (09-Jun-2014)
    These imaging tests expose kids with heart disease to high doses of radiation, researchers report

  • Combo Vaccine Raises Risk of Fever-Related Seizures in Toddlers: Study
    (09-Jun-2014)
    Safer to give MMR and chickenpox shots separately for first dose, researchers say

  • Yoga, Meditation May Help Dementia Patients and Caregivers Alike
    (06-Jun-2014)
    'Holistic' program involving these and other activities brought relaxation, exercise, small study found

  • Could Fitter Kids Be Smarter Kids, Too?
    (06-Jun-2014)
    Children who are physically fit might do better with reading, language skills, researchers report

  • Study Supports Durability of Parkinson's Treatment
    (05-Jun-2014)
    Transplanted brain neurons appear to remain healthy for up to 14 years, research shows

  • PMS Not Linked to Hot Flashes Later, Study Finds
    (05-Jun-2014)
    But, women with PMS are more likely to have memory, concentration issues after menopause

  • Study Supports Durability of Parkinson's Treatment
    (05-Jun-2014)
    Transplanted brain neurons appear to remain healthy for up to 14 years, research shows

  • Study Supports Durability of Parkinson's Treatment
    (05-Jun-2014)
    Transplanted brain neurons appear to remain healthy for up to 14 years, research shows

  • Pot Isn't Harmless, Top U.S. Health Official Says
    (04-Jun-2014)
    Addiction, brain changes in young users are proven concerns, according to head of National Institute on Drug Abuse

  • Blood Pressure History May Affect Brain Function in Old Age
    (04-Jun-2014)
    Age at which you develop hypertension is key to understanding risk for memory problems, study suggests

  • Anti-Alzheimer's Drug Shows Promise in Mice Study
    (03-Jun-2014)
    Researchers hope to prevent disease onset by starting treatment in middle age

  • Scents May Sway Your Sense of Beauty
    (03-Jun-2014)
    Small study found women seemed prettier when pleasant odors were near

  • Anti-Alzheimer's Drug Shows Promise in Mice Study
    (03-Jun-2014)
    Researchers hope to prevent disease onset by starting treatment in middle age

  • Scents May Sway Your Sense of Beauty
    (03-Jun-2014)
    Small study found women seemed prettier when pleasant odors were near

  • Scientists Erase, Then Restore Memories in Rats
    (02-Jun-2014)
    In the future, the mind tweak might have applications for Alzheimer's patients, researchers say

  • Learning Another Language May Help the Aging Brain
    (02-Jun-2014)
    Even doing so as an adult seemed to guard against mental decline, study found

  • Scientists Erase, Then Restore Memories in Rats
    (02-Jun-2014)
    In the future, the mind tweak might have applications for Alzheimer's patients, researchers say

  • Scientists Erase, Then Restore Memories in Rats
    (02-Jun-2014)
    In the future, the mind tweak might have applications for Alzheimer's patients, researchers say

  • Steroids May Not Be Wise Choice for Intensive-Care Patients
    (30-May-2014)
    Johns Hopkins research suggests the possibility of delirium

  • Steroids May Not Be Wise Choice for Intensive-Care Patients
    (30-May-2014)
    Johns Hopkins research suggests the possibility of delirium

  • Cynics at Higher Risk for Dementia? Yea, Right
    (28-May-2014)
    Study suggests they may be three times more likely to develop brain disease than more trusting folks

  • Iodine Deficiency Common in Pregnancy, Pediatricians Warn
    (27-May-2014)
    Processed foods deprive women of iodized salt; supplementation recommended

  • Memory Problems After Chemo Linked to Brain Changes
    (27-May-2014)
    Study finds drop in brain activity during multitasking in women who had chemotherapy for breast cancer

  • Memory Problems After Chemo Linked to Brain Changes
    (27-May-2014)
    Study finds drop in brain activity during multitasking in women who had chemotherapy for breast cancer

  • Size of Brain Aneurysm Doesn't Predict Chances of Rupture: Study
    (23-May-2014)
    Smoking may be a greater risk factor, researchers report

  • Ultrasound Trumps CT Scan for Diagnosing Kidney Stones in Study
    (21-May-2014)
    Researchers cite lower cost, less radiation

  • Delaying Measles-Related Vaccines May Raise Seizure Risk: Study
    (19-May-2014)
    Researchers say findings emphasize importance of following timing guidelines

  • People With High Blood Pressure Often Have a 'Salt Tooth'
    (16-May-2014)
    Small new study suggests that some may have an unhealthy preference for saltier food

  • Stem Cells Reverse MS-Like Illness in Mice
    (15-May-2014)
    Crippled rodents walked again, but it's uncertain if same approach will help people

  • Migraines Linked to Increased Risk of 'Silent Strokes'
    (15-May-2014)
    Treating migraines might reduce stroke risk, researchers suggest

  • Migraines Linked to Increased Risk of 'Silent Strokes'
    (15-May-2014)
    Treating migraines might reduce stroke risk, researchers suggest

  • Migraines Linked to Increased Risk of 'Silent Strokes'
    (15-May-2014)
    Treating migraines might reduce stroke risk, researchers suggest

  • Stem Cells Reverse MS-Like Illness in Mice
    (15-May-2014)
    Crippled rodents walked again, but it's uncertain if same approach will help people

  • Stem Cells Reverse MS-Like Illness in Mice
    (15-May-2014)
    Crippled rodents walked again, but it's uncertain if same approach will help people

  • Flame Retardants Common in Dust at Child Care Centers: Study
    (15-May-2014)
    In analysis of 40 California sites, all had chemicals indoors, with higher levels linked to foam furniture

  • Could Certain Antidepressants Slow Alzheimer's?
    (14-May-2014)
    Early study suggests Celexa, and other drugs in its class, might help, but many questions remain

  • Adults With Autism at Risk for Many Health Problems: Study
    (14-May-2014)
    Research shows rates of mental, physical problems higher in these patients than among other adults

  • Study Probes Why Kids With Autism Are Oversensitive to Touch, Noise
    (14-May-2014)
    New brain imaging study shows certain regions are hyperactive to sensory stimuli

  • Researchers Shed Light on Link Between Stress, Heart Trouble
    (13-May-2014)
    Study suggests brain may be key to the connection between negative emotions and inflammation

  • Music May Benefit Your Brain
    (13-May-2014)
    Study finds improved blood flow to left side of the brain after musical training

  • Smaller Brain Volume Seen in College Football Players in Study
    (13-May-2014)
    Area related to memory, emotion was even smaller in players with history of concussions, researchers note

  • ERs See Spike in Traumatic Brain Injuries
    (13-May-2014)
    Researchers say increased awareness, diagnosis could explain some of the 29 percent increase over a five-year period

  • Workplace Solvents Linked to Long-Term Memory, Thinking Problems
    (12-May-2014)
    Study of French retirees shows those exposed even decades ago scored worse on tests

  • Mild Electrical Zaps to Brain Induce 'Lucid Dreaming' in Study
    (12-May-2014)
    Research offers insight into line between consciousness, unconsciousness

  • Workplace Solvents Linked to Long-Term Memory, Thinking Problems
    (12-May-2014)
    Study of French retirees shows those exposed even decades ago scored worse on tests

  • Kids' Concussion Symptoms Can Linger Long After Injury: Study
    (12-May-2014)
    Emotional symptoms may last for weeks, researchers report

  • Workplace Solvents Linked to Long-Term Memory, Thinking Problems
    (12-May-2014)
    Study of French retirees shows those exposed even decades ago scored worse on tests

  • Implanted Device Lowers Blood Pressure in Rat Study
    (09-May-2014)
    Procedure might one day offer an option for people who are resistant to medication, researchers suggest

  • Antipsychotics Help Cut Crime Rate: Study
    (09-May-2014)
    New research suggests medications curb violence in patients with psychiatric disorders

  • Antipsychotics Help Cut Crime Rate: Study
    (09-May-2014)
    New research suggests medications curb violence in patients with psychiatric disorders

  • Brain Activity Changes in Pregnant Women, Study Finds
    (08-May-2014)
    Boost in activity in brain region that reads faces may prepare mom to bond with baby, researcher suggests

  • Is Your Brain Overheating? Try Yawning
    (08-May-2014)
    Study offers up new theory on why people yawn

  • Is Your Brain Overheating? Try Yawning
    (08-May-2014)
    Study offers up new theory on why people yawn

  • Brain Stimulation Shows Early Promise Against Alzheimer's
    (06-May-2014)
    German pilot study found four of six patients kept, improved their memories one year later

  • Brain Stimulation Shows Early Promise Against Alzheimer's
    (06-May-2014)
    German pilot study found four of six patients kept, improved their memories one year later

  • Brain Stimulation Shows Early Promise Against Alzheimer's
    (06-May-2014)
    German pilot study found four of six patients kept, improved their memories one year later

  • Young Blood Boosts Brains of Old Mice
    (05-May-2014)
    The discovery might have implications for aging humans, study authors suggest

  • Prenatal Fish Oil Supplements May Not Boost Child's Brain Health, Study Finds
    (05-May-2014)
    Toddlers whose mothers took extra omega-3 daily were no smarter than other tots, researchers say

  • Young Blood Boosts Brains of Old Mice
    (05-May-2014)
    The discovery might have implications for aging humans, study authors suggest

  • Genes, Environment May Play Equal Parts in Autism Risk: Study
    (05-May-2014)
    Interaction between the two is probably complex, needs more research, experts say

  • Prenatal Fish Oil Supplements May Not Boost Child's Brain Health, Study Finds
    (05-May-2014)
    Toddlers whose mothers took extra omega-3 daily were no smarter than other tots, researchers say

  • Alzheimer's Variation May Often Go Unrecognized: Study
    (02-May-2014)
    'Hippocampal sparing' disease tends to affect men more, at younger ages

  • Brain Scans Spot Possible Clues to Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
    (02-May-2014)
    Inflammation may play a role, small study suggests

  • Alzheimer's Variation May Often Go Unrecognized: Study
    (02-May-2014)
    'Hippocampal sparing' disease tends to affect men more, at younger ages

  • Helmets Not Helpful for Babies With 'Flat Head' Syndrome: Study
    (02-May-2014)
    Dutch researchers found similar improvement in infants who received no treatment

  • Alzheimer's Variation May Often Go Unrecognized: Study
    (02-May-2014)
    'Hippocampal sparing' disease tends to affect men more, at younger ages

  • Brain Scans Spot Possible Clues to Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
    (02-May-2014)
    Inflammation may play a role, small study suggests

  • Alzheimer's Variation May Often Go Unrecognized: Study
    (02-May-2014)
    'Hippocampal sparing' disease tends to affect men more, at younger ages

  • Does Higher-Priced Food Taste Better?
    (02-May-2014)
    Study found diners who paid double enjoyed their meals more

  • Too Much or Too Little Sleep Tied to Memory Problems in Older Women
    (01-May-2014)
    Those who slept either 5 hours or less, 9 hours or more daily showed effect in study

  • Too Much or Too Little Sleep Tied to Memory Problems in Older Women
    (01-May-2014)
    Those who slept either 5 hours or less, 9 hours or more daily showed effect in study

  • Traumatic Brain Injury Common Among Homeless Men
    (30-Apr-2014)
    In small Canadian study, 70 percent of such injuries occurred during childhood or teen years

  • Traumatic Brain Injury Common Among Homeless Men
    (30-Apr-2014)
    In small Canadian study, 70 percent of such injuries occurred during childhood or teen years

  • Altruism May Help Shield Teens From Depression: Study
    (29-Apr-2014)
    Researchers monitored area of the brain tied to rewards, pleasure

  • Japan Quake Shows How Stress Alters the Brain
    (29-Apr-2014)
    Victims had shrinkage in certain regions, but some areas rebounded with emotional recovery, study finds

  • Type 2 Diabetes May Shrink the Brain, Study Suggests
    (29-Apr-2014)
    Loss of gray matter can lead to dementia, experts say

  • Laughter May Work Like Meditation in the Brain
    (28-Apr-2014)
    Study monitored brain waves of people watching different types of videos

  • Medical Marijuana May Ease Some MS Symptoms, Study Concludes
    (28-Apr-2014)
    Finding applies only to pot in pill or spray form, neurologists say

  • A Memory Aid for Seniors: Laughter
    (28-Apr-2014)
    Study suggests that humor helps improve recall, reduces stress hormone

  • Medical Marijuana May Ease Some MS Symptoms, Study Concludes
    (28-Apr-2014)
    Finding applies only to pot in pill or spray form, neurologists say

  • Like Humans, Ravens Understand There's a Pecking Order
    (25-Apr-2014)
    Study suggests the birds are smart enough to gauge another's status, even in other groups

  • Cell-Targeted Therapy Shows Early Promise Against MS
    (24-Apr-2014)
    Patients with relapsing-remitting form of the disease showed fewer brain lesions with ofatumumab

  • Cell-Targeted Therapy Shows Early Promise Against MS
    (24-Apr-2014)
    Patients with relapsing-remitting form of the disease showed fewer brain lesions with ofatumumab

  • Cell-Targeted Therapy Shows Early Promise Against MS
    (24-Apr-2014)
    Patients with relapsing-remitting form of the disease showed fewer brain lesions with ofatumumab

  • People With More Education May Recover Better From Brain Injury
    (23-Apr-2014)
    Study looked at adults hurt in motor vehicle crashes, falls

  • People With More Education May Recover Better From Brain Injury
    (23-Apr-2014)
    Study looked at adults hurt in motor vehicle crashes, falls

  • Seniors Who Suffer Mental Declines May Face Earlier Death: Study
    (23-Apr-2014)
    Those with memory loss fared better than those who showed deficits in thinking abilities

  • People With More Education May Recover Better From Brain Injury
    (23-Apr-2014)
    Study looked at adults hurt in motor vehicle crashes, falls

  • Gene Therapy May Enhance Cochlear Implants, Animal Study Finds
    (23-Apr-2014)
    Growth of cells in inner ear may boost sound sensitivity, researchers say

  • Certain Type of Brain Malformation May Be Best Left Alone
    (22-Apr-2014)
    Saying no to surgery, radiation tied to better outcomes in study of abnormal brain connections

  • Two Drugs Work Equally Well for Epileptic Seizures in Kids: Study
    (22-Apr-2014)
    Ativan, Valium both good options for emergency treatment, experts say

  • New Drugs May Help Prevent Migraines
    (22-Apr-2014)
    Two early trials show two experimental compounds reduced number of headaches for sufferers

  • New Drugs May Help Prevent Migraines
    (22-Apr-2014)
    Two early trials show two experimental compounds reduced number of headaches for sufferers

  • Certain Type of Brain Malformation May Be Best Left Alone
    (22-Apr-2014)
    Saying no to surgery, radiation tied to better outcomes in study of abnormal brain connections

  • Two Drugs Work Equally Well for Epileptic Seizures in Kids: Study
    (22-Apr-2014)
    Ativan, Valium both good options for emergency treatment, experts say

  • Thinking, Memory Problems Tied to Blockages in Neck Artery
    (21-Apr-2014)
    Researcher suggests more aggressive treatment might be warranted

  • Adjusting Your Thermostat Might Improve Your Thinking
    (21-Apr-2014)
    Study found people did better at mental tasks in rooms with preferred temperature

  • Thinking, Memory Problems Tied to Blockages in Neck Artery
    (21-Apr-2014)
    Researcher suggests more aggressive treatment might be warranted

  • Scientists Probe What Makes People Get Their Groove On
    (18-Apr-2014)
    Offbeat rhythms of funk, hip-hip, R and B work best to get listeners on the dance floor, study finds

  • Appetite, Taste Changes Reported After Weight-Loss Surgery
    (18-Apr-2014)
    Sense of smell also altered for some patients in British study

  • Off Season May Not Be Long Enough to Recover From Football 'Hits'
    (17-Apr-2014)
    Study found some players still showed brain changes 6 months after season had ended

  • Off Season May Not Be Long Enough to Recover From Football 'Hits'
    (17-Apr-2014)
    Study found some players still showed brain changes 6 months after season had ended

  • Apathy Might Signal Brain Shrinkage in Old Age: Study
    (16-Apr-2014)
    But the findings only show an association; they don't prove cause and effect, experts say

  • Brain Scans Might Spot Potential for Recovery From Coma
    (16-Apr-2014)
    Right now misdiagnosis is common, so a better technology is needed, experts say

  • Key Brain 'Networks' May Differ in Autism, Study Suggests
    (16-Apr-2014)
    Neural systems tied to gauging social cues appear 'over-connected' in children with the disorder

  • Apathy Might Signal Brain Shrinkage in Old Age: Study
    (16-Apr-2014)
    But the findings only show an association; they don't prove cause and effect, experts say

  • Brain Scans Might Spot Potential for Recovery From Coma
    (16-Apr-2014)
    Right now misdiagnosis is common, so a better technology is needed, experts say

  • Key Brain 'Networks' May Differ in Autism, Study Suggests
    (16-Apr-2014)
    Neural systems tied to gauging social cues appear 'over-connected' in children with the disorder

  • Gene Variant May Double Alzheimer's Risk for Women: Study
    (15-Apr-2014)
    Effect wasn't nearly as pronounced among men, researchers say

  • Study Links Casual Marijuana Use to Changes in Brain
    (15-Apr-2014)
    The brain regions are tied to motivation, emotion and reward, researchers say

  • Young People With Epilepsy Face Higher Injury Risk: Study
    (14-Apr-2014)
    British researchers found increased odds of fractures, burns, medication poisoning

  • Young People With Epilepsy Face Higher Injury Risk: Study
    (14-Apr-2014)
    British researchers found increased odds of fractures, burns, medication poisoning

  • Time Spent With Grandkids Might Boost Women's Brain Power
    (11-Apr-2014)
    But don't overdo it: Study found that too much babysitting was tied to mental decline

  • Health Tip: What May Trigger Tension Headaches
    (11-Apr-2014)
    Lack of sleep is a strong possibility

  • Girls Suffer Worse Concussions, Study Suggests
    (10-Apr-2014)
    Researchers found they had more severe symptoms, longer recovery times than boys

  • Girls Suffer Worse Concussions, Study Suggests
    (10-Apr-2014)
    Researchers found they had more severe symptoms, longer recovery times than boys

  • More High School Athletes Complying With Concussion Guidelines, Study Finds
    (10-Apr-2014)
    Awareness of precautions growing but improvement still needed, experts say

  • Social Skills a Casualty of Childhood Head Injury, Study Suggests
    (10-Apr-2014)
    Disruptions of working memory, mental processing speed make it hard to interact, researchers explain

  • A Failing Mind May Mean Lower Cancer Death Risk, Study Suggests
    (09-Apr-2014)
    But scientists aren't sure why dementia seems linked to fewer malignancies

  • Aerobic Exercise May Help Older Women at Risk for Dementia
    (09-Apr-2014)
    Small study suggests regular walking increases hippocampus area of brain

  • Naps Enhance Learning for Young Children, Study Says
    (09-Apr-2014)
    Preschoolers, infants performed better on language experiments after brief sleep

  • Aerobic Exercise May Help Older Women at Risk for Dementia
    (09-Apr-2014)
    Small study suggests regular walking increases hippocampus area of brain

  • Naps Enhance Learning for Young Children, Study Says
    (09-Apr-2014)
    Preschoolers, infants performed better on language experiments after brief sleep

  • Just One Season of Hits in High School Football May Alter Brain: Study
    (08-Apr-2014)
    Players did not have concussions, still showed changes in white matter

  • 'Milestone' Therapy Produces Leg Movement in Paraplegics
    (08-Apr-2014)
    Electrodes along spinal cord gave four men ability to flex toes, ankles and knees, but it's no cure, researchers report

  • Arsenic in Well Water Tied to Less Brain Power in U.S. Study
    (08-Apr-2014)
    Researchers found students exposed to higher levels of the element had lower IQ test scores

  • Just One Season of Hits in High School Football May Alter Brain: Study
    (08-Apr-2014)
    Players did not have concussions, still showed changes in white matter

  • 'Milestone' Therapy Produces Leg Movement in Paraplegics
    (08-Apr-2014)
    Electrodes along spinal cord gave four men ability to flex toes, ankles and knees, but it's no cure, researchers report

  • Stroke Often Missed in ERs, Study Finds
    (07-Apr-2014)
    Women, minorities and younger adults most likely to be misdiagnosed

  • Kids' Concussions Defined by Where They Live, Study Finds
    (07-Apr-2014)
    Sports fell more city children; motorized vehicles a danger in the country

  • Stem Cells Show Promise for Stroke Recovery
    (07-Apr-2014)
    Early study found they can be safely transplanted into the brain; 2 patients showed significant improvement

  • Your Dog Truly Loves Your Scent
    (05-Apr-2014)
    Brain scans showed greater response to owners' odor than to those of other people and pets

  • Your Mentally Stimulating Job May Help Keep You Sharp in Retirement
    (04-Apr-2014)
    'Use it or lose it' might apply to brainpower, study author says

  • Your Mentally Stimulating Job May Help Keep You Sharp in Retirement
    (04-Apr-2014)
    'Use it or lose it' might apply to brainpower, study author says

  • Poor Sleep Tied to Mental Decline in Older Men
    (04-Apr-2014)
    It isn't how long, but how well, people sleep that matters, study found

  • Driving Ability May Falter With Age in HIV-Positive Adults
    (04-Apr-2014)
    Small study looked at mental skills, simulator testing

  • Your Mentally Stimulating Job May Help Keep You Sharp in Retirement
    (04-Apr-2014)
    'Use it or lose it' might apply to brainpower, study author says

  • Poor Sleep Tied to Mental Decline in Older Men
    (04-Apr-2014)
    It isn't how long, but how well, people sleep that matters, study found

  • Your Mentally Stimulating Job May Help Keep You Sharp in Retirement
    (04-Apr-2014)
    'Use it or lose it' might apply to brainpower, study author says

  • Driving Ability May Falter With Age in HIV-Positive Adults
    (04-Apr-2014)
    Small study looked at mental skills, simulator testing

  • Spotting Cause of Newborn Brain Injury Could Aid Prevention, Report Says
    (03-Apr-2014)
    Some cases of neonatal encephalopathy may be preventable

  • More ERs Treating Headaches With Narcotics, Study Finds
    (02-Apr-2014)
    Despite guidelines against prescribing powerful painkillers for these patients, the trend has grown

  • Rare, But Serious, Side Effect Reported With One MS Drug
    (02-Apr-2014)
    Unusual clotting disorder developed in several people taking Rebif

  • Computer Program Spots 21 Distinct Facial Expressions
    (01-Apr-2014)
    Identifying these universal expressions might help scientists better map emotions in brain

  • Could Reducing Stress Help Bring On a Migraine?
    (01-Apr-2014)
    Small study suggests shifting hormone levels may have an impact, researcher says

  • Could Reducing Stress Help Bring On a Migraine?
    (01-Apr-2014)
    Small study suggests shifting hormone levels may have an impact, researcher says

  • Scientists Make Gene Discovery in Lou Gehrig's Disease
    (01-Apr-2014)
    Finding may advance understanding of fatal, degenerative condition

  • New Clues to Link Between MS Drug Tysabri and Rare Brain Disease
    (31-Mar-2014)
    Researchers report drug mobilizes a kind of cell easily infected by a virus that can attack the brain

  • More Research Links Poor Heart Health With Alzheimer's Risk
    (31-Mar-2014)
    Brain plaque builds up as arteries stiffen, study suggests

  • Topamax Approval for Migraines Expanded to Younger Users
    (31-Mar-2014)
    Adolescents ages 12-17 can now take the drug, FDA says

  • New Clues to Link Between MS Drug Tysabri and Rare Brain Disease
    (31-Mar-2014)
    Researchers report drug mobilizes a kind of cell easily infected by a virus that can attack the brain

  • Scientists Spot Brain's 'Off' Switch for Water Intake
    (28-Mar-2014)
    MRI scans tracked neurological activity in non-thirsty people pressed to drink water

  • Scientists Spot Brain's 'Off' Switch for Water Intake
    (28-Mar-2014)
    MRI scans tracked neurological activity in non-thirsty people pressed to drink water

  • Smoking May Dull Ability to Sense Bitter Tastes
    (27-Mar-2014)
    Buildup of tobacco chemicals could hamper regeneration of taste buds, researcher says

  • Jury Still Out on Routine Dementia Screening for Seniors
    (26-Mar-2014)
    Panel says benefits unproven, but Alzheimer's experts say early detection is important

  • Crows' Problem-Solving Skills Equal to Human 5-Year-Olds: Study
    (26-Mar-2014)
    New Caledonian crows quickly figured out the cause-and-effect of water displacement

  • Jury Still Out on Routine Dementia Screening for Seniors
    (26-Mar-2014)
    Panel says benefits unproven, but Alzheimer's experts say early detection is important

  • Goats Aren't Dummies
    (26-Mar-2014)
    Study finds they can learn complex tasks, remember them for a long time

  • Mouse Study May Shed Light on Huntington's Disease
    (26-Mar-2014)
    The hereditary brain disease can destroy patients' ability to walk, talk and swallow

  • More Signs Autism May Originate During Pregnancy
    (26-Mar-2014)
    Brain-tissue samples show differences linked to prenatal development

  • Electrical Brain Stimulation Might Help Fibromyalgia Patients
    (26-Mar-2014)
    Small French study saw improvement in people's mood, quality of life

  • CT Scans Might Help Diagnose Gout in Some Cases
    (26-Mar-2014)
    But, standard needle aspiration testing usually effective, study authors report

  • Mouse Study May Shed Light on Huntington's Disease
    (26-Mar-2014)
    The hereditary brain disease can destroy patients' ability to walk, talk and swallow

  • Mouse Study May Shed Light on Huntington's Disease
    (26-Mar-2014)
    The hereditary brain disease can destroy patients' ability to walk, talk and swallow

  • Electrical Brain Stimulation Might Help Fibromyalgia Patients
    (26-Mar-2014)
    Small French study saw improvement in people's mood, quality of life

  • Medical Marijuana Pills May Ease Some MS Symptoms: Review
    (24-Mar-2014)
    Researchers also found some evidence to support use of other alternative therapies

  • Anti-Seizure Drug May Guard Against Some Cancers
    (24-Mar-2014)
    Study found use of valproic acid linked to 34 percent lower risk of head, neck tumors

  • Your Sense of Smell May Be Keener Than Thought
    (20-Mar-2014)
    Study suggests people can detect more than a trillion distinct odors

  • Your Sense of Smell May Be Keener Than Thought
    (20-Mar-2014)
    Study suggests people can detect more than a trillion distinct odors

  • Alzheimer's Strikes Women Harder Than Men: Report
    (19-Mar-2014)
    And those over 60 twice as likely to get the brain disease than breast cancer

  • Diabetes in Middle Age May Cause Memory Problems Later
    (19-Mar-2014)
    Study also found that high blood pressure has similar impact

  • Human-Type Epilepsy Discovered in Sea Lions
    (19-Mar-2014)
    Eating fish exposed to toxin-laden algae harms the animals' brains, study suggests

  • Cholesterol Drug Might Help Slow MS Progression
    (19-Mar-2014)
    Early study showed reduced brain shrinkage among multiple sclerosis patients given generic statin

  • Alzheimer's Strikes Women Harder Than Men: Report
    (19-Mar-2014)
    And those over 60 twice as likely to get the brain disease than breast cancer

  • Diabetes in Middle Age May Cause Memory Problems Later
    (19-Mar-2014)
    Study also found that high blood pressure has similar impact

  • Partial Skull Removal May Save Older Patients' Lives After Massive Stroke
    (19-Mar-2014)
    But disability after surgery is often severe, study finds

  • Human-Type Epilepsy Discovered in Sea Lions
    (19-Mar-2014)
    Eating fish exposed to toxin-laden algae harms the animals' brains, study suggests

  • Cholesterol Drug Might Help Slow MS Progression
    (19-Mar-2014)
    Early study showed reduced brain shrinkage among multiple sclerosis patients given generic statin

  • Human-Type Epilepsy Discovered in Sea Lions
    (19-Mar-2014)
    Eating fish exposed to toxin-laden algae harms the animals' brains, study suggests

  • Cholesterol Drug Might Help Slow MS Progression
    (19-Mar-2014)
    Early study showed reduced brain shrinkage among multiple sclerosis patients given generic statin

  • Partial Skull Removal May Save Older Patients' Lives After Massive Stroke
    (19-Mar-2014)
    But disability after surgery is often severe, study finds

  • COPD May Damage Aging Brain
    (18-Mar-2014)
    Study finds higher odds for mental decline without memory loss in patients with the lung disorder

  • COPD May Damage Aging Brain
    (18-Mar-2014)
    Study finds higher odds for mental decline without memory loss in patients with the lung disorder

  • Lower IQ, Worse Heart Fitness in Teens Linked to Risk of Early Dementia in Men
    (17-Mar-2014)
    Swedish researchers followed a million men for more than 40 years

  • Too Many Unneeded Brain Scans for Headaches, Study Suggests
    (17-Mar-2014)
    Routine use of imaging tests not recommended, but more docs ordering them anyway, researcher says

  • Too Many Unneeded Brain Scans for Headaches, Study Suggests
    (17-Mar-2014)
    Routine use of imaging tests not recommended, but more docs ordering them anyway, researcher says

  • Too Many Unneeded Brain Scans for Headaches, Study Suggests
    (17-Mar-2014)
    Routine use of imaging tests not recommended, but more docs ordering them anyway, researcher says

  • Too Many Unneeded Brain Scans for Headaches, Study Suggests
    (17-Mar-2014)
    Routine use of imaging tests not recommended, but more docs ordering them anyway, researcher says

  • Too Many Unneeded Brain Scans for Headaches, Study Suggests
    (17-Mar-2014)
    Routine use of imaging tests not recommended, but more docs ordering them anyway, researcher says

  • Sweet, Salty Taste Preferences Tied Together in Kids
    (17-Mar-2014)
    Study also suggests that children's growth and development affect their choices

  • Why It's Hard to Kick the Smoking Habit
    (14-Mar-2014)
    Brain scans showed nicotine withdrawal weakens parts of the brain tied to ability to control cravings

  • Science Probes Secrets of 'Contagious Yawning'
    (14-Mar-2014)
    People don't do it because they are empathizing with a yawner, study suggests

  • Science Probes Secrets of 'Contagious Yawning'
    (14-Mar-2014)
    People don't do it because they are empathizing with a yawner, study suggests

  • Blood Test Might Help Spot, Monitor Concussions
    (13-Mar-2014)
    Study found levels of a protein linked with brain damage spiked right after injury, dropped with recovery

  • Are You Musical or Tone Deaf? Genes May Be Key
    (12-Mar-2014)
    But many factors likely play a role in Mozart-like musical genius, experts say

  • Smokers' Brains Perk Up at Positive Cigarette Images: Study
    (12-Mar-2014)
    Scans showed less response to negative images of habit's consequences

  • Protein From Meat, Fish May Help Men Age Well
    (12-Mar-2014)
    But Japanese study saw no such benefits for women

  • First Device Approved to Prevent Migraines
    (12-Mar-2014)
    Headband-like unit stimulates nerve associated with painful headaches

  • Are You Musical or Tone Deaf? Genes May Be Key
    (12-Mar-2014)
    But many factors likely play a role in Mozart-like musical genius, experts say

  • Preschoolers Beat College Kids at Figuring Out Gadgets
    (11-Mar-2014)
    Researchers say the very young take more flexible approach to problem-solving

  • FDA Approves First Device to Prevent Migraines
    (11-Mar-2014)
    Wearable headband uses electrodes to stimulate nerve tied to the headaches

  • FDA Approves First Device to Prevent Migraines
    (11-Mar-2014)
    Wearable headband uses electrodes to stimulate nerve tied to the headaches

  • Preschoolers Beat College Kids at Figuring Out Gadgets
    (11-Mar-2014)
    Researchers say the very young take more flexible approach to problem-solving

  • FDA Approves First Device to Prevent Migraines
    (11-Mar-2014)
    Wearable headband uses electrodes to stimulate nerve tied to the headaches

  • Blood Test May Have Power to Predict Alzheimer's
    (10-Mar-2014)
    Scientists who tested seniors say the results detected almost all of those who would develop problems

  • 'Senior Moments' Don't Seem to Lead to Dementia for Most
    (10-Mar-2014)
    Study reassuring for people with 'mild cognitive impairment,' experts say

  • Blood Test May Have Power to Predict Alzheimer's
    (10-Mar-2014)
    Scientists who tested seniors say the results detected almost all of those who would develop problems

  • 'Senior Moments' Don't Seem to Lead to Dementia for Most
    (10-Mar-2014)
    Study reassuring for people with 'mild cognitive impairment,' experts say

  • NIH Launches 'Nerve Stimulation' Trial to Ease Tinnitus
    (06-Mar-2014)
    Agency is seeking patients suffering from chronic 'ringing in the ears'

  • NIH Launches 'Nerve Stimulation' Trial to Ease Tinnitus
    (06-Mar-2014)
    Agency is seeking patients suffering from chronic 'ringing in the ears'

  • NIH Launches 'Nerve Stimulation' Trial to Ease Tinnitus
    (06-Mar-2014)
    Agency is seeking patients suffering from chronic 'ringing in the ears'

  • Twins Study May Give Some Insight Into Alzheimer's
    (05-Mar-2014)
    Research suggests genes play key role in each person's susceptibility to the disease

  • Alzheimer's May Kill Far More Americans Than Thought
    (05-Mar-2014)
    Researchers report that the toll from the incurable brain disease exceeds death certificate statistics

  • Twins Study May Give Some Insight Into Alzheimer's
    (05-Mar-2014)
    Research suggests genes play key role in each person's susceptibility to the disease

  • Vets' Brain Damage From Blasts Not Always Apparent: Study
    (04-Mar-2014)
    But scans might reveal symptomless war injuries

  • Hangovers Don't Delay the Next Drink, Study Finds
    (04-Mar-2014)
    The painful after-effects of too much booze may be seen as just a temporary nuisance, researchers say

  • Poor Sleep in Gulf War Vets May Be Tied to Brain Changes
    (28-Feb-2014)
    Researchers say problem seems to be linked with less gray matter, which controls memory, thinking

  • Insomniacs' Brains May Work Differently
    (28-Feb-2014)
    Small study suggests more 'plasticity' might keep active brains too busy at night

  • Poor Sleep in Gulf War Vets May Be Tied to Brain Changes
    (28-Feb-2014)
    Researchers say problem seems to be linked with less gray matter, which controls memory, thinking

  • Early Signs That High-Calorie Diet May Help With Lou Gehrig's Disease
    (28-Feb-2014)
    Regimen that boosted carbohydrate intake seemed to work best, researchers say, but more study needed

  • Insomniacs' Brains May Work Differently
    (28-Feb-2014)
    Small study suggests more 'plasticity' might keep active brains too busy at night

  • Study Questions FDA Warning Against CT Scans for Those With Heart Devices
    (27-Feb-2014)
    It found no harm to patients with devices such as pacemakers, defibrillators, but agency still concerned

  • Obesity, 'The Pill' May Raise MS Risk, Research Suggests
    (27-Feb-2014)
    Early studies hint that certain hormones might be tied to inflammation, increased odds for multiple sclerosis

  • Quick Vision Test May Help Spot Concussions on Sidelines
    (26-Feb-2014)
    Combined with two other simple screenings, all cases of head injury were caught, researchers report

  • Quick Vision Test May Help Spot Concussions on Sidelines
    (26-Feb-2014)
    Combined with two other simple screenings, all cases of head injury were caught, researchers report

  • Amputee's 'Phantom Limb' Pain Eased by Virtual Arm Technology
    (25-Feb-2014)
    But researchers note it's not clear if treatment will work for anyone else

  • Chemicals in 'Western' Diet Show Alzheimer's-Like Effects in Mice
    (24-Feb-2014)
    Whether findings might apply to humans remains to be seen

  • Chemicals in 'Western' Diet Show Alzheimer's-Like Effects in Mice
    (24-Feb-2014)
    Whether findings might apply to humans remains to be seen

  • Blood Thinners Now Recommended for People With Irregular Heartbeat
    (24-Feb-2014)
    Updated guideline from American Academy of Neurology aims to reduce stroke risk

  • Mysterious Polio-Like Illness Strikes Kids in California
    (24-Feb-2014)
    Only a small number of cases identified, experts say, with no clear common cause

  • Are Best Memories Made by Age 25?
    (22-Feb-2014)
    That's when major milestones tend to occur, study author says

  • 'Heading' Soccer Ball Can Damage Brain, Study Says
    (21-Feb-2014)
    Researchers urge more study of long-term effects on thinking, memory

  • Do You Often Recall Dreams? Your Brain Might Be More Active
    (21-Feb-2014)
    In French brain-scan study, 'high recallers' remembered dreams five mornings per week

  • Monkey Research Shows How Omega-3 Fatty Acids Help the Brain
    (21-Feb-2014)
    Scientists found it boosted development of complex networks involved in thinking

  • Blood Sample Might Predict MS Long Before Symptoms Start
    (21-Feb-2014)
    Preliminary research suggests potential for earlier diagnosis

  • Voice Cues Prompt Similar Brain Response in Dogs, People: Study
    (20-Feb-2014)
    That might explain why pooches are such good friends to humans, researchers say

  • Iron Deficiency May Raise Stroke Risk
    (20-Feb-2014)
    Study found lack of key mineral can make blood 'stickier' and more likely to clot

  • When Jazz Musicians Improvise, So Do Their Brains
    (20-Feb-2014)
    MRI scans showed high activity in brain areas that usually interpret sentence structure

  • When Jazz Musicians Improvise, So Do Their Brains
    (20-Feb-2014)
    MRI scans showed high activity in brain areas that usually interpret sentence structure

  • Voice Cues Prompt Similar Brain Response in Dogs, People: Study
    (20-Feb-2014)
    That might explain why pooches are such good friends to humans, researchers say

  • Radiation-Free Cancer Scans: Coming Soon?
    (19-Feb-2014)
    Children might benefit most from new way to detect tumors, but experts say more research is needed

  • More Stress, More Headaches, Study Says
    (19-Feb-2014)
    Tension-headache sufferers in particular may benefit from relaxation techniques, experts suggest

  • More Stress, More Headaches, Study Says
    (19-Feb-2014)
    Tension-headache sufferers in particular may benefit from relaxation techniques, experts suggest

  • Antidepressant Celexa May Help Ease Alzheimer's-Linked Agitation
    (18-Feb-2014)
    Study finds it might be safer alternative to standard antipsychotics

  • Training Videos Seem to Boost Brain Activity: Study
    (18-Feb-2014)
    Stroke patients, others who must relearn motor skills might benefit from findings, researchers say

  • Football Helmets Not Much Protection Against Hits to Side of the Head: Study
    (17-Feb-2014)
    Only reduced chances of brain injury by 20 percent in crash test dummy trial

  • Sea Lion Shows Non-Human Mammals Also Have Rhythm
    (15-Feb-2014)
    By working with Ronan, researchers discovered it's not just mimicking birds who can keep the beat

  • Sea Lion Shows Non-Human Mammals Also Have Rhythm
    (15-Feb-2014)
    By working with Ronan, researchers discovered it's not just mimicking birds who can keep the beat

  • Can High Altitudes Protect Football Players From Concussions?
    (14-Feb-2014)
    Study found NFLers were a third less likely to suffer head injuries during high-altitude games

  • Can Vitamin C Ward Off Stroke?
    (14-Feb-2014)
    Researchers can't say for sure, but brain bleeds were more common among those with low levels of the vitamin

  • Supportive Mate a Good Match for Your Heart
    (14-Feb-2014)
    Small study of couples found helpfulness seems associated with lower levels of calcium build-up in arteries

  • Sleep Apnea May Worsen Fatigue in MS Patients
    (14-Feb-2014)
    Small study suggests sleep disorder could be missed in people with multiple sclerosis

  • Sleep Apnea May Worsen Fatigue in MS Patients
    (14-Feb-2014)
    Small study suggests sleep disorder could be missed in people with multiple sclerosis

  • Could Infections Harm Memory in Older Adults?
    (13-Feb-2014)
    Early study found connection between exposure to microbes, poorer scores on mental-ability tests

  • Few Americans Get Recommended Emergency Stroke Care
    (13-Feb-2014)
    However, most live within an hour of hospital that can give proper treatment, study finds

  • Could Infections Harm Memory in Older Adults?
    (13-Feb-2014)
    Early study found connection between exposure to microbes, poorer scores on mental-ability tests

  • Video Games Might Help People With Dyslexia Learn to Read, Study Suggests
    (13-Feb-2014)
    Sights, sounds may prove a distraction, researchers say

  • Could Infections Harm Memory in Older Adults?
    (13-Feb-2014)
    Early study found connection between exposure to microbes, poorer scores on mental-ability tests

  • Restless Sleep Linked to Widespread Pain in Older Adults
    (13-Feb-2014)
    Anxiety, memory problems and poor health also play a role, study suggests

  • Few Americans Get Recommended Emergency Stroke Care
    (13-Feb-2014)
    However, most live within an hour of hospital that can give proper treatment, study finds

  • Could Infections Harm Memory in Older Adults?
    (13-Feb-2014)
    Early study found connection between exposure to microbes, poorer scores on mental-ability tests

  • Video Games Might Help People With Dyslexia Learn to Read, Study Suggests
    (13-Feb-2014)
    Sights, sounds may prove a distraction, researchers say

  • Having 2 Parents With Alzheimer's May Raise Risk of Early Brain Changes
    (12-Feb-2014)
    Small study found these people had more beta-amyloid deposits, less gray matter

  • Infections Like Colds, Chickenpox Tied to Some Stroke Risk in Kids
    (12-Feb-2014)
    The brain attacks are rare in children, experts note, and study found vaccines may offer some protection

  • Newly Discovered Gene May Shed Light on Certain Brain Disorders
    (12-Feb-2014)
    Research might reveal how thickness of cerebral cortex is linked to autism, schizophrenia

  • Selective Breeding of Dogs Can Cause Harm
    (12-Feb-2014)
    British researchers say dogs bred for size can have malformed brains and skulls

  • Having 2 Parents With Alzheimer's May Raise Risk of Early Brain Changes
    (12-Feb-2014)
    Small study found these people had more beta-amyloid deposits, less gray matter

  • Newly Discovered Gene May Shed Light on Certain Brain Disorders
    (12-Feb-2014)
    Research might reveal how thickness of cerebral cortex is linked to autism, schizophrenia

  • Could the Weather Affect Your Stroke Risk?
    (12-Feb-2014)
    Study suggests stroke hospitalizations and death rates tied to changes in temperature and humidity

  • New Drug Shows Promise for Restless Legs Syndrome: Study
    (12-Feb-2014)
    Symptoms improved and fewer patients experienced disease progression

  • West Nile Virus Has Cost U.S. Nearly $800 Million: CDC
    (10-Feb-2014)
    Researchers tallied costs in health care, lost productivity over 14 years

  • West Nile Virus Has Cost U.S. Nearly $800 Million: CDC
    (10-Feb-2014)
    Researchers tallied costs in health care, lost productivity over 14 years

  • Brain Study Explores 'Inner World' of Autism
    (06-Feb-2014)
    Children with the condition had busier brains at rest, scans showed

  • Infants' Response to Talking Faces May Be Clue to Autism
    (06-Feb-2014)
    Researchers found 6-month-olds who shifted their gaze away were more likely to develop disorder

  • Fever-Related Seizures in Kids Eased by Epilepsy Drug: Study
    (06-Feb-2014)
    Standard emergency guidelines needed for long-lasting seizures, researchers say

  • Brain Study Explores 'Inner World' of Autism
    (06-Feb-2014)
    Children with the condition had busier brains at rest, scans showed

  • Infants' Response to Talking Faces May Be Clue to Autism
    (06-Feb-2014)
    Researchers found 6-month-olds who shifted their gaze away were more likely to develop disorder

  • Fever-Related Seizures in Kids Eased by Epilepsy Drug: Study
    (06-Feb-2014)
    Standard emergency guidelines needed for long-lasting seizures, researchers say

  • Amputee 'Feels' Objects With Prosthetic Hand
    (05-Feb-2014)
    Computer-assisted technology provides his first sense of touch in almost 10 years

  • Controlling Blood Pressure, Cholesterol May Not Boost Brain Health for Diabetics
    (04-Feb-2014)
    Study found no effect, but longer-term trials may be needed to see a benefit, experts add

  • Controlling Blood Pressure, Cholesterol May Not Boost Brain Health for Diabetics
    (04-Feb-2014)
    Study found no effect, but longer-term trials may be needed to see a benefit, experts add

  • Controlling Blood Pressure, Cholesterol May Not Boost Brain Health for Diabetics
    (04-Feb-2014)
    Study found no effect, but longer-term trials may be needed to see a benefit, experts add

  • More Pesticides Linked to Parkinson's Risk
    (03-Feb-2014)
    Study also found that genes affect the level of risk

  • Aspirin Might Help Treat Brain Tumor Tied to Hearing Loss
    (30-Jan-2014)
    Study found the drug slowed growth of noncancerous acoustic neuromas

  • How Your Brain 'Hears' Speech
    (30-Jan-2014)
    It picks up 'acoustic signatures,' not specific sounds of letters as previously thought

  • Aspirin Might Help Treat Brain Tumor Tied to Hearing Loss
    (30-Jan-2014)
    Study found the drug slowed growth of noncancerous acoustic neuromas

  • Drivers Often Unaware of Motorcycles, Raising Crash Risk: Study
    (30-Jan-2014)
    Driving simulator suggests that people are more aware of vehicles they routinely see on the road

  • High Estrogen Levels Plus Diabetes May Boost Dementia Risk
    (29-Jan-2014)
    Study of older women found having more of hormone from fat tissue after age 65 unwise

  • Early Childhood Memories May Fade Long Before Childhood Is Over
    (29-Jan-2014)
    By age 8 or 9, kids in study remembered only a third of events they experienced before they were 3

  • Amnesia Patient's Brain Helps Illuminate How Memory Works
    (28-Jan-2014)
    Researchers based 3-D model on man who lived 55 years with condition

  • Hearing Loss Tied to Faster Brain Shrinkage With Age
    (28-Jan-2014)
    Follow-up studies needed to show whether treating hearing problems could delay mental decline, experts say

  • Amnesia Patient's Brain Helps Illuminate How Memory Works
    (28-Jan-2014)
    Researchers based 3-D model on man who lived 55 years with condition

  • Amnesia Patient's Brain Helps Illuminate How Memory Works
    (28-Jan-2014)
    Researchers based 3-D model on man who lived 55 years with condition

  • Hearing Loss Tied to Faster Brain Shrinkage With Age
    (28-Jan-2014)
    Follow-up studies needed to show whether treating hearing problems could delay mental decline, experts say

  • DDT Exposure May Raise Alzheimer's Risk: Study
    (27-Jan-2014)
    Researchers say those with the disease had 4 times higher blood levels of byproduct of banned pesticide

  • DDT Exposure May Raise Alzheimer's Risk: Study
    (27-Jan-2014)
    Researchers say those with the disease had 4 times higher blood levels of byproduct of banned pesticide

  • Risk for MS Among Patients' Relatives Not As High As Thought
    (27-Jan-2014)
    Swedish study found siblings, kids had greater odds of getting disease, but other relatives faced no extra risk

  • It's Not Just Anniversaries: Men Are the More Forgetful Sex
    (26-Jan-2014)
    Survey of 48,000 people suggests women's memories tend to be sharper

  • It's Not Just Anniversaries: Men Are the More Forgetful Sex
    (26-Jan-2014)
    Survey of 48,000 people suggests women's memories tend to be sharper

  • It's Not Just Anniversaries: Men Are the More Forgetful Sex
    (26-Jan-2014)
    Survey of 48,000 people suggests women's memories tend to be sharper

  • My Father's Keeper: Caring for a Parent With Dementia
    (24-Jan-2014)
    With no training and no pay, an army of informal caregivers provides a billion dollar service

  • My Father's Keeper: Caring for a Parent With Dementia
    (24-Jan-2014)
    With no training and no pay, an army of informal caregivers provides a billion dollar service

  • Let Your Nose Guide You to Less Fatty Foods
    (24-Jan-2014)
    Study finds people could spot high- and low-fat milk through smell alone

  • For Seniors With Dementia, the Choice to Live Alone Can Be a Risky One
    (23-Jan-2014)
    Study identifies safety issues, lack of social activities and health care

  • Shopping Carts Can Pose Big Danger to Little Kids
    (23-Jan-2014)
    Study found one youngster seriously injured in falls, tip-overs every 22 minutes

  • For Seniors With Dementia, the Choice to Live Alone Can Be a Risky One
    (23-Jan-2014)
    Study identifies safety issues, lack of social activities and health care

  • 2 Alzheimer's Drugs Found Ineffective in Clinical Trials
    (22-Jan-2014)
    Dashing hopes, bapineuzumab and solanezumab did not improve patients' ability to think or perform daily activities

  • Vitamin D Levels Linked to Parkinson's Symptoms
    (22-Jan-2014)
    Better thinking, mood associated with higher levels, study finds

  • 2 Alzheimer's Drugs Found Ineffective in Clinical Trials
    (22-Jan-2014)
    Dashing hopes, bapineuzumab and solanezumab did not improve patients' ability to think or perform daily activities

  • Fish Oil Might Guard Against Loss of Brain Cells
    (22-Jan-2014)
    Study found women who ate the most omega-3s had greater brain volume

  • Vitamin D Levels Linked to Parkinson's Symptoms
    (22-Jan-2014)
    Better thinking, mood associated with higher levels, study finds

  • 2 Alzheimer's Drugs Found Ineffective in Clinical Trials
    (22-Jan-2014)
    Dashing hopes, bapineuzumab and solanezumab did not improve patients' ability to think or perform daily activities

  • Vitamin D Levels Linked to Parkinson's Symptoms
    (22-Jan-2014)
    Better thinking, mood associated with higher levels, study finds

  • Your Brain Structure May Influence Pain Tolerance
    (20-Jan-2014)
    People with less gray matter suffer more intensely, study contends

  • Vitamin D May Slow Multiple Sclerosis, Study Suggests
    (20-Jan-2014)
    But whether MS patients should take supplements is subject of debate

  • Despite New Rules, Injuries Still Costly for NHL, Study Finds
    (20-Jan-2014)
    Added safety measures appear necessary to protect hockey players' health

  • Concussions Common in Middle School Girls Playing Soccer: Study
    (20-Jan-2014)
    Many continue to play through symptoms, increasing risk of second injury, experts say

  • Vitamin D May Slow Multiple Sclerosis, Study Suggests
    (20-Jan-2014)
    But whether MS patients should take supplements is subject of debate

  • Why Parents Mix Up Their Kids' Names
    (18-Jan-2014)
    Quirk in brain's information-retrieval process is to blame, researcher says

  • Could Ecstasy Help People With Anxiety, PTSD?
    (17-Jan-2014)
    Small study sheds light on how the club drug affects the brain

  • Could Ecstasy Help People With Anxiety, PTSD?
    (17-Jan-2014)
    Small study sheds light on how the club drug affects the brain

  • Ultrasound to Brain May Boost Sensory Perception
    (16-Jan-2014)
    In experiment, people did better on subtle tests of ability to distinguish touches on skin

  • Ultrasound to Brain May Boost Sensory Perception
    (16-Jan-2014)
    In experiment, people did better on subtle tests of ability to distinguish touches on skin

  • Ultrasound to Brain May Boost Sensory Perception
    (16-Jan-2014)
    In experiment, people did better on subtle tests of ability to distinguish touches on skin

  • Both Sides of Brain Involved in Speech, Study Finds
    (15-Jan-2014)
    Discovery might lead to new treatments for stroke victims or those with brain injuries, researchers say

  • Heavy Drinking in Middle Age May Speed Memory Loss for Men
    (15-Jan-2014)
    Study found those consuming at least 2.5 drinks daily showed mental decline earlier than lighter drinkers

  • Brain Injuries May Raise Risk of Early Death
    (15-Jan-2014)
    Researchers find second head injury, suicide and assault are the main causes

  • Brain Injuries May Raise Risk of Early Death
    (15-Jan-2014)
    Researchers find second head injury, suicide and assault are the main causes

  • Heavy Drinking in Middle Age May Speed Memory Loss for Men
    (15-Jan-2014)
    Study found those consuming at least 2.5 drinks daily showed mental decline earlier than lighter drinkers

  • New Study Challenges Dyslexia-Brain Changes Link
    (14-Jan-2014)
    Researchers suggest poorer reading experiences lead to less gray matter

  • Are Teen Brains Hyper-Wired for Rewards?
    (14-Jan-2014)
    Study suggests there may be some logic in their choices after all

  • Sight, Sound Out of Sync in Kids With Autism, Study Finds
    (14-Jan-2014)
    Researcher compares the processing delay to a poorly dubbed movie

  • Post-Surgical Tests Might Help Spot Colon Cancer's Return
    (14-Jan-2014)
    Study patients who had CEA blood test or CT scan were more likely to undergo follow-up surgery for disease

  • Gains of 'Brain Training' for Elderly Seen 10 Years Later
    (13-Jan-2014)
    Problem-solving ability surpassed memory, study finds

  • Your Daily Coffee Just Might Jolt Your Memory
    (13-Jan-2014)
    New study suggests caffeine not only wakes you up, but also may aid your recall

  • Gains of 'Brain Training' for Elderly Seen 10 Years Later
    (13-Jan-2014)
    Problem-solving ability surpassed memory, study finds

  • Aging Brains Can Still Make 'Childlike' Connections: Study
    (10-Jan-2014)
    Researchers say that ability may help adults learn new skills, make new memories

  • Aging Brains Can Still Make 'Childlike' Connections: Study
    (10-Jan-2014)
    Researchers say that ability may help adults learn new skills, make new memories

  • Aging Brains Can Still Make 'Childlike' Connections: Study
    (10-Jan-2014)
    Researchers say that ability may help adults learn new skills, make new memories

  • Gene Therapy May Hold Promise for Advanced Parkinson's Disease
    (10-Jan-2014)
    Study says new dopamine-producing brain cells help control motor function

  • Dietary Supplements Can't Treat or Cure Concussions: FDA
    (09-Jan-2014)
    Agency tells consumers to ignore manufacturer claims and 'walk away' from these products

  • Recession Triggered Wave of Health Worries, Study Finds
    (09-Jan-2014)
    Internet searches rose for stress-related conditions such as ulcers and back pain

  • Study Weighs Safety of Epilepsy Drugs in Pregnancy
    (08-Jan-2014)
    Levetiracetam appears to pose low risk for baby, but there's more evidence of risk with valproate

  • Power of Suggestion Revealed in Study of Migraine Drug
    (08-Jan-2014)
    Expectation plays important role in response to treatment, expert says

  • Study Weighs Safety of Epilepsy Drugs in Pregnancy
    (08-Jan-2014)
    Levetiracetam appears to pose low risk for baby, but there's more evidence of risk with valproate

  • Power Down to Speed Concussion Recovery: Study
    (06-Jan-2014)
    Research supports several days' mental rest, including no screen time

  • Hormone Takes the High Out of Weed, Rodent Study Finds
    (02-Jan-2014)
    Researchers hope findings will lead to drug to treat marijuana abuse

  • Fido Really Can Recognize Your Face
    (01-Jan-2014)
    Study tracked dogs' eye movements as they viewed images of familiar people, pooches

  • When Winter Fun Isn't So Fun
    (01-Jan-2014)
    Sledding, skating, skiing and other cold weather activities all carry a potential risk of harm

  • Fido Really Can Recognize Your Face
    (01-Jan-2014)
    Study tracked dogs' eye movements as they viewed images of familiar people, pooches

  • Daily High-Dose Vitamin E Might Delay Alzheimer's
    (31-Dec-2013)
    Although study showed a small effect, experts note the nutrient doesn't attack underlying cause

  • Avoiding That New Year's Hangover
    (31-Dec-2013)
    Drink in moderation and eat beforehand, doctor says

  • Daily High-Dose Vitamin E Might Delay Alzheimer's
    (31-Dec-2013)
    Although study showed a small effect, experts note the nutrient doesn't attack underlying cause

  • Unhealthy Cholesterol Levels Might Raise Alzheimer's Risk
    (30-Dec-2013)
    Keeping cholesterol under control may help brain as well as heart, study suggests

  • Unhealthy Cholesterol Levels Might Raise Alzheimer's Risk
    (30-Dec-2013)
    Keeping cholesterol under control may help brain as well as heart, study suggests

  • Underactive Thyroid Not Linked to Memory Problems
    (30-Dec-2013)
    New findings contradict previous research suggesting that poor thyroid function might be tied to dementia

  • People Worldwide May Feel Mind-Body Connections in Same Way
    (30-Dec-2013)
    For instance, anxiety was consistently linked to changes in the mid-chest region, study found

  • U.S. Panel Backs Routine Lung CT Scans for Older, Heavy Smokers
    (30-Dec-2013)
    Yearly testing will prevent some lung cancer deaths, experts conclude

  • Underactive Thyroid Not Linked to Memory Problems
    (30-Dec-2013)
    New findings contradict previous research suggesting that poor thyroid function might be tied to dementia

  • People Worldwide May Feel Mind-Body Connections in Same Way
    (30-Dec-2013)
    For instance, anxiety was consistently linked to changes in the mid-chest region, study found

  • Concussions Linked to Alzheimer's Risk in Study
    (26-Dec-2013)
    Brain scans found seniors with both poor memory and prior head injury have more plaque buildup

  • Concussions Linked to Alzheimer's Risk in Study
    (26-Dec-2013)
    Brain scans found seniors with both poor memory and prior head injury have more plaque buildup

  • Could Brain Thickness Point to Stronger Religious Belief?
    (26-Dec-2013)
    'Cortical thickness' increased among people who place significance on religion, study found

  • Concussions Linked to Alzheimer's Risk in Study
    (26-Dec-2013)
    Brain scans found seniors with both poor memory and prior head injury have more plaque buildup

  • Concussions Linked to Alzheimer's Risk in Study
    (26-Dec-2013)
    Brain scans found seniors with both poor memory and prior head injury have more plaque buildup

  • Don't Let Migraines Ruin Your Holidays
    (26-Dec-2013)
    Plan ahead, keep meds handy and make time to cuddle, expert says

  • Could Brain Thickness Point to Stronger Religious Belief?
    (26-Dec-2013)
    'Cortical thickness' increased among people who place significance on religion, study found

  • Behavioral Therapy Might Ease Kids' Migraine Symptoms
    (24-Dec-2013)
    Those trained to cope with pain report less disability a year later, study finds

  • Behavioral Therapy Might Ease Kids' Migraine Symptoms
    (24-Dec-2013)
    Those trained to cope with pain report less disability a year later, study finds

  • Girls' Brain Connectivity Happens Sooner Than for Boys: Study
    (23-Dec-2013)
    Researchers say this might explain why girls mature faster

  • Nutritional Supplement May Benefit Parkinson's Patients
    (23-Dec-2013)
    Early study found rise in antioxidant levels after taking inosine

  • Simple Steps Could Keep People With Dementia at Home Longer: Study
    (20-Dec-2013)
    Addressing safety, medical issues key to independent living, researcher says

  • Insights Gained Into Tourette Syndrome
    (20-Dec-2013)
    Finding might point to non-drug treatments for telltale tics, study says

  • Pop Songs May Awaken Fond Memories for Brain-Damaged Patients
    (19-Dec-2013)
    Study suggests that music might help people who have trouble remembering the past

  • Pop Songs May Awaken Fond Memories for Brain-Damaged Patients
    (19-Dec-2013)
    Study suggests that music might help people who have trouble remembering the past

  • Pop Songs May Awaken Fond Memories for Brain-Damaged Patients
    (19-Dec-2013)
    Study suggests that music might help people who have trouble remembering the past

  • Pop Songs May Awaken Fond Memories for Brain-Damaged Patients
    (19-Dec-2013)
    Study suggests that music might help people who have trouble remembering the past

  • Pop Songs May Awaken Fond Memories for Brain-Damaged Patients
    (19-Dec-2013)
    Study suggests that music might help people who have trouble remembering the past

  • Could Deep Brain Stimulation Make Parkinson's Patients Better Drivers?
    (18-Dec-2013)
    Study found that they made fewer slight errors than healthy patients and those using meds

  • Dementia Risk Might Rise for Older Women With Heart Disease
    (18-Dec-2013)
    Study found 29 percent higher odds of mental decline compared to women with healthy hearts

  • New Insights Into Sleeping Disorder Narcolepsy
    (18-Dec-2013)
    It may have its roots in immune system problems, study suggests

  • New Insights Into Sleeping Disorder Narcolepsy
    (18-Dec-2013)
    It may have its roots in immune system problems, study suggests

  • Could Deep Brain Stimulation Make Parkinson's Patients Better Drivers?
    (18-Dec-2013)
    Study found that they made fewer slight errors than healthy patients and those using meds

  • NIH, NFL Team Up to Take On Concussion Research
    (17-Dec-2013)
    The goal: Understanding long-term effects of head injuries and improving diagnosis

  • Brain Chemicals May Signal Which Preemies Will Have Delays
    (17-Dec-2013)
    Goal is to improve these babies' quality of life, researcher says

  • NIH, NFL Team Up to Take On Concussion Research
    (17-Dec-2013)
    The goal: Understanding long-term effects of head injuries and improving diagnosis

  • Skilled Typing May Rely on More Than Knowing the Keys
    (16-Dec-2013)
    Brain trains fingers to fly without conscious thought, research suggests

  • Experts: Don't Waste Your Money on Multivitamins
    (16-Dec-2013)
    Three studies find the supplements don't help extend life or ward off heart disease and memory loss

  • FDA Approves New Magnet Device to Treat Migraines
    (16-Dec-2013)
    User presses button to release pulse of magnetic energy that may help ease headache

  • First Device to Treat Migraine With Aura Approved
    (16-Dec-2013)
    Cerena Transcranial Magnetic Stimulator emits magnetic pulse that may ease symptoms

  • Brain Scan Study Suggests 'Pothead' Stereotype Might Be Real
    (16-Dec-2013)
    Teens who smoked or had smoked in the past had shrunken structures in areas linked to memory

  • Experts: Don't Waste Your Money on Multivitamins
    (16-Dec-2013)
    Three studies find the supplements don't help extend life or ward off heart disease and memory loss

  • FDA Approves New Magnet Device to Treat Migraines
    (16-Dec-2013)
    User presses button to release pulse of magnetic energy that may help ease headache

  • First Device to Treat Migraine With Aura Approved
    (16-Dec-2013)
    Cerena Transcranial Magnetic Stimulator emits magnetic pulse that may ease symptoms

  • Skilled Typing May Rely on More Than Knowing the Keys
    (16-Dec-2013)
    Brain trains fingers to fly without conscious thought, research suggests

  • Just Imagining Brightness Might Make Your Eyes React
    (13-Dec-2013)
    Pupil size changed when people visualized sunny days in study

  • Just Imagining Brightness Might Make Your Eyes React
    (13-Dec-2013)
    Pupil size changed when people visualized sunny days in study

  • Exercise Seems to Ease Parkinson's-Related Depression
    (12-Dec-2013)
    Mood problems can be more debilitating than movement issues, researcher says

  • Kids' Social Skills May Suffer When Mothers Drink During Pregnancy
    (11-Dec-2013)
    Study suggests effect on children's brains goes beyond intelligence

  • Will Music Make Your Child Smarter?
    (11-Dec-2013)
    Study finds no evidence to support that belief

  • Even Mild Hits to the Head Might Harm the Brain, Study Finds
    (11-Dec-2013)
    Athletes who weren't diagnosed with concussions still showed thinking deficits after a season of hits

  • Genes Beat Family, Teachers for Academic Success, Study Suggests
    (11-Dec-2013)
    DNA appeared to play biggest role in sciences, but outcomes could also change based on upbringing

  • Brain Injuries Tied to PTSD in Marines
    (11-Dec-2013)
    Study followed U.S veterans from Iraq, Afghanistan wars

  • Even Mild Hits to the Head Might Harm the Brain, Study Finds
    (11-Dec-2013)
    Athletes who weren't diagnosed with concussions still showed thinking deficits after a season of hits

  • Brain Injuries Tied to PTSD in Marines
    (11-Dec-2013)
    Study followed U.S veterans from Iraq, Afghanistan wars

  • Even Mild Hits to the Head Might Harm the Brain, Study Finds
    (11-Dec-2013)
    Athletes who weren't diagnosed with concussions still showed thinking deficits after a season of hits

  • Genes Beat Family, Teachers for Academic Success, Study Suggests
    (11-Dec-2013)
    DNA appeared to play biggest role in sciences, but outcomes could also change based on upbringing

  • Brain Injuries Tied to PTSD in Marines
    (11-Dec-2013)
    Study followed U.S veterans from Iraq, Afghanistan wars

  • Potentially Helpful Omega-3 Fatty Acids Can Cross to Brain: Study
    (10-Dec-2013)
    Finding might have implications for Alzheimer's treatment, although more work must be done

  • Potentially Helpful Omega-3 Fatty Acids Can Cross to Brain: Study
    (10-Dec-2013)
    Finding might have implications for Alzheimer's treatment, although more work must be done

  • Higher Altitude May Lower Sports Concussion Risk, Study Suggests
    (10-Dec-2013)
    Review of high school athletes found 30 percent reduced rates of injury at elevations of 600 feet and up

  • Higher Altitude May Lower Sports Concussion Risk, Study Suggests
    (10-Dec-2013)
    Review of high school athletes found 30 percent reduced rates of injury at elevations of 600 feet and up

  • Could Poor Dental Health Signal a Faltering Mind?
    (10-Dec-2013)
    Study found tooth loss, bleeding gums in middle age were associated with lower scores on thinking tests

  • Potentially Helpful Omega-3 Fatty Acids Can Cross to Brain: Study
    (10-Dec-2013)
    Finding might have implications for Alzheimer's treatment, although more work must be done

  • Epilepsy Surgery Improves Patients' Lives, Research Finds
    (09-Dec-2013)
    It allowed many to be able to work and drive more, and was safe for those over 60

  • Many Lung Cancer Tumors May Prove Harmless, Study Finds
    (09-Dec-2013)
    Research suggests CT scan screening might lead to needless worry, treatment in these cases

  • Epilepsy Surgery Improves Patients' Lives, Research Finds
    (09-Dec-2013)
    It allowed many to be able to work and drive more, and was safe for those over 60

  • Rise in U.S. High Chair Injuries Stuns Experts
    (09-Dec-2013)
    Either safety straps aren't working or adults don't use them properly, researchers say

  • Epilepsy Surgery Improves Patients' Lives, Research Finds
    (09-Dec-2013)
    It allowed many to be able to work and drive more, and was safe for those over 60

  • Alzheimer's Gene Tied to Brain Changes at Early Age
    (06-Dec-2013)
    Researchers say the SORL1 gene may affect more than one 'pathway' to the disease

  • New Combo Approach May Ease Severe 'Ringing in the Ears'
    (06-Dec-2013)
    Small, early study used electrical nerve stimulation and tone therapy for hard-to-treat tinnitus

  • Alzheimer's Gene Tied to Brain Changes at Early Age
    (06-Dec-2013)
    Researchers say the SORL1 gene may affect more than one 'pathway' to the disease

  • New Combo Approach May Ease Severe 'Ringing in the Ears'
    (06-Dec-2013)
    Small, early study used electrical nerve stimulation and tone therapy for hard-to-treat tinnitus

  • Alzheimer's Gene Tied to Brain Changes at Early Age
    (06-Dec-2013)
    Researchers say the SORL1 gene may affect more than one 'pathway' to the disease

  • 135 Million People Worldwide Will Have Dementia by 2050: Report
    (05-Dec-2013)
    More aggressive research, social support systems needed, experts say

  • Could Electrical Brain Stimulation Boost Perseverance?
    (05-Dec-2013)
    In tiny study, 2 patients experienced a desire to conquer challenge

  • Slower Brain Connections May Be at Root of Dyslexia
    (05-Dec-2013)
    Researchers find new insight into reading disorder

  • Could Electrical Brain Stimulation Boost Perseverance?
    (05-Dec-2013)
    In tiny study, 2 patients experienced a desire to conquer challenge

  • Could Electrical Brain Stimulation Boost Perseverance?
    (05-Dec-2013)
    In tiny study, 2 patients experienced a desire to conquer challenge

  • Could Electrical Brain Stimulation Boost Perseverance?
    (05-Dec-2013)
    In tiny study, 2 patients experienced a desire to conquer challenge

  • Sensory Therapy Might Work for Kids With Autism
    (05-Dec-2013)
    Study found it helped children bothered by ordinary noises, feel of toothbrush or shower water on skin

  • Deciphering the DNA of Alzheimer's Patients
    (04-Dec-2013)
    First batch of complete genetic data on 410 people with the disease made available to scientists

  • Health Tip: Prevent Headaches in Teens
    (04-Dec-2013)
    Enough regular sleep can help

  • TB Vaccine May Work Against Multiple Sclerosis: Study
    (04-Dec-2013)
    More brain lesions seen in people who got dummy injection

  • Low Iron in Brain a Sign of ADHD?
    (02-Dec-2013)
    MRI technique might aid diagnosis, treatment, researcher says

  • Even Mild Blast Injuries Tied to Long-Term Brain Changes in Vets
    (02-Dec-2013)
    Small study looked at U.S. soldiers 4 years after explosions

  • Brain-Training Device May Ease Stroke Paralysis
    (02-Dec-2013)
    Preliminary study finds benefits long after attack

  • Brain Scans May Support Venus/Mars Divide Between Sexes
    (02-Dec-2013)
    Study analyzed brain 'wiring' of kids, teens and young adults

  • Even Mild Blast Injuries Tied to Long-Term Brain Changes in Vets
    (02-Dec-2013)
    Small study looked at U.S. soldiers 4 years after explosions

  • Long-Banned Chemicals May Still Interfere With Seniors' Thinking
    (27-Nov-2013)
    Study finds PCBs still present in blood of elderly people

  • Brain Researchers Spot Decision-Making Center in Rats
    (27-Nov-2013)
    Experiments found when region was shut down, the animals no longer made good choices

  • Study Sheds Light on Link Between Pesticides, Parkinson's
    (27-Nov-2013)
    Gene mutation combined with exposure to chemicals used in farming may trigger degenerative disease

  • Tongue Piercing Helps Paralyzed People Drive Wheelchairs
    (27-Nov-2013)
    Although not yet on the market, magnetic technology may let users move with greater speed, ease

  • Long-Banned Chemicals May Still Interfere With Seniors' Thinking
    (27-Nov-2013)
    Study finds PCBs still present in blood of elderly people

  • Study Sheds Light on Link Between Pesticides, Parkinson's
    (27-Nov-2013)
    Gene mutation combined with exposure to chemicals used in farming may trigger degenerative disease

  • Study Sheds Light on Link Between Pesticides, Parkinson's
    (27-Nov-2013)
    Gene mutation combined with exposure to chemicals used in farming may trigger degenerative disease

  • Tongue Piercing Helps Paralyzed People Drive Wheelchairs
    (27-Nov-2013)
    Although not yet on the market, magnetic technology may let users move with greater speed, ease

  • Tongue Piercing Helps Paralyzed People Drive Wheelchairs
    (27-Nov-2013)
    Although not yet on the market, magnetic technology may let users move with greater speed, ease

  • Study Sheds Light on Link Between Pesticides, Parkinson's
    (27-Nov-2013)
    Gene mutation combined with exposure to chemicals used in farming may trigger degenerative disease

  • Brain Connections Strengthen As Kids Sleep, Study Suggests
    (26-Nov-2013)
    Implications of inadequate shuteye still aren't clear

  • Preemies Show Subtle Differences in Brain Development
    (26-Nov-2013)
    But researchers aren't sure if that translates into problems, disabilities down the road

  • Nasal Allergies, Hay Fever Tied to More Migraines in Study
    (26-Nov-2013)
    But it's unknown if allergic conditions bring on headache or vice versa, researcher says

  • As More Meningitis Cases Hit Colleges, Experts Urge Awareness
    (26-Nov-2013)
    Symptoms include sudden fever, headache, neck stiffness, vomiting and sensitivity to light

  • Nasal Allergies, Hay Fever Tied to More Migraines in Study
    (26-Nov-2013)
    But it's unknown if allergic conditions bring on headache or vice versa, researcher says

  • Estrogen Won't Make Women Sharper After Menopause, Study Finds
    (25-Nov-2013)
    Researchers see no brain benefits even in early postmenopause

  • How the 'Love Hormone' Works Its Magic
    (25-Nov-2013)
    A whiff of oxytocin lit up reward center in men's brains when they looked at their partner's face

  • Keeping Holidays Happy When a Loved One Has Alzheimer's
    (24-Nov-2013)
    Expert advice on including family members and managing caregiver stress

  • 'Mixing' of Senses More Common in Autism: Study
    (22-Nov-2013)
    With synesthesia, sight, taste, smell and sound may blend

  • 'Mixing' of Senses More Common in Autism: Study
    (22-Nov-2013)
    With synesthesia, sight, taste, smell and sound may blend

  • 1 in 10 U.S. Children Now Has ADHD, CDC Says
    (22-Nov-2013)
    Good news is that the rate of increase is slowing, researchers add

  • 'Mixing' of Senses More Common in Autism: Study
    (22-Nov-2013)
    With synesthesia, sight, taste, smell and sound may blend

  • Recessions May Contribute to Mental Decline Years Later: Study
    (21-Nov-2013)
    European review looked at 12,000 people who'd lived through economic downturns

  • Research Probes Autism's Origins in the Brain
    (21-Nov-2013)
    Two studies identify gene mutations that act together to disrupt the brain's wiring before birth

  • What Not to Do for Migraines
    (21-Nov-2013)
    Experts issue new guidelines to avoid unnecessary tests, risky treatments

  • What Not to Do for Migraines
    (21-Nov-2013)
    Experts issue new guidelines to avoid unnecessary tests, risky treatments

  • Recessions May Contribute to Mental Decline Years Later: Study
    (21-Nov-2013)
    European review looked at 12,000 people who'd lived through economic downturns

  • What Not to Do for Migraines
    (21-Nov-2013)
    Experts issue new guidelines to avoid unnecessary tests, risky treatments

  • People With Autism May Recognize Faces in Different Way: Study
    (20-Nov-2013)
    Findings may help explain focus on mouth, rather than eyes

  • Concussion's Damage to Brain Lingers After Symptoms Fade: Study
    (20-Nov-2013)
    Special scans found differences in gray matter when compared to those without head injuries

  • Concussion's Damage to Brain Lingers After Symptoms Fade: Study
    (20-Nov-2013)
    Special scans found differences in gray matter when compared to those without head injuries

  • Scans Show Brain-Connection Differences in Those With Epilepsy
    (19-Nov-2013)
    Small study used MRI to examine patients with temporal lobe epilepsy

  • Human Error Usually the Cause of Lack of Oxygen During Childbirth
    (19-Nov-2013)
    Condition can lead to brain damage, death in infants

  • Scans Show Brain-Connection Differences in Those With Epilepsy
    (19-Nov-2013)
    Small study used MRI to examine patients with temporal lobe epilepsy

  • Scans Show Brain-Connection Differences in Those With Epilepsy
    (19-Nov-2013)
    Small study used MRI to examine patients with temporal lobe epilepsy

  • Human Error Usually the Cause of Lack of Oxygen During Childbirth
    (19-Nov-2013)
    Condition can lead to brain damage, death in infants

  • Scans Show Brain-Connection Differences in Those With Epilepsy
    (19-Nov-2013)
    Small study used MRI to examine patients with temporal lobe epilepsy

  • Giving CPR for More Than 30 Minutes May Be Worth It
    (18-Nov-2013)
    Study finds keeping resuscitation efforts going for longer could improve brain function in survivors

  • Statins Not Linked to Memory Loss, Dementia, Review Suggests
    (18-Nov-2013)
    Despite FDA warning, researchers found no evidence these drugs cause declines in thinking ability

  • No Connection Seen Between Dementia, Common Eye Disease
    (15-Nov-2013)
    But Alzheimer's patients in study were less likely to seek treatment for age-related macular degeneration

  • How to Handle a Child's Seizure
    (15-Nov-2013)
    First incident requires emergency medical care, expert says

  • Implanted Device Approved to Decrease Seizures
    (15-Nov-2013)
    Among people with epilepsy

  • How to Handle a Child's Seizure
    (15-Nov-2013)
    First incident requires emergency medical care, expert says

  • FDA Approves Implanted Brain Stimulator for Epilepsy
    (14-Nov-2013)
    The device helps reduce frequency of seizures, studies show

  • FDA Approves Implanted Brain Stimulator for Epilepsy
    (14-Nov-2013)
    The device helps reduce frequency of seizures, studies show

  • Walking May Cut Stroke Risk in Older Men
    (14-Nov-2013)
    British study suggests the number of weekly hours walked, not how fast, is what matters

  • FDA Approves Implanted Brain Stimulator for Epilepsy
    (14-Nov-2013)
    The device helps reduce frequency of seizures, studies show

  • Post-Surgery Pain Tied to Temporary Memory Decline in Mice
    (13-Nov-2013)
    Study also tested post-operative learning ability

  • Magnetic Brain Stimulation Shows Promise Against Eating Disorders
    (13-Nov-2013)
    Small study found almost half of those with anorexia, bulimia had symptom relief

  • Time of Month May Affect Women's Concussion Recovery
    (13-Nov-2013)
    Small study found those injured during 2 weeks before menstrual period healed more slowly

  • Deadly Brain Illness Discovered in British Family
    (13-Nov-2013)
    Condition destroys tissue much like mad cow disease, but is inherited and not infectious

  • Time of Month May Affect Women's Concussion Recovery
    (13-Nov-2013)
    Small study found those injured during 2 weeks before menstrual period healed more slowly

  • Post-Surgery Pain Tied to Temporary Memory Decline in Mice
    (13-Nov-2013)
    Study also tested post-operative learning ability

  • Baboons Shed Light on Human Brain Evolution
    (12-Nov-2013)
    Researchers gain understanding of genetic changes that led to brain folds

  • Aerobics Might Boost Brain Health for Older Adults
    (12-Nov-2013)
    Researchers said staying mentally sharp most important to those over 50

  • Brain Differences Seen in Social Butterflies
    (12-Nov-2013)
    Small study found three regions were larger, more connected than they were in more isolated people

  • Magnetic Brain Stimulation May Help Smokers Quit
    (12-Nov-2013)
    Study of experimental treatment shows some success at six months

  • Music Training May Boost Young Brains, Studies Suggest
    (12-Nov-2013)
    Effects appear strongest when kids start lessons before age 7

  • Aerobics Might Boost Brain Health for Older Adults
    (12-Nov-2013)
    Researchers said staying mentally sharp most important to those over 50

  • Music Training May Boost Young Brains, Studies Suggest
    (12-Nov-2013)
    Effects appear strongest when kids start lessons before age 7

  • Music Training May Boost Young Brains, Studies Suggest
    (12-Nov-2013)
    Effects appear strongest when kids start lessons before age 7

  • Can Meditation Help Paralyzed People Sync Their Brains to Computers?
    (11-Nov-2013)
    Practicing mind and body awareness speeds mastery of the systems, study suggests

  • Teens May Have Less Impulse Control When Faced With Danger
    (11-Nov-2013)
    Study authors say this might make them more likely to commit crimes

  • Study Probes Heroin Addiction's Effect on the Brain
    (11-Nov-2013)
    DNA changes appear to rise with more years of drug abuse, researchers say

  • Exercise in Pregnancy May Boost Baby's Brain, Study Says
    (11-Nov-2013)
    Whether early advantage continues through childhood remains to be seen

  • Estrogen After Menopause May Blunt Stress' Effects on Memory
    (11-Nov-2013)
    In small study, older women with higher hormone levels didn't show memory decline

  • Alzheimer's-Like Plaque Seen on Brain Scans After Head Trauma
    (11-Nov-2013)
    But researchers don't know if these so-called 'amyloid deposits' persist long-term

  • Aptiom Approved to Treat Seizures
    (11-Nov-2013)
    For adults with epilepsy

  • Alzheimer's-Like Plaque Seen on Brain Scans After Head Trauma
    (11-Nov-2013)
    But researchers don't know if these so-called 'amyloid deposits' persist long-term

  • Estrogen After Menopause May Blunt Stress' Effects on Memory
    (11-Nov-2013)
    In small study, older women with higher hormone levels didn't show memory decline

  • Alzheimer's-Like Plaque Seen on Brain Scans After Head Trauma
    (11-Nov-2013)
    But researchers don't know if these so-called 'amyloid deposits' persist long-term

  • Can Meditation Help Paralyzed People Sync Their Brains to Computers?
    (11-Nov-2013)
    Practicing mind and body awareness speeds mastery of the systems, study suggests

  • Inside the Autistic Brain: New Research Challenges Current Beliefs
    (07-Nov-2013)
    More neural connections, not fewer, seen in studies

  • Could Warmer Weather Hamper Brain Function in People With MS?
    (07-Nov-2013)
    MRI study found that some brains respond abnormally to higher temperatures

  • Inside the Autistic Brain: New Research Challenges Current Beliefs
    (07-Nov-2013)
    More neural connections, not fewer, seen in studies

  • Could Warmer Weather Hamper Brain Function in People With MS?
    (07-Nov-2013)
    MRI study found that some brains respond abnormally to higher temperatures

  • Speaking Two Languages May Delay Dementia Symptoms
    (06-Nov-2013)
    Study of case records found it staved off signs of the disease by more than four years

  • Speaking Two Languages May Delay Dementia Symptoms
    (06-Nov-2013)
    Study of case records found it staved off signs of the disease by more than four years

  • Jury Still Out on Routine Mental Tests for Seniors, Panel Says
    (06-Nov-2013)
    Until dementia treatments improve, there's no point, some experts say

  • Scientists Train Monkeys to Move Two Virtual Arms With Their Minds
    (06-Nov-2013)
    They say it's the first time a brain-machine combo has coordinated movement of both limbs

  • Childhood Music Lessons May Offer Lifelong Benefits
    (05-Nov-2013)
    Long-lasting effect on brain seen in response to speech

  • Brain Scans Show Fibromyalgia Patients Process Pain Differently
    (05-Nov-2013)
    Activity in certain regions suggests why they're less able to prepare for pain or respond to pain relief

  • Childhood Music Lessons May Offer Lifelong Benefits
    (05-Nov-2013)
    Long-lasting effect on brain seen in response to speech

  • Brain Scans Show Fibromyalgia Patients Process Pain Differently
    (05-Nov-2013)
    Activity in certain regions suggests why they're less able to prepare for pain or respond to pain relief

  • New Drug Shows Early Promise in Treating Parkinson's Psychosis
    (01-Nov-2013)
    Pimavanserin may have fewer side effects than current therapy, study suggests

  • New Drug Shows Early Promise in Treating Parkinson's Psychosis
    (01-Nov-2013)
    Pimavanserin may have fewer side effects than current therapy, study suggests

  • U.S. Preemie Birth Rate Continues to Fall: Report
    (01-Nov-2013)
    But, rate still highest among industrialized countries

  • New Drug Shows Early Promise in Treating Parkinson's Psychosis
    (01-Nov-2013)
    Pimavanserin may have fewer side effects than current therapy, study suggests

  • Wag the Dog? Pooches Pay Heed to Tails' Direction
    (31-Oct-2013)
    They're anxious in response to left-wagging peers, relaxed when others' tails go right, study finds

  • Babies Work Specific Brain Areas to Imitate People
    (31-Oct-2013)
    Study mapped their brain response while copying adults playing with toys

  • Epilepsy Often Hand-in-Hand With Other Health Problems: CDC
    (31-Oct-2013)
    Doctors, patients share responsibility for preventing and treating co-occurring conditions, experts say

  • Epilepsy Often Hand-in-Hand With Other Health Problems: CDC
    (31-Oct-2013)
    Doctors, patients share responsibility for preventing and treating co-occurring conditions, experts say

  • Can Hearing Music in the Womb Boost Babies' Brain Development?
    (30-Oct-2013)
    Study showed the effects of the learning was still apparent at 4 months of age

  • Young Athletes' Concussions Often Unreported: Report
    (30-Oct-2013)
    Helmets provide no protection from these serious head injuries, experts say

  • Walking Speed a Good Gauge of MS Disability, Study Says
    (30-Oct-2013)
    This measurement may reflect ability to perform everyday household activities

  • Poverty May Harm a Child's Brain Development, Study Suggests
    (29-Oct-2013)
    As stressors rose, key structures tied to memory shrank in size, researchers found

  • Poverty May Harm a Child's Brain Development, Study Suggests
    (29-Oct-2013)
    As stressors rose, key structures tied to memory shrank in size, researchers found

  • New Batch of Alzheimer's Genes Discovered
    (28-Oct-2013)
    Scientists say the finding could double the number of targets for treatment

  • Headaches Accompanying Lupus Often Not Disease-Related, Study Finds
    (28-Oct-2013)
    Nor are they linked to medical treatment, researchers say

  • There Is No Safer Football Helmet for Kids: Study
    (28-Oct-2013)
    Researchers compared high-tech helmets to standard gear for concussion protection

  • Brain-Imaging Drug Approved for Alzheimer's Detection
    (25-Oct-2013)
    Vizamyl is used with PET scan to screen for signs of dementia

  • Kids With Head Injuries May Be Prone to Depression
    (25-Oct-2013)
    Study found they were more likely to be diagnosed with mood disorder, but reason for link is unclear

  • Migraines Tied to Raised Risk of Depression, Suicidal Thoughts
    (25-Oct-2013)
    Canadian study found younger adults were most vulnerable

  • Kids With Head Injuries May Be Prone to Depression
    (25-Oct-2013)
    Study found they were more likely to be diagnosed with mood disorder, but reason for link is unclear

  • Brain-Imaging Drug Approved for Alzheimer's Detection
    (25-Oct-2013)
    Vizamyl is used with PET scan to screen for signs of dementia

  • Migraines Tied to Raised Risk of Depression, Suicidal Thoughts
    (25-Oct-2013)
    Canadian study found younger adults were most vulnerable

  • Could a Good Night's Sleep Guard Against Alzheimer's?
    (24-Oct-2013)
    Study found that older people who got more sleep had less of the disease's hallmark plaques in their brains

  • Common Blood Pressure Drugs Tied to Lower Risk of Alzheimer's: Study
    (24-Oct-2013)
    Since some classes of meds had the effect but others didn't, more than just blood pressure may be at work

  • Health Tip: If You're Feeling Forgetful
    (24-Oct-2013)
    Write everything down

  • Common Blood Pressure Drugs Tied to Lower Risk of Alzheimer's: Study
    (24-Oct-2013)
    Since some classes of meds had the effect but others didn't, more than just blood pressure may be at work

  • New Research May Help Spare Patients 'Accidental Awareness' During Surgery
    (23-Oct-2013)
    Study found certain type of brain activity signals the brain has gone 'to sleep'

  • Lower Blood Sugar Levels May Aid Memory, Study Suggests
    (23-Oct-2013)
    Blood glucose levels on the higher end of the normal range linked to poorer results on memory test

  • Lower Blood Sugar Levels May Aid Memory, Study Suggests
    (23-Oct-2013)
    Blood glucose levels on the higher end of the normal range linked to poorer results on memory test

  • Lower Blood Sugar Levels May Aid Memory, Study Suggests
    (23-Oct-2013)
    Blood glucose levels on the higher end of the normal range linked to poorer results on memory test

  • Vets With Gulf War Syndrome Show Brain Changes, Study Finds
    (22-Oct-2013)
    Working memory was slower in people with the condition

  • Kids Who Exercise More May Get Better Grades
    (22-Oct-2013)
    U.K. study looked at math, science and English performance

  • Learning Challenging Skills Tied to Better Memory in Seniors
    (22-Oct-2013)
    Taking up an activity such as digital photography appears to give a boost to aging brains

  • Vets With Gulf War Syndrome Show Brain Changes, Study Finds
    (22-Oct-2013)
    Working memory was slower in people with the condition

  • Learning Challenging Skills Tied to Better Memory in Seniors
    (22-Oct-2013)
    Taking up an activity such as digital photography appears to give a boost to aging brains

  • Vets With Gulf War Syndrome Show Brain Changes, Study Finds
    (22-Oct-2013)
    Working memory was slower in people with the condition

  • Stutterers Show Different Brain Development, Study Says
    (18-Oct-2013)
    Less gray matter seen in areas responsible for speech

  • Occupational Hazard for Teachers?
    (18-Oct-2013)
    Researchers link speech and language disorders with the profession

  • Sleep May Be Brain's 'Cleaning' Time, Mouse Study Suggests
    (17-Oct-2013)
    Is waste-removal system at work during slumber?

  • Sleep May Be Brain's 'Cleaning' Time, Mouse Study Suggests
    (17-Oct-2013)
    Is waste-removal system at work during slumber?

  • NFL Veterans Show 'Abnormalities' in Brain Activity: Study
    (17-Oct-2013)
    Ex-players who had been sent off the field most for head injuries were especially affected, researchers said

  • NFL Veterans Show 'Abnormalities' in Brain Activity: Study
    (17-Oct-2013)
    Ex-players who had been sent off the field most for head injuries were especially affected, researchers said

  • Link Seen Between Hardening of Arteries, Alzheimer's Plaques
    (16-Oct-2013)
    Study of patients in their 80s looked at plaque deposits in their brains

  • Gene Mutation May Double Rate of Brain Tissue Lost to Alzheimer's
    (16-Oct-2013)
    1 percent of people carry DNA that quickens disease's destructive path, researchers say

  • Link Seen Between Hardening of Arteries, Alzheimer's Plaques
    (16-Oct-2013)
    Study of patients in their 80s looked at plaque deposits in their brains

  • Gene Mutation May Double Rate of Brain Tissue Lost to Alzheimer's
    (16-Oct-2013)
    1 percent of people carry DNA that quickens disease's destructive path, researchers say

  • Link Seen Between Hardening of Arteries, Alzheimer's Plaques
    (16-Oct-2013)
    Study of patients in their 80s looked at plaque deposits in their brains

  • Snubbed? Brain Chemicals Might Comfort You
    (15-Oct-2013)
    Study finds that opioids are released in times of social distress

  • Children Benefit From Early Dose of Measles Vaccine, Study Finds
    (15-Oct-2013)
    Kids vaccinated at 1 year to 15 months of age have lower risk of fever, seizures, researchers say

  • Single Gene May Predict Mental Decline After Heart Surgery
    (14-Oct-2013)
    Preliminary study suggests blood test could help doctors assess patient's risk

  • Single Gene May Predict Mental Decline After Heart Surgery
    (14-Oct-2013)
    Preliminary study suggests blood test could help doctors assess patient's risk

  • Elephants Understand Pointing, Research Shows
    (10-Oct-2013)
    'Cognitively much more like us than has been realized,' expert says

  • Even Minor Strokes May Take Years Off Life, Study Says
    (09-Oct-2013)
    Prevention is crucial, neurologists agree

  • Controversial Treatment May Not Help MS Patients
    (09-Oct-2013)
    Study appears to refute theory of blocked neck veins as cause of multiple sclerosis

  • Even Minor Strokes May Take Years Off Life, Study Says
    (09-Oct-2013)
    Prevention is crucial, neurologists agree

  • A Link Between Gum Disease and Alzheimer's?
    (08-Oct-2013)
    Study doesn't prove cause and effect, but researchers note that bacteria travels easily from mouth to brain

  • A Link Between Gum Disease and Alzheimer's?
    (08-Oct-2013)
    Study doesn't prove cause and effect, but researchers note that bacteria travels easily from mouth to brain

  • Einstein's Brain More 'Connected' Than Other Folks', Study Reveals
    (07-Oct-2013)
    Right, left halves of his brain found to have wider network of nerve fibers crossing between them

  • Head Injuries Common in Nursing Home Falls: Study
    (07-Oct-2013)
    Using arms to break falls didn't work, video analysis showed

  • Einstein's Brain More 'Connected' Than Other Folks', Study Reveals
    (07-Oct-2013)
    Right, left halves of his brain found to have wider network of nerve fibers crossing between them

  • Missing Genes May Be Tied to Development of Autism: Study
    (03-Oct-2013)
    Gene deletions, having only 1 copy of a gene instead of 2, may alter activity of brain neurons, researchers say

  • Literature Lovers May 'Read' Other People Better
    (03-Oct-2013)
    Study measured empathy in readers of literary and popular fiction, nonfiction

  • Missing Genes May Be Tied to Development of Autism: Study
    (03-Oct-2013)
    Gene deletions, having only 1 copy of a gene instead of 2, may alter activity of brain neurons, researchers say

  • Long Periods of Delirium in ICU May Raise Risk of Mental Impairment
    (02-Oct-2013)
    Study found these patients suffered problems similar to those seen with brain injuries, early Alzheimer's

  • Depression May Sometimes Foreshadow Parkinson's Diagnosis
    (02-Oct-2013)
    Study from Taiwan found strongest connection among older adults with tough-to-treat cases

  • Long Periods of Delirium in ICU May Raise Risk of Mental Impairment
    (02-Oct-2013)
    Study found these patients suffered problems similar to those seen with brain injuries, early Alzheimer's

  • Long Periods of Delirium in ICU May Raise Risk of Mental Impairment
    (02-Oct-2013)
    Study found these patients suffered problems similar to those seen with brain injuries, early Alzheimer's

  • Long Periods of Delirium in ICU May Raise Risk of Mental Impairment
    (02-Oct-2013)
    Study found these patients suffered problems similar to those seen with brain injuries, early Alzheimer's

  • Depression May Sometimes Foreshadow Parkinson's Diagnosis
    (02-Oct-2013)
    Study from Taiwan found strongest connection among older adults with tough-to-treat cases

  • Depression May Sometimes Foreshadow Parkinson's Diagnosis
    (02-Oct-2013)
    Study from Taiwan found strongest connection among older adults with tough-to-treat cases

  • Stressful Middle Age Tied to Higher Alzheimer's Risk in Women
    (01-Oct-2013)
    Swedish study looked at effect of issues such as divorce, job strain over nearly 4 decades

  • Statins May Not Harm Memory, Thinking After All
    (01-Oct-2013)
    But even with new study, jury's still out on safety of cholesterol-lowering drugs

  • Statins May Not Harm Memory, Thinking After All
    (01-Oct-2013)
    But even with new study, jury's still out on safety of cholesterol-lowering drugs

  • Statins May Not Harm Memory, Thinking After All
    (01-Oct-2013)
    But even with new study, jury's still out on safety of cholesterol-lowering drugs

  • New DNA Discoveries Advance MS Research
    (01-Oct-2013)
    110 gene variants now linked to neurological disease, scientists say

  • New DNA Discoveries Advance MS Research
    (01-Oct-2013)
    110 gene variants now linked to neurological disease, scientists say

  • Many More Kids Visiting ER for Sports Concussions, Study Finds
    (30-Sep-2013)
    Better awareness of traumatic brain injury may be reason, experts say

  • Shape, Size of Wine Glass May Skew How Much You Pour
    (30-Sep-2013)
    Width and location of the glass, color of the wine all seem to matter, researchers say

  • Aging Brain May Have More Trouble With Financial Decisions: Study
    (30-Sep-2013)
    Older people also tend to tolerate less financial risk, research suggests

  • Many More Kids Visiting ER for Sports Concussions, Study Finds
    (30-Sep-2013)
    Better awareness of traumatic brain injury may be reason, experts say

  • Aging Brain May Have More Trouble With Financial Decisions: Study
    (30-Sep-2013)
    Older people also tend to tolerate less financial risk, research suggests

  • Why Ballet Dancers Can Spin Without Getting Dizzy
    (29-Sep-2013)
    Study found years of training suppressed signals of imbalance; findings could help those with chronic dizziness

  • Why Ballet Dancers Can Spin Without Getting Dizzy
    (29-Sep-2013)
    Study found years of training suppressed signals of imbalance; findings could help those with chronic dizziness

  • Scientists Gain Genetic Insight Into Alzheimer's Disease
    (27-Sep-2013)
    Study of mice builds on landmark findings from 1990s, researcher says

  • Fine Muscle Control May Continue Developing Into Teen Years
    (27-Sep-2013)
    New finding paves way for improved therapy for kids with neurological disorders, researchers say

  • Scientists Gain Genetic Insight Into Alzheimer's Disease
    (27-Sep-2013)
    Study of mice builds on landmark findings from 1990s, researcher says

  • Aging May Not Dull Decision-Making Skills, Study Finds
    (27-Sep-2013)
    Accumulated knowledge helped seniors outperform young adults when faced with economic choices

  • Fine Muscle Control May Continue Developing Into Teen Years
    (27-Sep-2013)
    New finding paves way for improved therapy for kids with neurological disorders, researchers say

  • Scientists Gain Genetic Insight Into Alzheimer's Disease
    (27-Sep-2013)
    Study of mice builds on landmark findings from 1990s, researcher says

  • Brain Scans Show Why Psychopaths Don't Feel Your Pain
    (25-Sep-2013)
    Images revealed much different reaction to thoughts of their own pain versus that of others

  • Study Questions Fish Oil Brain Claims
    (25-Sep-2013)
    Higher levels of omega-3 didn't boost thinking, memory test scores

  • Epilepsy Drugs in Pregnancy May Affect Infants' Fine Motor Skills
    (25-Sep-2013)
    Study did not find similar link when babies were exposed through breast-feeding

  • Study Questions Fish Oil Brain Claims
    (25-Sep-2013)
    Higher levels of omega-3 didn't boost thinking, memory test scores

  • New Robotic Leg Gets Closer to the Real Thing, Study Says
    (25-Sep-2013)
    State-of-the-art prosthesis relies on user's nerve signals

  • Brain Scans Show Why Psychopaths Don't Feel Your Pain
    (25-Sep-2013)
    Images revealed much different reaction to thoughts of their own pain versus that of others

  • Concussion Symptoms May Not Differ in Teen, Young Adult Athletes
    (24-Sep-2013)
    But study authors say recovery period might vary

  • New Tool May Help Identify Deadly Brain Bleed
    (24-Sep-2013)
    Goal is to help ER doctors make accurate diagnosis

  • Concussion Symptoms May Not Differ in Teen, Young Adult Athletes
    (24-Sep-2013)
    But study authors say recovery period might vary

  • New Tool May Help Identify Deadly Brain Bleed
    (24-Sep-2013)
    Goal is to help ER doctors make accurate diagnosis

  • Concussion Symptoms May Not Differ in Teen, Young Adult Athletes
    (24-Sep-2013)
    But study authors say recovery period might vary

  • Can Afternoon Naps Help Preschoolers Learn Better?
    (23-Sep-2013)
    Rest time boosts a child's memory, small study suggests

  • Child's Chronic Illness Can Affect the Whole Family
    (21-Sep-2013)
    Care demands can create more stress than severity of illness, researchers say

  • Carbonation May Help Artificially Sweetened Soda 'Trick' the Brain
    (20-Sep-2013)
    Study unclear whether this helps or hinders people trying to lose weight

  • Overlooked Delirium Worsens Hospital Course for People With Dementia
    (20-Sep-2013)
    Study found these patients declined mentally and physically

  • Mental State Influences Readmission After Heart Failure Treatment, Study Says
    (20-Sep-2013)
    Memory problems, use of antidepressant linked to early hospital return

  • Parkinson's Patients at Genetic Risk for Dementia Might Be Identified Sooner
    (20-Sep-2013)
    Levels of specific kinds of fat tied to mutation can be measured in blood, study finds

  • Parkinson's Patients at Genetic Risk for Dementia Might Be Identified Sooner
    (20-Sep-2013)
    Levels of specific kinds of fat tied to mutation can be measured in blood, study finds

  • Alzheimer's 'Epidemic' Straining Caregiver, Community Resources: Report
    (19-Sep-2013)
    Worldwide situation calls for comprehensive changes, authors say

  • Research Hints at How Alzheimer's Affects the Brain
    (19-Sep-2013)
    Mice study shows hallmark protein doesn't just clog circuitry, it gum ups the connections as well

  • Imaging Provides New Insights Into Schizophrenia
    (19-Sep-2013)
    Findings suggest white matter abnormalities are complex, researcher says

  • Fluorescent Scans May Have Potential to Track Alzheimer's Progression
    (18-Sep-2013)
    Doctors would gain ability to monitor ongoing brain changes, study suggests

  • Fluorescent Scans May Have Potential to Track Alzheimer's Progression
    (18-Sep-2013)
    Doctors would gain ability to monitor ongoing brain changes, study suggests

  • Genetic Condition May Be Mistaken for Autism in Some Kids: Report
    (18-Sep-2013)
    Rigorous evaluations needed to rule out deletion syndrome in children, experts say

  • Fluorescent Scans May Have Potential to Track Alzheimer's Progression
    (18-Sep-2013)
    Doctors would gain ability to monitor ongoing brain changes, study suggests

  • Tamoxifen's Mental Side Effects Are Real, Study Shows
    (17-Sep-2013)
    But researchers also found drug that may counteract problem from breast cancer treatment

  • 1 in 5 High School Seniors Binge Drinks: Study
    (16-Sep-2013)
    'Extreme' binge drinking levels remain steady, while bingeing has declined, researchers say

  • Bullied Kids Often Develop Physical Symptoms, Study Says
    (16-Sep-2013)
    Sometimes a stomach ache or headache can be a cry for help

  • Loved Ones Stay Attuned to Spouse's Emotions, Study Says
    (14-Sep-2013)
    But reading facial expressions may become more difficult with age

  • Bilinguals Increase Their Mental Flexibility, Study Finds
    (13-Sep-2013)
    Switching languages constantly appears to strengthen brain muscle, researchers say

  • Older Age May Mean Fewer Hangovers
    (13-Sep-2013)
    But study doesn't show why seniors suffer less headache, nausea than younger people after heavy drinking

  • Alzheimer's May Vary, Brain to Brain
    (12-Sep-2013)
    Differences in signs, symptoms could be related to 'beta-amyloid fibrils' responsible for plaque, study hints

  • Americans Enjoying More Healthy Years
    (12-Sep-2013)
    Study found 2-year lifespan gain, fewer disease symptoms

  • Righty or Lefty? It's Largely Genetic, Study Suggests
    (12-Sep-2013)
    Work with developing embryos provides new information

  • Alzheimer's May Vary, Brain to Brain
    (12-Sep-2013)
    Differences in signs, symptoms could be related to 'beta-amyloid fibrils' responsible for plaque, study hints

  • Alzheimer's May Vary, Brain to Brain
    (12-Sep-2013)
    Differences in signs, symptoms could be related to 'beta-amyloid fibrils' responsible for plaque, study hints

  • Racial and Ethnic Differences Seen in Survival, Care Needs With Certain Strokes
    (11-Sep-2013)
    Hispanic patients had lowest death rates after subarachnoid stroke, study found

  • 'Love Hormone' May Affect Social Connections
    (11-Sep-2013)
    Study shows oxytocin alters brain activity in mice; findings support ongoing trials in people with autism

  • Obesity May Increase Migraine Odds
    (11-Sep-2013)
    Study found risk of painful headaches rose with body weight, especially in younger women and whites

  • Obesity May Increase Migraine Odds
    (11-Sep-2013)
    Study found risk of painful headaches rose with body weight, especially in younger women and whites

  • Racial and Ethnic Differences Seen in Survival, Care Needs With Certain Strokes
    (11-Sep-2013)
    Hispanic patients had lowest death rates after subarachnoid stroke, study found

  • 'Love Hormone' May Affect Social Connections
    (11-Sep-2013)
    Study shows oxytocin alters brain activity in mice; findings support ongoing trials in people with autism

  • Some Painkillers Tied to Certain Birth Defects in Study
    (10-Sep-2013)
    Overall risk of problems like spina bifida called low, but experts advise women to discuss prescription opioid use with doctor

  • Scientists Shed New Light on Cerebral Palsy, Early Infant Death
    (09-Sep-2013)
    Birth defects, poor fetal growth appear to be primary risk factors, study finds

  • Scientists Shed New Light on Cerebral Palsy, Early Infant Death
    (09-Sep-2013)
    Birth defects, poor fetal growth appear to be primary risk factors, study finds

  • Genetic Syndrome May Have Links to Parkinson's Disease
    (09-Sep-2013)
    Study ties inherited condition that causes missing DNA to increased risk of neurological disorder

  • For Some With Alzheimer's, Occupational Therapy Can Bring Welcome Relief
    (06-Sep-2013)
    It often keeps people safe at home, practitioners say

  • Polishing the Gems Who Are Alzheimer's Patients
    (06-Sep-2013)
    Therapist shares insights with caregivers, for the benefit of all

  • Mediterranean Diet May Be Good for the Brain
    (05-Sep-2013)
    Review looked at effects of eating plenty of olive oil, vegetables, fruit and fish

  • With Insomnia, Mind May Also Wander During Day
    (05-Sep-2013)
    Scans show that brain fails to turn off 'default' mode, affecting daytime concentration

  • Mediterranean Diet May Be Good for the Brain
    (05-Sep-2013)
    Review looked at effects of eating plenty of olive oil, vegetables, fruit and fish

  • With Insomnia, Mind May Also Wander During Day
    (05-Sep-2013)
    Scans show that brain fails to turn off 'default' mode, affecting daytime concentration

  • Video Game May Erase Effects of Aging on the Brain
    (04-Sep-2013)
    Seniors who played a game designed by neuroscientists for a month multitasked as well as younger players

  • More Evidence Backs Routine CT Scans for Early Lung Cancer Detection
    (04-Sep-2013)
    Yearly tests picked up malignant tumors sooner than X-rays, study found

  • Vigorous Exercise May Lessen Young Men's Risk of Epilepsy
    (04-Sep-2013)
    Those with high fitness level 79 percent less likely to be diagnosed with disorder later in life, study suggests

  • Vigorous Exercise May Lessen Young Men's Risk of Epilepsy
    (04-Sep-2013)
    Those with high fitness level 79 percent less likely to be diagnosed with disorder later in life, study suggests

  • Sleep May Aid in Brain Repair, Mouse Study Finds
    (03-Sep-2013)
    Meanwhile, sleep deprivation appeared to harm brain cells

  • Sleep May Aid in Brain Repair, Mouse Study Finds
    (03-Sep-2013)
    Meanwhile, sleep deprivation appeared to harm brain cells

  • Health Tip: At Risk for Alzheimer's?
    (30-Aug-2013)
    Some factors you can help control

  • Back-to-School Tips May Help Ease Sensory Overload in Kids
    (30-Aug-2013)
    Students with 'sensory processing disorder' often struggle with adapting to change

  • Urine Test May Show Risk of Mental Decline in People With Type 2 Diabetes
    (29-Aug-2013)
    Samples consistently containing protein tied to slowed information processing among older adults

  • Facebook Use Linked to Brain's Reward Center
    (29-Aug-2013)
    The nucleus accumbens is more strongly activated by positive social feedback, small study finds

  • Poverty May Tax Thinking Skills
    (29-Aug-2013)
    Study found that mental energy needed to survive left poor with less ability to make good financial decisions

  • Experimental Drug Shows Promise for Rare Genetic Disorder
    (29-Aug-2013)
    New therapy may combat amyloidosis, the potentially deadly disease caused by protein build-up in organs

  • Brain Protein Is a Key to 'Senior Moments,' Study Finds
    (28-Aug-2013)
    Age-related forgetfulness is caused by protein deficiency, scientists studying humans and mice say

  • Brain Size May Yield Clues to Anorexia
    (28-Aug-2013)
    Areas that control sense of fullness, perception of body size are unusually large, study finds

  • Humans Hardwired to Feel Others' Pain, Study Finds
    (28-Aug-2013)
    This ability is likely an evolutionary adaptation, researcher says

  • Brain Protein Is a Key to 'Senior Moments,' Study Finds
    (28-Aug-2013)
    Age-related forgetfulness is caused by protein deficiency, scientists studying humans and mice say

  • Scientists Grow 'Model Brain' From Stem Cells
    (28-Aug-2013)
    The tiny 'organoids' have many of the same tissues as nine-week-old fetal brains

  • Migraines Linked to Changes in Brain Structure
    (28-Aug-2013)
    MRI findings in study should not cause concern to patients, experts say

  • Women Increasingly Prone to Kidney Stones
    (28-Aug-2013)
    Rising obesity likely is to blame, study author says

  • Migraines Linked to Changes in Brain Structure
    (28-Aug-2013)
    MRI findings in study should not cause concern to patients, experts say

  • Brain Protein Is a Key to 'Senior Moments,' Study Finds
    (28-Aug-2013)
    Age-related forgetfulness is caused by protein deficiency, scientists studying humans and mice say

  • Migraines Linked to Changes in Brain Structure
    (28-Aug-2013)
    MRI findings in study should not cause concern to patients, experts say

  • Spinal Fluid Test May Aid Early Detection of Parkinson's Disease
    (27-Aug-2013)
    New study findings also might help predict how quickly the disease will progress, researchers say

  • More Links Seen Between Autism, ADHD
    (26-Aug-2013)
    Study found 1 in 5 kids with attention disorder also had autistic-type traits

  • Brain May Recover From Concussion by Compensating
    (23-Aug-2013)
    Study found increased brain activity in teen football players weeks after injury

  • Some Video Games May Boost Brain's Flexibility, Study Finds
    (23-Aug-2013)
    Real-time strategy games hone ability to think on the fly, says researcher

  • Brain May Recover From Concussion by Compensating
    (23-Aug-2013)
    Study found increased brain activity in teen football players weeks after injury

  • Women Smokers Face Increased Risk of Lethal Stroke: Review
    (22-Aug-2013)
    Hemorrhagic, or bleeding, stroke odds 17 percent higher than for men who smoke

  • CDC Frees Up Drug That Fights Brain-Eating Amoeba
    (22-Aug-2013)
    2 U.S. children have recently been infected and made severely ill with amoeba found in freshwater

  • Ultra-Early Treatment Reduces Disability After Stroke: Study
    (22-Aug-2013)
    Administering clot-busting drugs within 90 minutes of mild stroke boosts odds for recovery, experts say

  • Brain-Damaged Athletes May Show Mood or Thinking Impairments First
    (21-Aug-2013)
    Study adds to understanding of chronic traumatic encephalopathy

  • Brain-Damaged Athletes May Show Mood or Thinking Impairments First
    (21-Aug-2013)
    Study adds to understanding of chronic traumatic encephalopathy

  • Simple Test May Spot Dementia Risk in Seniors With Diabetes
    (20-Aug-2013)
    Scoring system based on risk factors predicted who would develop brain disease a decade later

  • Copper in Environment May Be Tied to Alzheimer's
    (19-Aug-2013)
    Researchers looked at effect of common mineral on mice, human brain cells

  • Copper in Environment May Be Tied to Alzheimer's
    (19-Aug-2013)
    Researchers looked at effect of common mineral on mice, human brain cells

  • Brain Lesions More Common in High-Altitude Pilots, Study Finds
    (19-Aug-2013)
    Results could also apply to deep-sea divers, mountain climbers

  • Medical Lessons Learned From the Boston Bombing
    (19-Aug-2013)
    Rapid use of imaging was critical in stemming marathon's death toll, researcher says

  • Epilepsy Drug Warnings May Slip Through Cracks
    (19-Aug-2013)
    1 in 5 neurologists unaware of updated safety risks identified by FDA, survey finds

  • Epilepsy Drug Warnings May Slip Through Cracks
    (19-Aug-2013)
    1 in 5 neurologists unaware of updated safety risks identified by FDA, survey finds

  • Brain Lesions More Common in High-Altitude Pilots, Study Finds
    (19-Aug-2013)
    Results could also apply to deep-sea divers, mountain climbers

  • Messy Office a Fertile Ground for Creative Mind: Study
    (17-Aug-2013)
    Neat desk tied to positive behaviors, but untidy workspace may encourage thinking 'outside the box'

  • Hand Gestures May Help Kids Solve Problems
    (16-Aug-2013)
    Children up to age 5 who gestured did better with shape-and-color sorting in study

  • HIV Patients Get a Mental Lift From Exercise, Study Finds
    (16-Aug-2013)
    Brain deficits half as likely in those who engaged in regular activity

  • Kids With Autism Outperformed Others on Math Test, Study Found
    (16-Aug-2013)
    Parents might be reassured by focusing on children's strengths, researcher says

  • Study Challenges Theory About Left Brain/Right Brain Behavior
    (15-Aug-2013)
    MRI scans don't indicate that one hemisphere dominates or affects personality

  • High-Fat Diets May Spur Overeating, Mouse Study Suggests
    (15-Aug-2013)
    Chips are stacked against would-be healthy eaters, expert says

  • Study Challenges Theory About Left Brain/Right Brain Behavior
    (15-Aug-2013)
    MRI scans don't indicate that one hemisphere dominates or affects personality

  • Depression in Diabetes Patients Linked to Dementia, Study Finds
    (14-Aug-2013)
    Researchers say type 2 disease with depression associated with greater mental declines

  • Depression in Diabetes Patients Linked to Dementia, Study Finds
    (14-Aug-2013)
    Researchers say type 2 disease with depression associated with greater mental declines

  • Controversial Theory Behind Possible MS Cause Refuted
    (14-Aug-2013)
    Canadian researchers report that blocked veins in head, neck don't prompt autoimmune disease

  • Alzheimer's Research Takes a New Turn
    (13-Aug-2013)
    Study suggests that gummed-up synapses -- not plaque -- may be at the root of aging brain diseases

  • MRI Might Allow Earlier Diagnosis of Dyslexia: Study
    (13-Aug-2013)
    Size of a structure in the brain appears to hold key to predicting, treating reading problems sooner

  • Alzheimer's Research Takes a New Turn
    (13-Aug-2013)
    Study suggests that gummed-up synapses -- not plaque -- may be at the root of aging brain diseases

  • Alzheimer's Research Takes a New Turn
    (13-Aug-2013)
    Study suggests that gummed-up synapses -- not plaque -- may be at the root of aging brain diseases

  • Alzheimer's Research Takes a New Turn
    (13-Aug-2013)
    Study suggests that gummed-up synapses -- not plaque -- may be at the root of aging brain diseases

  • Famous Face Test May Spot Early Dementia
    (12-Aug-2013)
    Researchers say inability to name icons like Einstein or Elvis might signal primary progressive aphasia

  • New Genetic Clues to Severe Childhood Epilepsy
    (11-Aug-2013)
    Exome sequencing technique may lead to discoveries about many diseases, researchers say

  • Migraines Linked to Artery Networks in Brain
    (09-Aug-2013)
    Imaging showed sufferers had differences in the structure of their blood vessels

  • Quarterback's Death, NFL Study Split Over Brain Disorder
    (09-Aug-2013)
    Autopsy shows former Michigan college player had CTE; Loyola study finds no evidence that NFL players are at greater risk

  • Migraines Linked to Artery Networks in Brain
    (09-Aug-2013)
    Imaging showed sufferers had differences in the structure of their blood vessels

  • Quarterback's Death, NFL Study Split Over Brain Disorder
    (09-Aug-2013)
    Autopsy shows former Michigan college player had CTE; Loyola study finds no evidence that NFL players are at greater risk

  • Migraines Linked to Artery Networks in Brain
    (09-Aug-2013)
    Imaging showed sufferers had differences in the structure of their blood vessels

  • Quarterback's Death, NFL Study Split Over Brain Disorder
    (09-Aug-2013)
    Autopsy shows former Michigan college player had CTE; Loyola study finds no evidence that NFL players are at greater risk

  • Answers to Yes/No Questions Seen in Pupil Size: Study
    (08-Aug-2013)
    Finding might help immobile patients communicate

  • Quick Test May Help Prevent Hospital Delirium, Researchers Say
    (08-Aug-2013)
    Once identified, these patients can receive preventive care

  • Concussed Athletes May Not Be Good at Self-Reporting Recovery
    (08-Aug-2013)
    Memory, thinking test spotted problems that injured cheerleaders didn't report or recognize, study finds

  • ER Docs Can Tell Difference Between Stroke and Bell's Palsy
    (08-Aug-2013)
    Some symptoms, such as facial paralysis, may be similar, but very few are misdiagnosed, study finds

  • High Blood Sugar Levels Tied to Small Increases in Dementia Risk
    (07-Aug-2013)
    Elevated blood glucose may harm the brain, even in people without diabetes, researchers say

  • Dolphins Remember for Decades, Study Finds
    (07-Aug-2013)
    The unique 'signature' whistle that each dolphin uses appears to be recalled by others, even years later

  • Could Hot Cocoa Improve Brainpower in Seniors?
    (07-Aug-2013)
    Small early study hints it might help, but author says it's too soon to recommend nightly cup

  • Dolphins Remember for Decades, Study Finds
    (07-Aug-2013)
    The unique 'signature' whistle that each dolphin uses appears to be recalled by others, even years later

  • High Blood Sugar Levels Tied to Small Increases in Dementia Risk
    (07-Aug-2013)
    Elevated blood glucose may harm the brain, even in people without diabetes, researchers say

  • Red Night Light Better for Blue Mood: Animal Study
    (06-Aug-2013)
    Symptoms of depression varied in hamsters depending on color of light exposure

  • Teens' IQ Takes a Hit From Fighting, Study Finds
    (02-Aug-2013)
    Loss of intelligence more severe for girls, researchers say

  • Sense of Smell Determined by Genes, Study Says
    (02-Aug-2013)
    Ability to detect certain scents is highly individual, research suggests

  • Anemia Might Raise Dementia Risk, Study Suggests
    (31-Jul-2013)
    Screening elderly for the blood condition makes sense, researcher says

  • New Clues About Hot Flashes and the Brain
    (31-Jul-2013)
    Scientists say findings eventually may improve treatments

  • Blood Pressure Swings Could Be Linked to Mental Decline: Study
    (31-Jul-2013)
    Controlling fluctuations may help keep the mind sharp, experts say

  • Brain Chemistry Differs in Kids With Autism: Study
    (31-Jul-2013)
    Over time, levels of chemical involved in connectivity differed from levels in children with other developmental delays

  • Blood Pressure Swings Could Be Linked to Mental Decline: Study
    (31-Jul-2013)
    Controlling fluctuations may help keep the mind sharp, experts say

  • Anemia Might Raise Dementia Risk, Study Suggests
    (31-Jul-2013)
    Screening elderly for the blood condition makes sense, researcher says

  • New Clues About Hot Flashes and the Brain
    (31-Jul-2013)
    Scientists say findings eventually may improve treatments

  • Health Tip: When Alzheimer's Affects Sleep
    (30-Jul-2013)
    Keep to a steady wake and sleep schedule

  • Meth Use Tied to Deadly Brain Infection in Mouse Study
    (30-Jul-2013)
    A generally harmless fungus caused death in animals injected with methamphetamine, researchers say

  • Diabetes Doesn't Seem to Affect Alzheimer's Disease Progression
    (29-Jul-2013)
    Study looked at seniors' blood sugar tests along with their brain scans

  • Birth Defect Discovery in Weimaraners Might Help Humans
    (29-Jul-2013)
    There may be a connection with neural tube defects in people, study suggests

  • Breast-Fed Baby May Become Higher-IQ Child, Study Suggests
    (29-Jul-2013)
    Benefits for children seen at 3 years, 7 years

  • Diabetes Doesn't Seem to Affect Alzheimer's Disease Progression
    (29-Jul-2013)
    Study looked at seniors' blood sugar tests along with their brain scans

  • Docs Order Too Many Narcotics, Pricey Scans for Back Pain: Study
    (29-Jul-2013)
    Physical therapy and over-the-counter painkillers usually more appropriate, guidelines say

  • U.S. Panel Backs Routine Lung CT Scans for Older, Heavy Smokers
    (29-Jul-2013)
    Yearly testing will prevent some lung cancer deaths, experts conclude

  • Diabetes Doesn't Seem to Affect Alzheimer's Disease Progression
    (29-Jul-2013)
    Study looked at seniors' blood sugar tests along with their brain scans

  • Common Blood Pressure Drugs May Help Slow Dementia
    (26-Jul-2013)
    Larger message: Better cardiovascular health benefits the brain, expert says

  • Nearly Half of Seniors May Experience Delirium After Major Surgery
    (26-Jul-2013)
    Study followed anesthesia patients in the recovery room and beyond

  • Common Blood Pressure Drugs May Help Slow Dementia
    (26-Jul-2013)
    Larger message: Better cardiovascular health benefits the brain, expert says

  • Scientists Spot New Brain 'Pathways' Possibly Tied to Alzheimer's
    (24-Jul-2013)
    Findings could point to new drug targets for dementia, although any treatment is still far away

  • Another Experimental Alzheimer's Drug Disappoints
    (24-Jul-2013)
    Study of trial termination may signal end of the road for class of medications that target gamma secretase in the brain

  • Very Preterm Babies May Have Trouble Bonding With Parents
    (24-Jul-2013)
    Study authors say parenting problems are not the cause

  • Scientists Spot New Brain 'Pathways' Possibly Tied to Alzheimer's
    (24-Jul-2013)
    Findings could point to new drug targets for dementia, although any treatment is still far away

  • Very Preterm Babies May Have Trouble Bonding With Parents
    (24-Jul-2013)
    Study authors say parenting problems are not the cause

  • Scientists Spot New Brain 'Pathways' Possibly Tied to Alzheimer's
    (24-Jul-2013)
    Findings could point to new drug targets for dementia, although any treatment is still far away

  • Statin Use May Reduce Parkinson's Risk, Study Says
    (24-Jul-2013)
    Stopping cholesterol-lowering drug could raise odds of the disease, researchers suggest

  • Menthol May Boost Cigarettes' Addictive Properties: Study
    (23-Jul-2013)
    And FDA says the chemical makes it easier for young people to start smoking and harder for smokers to quit

  • Is 'Sex Addiction' for Real? Study Says Maybe Not
    (23-Jul-2013)
    Brain scans failed to prove that highly sexed people have anything more than strong libidos

  • Is 'Sex Addiction' for Real? Study Says Maybe Not
    (23-Jul-2013)
    Brain scans failed to prove that highly sexed people have anything more than strong libidos

  • Details Emerge on Rabies Transplant Death
    (23-Jul-2013)
    Organ donor had trapped raccoons, was bitten at least twice, investigation reveals

  • Rituals Like 'Happy Birthday' May Make Cake's Taste
    (23-Jul-2013)
    Meaning-laden acts seem to enhance the pleasure people get from food, study finds

  • Epilepsy Plus Mental Ills Linked to Premature Death, Study Says
    (22-Jul-2013)
    Findings suggest need to monitor psychiatric disorders in seizure patients

  • Brain Wired Differently in Those With Autism: Study
    (22-Jul-2013)
    More connections in regions linked to symptoms of disorder, researchers report

  • Epilepsy Plus Mental Ills Linked to Premature Death, Study Says
    (22-Jul-2013)
    Findings suggest need to monitor psychiatric disorders in seizure patients

  • COPD Tied to Tiny Brain Bleeds, Study Finds
    (19-Jul-2013)
    Likelihood increases with illness severity, researchers say

  • Chimps, Orangutans May Have Pretty Good Memories
    (18-Jul-2013)
    They demonstrated 3-year recall in study

  • Epilepsy Drugs in Pregnancy Tied to Developmental Delays in Children
    (18-Jul-2013)
    Large Norwegian study followed offspring for up to 3 years

  • Chimps, Orangutans May Have Pretty Good Memories
    (18-Jul-2013)
    They demonstrated 3-year recall in study

  • No Benefit to Community-Wide Dementia Screening: Review
    (17-Jul-2013)
    But worrisome symptoms could merit a visit to the doctor, experts say

  • Memory Worries May Be Early Sign of Alzheimer's
    (17-Jul-2013)
    Although studies didn't prove connection, expert says concerns are worth mentioning to a doctor

  • Memory Worries May Be Early Sign of Alzheimer's
    (17-Jul-2013)
    Although studies didn't prove connection, expert says concerns are worth mentioning to a doctor

  • Highest-Risk Smokers Benefit Most From CT Scan Screening: Study
    (17-Jul-2013)
    Findings may aid development of lung cancer-testing guidelines, researchers say

  • Memory Worries May Be Early Sign of Alzheimer's
    (17-Jul-2013)
    Although studies didn't prove connection, expert says concerns are worth mentioning to a doctor

  • Online Self-Tests for Alzheimer's Don't Work: Experts
    (16-Jul-2013)
    Most are unethical and ineffective, panel finds

  • Scientists Detail Alzheimer's Progression, Step by Step
    (16-Jul-2013)
    As researchers learn more, therapy might someday address brain changes much sooner

  • Scientists Detail Alzheimer's Progression, Step by Step
    (16-Jul-2013)
    As researchers learn more, therapy might someday address brain changes much sooner

  • Scientists Detail Alzheimer's Progression, Step by Step
    (16-Jul-2013)
    As researchers learn more, therapy might someday address brain changes much sooner

  • Early Diabetes Signs Often Missed in Alzheimer's Patients
    (15-Jul-2013)
    Study uncovered high blood sugar levels in many participants

  • Diabetes Drug May Protect the Brain
    (15-Jul-2013)
    Study found patients taking metformin were 20 percent less likely to develop dementia

  • Putting Off Retirement May Help Stave Off Alzheimer's
    (15-Jul-2013)
    Study looked at self-employed workers in France

  • 2 New Alzheimer's Drugs Show Promise in Early Studies
    (15-Jul-2013)
    Experts caution that expectations are low in field littered with drug failures

  • Cancer, Chemo May Lower Alzheimer's Risk, Study Suggests
    (15-Jul-2013)
    Results, if confirmed, might point to new treatments

  • Sleep Affects Concussion-Testing Results, Study Finds
    (15-Jul-2013)
    Athletes with the least shuteye had lower baseline scores

  • Stroke Risk May Be Higher for Chinese People Than Whites
    (15-Jul-2013)
    And they experience first strokes at younger ages, large study found

  • Concussion Prevention: Pass on Pricey Football Helmets, Study Suggests
    (15-Jul-2013)
    Rule changes are what's needed to protect young athletes, expert says

  • 2 New Alzheimer's Drugs Show Promise in Early Studies
    (15-Jul-2013)
    Experts caution that expectations are low in field littered with drug failures

  • Cancer, Chemo May Lower Alzheimer's Risk, Study Suggests
    (15-Jul-2013)
    Results, if confirmed, might point to new treatments

  • Stroke Risk May Be Higher for Chinese People Than Whites
    (15-Jul-2013)
    And they experience first strokes at younger ages, large study found

  • 2 New Alzheimer's Drugs Show Promise in Early Studies
    (15-Jul-2013)
    Experts caution that expectations are low in field littered with drug failures

  • Mental Decline Seen Earlier When Epilepsy Present, Study Suggests
    (12-Jul-2013)
    Seizures may hasten Alzheimer's and mild memory problems, researchers say

  • Murderers' Minds Seem to Differ Depending on Type of Crime
    (12-Jul-2013)
    Study compared mental illness, substance problems between impulsive and premeditated killers

  • Mental Decline Seen Earlier When Epilepsy Present, Study Suggests
    (12-Jul-2013)
    Seizures may hasten Alzheimer's and mild memory problems, researchers say

  • Sweet Tooth May Foretell of Binge Drinking, Brain Scans Show
    (12-Jul-2013)
    Preference for alcohol, sugary water both show up in reward center; finding could aid future research

  • Mental Decline Seen Earlier When Epilepsy Present, Study Suggests
    (12-Jul-2013)
    Seizures may hasten Alzheimer's and mild memory problems, researchers say

  • Mental Decline Seen Earlier When Epilepsy Present, Study Suggests
    (12-Jul-2013)
    Seizures may hasten Alzheimer's and mild memory problems, researchers say

  • Mental Decline Seen Earlier When Epilepsy Present, Study Suggests
    (12-Jul-2013)
    Seizures may hasten Alzheimer's and mild memory problems, researchers say

  • Today's 90-Somethings Seem Sharper Than Predecessors
    (11-Jul-2013)
    Danish study compared mental abilities of seniors born in 1905 and 1915

  • Smoking Plus Heavy Drinking May Accelerate Mental Decline
    (11-Jul-2013)
    For every 10 years of puffing and boozing, the brain ages the equivalent of 12 years, study says

  • Number of Nerve Fibers Near Prostate Tumor Tied to Aggressiveness
    (11-Jul-2013)
    Study raises the possibility of a new way to predict prognosis, tailor treatments

  • Cancer Patients Less Likely to Get Alzheimer's, Study Finds
    (10-Jul-2013)
    Risk for malignancy was also lower in seniors with Alzheimer's, researchers report

  • Extra Brain Fluid May Predict Autism Diagnosis: Study
    (10-Jul-2013)
    But findings from small MRI review of infants need to be replicated by other researchers

  • Pregnancy Problem, Smaller Babies Tied to Cerebral Palsy Risk in Study
    (10-Jul-2013)
    Researchers in Norway found higher risk in premature babies of mothers with high blood pressure

  • Irregular Bedtimes May Sap Kids' Brainpower
    (09-Jul-2013)
    Study found that the longer children go to sleep at different times each night, the lower their scores on thinking tests

  • Singing Together Fosters Harmonious Hearts
    (09-Jul-2013)
    The melody and structure of song synchronized heart rhythms among choir members, small study finds

  • Depressed Preschoolers Show Brain Changes, Scans Find
    (08-Jul-2013)
    These differences could mark the start of a lifelong problem, researcher says

  • Lifelong Reading, Hobbies Might Help Stave Off Dementia
    (03-Jul-2013)
    Stimulating activities may encourage brain to adapt and create 'work-arounds,' study suggests

  • Lifelong Reading, Hobbies Might Help Stave Off Dementia
    (03-Jul-2013)
    Stimulating activities may encourage brain to adapt and create 'work-arounds,' study suggests

  • Lifelong Reading, Hobbies Might Help Stave Off Dementia
    (03-Jul-2013)
    Stimulating activities may encourage brain to adapt and create 'work-arounds,' study suggests

  • Spinal Injury Causes Permanent Damage Within Weeks: Study
    (03-Jul-2013)
    New MRI technology sheds light on how quickly tissue loss begins, effectiveness of treatment

  • Lower Bacteria Levels in Gut May Be Tied to Autism in Kids
    (03-Jul-2013)
    Study compared digestive tract samples from 40 children

  • Lifelong Reading, Hobbies Might Help Stave Off Dementia
    (03-Jul-2013)
    Stimulating activities may encourage brain to adapt and create 'work-arounds,' study suggests

  • Growing Brain Aneurysms More Likely to Burst: Study
    (02-Jul-2013)
    Smoking also increases risk of dangerous rupture, researchers say

  • Brain Scans Suggest Marijuana May Squelch Motivation
    (02-Jul-2013)
    Small study found lower dopamine levels in chronic users

  • IVF Tied to Small Risk of Mental Deficits in Children
    (02-Jul-2013)
    Large Swedish study did not find higher risk for autism

  • Growing Brain Aneurysms More Likely to Burst: Study
    (02-Jul-2013)
    Smoking also increases risk of dangerous rupture, researchers say

  • Growing Brain Aneurysms More Likely to Burst: Study
    (02-Jul-2013)
    Smoking also increases risk of dangerous rupture, researchers say

  • Brain Scans Suggest Marijuana May Squelch Motivation
    (02-Jul-2013)
    Small study found lower dopamine levels in chronic users

  • Acute Migraines More Apt to Turn Chronic With Poor Treatment
    (28-Jun-2013)
    Study compared patients to see who made the jump to frequent headaches within year

  • Migraine Doctors in Short Supply Across U.S.
    (28-Jun-2013)
    Only 416 specialists available nationwide, study found

  • Acute Migraines More Apt to Turn Chronic With Poor Treatment
    (28-Jun-2013)
    Study compared patients to see who made the jump to frequent headaches within year

  • Migraine Doctors in Short Supply Across U.S.
    (28-Jun-2013)
    Only 416 specialists available nationwide, study found

  • Most Pregnant Women Treated for Migraines Able to Deliver Vaginally
    (28-Jun-2013)
    Three-fourths of women in small, early study had full-term deliveries

  • Migraine Doctors in Short Supply Across U.S.
    (28-Jun-2013)
    Only 416 specialists available nationwide, study found

  • Magnetic Brain Stimulation Might Aid Stroke Recovery: Study
    (27-Jun-2013)
    Small trial found patients had faster recovery of lost language, speech skills

  • Migraine Sufferers Face Significant Stigma, Study Finds
    (27-Jun-2013)
    Equal to that for epilepsy, panic disorder, researchers say, with impact of the disability discounted

  • Migraine Sufferers Face Significant Stigma, Study Finds
    (27-Jun-2013)
    Equal to that for epilepsy, panic disorder, researchers say, with impact of the disability discounted

  • Magnetic Brain Stimulation Might Aid Stroke Recovery: Study
    (27-Jun-2013)
    Small trial found patients had faster recovery of lost language, speech skills

  • Fungus From Tainted Steroid Shots Migrated to Base of Brain, Study Shows
    (26-Jun-2013)
    Once there, it could help spur the meningitis that killed 58 in last year's outbreak

  • Brain Scans Suggest 'Food Addiction' Might Be Real
    (26-Jun-2013)
    Certain carbohydrates seemed to activate neurological centers focused on reward, study found

  • Drug Combo May Reduce Risk of Second Stroke: Study
    (26-Jun-2013)
    After small or mini-stroke, aspirin plus Plavix tied to lower odds of another event

  • Brain Injury May Raise Stroke Risk
    (26-Jun-2013)
    Study of more than 1 million people found link but not cause and effect

  • 'Hyperconnectivity' Seen in Brains of Children With Autism
    (26-Jun-2013)
    Findings suggest brain imaging could potentially speed diagnosis

  • Migraine With Aura May Be Linked to All Stroke Types
    (26-Jun-2013)
    Study of women identifies important risk factor

  • Obesity May Boost Migraine Odds
    (26-Jun-2013)
    Study found risk of painful headaches rose with body weight, especially in younger women and whites

  • Migraine With Aura May Be Linked to All Stroke Types
    (26-Jun-2013)
    Study of women identifies important risk factor

  • Obesity May Boost Migraine Odds
    (26-Jun-2013)
    Study found risk of painful headaches rose with body weight, especially in younger women and whites

  • Brain Scans Suggest 'Food Addiction' Might Be Real
    (26-Jun-2013)
    Certain carbohydrates seemed to activate neurological centers focused on reward, study found

  • Drug Combo May Reduce Risk of Second Stroke: Study
    (26-Jun-2013)
    After small or mini-stroke, aspirin plus Plavix tied to lower odds of another event

  • Brain Injury May Raise Stroke Risk
    (26-Jun-2013)
    Study of more than 1 million people found link but not cause and effect

  • ADHD May Be Tied to Longer-Lasting Head Injury, Study Says
    (25-Jun-2013)
    Author says contact sports should be avoided; another expert disagrees

  • Teen Drinkers, Pot Smokers at Raised Risk of Concussion, Study Says
    (25-Jun-2013)
    Risk is 3 to 5 times higher for substance users, researchers find

  • Gene Discoveries Could Give Insight Into Migraines
    (25-Jun-2013)
    Largest such study to date spots 5 regions of DNA possibly linked to the headaches

  • Gene Discoveries Could Give Insight Into Migraines
    (25-Jun-2013)
    Largest such study to date spots 5 regions of DNA possibly linked to the headaches

  • Nerve Regrowth Technique Restores Bladder Function in Paralyzed Rats
    (25-Jun-2013)
    Study authors say findings may someday help people with spinal cord injury

  • HRT in Early 50s Has No Impact on Women's Memory, Thinking: Study
    (24-Jun-2013)
    Review of hormone therapy didn't find risk or benefit to brain function

  • HRT in Early 50s Has No Impact on Women's Memory, Thinking: Study
    (24-Jun-2013)
    Review of hormone therapy didn't find risk or benefit to brain function

  • Injuries From Ocean Waves More Common Than Thought
    (23-Jun-2013)
    Shallow surf can pose real risks, Delaware study finds

  • Quicker Infant Growth Tied to Higher IQ Later
    (21-Jun-2013)
    But difference in scores was fairly small in study of full-term babies

  • Scientists Spot Brain's 'Impersonation Centers'
    (21-Jun-2013)
    In study, certain regions were activated as people tried out new accents or mimicked the voices of others

  • Scientists Spot Brain's 'Impersonation Centers'
    (21-Jun-2013)
    In study, certain regions were activated as people tried out new accents or mimicked the voices of others

  • Scientists Map a Brain Down to Its Cells
    (20-Jun-2013)
    New high-resolution, 3-D model could speed brain research, help doctors treat neurological diseases

  • Scientists Map a Brain Down to Its Cells
    (20-Jun-2013)
    New high-resolution, 3-D model could speed brain research, help doctors treat neurological diseases

  • Race May Be Factor in Loss of Sense of Smell That Comes With Age
    (20-Jun-2013)
    Study found ability to smell faded more in blacks, Hispanics than whites

  • Even 'Silent' Strokes Can Harm Memory, Thinking
    (19-Jun-2013)
    Study found many older patients showed signs of damage, even without full-blown stroke diagnosis

  • Scientists Use Brain Scans to 'Read' People's Emotions
    (19-Jun-2013)
    Aided by a computer, researchers say they can identify how people are feeling

  • Even 'Silent' Strokes Can Harm Memory, Thinking
    (19-Jun-2013)
    Study found many older patients showed signs of damage, even without full-blown stroke diagnosis

  • Concussion Damage Looks Much Like Early Alzheimer's: Study
    (18-Jun-2013)
    Preliminary finding suggests mild brain injury triggers long-lasting abnormalities in white matter

  • Concussion Damage Looks Much Like Early Alzheimer's: Study
    (18-Jun-2013)
    Preliminary finding suggests mild brain injury triggers long-lasting abnormalities in white matter

  • Concussion Damage Looks Much Like Early Alzheimer's: Study
    (18-Jun-2013)
    Preliminary finding suggests mild brain injury triggers long-lasting abnormalities in white matter

  • Concussion Damage Looks Much Like Early Alzheimer's: Study
    (18-Jun-2013)
    Preliminary finding suggests mild brain injury triggers long-lasting abnormalities in white matter

  • Could 'Moderate' Drinking Be Safe During Pregnancy?
    (18-Jun-2013)
    British study finds no problems with balance in kids, but some experts have concerns about the findings

  • Saturated Fat May Make the Brain Vulnerable to Alzheimer's
    (17-Jun-2013)
    Researchers say a small, new study shows that fat cut the body's level of a chemical that keeps Alzheimer's at bay

  • Kids With Autism May Find Human Voice Unpleasant
    (17-Jun-2013)
    MRI shows weaker connection to brain's reward center in those who have high-functioning autism

  • Kids With Autism May Find Human Voice Unpleasant
    (17-Jun-2013)
    MRI shows weaker connection to brain's reward center in those who have high-functioning autism

  • Are There 2 Types of Gulf War Illness?
    (14-Jun-2013)
    Small study of veterans suggests that may be a possibility

  • Video Gamers May Have Better Visual Recall
    (14-Jun-2013)
    Study compared brain function of dedicated gamers to nongaming college students

  • Deep Brain Stimulation Studied as Last-Ditch Obesity Treatment
    (13-Jun-2013)
    No major side effects seen in 3 patients over nearly 3 years

  • Deep Brain Stimulation Studied as Last-Ditch Obesity Treatment
    (13-Jun-2013)
    No major side effects seen in 3 patients over nearly 3 years

  • Scientists Find New Clues to Early Onset Alzheimer's
    (12-Jun-2013)
    Too much plaque-building protein produced in people with certain genes, study finds

  • Scientists Find New Clues to Early Onset Alzheimer's
    (12-Jun-2013)
    Too much plaque-building protein produced in people with certain genes, study finds

  • Scientists Find New Clues to Early Onset Alzheimer's
    (12-Jun-2013)
    Too much plaque-building protein produced in people with certain genes, study finds

  • More Evidence Shows Breast-Feeding Helps Babies' Brains
    (11-Jun-2013)
    MRI study showed increased growth in areas related to language, emotional function, motor skills

  • Heading Soccer Balls Tied to Damaging Brain Changes
    (11-Jun-2013)
    Doing it a lot may increase risk of memory problems in adult soccer players, study says

  • Otzi the 'Iceman' May Have Had Brain Damage
    (11-Jun-2013)
    Foul play suspected in death of 5,000-year-old mummy

  • Heading Soccer Balls Tied to Damaging Brain Changes
    (11-Jun-2013)
    Doing it a lot may increase risk of memory problems in adult soccer players, study says

  • Heading Soccer Balls Tied to Damaging Brain Changes
    (11-Jun-2013)
    Doing it a lot may increase risk of memory problems in adult soccer players, study says

  • More Evidence Shows Breast-Feeding Helps Babies' Brains
    (11-Jun-2013)
    MRI study showed increased growth in areas related to language, emotional function, motor skills

  • Study: Low Blood Pressure May Weaken Brains of Some Heart Patients
    (10-Jun-2013)
    Pressure that's too low -- or too high -- might damage brain cells, new research suggests

  • Ingredient in New MS Drug Linked to Serious Brain Disease
    (10-Jun-2013)
    Reports found four psoriasis patients who took similar drug developed rare but sometimes deadly condition

  • Nerve Stimulation Might Ease Fibromyalgia Pain
    (10-Jun-2013)
    Small early study saw improvement in patients' quality of life

  • Clumsiness in Some Elderly Tied to Brain Changes
    (10-Jun-2013)
    Mental frame of reference shifts with age, researchers find

  • Kids With Past Concussions Take Longer to Recover
    (10-Jun-2013)
    Study has implications for how long children should wait to resume activities, experts say

  • Study: Low Blood Pressure May Weaken Brains of Some Heart Patients
    (10-Jun-2013)
    Pressure that's too low -- or too high -- might damage brain cells, new research suggests

  • Cutting Unneeded CT Scans in Kids Could Lower Future Cancer Risk
    (10-Jun-2013)
    Reducing radiation dosage would also help, study found

  • Kids With Past Concussions Take Longer to Recover
    (10-Jun-2013)
    Study has implications for how long children should wait to resume activities, experts say

  • Low Blood Sugar May Raise Dementia Risk in Diabetics: Study
    (10-Jun-2013)
    Overly aggressive glucose control might backfire in older patients, findings suggest

  • Ingredient in New MS Drug Linked to Serious Brain Disease
    (10-Jun-2013)
    Reports found four psoriasis patients who took similar drug developed rare but sometimes deadly condition

  • Nerve Stimulation Might Ease Fibromyalgia Pain
    (10-Jun-2013)
    Small early study saw improvement in patients' quality of life

  • Study: Low Blood Pressure May Weaken Brains of Some Heart Patients
    (10-Jun-2013)
    Pressure that's too low -- or too high -- might damage brain cells, new research suggests

  • For Alzheimer's Caregivers, a Much-Needed Break
    (07-Jun-2013)
    Study confirms adult day care provides beneficial time off

  • Women Better at Remembering Faces, Study Finds
    (07-Jun-2013)
    They spend more time 'scanning' facial features than men do, researchers say

  • Sleepy Men Might See Sexual Come-Ons Where None Exist
    (07-Jun-2013)
    Study of 60 college students didn't find similar effect in women

  • Pent-Up Stress Could Harm Health of Middle-Aged Women
    (07-Jun-2013)
    Swedish study followed women since late 1960s

  • Women Better at Remembering Faces, Study Finds
    (07-Jun-2013)
    They spend more time 'scanning' facial features than men do, researchers say

  • Pent-Up Stress Could Harm Health of Middle-Aged Women
    (07-Jun-2013)
    Swedish study followed women since late 1960s

  • Football Concussion Risk Highest During Games, Not Practice: Study
    (06-Jun-2013)
    Young players may not be learning proper tackling techniques, one expert says

  • Vision, Dyslexia Not Linked: Study
    (06-Jun-2013)
    Findings will advance understanding, treatment of the reading disorder, says expert

  • Autism, ADHD Often Occur Together, Research Shows
    (06-Jun-2013)
    Study finds nearly one-third of kids with autism also have problems with attention and hyperactivity

  • Alzheimer's Drugs May Benefit Heart, Study Finds
    (05-Jun-2013)
    Fewer heart attacks, deaths for patients taking cholinesterase inhibitors

  • 'Sensory-Focused' Autism Therapy Shows Early Promise
    (05-Jun-2013)
    In small study, parents used variety of methods to stimulate boys' senses

  • Irregular Heartbeat May Speed Memory Loss in Seniors
    (05-Jun-2013)
    Study found that people with atrial fibrillation showed mental declines at earlier age than those without heart condition

  • Mind Control Moves Model Helicopter in Study
    (05-Jun-2013)
    Such brain-computer interfaces have potential to help people with paralysis, researcher says

  • Irregular Heartbeat May Speed Memory Loss in Seniors
    (05-Jun-2013)
    Study found that people with atrial fibrillation showed mental declines at earlier age than those without heart condition

  • New Kind of Therapy Shows Early Promise in MS Patients
    (05-Jun-2013)
    Approach may shield patients' immune systems to allow safer treatment, study suggests

  • Mind Control Moves Model Helicopter in Study
    (05-Jun-2013)
    Such brain-computer interfaces have potential to help people with paralysis, researcher says

  • New Kind of Therapy Shows Early Promise in MS Patients
    (05-Jun-2013)
    Approach may shield patients' immune systems to allow safer treatment, study suggests

  • 'Sensory-Focused' Autism Therapy Shows Early Promise
    (05-Jun-2013)
    In small study, parents used variety of methods to stimulate boys' senses

  • Mind Control Moves Model Helicopter in Study
    (05-Jun-2013)
    Such brain-computer interfaces have potential to help people with paralysis, researcher says

  • New Kind of Therapy Shows Early Promise in MS Patients
    (05-Jun-2013)
    Approach may shield patients' immune systems to allow safer treatment, study suggests

  • Mind Control Moves Model Helicopter in Study
    (05-Jun-2013)
    Such brain-computer interfaces have potential to help people with paralysis, researcher says

  • 'Sensory-Focused' Autism Therapy Shows Early Promise
    (05-Jun-2013)
    In small study, parents used variety of methods to stimulate boys' senses

  • Research Shows How Ritalin Affects Brains of Kids With ADHD
    (31-May-2013)
    Medication activates areas associated with the disorder, scans show

  • Scientists Spot Genes Tied to Success at School, College
    (30-May-2013)
    But the effect of any one piece of DNA is very minor, so educational achievement is not set at birth

  • Scientists Spot Genes Tied to Success at School, College
    (30-May-2013)
    But the effect of any one piece of DNA is very minor, so educational achievement is not set at birth

  • Word Tests at Age 2 Might Predict Gains for Kids With Autism, Study Finds
    (29-May-2013)
    Toddlers' brain responses corresponded with later language, thinking and self-care skills

  • Mental Ills in Kids With Epilepsy May Depend on Seizure Location
    (29-May-2013)
    Psychiatric symptoms more common when brain's temporal lobe is involved, researchers find

  • Apes Get Emotional When Choices Don't Pan Out
    (29-May-2013)
    Primates pouted and threw tantrums in study

  • Kids With ADHD Less Able to Process Emotions During Sleep: Study
    (29-May-2013)
    Brain regions that control 'emotional memories' are underactive, researchers find

  • Mental Ills in Kids With Epilepsy May Depend on Seizure Location
    (29-May-2013)
    Psychiatric symptoms more common when brain's temporal lobe is involved, researchers find

  • Alzheimer's Patients Mimic Emotions of Those Around Them: Study
    (28-May-2013)
    Findings may have implications for caregivers

  • Alzheimer's Patients Mimic Emotions of Those Around Them: Study
    (28-May-2013)
    Findings may have implications for caregivers

  • Pesticide Exposure May Raise Parkinson's Risk, Study Suggests
    (28-May-2013)
    Farming, country living could play a role, researchers say

  • Hidden Dangers Dog Dog Parks
    (25-May-2013)
    Pets should be fully vaccinated before frolicking with friends, vet says

  • Scientists Can't Replicate Surprising Finding on Alzheimer's Treatment
    (23-May-2013)
    Skin cancer drug had no effect on brain plaques in mice, three separate research teams report

  • People With Borderline Personality Disorder May Misinterpret Facial Emotions
    (23-May-2013)
    In studies, patients sometimes saw anger in a 'neutral' face and reacted to that threat

  • Got an Itch? Mouse Study May Help Explain Why
    (23-May-2013)
    Itch is a sensation distinct from others, such as pain, researchers say

  • Low Prenatal Iodine May Affect Child's Brain Development
    (23-May-2013)
    Mothers with deficiency had kids with lower IQs and reading ability, researchers say

  • Got an Itch? Mouse Study May Help Explain Why
    (23-May-2013)
    Itch is a sensation distinct from others, such as pain, researchers say

  • Got an Itch? Mouse Study May Help Explain Why
    (23-May-2013)
    Itch is a sensation distinct from others, such as pain, researchers say

  • Having Both Migraines, Depression May Mean Smaller Brain
    (22-May-2013)
    But it's unclear what the finding might mean for patients

  • Children Who Have CT Scans May Face Higher Cancer Risk
    (22-May-2013)
    Those exposed before age 5 are most vulnerable, study finds

  • CT Scans Reduce Lung Cancer Deaths, Study Confirms
    (22-May-2013)
    But questions remain about widespread screening

  • Having Both Migraines, Depression May Mean Smaller Brain
    (22-May-2013)
    But it's unclear what the finding might mean for patients

  • Having Both Migraines, Depression May Mean Smaller Brain
    (22-May-2013)
    But it's unclear what the finding might mean for patients

  • Migraine, Chronic Back Pain Tied to Higher Suicide Risk
    (22-May-2013)
    Hopelessness, disability may play a role in feelings of despair, study finds

  • Study Supports Using Low-Dose CT Scans to Spot Early Lung Cancer
    (21-May-2013)
    But expert notes questions about frequency remain

  • Removing Tonsils Helps Kids With Sleep Apnea, Study Finds
    (21-May-2013)
    Better slumber improved daytime energy and behavior, but not memory, learning, researchers say

  • Sleep Apnea in Seniors Tied to Alzheimer's in Study
    (20-May-2013)
    Connection appeared strongest among thinner people, researcher says

  • Sleep Apnea in Seniors Tied to Alzheimer's in Study
    (20-May-2013)
    Connection appeared strongest among thinner people, researcher says

  • Sleep Apnea in Seniors Tied to Alzheimer's in Study
    (20-May-2013)
    Connection appeared strongest among thinner people, researcher says

  • Alcoholics Who Smoke May Face Early Brain Aging
    (17-May-2013)
    Small study didn't find effect in former or never-smokers

  • Cellphone Use May Reveal Your 'Dominant Brain'
    (17-May-2013)
    People with left-brain dominance tend to listen with right ear, and vice-versa, study finds

  • High-Frequency Noise Boosts Math Skills in Study
    (16-May-2013)
    But the treatment isn't ready for prime time yet, expert says

  • Depression May Boost Stroke Risk in Middle-Aged Women, Too
    (16-May-2013)
    Although risk is still low, Australian study found it nearly doubled for depressed women in their 40s and 50s

  • Some Types of Skin Cancer Linked to Lower Chances of Alzheimer's
    (15-May-2013)
    A weak immune response might allow skin cancer but protect brain from inflammation, expert suggests

  • Multiple Head Injuries Raise Soldiers' Suicide Risk, Study Finds
    (15-May-2013)
    20 percent of those with two or more brain traumas had thoughts of killing themselves

  • Multiple Head Injuries Raise Soldiers' Suicide Risk, Study Finds
    (15-May-2013)
    20 percent of those with two or more brain traumas had thoughts of killing themselves

  • Experimental Drug Seems to Aid Memory in Mice With Alzheimer's
    (14-May-2013)
    Study found increased levels of proteins that form connections responsible for learning, memory

  • Kids With Autism May Perceive Movement More Quickly
    (14-May-2013)
    Researchers say this might lead to sensory overload

  • Even Low Levels of Lead Hamper Kindergartners' Reading Skills: Study
    (14-May-2013)
    Some experts say no level of exposure is safe, push for zero tolerance from CDC

  • Experimental Drug Seems to Aid Memory in Mice With Alzheimer's
    (14-May-2013)
    Study found increased levels of proteins that form connections responsible for learning, memory

  • Kids With Autism May Perceive Movement More Quickly
    (14-May-2013)
    Researchers say this might lead to sensory overload

  • Kids With Autism May Perceive Movement More Quickly
    (14-May-2013)
    Researchers say this might lead to sensory overload

  • Brain Anatomy in Dyslexics Varies By Gender, Study Finds
    (13-May-2013)
    Discovery suggests interventions for reading disability need to be tailored accordingly

  • Size of Frontal Lobes May Not Matter for Brain Power: Study
    (13-May-2013)
    Networks linking many different regions most important for human intelligence, researchers say

  • Daily Gene Rhythms May Be Off in Depressed People
    (13-May-2013)
    Study found 'clock' in brain was disrupted in autopsies of those who suffered mental disorder at time of death

  • Many Seniors Suffer Mental Decline in Silence: CDC
    (09-May-2013)
    While 1 in 8 has memory problems and confusion, too few seek help

  • Many Seniors Suffer Mental Decline in Silence: CDC
    (09-May-2013)
    While 1 in 8 has memory problems and confusion, too few seek help

  • Eating Peppers Tied to Lower Parkinson's Risk, Study Finds
    (09-May-2013)
    Vegetables that contain nicotine may offer some protection, research suggests

  • Eating Peppers Tied to Lower Parkinson's Risk, Study Finds
    (09-May-2013)
    Vegetables that contain nicotine may offer some protection, research suggests

  • Everyday Noise Levels May Affect the Heart
    (09-May-2013)
    Even not-so-loud sounds seemed to raise people's heart rate in small study

  • High Blood Sugar May Add to Alzheimer's Risk: Study
    (08-May-2013)
    Brain scans suggest possible link between the two

  • Scientists Explore Secrets of the Well-Hit Fastball
    (08-May-2013)
    Human brain 'predicts' the path of objects hurtling toward it, researchers report

  • High Blood Sugar May Add to Alzheimer's Risk: Study
    (08-May-2013)
    Brain scans suggest possible link between the two

  • Scientists Explore Secrets of the Well-Hit Fastball
    (08-May-2013)
    Human brain 'predicts' the path of objects hurtling toward it, researchers report

  • Living Long May Protect Against Early Alzheimer's, Study Finds
    (06-May-2013)
    Dementia starts later in families with exceptional longevity, researchers say

  • Flame-Retardant Chemicals Could Be Toxic to Kids
    (06-May-2013)
    Study tied exposure in womb to hyperactivity, lower IQ

  • FDA Warns Pregnant Women About Migraine Drugs
    (06-May-2013)
    Medicines containing valproate linked to lower IQs in children, agency says

  • High School Football Players Often Not Deterred by Head Injury
    (06-May-2013)
    Knowing dangers of concussion not enough to keep many teens on sidelines, survey finds

  • Living Long May Protect Against Early Alzheimer's, Study Finds
    (06-May-2013)
    Dementia starts later in families with exceptional longevity, researchers say

  • FDA Warns Pregnant Women About Migraine Drugs
    (06-May-2013)
    Medicines containing valproate linked to lower IQs in children, agency says

  • Blacks May Face Higher Risk of MS Than Whites
    (06-May-2013)
    Study finding contradicts common belief that the opposite is true

  • Blacks May Face Higher Risk of MS Than Whites
    (06-May-2013)
    Study finding contradicts common belief that the opposite is true

  • Muhammad Ali's Daughter Champions Fight Against Parkinson's Disease
    (03-May-2013)
    With her legendary father stricken, May May Ali works to raise awareness of his devastating disorder

  • Brain Differences Seen in Kids With Conduct Problems
    (02-May-2013)
    Specifically, they reacted less to images of people in pain during study

  • 'What's Bad for the Heart Also Bad for the Brain'
    (02-May-2013)
    Smoking, diabetes, other things that harm physical health linked to poorer mental function, study says

  • Brain Wiring May Explain Unhealthy Obsession With Looks
    (02-May-2013)
    Scans show abnormal circuitry in people who fixate on their flaws, real or imagined

  • Implanted Device May Predict Epilepsy Seizures, Study Suggests
    (02-May-2013)
    Patients who don't respond to drugs might benefit, but larger trials needed

  • Implanted Device May Predict Epilepsy Seizures, Study Suggests
    (02-May-2013)
    Patients who don't respond to drugs might benefit, but larger trials needed

  • Implanted Device May Predict Epilepsy Seizures, Study Suggests
    (02-May-2013)
    Patients who don't respond to drugs might benefit, but larger trials needed

  • General Anesthesia Not Linked to Raised Risk for Dementia
    (01-May-2013)
    No long-term mental changes associated with the procedure in older surgical patients, study says

  • Girls With Autism May Need Different Treatments Than Boys
    (01-May-2013)
    New studies highlight variations in symptoms, genetic makeup

  • Video Game May Help Keep Aging Brains Sharp
    (01-May-2013)
    Older gamers may gain more mentally than crossword puzzle solvers, study suggests

  • Gene Mutation Linked to Migraines, Researchers Say
    (01-May-2013)
    Link observed in laboratory cells, mice and humans

  • Gene Mutation Linked to Migraines, Researchers Say
    (01-May-2013)
    Link observed in laboratory cells, mice and humans

  • Girls With Autism May Need Different Treatments Than Boys
    (01-May-2013)
    New studies highlight variations in symptoms, genetic makeup

  • Paralyzed Patient Moves Prosthetic Arm With Her Mind
    (30-Apr-2013)
    Experimental robotic technology may someday help people with amputations as well, experts hope

  • Paralyzed Patient Moves Prosthetic Arm With Her Mind
    (30-Apr-2013)
    Experimental robotic technology may someday help people with amputations as well, experts hope

  • Paralyzed Patient Moves Prosthetic Arm With Her Mind
    (30-Apr-2013)
    Experimental robotic technology may someday help people with amputations as well, experts hope

  • Mediterranean Diet Might Help Stave Off Dementia
    (29-Apr-2013)
    Large study showed better retention of mental skills in seniors who had followed it

  • Sex Lives Often an Overlooked Casualty of Traumatic Brain Injury
    (29-Apr-2013)
    Researchers say a more holistic approach to therapy would help patients and families

  • Why Johnny Can't Add, Even After Tutoring
    (29-Apr-2013)
    Brain structure may predict math improvement more than intelligence, study finds

  • Mediterranean Diet Might Help Stave Off Dementia
    (29-Apr-2013)
    Large study showed better retention of mental skills in seniors who had followed it

  • Drugs Can Sometimes Prevent Migraines, but at a Cost
    (29-Apr-2013)
    Study finds many have side effects so bothersome that sufferers stop taking them

  • Mediterranean Diet Might Help Stave Off Dementia
    (29-Apr-2013)
    Large study showed better retention of mental skills in seniors who had followed it

  • Drugs Can Sometimes Prevent Migraines, but at a Cost
    (29-Apr-2013)
    Study finds many have side effects so bothersome that sufferers stop taking them

  • Mediterranean Diet Might Help Stave Off Dementia
    (29-Apr-2013)
    Large study showed better retention of mental skills in seniors who had followed it

  • Psychopaths May Lack Capacity for Empathy
    (26-Apr-2013)
    Brain imaging study compared prison inmates

  • Magnetic Brain Stimulation May Temporarily Dull Nicotine Craving
    (26-Apr-2013)
    Early study tested the noninvasive treatment on smokers

  • Psychopaths May Lack Capacity for Empathy
    (26-Apr-2013)
    Brain imaging study compared prison inmates

  • Gene Studies Could Point to New Alzheimer's Treatments
    (25-Apr-2013)
    Research focuses on changes in immune cell activity within the brain

  • Gene Studies Could Point to New Alzheimer's Treatments
    (25-Apr-2013)
    Research focuses on changes in immune cell activity within the brain

  • Kids' Concussion Recovery Varies by Symptom Severity: Study
    (25-Apr-2013)
    Identifying which factors lead to longer recoveries may improve treatment

  • Study Explores the Cost of Creativity
    (25-Apr-2013)
    Some people with laser focus may miss big-picture details, research suggests

  • Bipolar Disorder Drugs May 'Tweak' Genes Affecting Brain
    (25-Apr-2013)
    Study offers clues on causes of condition and how commonly prescribed meds work

  • Kids' Concussion Recovery Varies by Symptom Severity: Study
    (25-Apr-2013)
    Identifying which factors lead to longer recoveries may improve treatment

  • Kids' Concussion Recovery Varies by Symptom Severity: Study
    (25-Apr-2013)
    Identifying which factors lead to longer recoveries may improve treatment

  • Gene Studies Could Point to New Alzheimer's Treatments
    (25-Apr-2013)
    Research focuses on changes in immune cell activity within the brain

  • Can You Feel Empathy for a Robot?
    (24-Apr-2013)
    Researchers try to capture bond between humans, mechanical companions

  • Shrinkage of Brain Region May Signal Onset of Multiple Sclerosis
    (23-Apr-2013)
    Study tied changes in thalamus to tell-tale MS sign

  • Prenatal Use of Common Epilepsy Drug Tied to Higher Autism Risk
    (23-Apr-2013)
    Large Danish study looked at children of women who took valproate in pregnancy

  • Shrinkage of Brain Region May Signal Onset of Multiple Sclerosis
    (23-Apr-2013)
    Study tied changes in thalamus to tell-tale MS sign

  • Shrinkage of Brain Region May Signal Onset of Multiple Sclerosis
    (23-Apr-2013)
    Study tied changes in thalamus to tell-tale MS sign

  • Prenatal Use of Common Epilepsy Drug Tied to Higher Autism Risk
    (23-Apr-2013)
    Large Danish study looked at children of women who took valproate in pregnancy

  • Figuring Out Your Migraine Triggers Is Tricky
    (22-Apr-2013)
    Small study suggests too many factors contribute to painful headaches

  • Figuring Out Your Migraine Triggers Is Tricky
    (22-Apr-2013)
    Small study suggests too many factors contribute to painful headaches

  • Your Autoantibody 'Profile' Might Someday Help Spot Illness
    (18-Apr-2013)
    Differences showed up in study of people with conditions including Alzheimer's, breast cancer

  • Alzheimer's Patients May Face Looming Shortage of Neurologists
    (18-Apr-2013)
    Medicare payment system undervalues one-on-one evaluations by these specialists, experts say

  • Scientists May Have Spotted Brain's 'Numbers Center'
    (18-Apr-2013)
    They pinpointed the tiny area activated by viewing '1' but not 'one'

  • Alzheimer's Patients May Face Looming Shortage of Neurologists
    (18-Apr-2013)
    Medicare payment system undervalues one-on-one evaluations by these specialists, experts say

  • Your Autoantibody 'Profile' Might Someday Help Spot Illness
    (18-Apr-2013)
    Differences showed up in study of people with conditions including Alzheimer's, breast cancer

  • Alzheimer's Patients May Face Looming Shortage of Neurologists
    (18-Apr-2013)
    Medicare payment system undervalues one-on-one evaluations by these specialists, experts say

  • Scientists May Have Spotted Brain's 'Numbers Center'
    (18-Apr-2013)
    They pinpointed the tiny area activated by viewing '1' but not 'one'

  • Alzheimer's Patients May Face Looming Shortage of Neurologists
    (18-Apr-2013)
    Medicare payment system undervalues one-on-one evaluations by these specialists, experts say

  • Your Autoantibody 'Profile' Might Someday Help Spot Illness
    (18-Apr-2013)
    Differences showed up in study of people with conditions including Alzheimer's, breast cancer

  • Alzheimer's Patients May Face Looming Shortage of Neurologists
    (18-Apr-2013)
    Medicare payment system undervalues one-on-one evaluations by these specialists, experts say

  • Brain Changes Seen in Relatives of People With Alzheimer's
    (17-Apr-2013)
    Study finding doesn't mean you'll get the disease if family members have it, experts stress

  • Brain Changes Seen in Relatives of People With Alzheimer's
    (17-Apr-2013)
    Study finding doesn't mean you'll get the disease if family members have it, experts stress

  • Brain Changes Seen in Relatives of People With Alzheimer's
    (17-Apr-2013)
    Study finding doesn't mean you'll get the disease if family members have it, experts stress

  • No Tie Between Light Drinking During Pregnancy, Child's Development: Study
    (17-Apr-2013)
    No mental deficit for 7-year-olds born to mothers who drank once or twice a week; one doctor urges caution

  • Babies Born Even Slightly Early May Lag Behind: Study
    (16-Apr-2013)
    Women urged to rethink early elective C-sections, inductions unless medically needed

  • Colic May Be Linked to Childhood Migraine, Study Says
    (16-Apr-2013)
    Expert suspects disrupted sleep cycles might play a role in both disorders

  • Colic May Be Linked to Childhood Migraine, Study Says
    (16-Apr-2013)
    Expert suspects disrupted sleep cycles might play a role in both disorders

  • Exercise May Help People With Alzheimer's Avoid Nursing Homes
    (15-Apr-2013)
    Study finds regular activity delays physical decline, reduces falls

  • Why Some Stroke Survivors Struggle With Communication
    (15-Apr-2013)
    Efforts at language impaired when function has to shift to the right side of the brain, researchers say

  • Age of Autism Diagnosis May Depend on Symptoms: Study
    (15-Apr-2013)
    Early identification essential to help kids reach their potential, researcher says

  • Mental Exercise May Help Keep Seniors Sharp
    (15-Apr-2013)
    Even solving puzzles might stave off decline and memory loss, study hints

  • Beer's Taste May Trigger Urge to Get Drunk
    (15-Apr-2013)
    Study found flavor alone activated brain's reward center; effect stronger with family history of alcoholism

  • Mental Exercise May Help Keep Seniors Sharp
    (15-Apr-2013)
    Even solving puzzles might stave off decline and memory loss, study hints

  • Beer's Taste May Trigger Urge to Get Drunk
    (15-Apr-2013)
    Study found flavor alone activated brain's reward center; effect stronger with family history of alcoholism

  • Newly Created Rats Designed to Speed Alzheimer's Research
    (11-Apr-2013)
    The genetically engineered rodents more closely mimic the disease found in humans, scientists say

  • Newly Created Rats Designed to Speed Alzheimer's Research
    (11-Apr-2013)
    The genetically engineered rodents more closely mimic the disease found in humans, scientists say

  • Study Puts New Spin on 'Sound Sleep'
    (11-Apr-2013)
    German researchers say certain sounds may boost memory while you snooze

  • Non-Amputees Can Experience the Illusion of a 'Phantom' Limb
    (11-Apr-2013)
    The brain can accept an invisible hand as part of the body, study shows

  • Study Puts New Spin on 'Sound Sleep'
    (11-Apr-2013)
    German researchers say certain sounds may boost memory while you snooze

  • Newly Created Rats Designed to Speed Alzheimer's Research
    (11-Apr-2013)
    The genetically engineered rodents more closely mimic the disease found in humans, scientists say

  • Study Puts New Spin on 'Sound Sleep'
    (11-Apr-2013)
    German researchers say certain sounds may boost memory while you snooze

  • Non-Amputees Can Experience the Illusion of a 'Phantom' Limb
    (11-Apr-2013)
    The brain can accept an invisible hand as part of the body, study shows

  • Newly Created Rats Designed to Speed Alzheimer's Research
    (11-Apr-2013)
    The genetically engineered rodents more closely mimic the disease found in humans, scientists say

  • 'Transparent' Mouse Brain Could Shed Light on Human Brain Health
    (10-Apr-2013)
    Scientists report using chemicals to make the 3-dimensional structure completely visible

  • For First Time, Pain 'Signature' Spotted on Brain MRIs
    (10-Apr-2013)
    Scientists could distinguish physical from emotional pain, discomfort in study

  • Gene May Double Risk of Alzheimer's in Blacks
    (09-Apr-2013)
    But expert says actual increase is 'modest' and many other factors contribute to disease

  • Brain Surgery Eases Compulsive Eating in 10-Year-Old Girl
    (09-Apr-2013)
    Benign tumor was causing premature puberty and obesity linked to overeating, doctors say

  • Gene May Double Risk of Alzheimer's in Blacks
    (09-Apr-2013)
    But expert says actual increase is 'modest' and many other factors contribute to disease

  • Brain Surgery Eases Compulsive Eating in 10-Year-Old Girl
    (09-Apr-2013)
    Benign tumor was causing premature puberty and obesity linked to overeating, doctors say

  • Few U.S. Seniors Take Advantage of Shingles Vaccine
    (09-Apr-2013)
    Large study found shot effective but only 4 percent of older adults receive it

  • Gene May Double Risk of Alzheimer's in Blacks
    (09-Apr-2013)
    But expert says actual increase is 'modest' and many other factors contribute to disease

  • Kids With Autism May Be Less Likely to Imitate 'Silly' Behavior
    (08-Apr-2013)
    In study, they tended to only copy necessary actions by adults when completing tasks

  • Lengthy Seizures May Delay Mental Development, Study Suggests
    (08-Apr-2013)
    Convulsive status epilepticus could have long-lasting impact for infants

  • Tapeworm-Linked Seizures May Be Rising in U.S., Doctors Say
    (08-Apr-2013)
    Neurologists issue guidelines for treatment

  • Babies' Birth Month May Affect MS Risk: Study
    (08-Apr-2013)
    Lower levels of vitamin D seen among those born in May

  • Kids With Autism May Be Less Likely to Imitate 'Silly' Behavior
    (08-Apr-2013)
    In study, they tended to only copy necessary actions by adults when completing tasks

  • Lengthy Seizures May Delay Mental Development, Study Suggests
    (08-Apr-2013)
    Convulsive status epilepticus could have long-lasting impact for infants

  • Tapeworm-Linked Seizures May Be Rising in U.S., Doctors Say
    (08-Apr-2013)
    Neurologists issue guidelines for treatment

  • Chronic Pain Often Follows Stroke
    (04-Apr-2013)
    Study found the pain is also related to greater disability

  • Could Scientists Peek Into Your Dreams?
    (04-Apr-2013)
    In small study, computer programs and brain MRIs identified visual images during sleep

  • Chronic Pain Often Follows Stroke
    (04-Apr-2013)
    Study found the pain is also related to greater disability

  • Could Scientists Peek Into Your Dreams?
    (04-Apr-2013)
    In small study, computer programs and brain MRIs identified visual images during sleep

  • Fewer U.S. Teens Dying in Teen-Driver Crashes
    (04-Apr-2013)
    Risky rider behavior and passenger fatalities have lessened, but texting and speeding remain deadly habits, report says

  • Chronic Pain Often Follows Stroke
    (04-Apr-2013)
    Study found the pain is also related to greater disability

  • U.S. Spends More on Dementia Care Than Heart Disease or Cancer: Study
    (03-Apr-2013)
    Annual bill now tops $200 billion, largely for long-term care, researchers say

  • Is a Better Sleeping Pill on the Way?
    (03-Apr-2013)
    New type of med may eliminate grogginess, other side effects, study suggests

  • Lifestyle Might Curb Loss of Height That Comes With Age
    (03-Apr-2013)
    Education, urban living helped keep older adults walking tall, Chinese data shows

  • Laser Therapy Switches Cocaine Addiction On, Off in Rats: Study
    (03-Apr-2013)
    Trials of the brain treatment planned for humans, but with electromagnetic stimulation instead

  • Obama Unveils Vast Brain-Mapping Project
    (02-Apr-2013)
    10-year initiative, with $100 million funding in 2014, designed to lead to breakthroughs for diseases like Alzheimer's, Parkinson's

  • Obama Unveils Vast Brain-Mapping Project
    (02-Apr-2013)
    10-year initiative, with $100 million funding in 2014, designed to lead to breakthroughs for diseases like Alzheimer's, Parkinson's

  • Obama Unveils Vast Brain-Mapping Project
    (02-Apr-2013)
    10-year initiative, with $100 million funding in 2014, designed to lead to breakthroughs for diseases like Alzheimer's, Parkinson's

  • Mental, Physical Challenges May Help Seniors Stay Sharp, Study Says
    (01-Apr-2013)
    Small steps, including stretching, watching educational DVDs, reaped rewards

  • Mental, Physical Challenges May Help Seniors Stay Sharp, Study Says
    (01-Apr-2013)
    Small steps, including stretching, watching educational DVDs, reaped rewards

  • Heart Risks May Also Point to Dementia Risk
    (01-Apr-2013)
    Study looked at factors like blood pressure and cholesterol levels

  • Heart Risks May Also Point to Dementia Risk
    (01-Apr-2013)
    Study looked at factors like blood pressure and cholesterol levels

  • Researchers Test Implanted Brain Stimulator for Alzheimer's
    (28-Mar-2013)
    They hope the device will restore some thinking ability and improve focus, attention

  • Researchers Test Implanted Brain Stimulator for Alzheimer's
    (28-Mar-2013)
    They hope the device will restore some thinking ability and improve focus, attention

  • Cutting Out Mealtime Distractions May Help Manage Weight
    (28-Mar-2013)
    Slowing down, focusing on food could keep you from overeating later, study contends

  • Tecfidera Approved for Multiple Sclerosis
    (28-Mar-2013)
    Helps prevent relapses

  • FDA Approves New Multiple Sclerosis Drug
    (28-Mar-2013)
    Tecfidera a 'welcome addition' for patients battling the neurological disease, one expert said

  • FDA Approves New Multiple Sclerosis Drug
    (28-Mar-2013)
    Tecfidera a 'welcome addition' for patients battling the neurological disease, one expert said

  • Brain Differences Seen in People With Migraines
    (26-Mar-2013)
    MRI study suggests changes occur in areas associated with pain

  • Battery-Operated Skin Patch Offers New Option for Migraine Sufferers
    (26-Mar-2013)
    FDA recently approved Zecuity patch to treat the painful headaches

  • Brain Differences Seen in People With Migraines
    (26-Mar-2013)
    MRI study suggests changes occur in areas associated with pain

  • Battery-Operated Skin Patch Offers New Option for Migraine Sufferers
    (26-Mar-2013)
    FDA recently approved Zecuity patch to treat the painful headaches

  • Brain Differences Seen in People With Migraines
    (26-Mar-2013)
    MRI study suggests changes occur in areas associated with pain

  • Brain Differences Seen in People With Migraines
    (26-Mar-2013)
    MRI study suggests changes occur in areas associated with pain

  • Could Herpes Virus Affect Memory in Older Adults?
    (25-Mar-2013)
    Chronic infection with cold sores may affect thinking, especially in sedentary folks, study suggests

  • Early Thinking Problems May Signal Future Dementia in Parkinson's Patients
    (25-Mar-2013)
    But predictive value of finding still needs to be proved, expert says

  • Could Herpes Virus Affect Memory in Older Adults?
    (25-Mar-2013)
    Chronic infection with cold sores may affect thinking, especially in sedentary folks, study suggests

  • Early Thinking Problems May Signal Future Dementia in Parkinson's Patients
    (25-Mar-2013)
    But predictive value of finding still needs to be proved, expert says

  • Early Thinking Problems May Signal Future Dementia in Parkinson's Patients
    (25-Mar-2013)
    But predictive value of finding still needs to be proved, expert says

  • Reduced 'Fine-Tuning' of Brain May Hamper Face Recognition in Autism
    (22-Mar-2013)
    Lack of this ability can prevent social interaction, study author says

  • Reduced 'Fine-Tuning' of Brain May Hamper Face Recognition in Autism
    (22-Mar-2013)
    Lack of this ability can prevent social interaction, study author says

  • Acting Out Dreams During Sleep May Signal Dementia
    (21-Mar-2013)
    Small study connects REM sleep behavior disorder with 'Lewy bodies' in brain

  • Acting Out Dreams During Sleep May Signal Dementia
    (21-Mar-2013)
    Small study connects REM sleep behavior disorder with 'Lewy bodies' in brain

  • Acting Out Dreams During Sleep May Signal Dementia
    (21-Mar-2013)
    Small study connects REM sleep behavior disorder with 'Lewy bodies' in brain

  • Dotarem Approved for Nervous System MRIs
    (21-Mar-2013)
    Contrast agent helps doctors view brain and spine

  • Acting Out Dreams During Sleep May Signal Dementia
    (21-Mar-2013)
    Small study connects REM sleep behavior disorder with 'Lewy bodies' in brain

  • Brain Circuitry Yields Clue to Autism, Researchers Say
    (20-Mar-2013)
    At 7 months, study finds difference in eye tracking

  • Having Older Grandfather May Raise Child's Autism Risk: Study
    (20-Mar-2013)
    Men who became dads at age 50 or older had higher odds for a grandchild with the disorder

  • A Third of U.S. Seniors Die With Dementia, Study Finds
    (19-Mar-2013)
    Report tallies enormous medical, financial and caregiver toll of conditions like Alzheimer's

  • High Blood Pressure May Add to Alzheimer's Risk, Study Finds
    (18-Mar-2013)
    People with a genetic mutation plus hypertension have more brain plaque, researchers find

  • High Blood Pressure May Add to Alzheimer's Risk, Study Finds
    (18-Mar-2013)
    People with a genetic mutation plus hypertension have more brain plaque, researchers find

  • With Certain Strokes, Effects Can Persist a Decade Later
    (15-Mar-2013)
    'Survivorship care plans' might help people cope with quality-of-life concerns, study suggests

  • Incoherent Text Messages May Signal Stroke, Doctors Say
    (15-Mar-2013)
    Case study describes man whose only clear symptom was not realizing his messages were garbled

  • Incoherent Text Messages May Signal Stroke, Doctors Say
    (15-Mar-2013)
    Case study describes man whose only clear symptom was not realizing his messages were garbled

  • Rabies From Transplanted Organ Killed Recipient, CDC Says
    (15-Mar-2013)
    Such cases are very rare but other potential recipients are being vaccinated, agency said

  • FDA Wants to Relax Approval Process for Alzheimer's Drugs
    (14-Mar-2013)
    Agency points to need for medications that could prevent, slow disease in an aging population

  • New Drugs May Offer Hope to Parkinson's Patients
    (14-Mar-2013)
    Results are preliminary, but treatment could improve for millions with the disease, researcher says

  • New Drugs May Offer Hope to Parkinson's Patients
    (14-Mar-2013)
    Results are preliminary, but treatment could improve for millions with the disease, researcher says

  • Don't Give ADHD Meds to Undiagnosed Kids, Experts Urge
    (13-Mar-2013)
    Neurologists say some doctors are prescribing these drugs as a way to boost school performance

  • Hate Other People's Cellphone Calls? You're Not Alone
    (13-Mar-2013)
    Study found working people were more distracted by one-sided versus two-sided conversations

  • Don't Give ADHD Meds to Undiagnosed Kids, Experts Urge
    (13-Mar-2013)
    Neurologists say some doctors are prescribing these drugs as a way to boost school performance

  • Hate Other People's Cellphone Calls? You're Not Alone
    (13-Mar-2013)
    Study found working people were more distracted by one-sided versus two-sided conversations

  • Study Confirms Slight Rise in Paralysis Risk After Swine Flu Shot
    (13-Mar-2013)
    Less than 2 'excess' cases of Guillain-Barre syndrome found per 1 million vaccinations

  • Brain Imaging Detects Tiny Lesions Related to Mild Injury: Study
    (12-Mar-2013)
    Findings could lead to new treatments, researcher says

  • Single Concussion May Lead to Lasting Brain Damage
    (12-Mar-2013)
    Small study found measurable MRI changes in single-concussion patients

  • Accidental Awareness During Anesthesia Is Rare, Study Finds
    (12-Mar-2013)
    U.K. researchers report only 1 case per 15,000 general anesthesia patients

  • Brain Imaging Detects Tiny Lesions Related to Mild Injury: Study
    (12-Mar-2013)
    Findings could lead to new treatments, researcher says

  • Single Concussion May Lead to Lasting Brain Damage
    (12-Mar-2013)
    Small study found measurable MRI changes in single-concussion patients

  • Experimental Alzheimer's Drug Shows Promise, Study Finds
    (11-Mar-2013)
    While not a 'wonder drug,' medication may help slow memory loss, researcher says

  • Experimental Alzheimer's Drug Shows Promise, Study Finds
    (11-Mar-2013)
    While not a 'wonder drug,' medication may help slow memory loss, researcher says

  • Experimental Alzheimer's Drug Shows Promise, Study Finds
    (11-Mar-2013)
    While not a 'wonder drug,' medication may help slow memory loss, researcher says

  • Neurology Group Lists Procedures That May Be Unneeded
    (08-Mar-2013)
    AAN asks doctors, patients to question procedures as part of Choosing Wisely campaign

  • Does Chewing Gum Give Your Brain an Edge?
    (08-Mar-2013)
    In small study, people who were chewing had better recall of numbers

  • Neurology Group Lists Procedures That May Be Unneeded
    (08-Mar-2013)
    AAN asks doctors, patients to question procedures as part of Choosing Wisely campaign

  • Neurology Group Lists Procedures That May Be Unneeded
    (08-Mar-2013)
    AAN asks doctors, patients to question procedures as part of Choosing Wisely campaign

  • Neurology Group Lists Procedures That May Be Unneeded
    (08-Mar-2013)
    AAN asks doctors, patients to question procedures as part of Choosing Wisely campaign

  • Does Chewing Gum Give Your Brain an Edge?
    (08-Mar-2013)
    In small study, people who were chewing had better recall of numbers

  • Human Brain Cells Used to Make Mice Smarter
    (07-Mar-2013)
    Findings could advance research on conditions such as Parkinson's and Alzheimer's, experts say

  • Brain 'Pacemaker' May Help Ease Tough-to-Treat Anorexia
    (07-Mar-2013)
    In very small study, deep brain stimulation helped women regain weight, curb problem behaviors

  • Human Brain Cells Used to Make Mice Smarter
    (07-Mar-2013)
    Findings could advance research on conditions such as Parkinson's and Alzheimer's, experts say

  • Short-Term Exercise Might Boost Young People's Self-Control
    (07-Mar-2013)
    Study findings, if confirmed, may have relevance for treating ADHD, autism

  • Human Brain Cells Used to Make Mice Smarter
    (07-Mar-2013)
    Findings could advance research on conditions such as Parkinson's and Alzheimer's, experts say

  • Human Brain Cells Used to Make Mice Smarter
    (07-Mar-2013)
    Findings could advance research on conditions such as Parkinson's and Alzheimer's, experts say

  • Brain 'Pacemaker' May Help Ease Tough-to-Treat Anorexia
    (07-Mar-2013)
    In very small study, deep brain stimulation helped women regain weight, curb problem behaviors

  • Human Brain Cells Used to Make Mice Smarter
    (07-Mar-2013)
    Findings could advance research on conditions such as Parkinson's and Alzheimer's, experts say

  • Health Tip: Spot the Early Stages of Alzheimer's
    (06-Mar-2013)
    Look for these warning signs

  • Brain Scans May Explain Thinking, Memory Problems in Some MS Patients
    (06-Mar-2013)
    Study found more damaged white matter in brains of those with mental decline

  • Brain May Treat Wheelchair as Part of the Body
    (06-Mar-2013)
    Study suggests that devices that aid the disabled become part of mind's eye

  • Health Tip: Spot the Early Stages of Alzheimer's
    (06-Mar-2013)
    Look for these warning signs

  • Brain Scans May Explain Thinking, Memory Problems in Some MS Patients
    (06-Mar-2013)
    Study found more damaged white matter in brains of those with mental decline

  • Brain Scans May Explain Thinking, Memory Problems in Some MS Patients
    (06-Mar-2013)
    Study found more damaged white matter in brains of those with mental decline

  • Salty Diet Might Help Trigger MS, Rheumatoid Arthritis
    (06-Mar-2013)
    Studies found it activated cells in the immune system, resulting in form of MS in rodents

  • Brain Scans May Explain Thinking, Memory Problems in Some MS Patients
    (06-Mar-2013)
    Study found more damaged white matter in brains of those with mental decline

  • Certain Sleep Aids May Raise Hip Fracture Risk in Nursing Homes: Study
    (04-Mar-2013)
    List includes common drugs such as Lunesta and Ambien, researchers say

  • Most Kids With Autism Overcome Language Delays, Study Finds
    (04-Mar-2013)
    70 percent achieved 'phrase' or higher-level speech

  • Certain Sleep Aids May Raise Hip Fracture Risk in Nursing Homes: Study
    (04-Mar-2013)
    List includes common drugs such as Lunesta and Ambien, researchers say

  • Most Kids With Autism Overcome Language Delays, Study Finds
    (04-Mar-2013)
    70 percent achieved 'phrase' or higher-level speech

  • More Regular Meals May Improve Dementia Care
    (28-Feb-2013)
    In small study, improved nutrition appeared to help patients' memory, daily function

  • Video Games May Sharpen Focusing Skills in Kids With Dyslexia
    (28-Feb-2013)
    Study found children did better on reading tests after playing an action game

  • When Kids Exercise More, Their Grades Might Rise Too
    (28-Feb-2013)
    Study of young students questions value of phasing out PE in public schools

  • More Regular Meals May Improve Dementia Care
    (28-Feb-2013)
    In small study, improved nutrition appeared to help patients' memory, daily function

  • Brain Connections Differ in Children With Autism
    (27-Feb-2013)
    Study found more short-range connections, fewer long-range connections

  • Brain Connections Differ in Children With Autism
    (27-Feb-2013)
    Study found more short-range connections, fewer long-range connections

  • Scientists Pinpoint How Deep Brain Stimulation Eases OCD
    (25-Feb-2013)
    MRI scans showed it normalized activity in areas of brain related to reward

  • Health Tip: When Your Child Has a Headache
    (25-Feb-2013)
    Follow these tips to soothe the pain

  • FDA Panel Backs Brain Stimulator for Epilepsy
    (24-Feb-2013)
    Implantable device pre-empts seizures, device maker says

  • FDA Panel Backs Brain Stimulator for Epilepsy
    (24-Feb-2013)
    Implantable device pre-empts seizures, device maker says

  • For Alzheimer's Caregivers, Patience and Compassion Are Key
    (22-Feb-2013)
    Expert advice for those facing the challenges brought on by the disease

  • Common Sense Approaches May Stem ICU Delirium
    (22-Feb-2013)
    Helping patients sleep lessens odds of confusion, study finds

  • FDA Panel to Consider Brain Stimulator for Epilepsy
    (21-Feb-2013)
    Implantable device pre-empts seizures, device maker says

  • FDA Panel to Consider Brain Stimulator for Epilepsy
    (21-Feb-2013)
    Implantable device pre-empts seizures, device maker says

  • High-Antioxidant Diet May Not Prevent Stroke, Dementia, Study Finds
    (20-Feb-2013)
    Instead, the type of antioxidant-rich food you eat might be key, experts say

  • Brains of Fetuses 'Build a Bridge' Between Regions, Images Show
    (20-Feb-2013)
    Research might one day lead to better treatments for disorders such as ADHD, autism, scientists say

  • High-Antioxidant Diet May Not Prevent Stroke, Dementia, Study Finds
    (20-Feb-2013)
    Instead, the type of antioxidant-rich food you eat might be key, experts say

  • High-Antioxidant Diet May Not Prevent Stroke, Dementia, Study Finds
    (20-Feb-2013)
    Instead, the type of antioxidant-rich food you eat might be key, experts say

  • Fluorescent Tracer 'Lights Up' Brain Tumor for Surgery
    (19-Feb-2013)
    A bright pink glow showed the precise pathway a glioma took to spread through the brain

  • Damage to Tiny Blood Vessels in Brain May Raise Alzheimer's Risk
    (18-Feb-2013)
    Finding could point to new targets for treatment, prevention

  • U.S. Plans Billion-Dollar Project to Study the Brain
    (18-Feb-2013)
    Hope is the initiative will lead to breakthroughs for diseases like Alzheimer's, Parkinson's

  • Researchers Detect an Anti-Autism Advantage in Females
    (18-Feb-2013)
    Findings may help explain disorder's prevalence among boys

  • Damage to Tiny Blood Vessels in Brain May Raise Alzheimer's Risk
    (18-Feb-2013)
    Finding could point to new targets for treatment, prevention

  • U.S. Plans Billion-Dollar Project to Study the Brain
    (18-Feb-2013)
    Hope is the initiative will lead to breakthroughs for diseases like Alzheimer's, Parkinson's

  • U.S. Plans Billion-Dollar Project to Study the Brain
    (18-Feb-2013)
    Hope is the initiative will lead to breakthroughs for diseases like Alzheimer's, Parkinson's

  • Water-Tubing Injuries on the Rise
    (15-Feb-2013)
    Kids more likely to land in ER with head injuries, adults with sprains and strains

  • 'Bilingual Babies' Can Tell Languages Apart
    (14-Feb-2013)
    Study found even 7-month-olds can start to learn both languages

  • Those Childhood Piano Lessons Should Start Early
    (14-Feb-2013)
    Research shows that musical training that begins before the age of 7 boosts motor skills

  • FDA Approves 'Bionic Eye' to Help Against Rare Vision Disorder
    (14-Feb-2013)
    First-of-its-kind approval may herald new era in fight against blindness, experts say

  • Women With Alzheimer's-Linked Gene Show Faster Cell Aging
    (13-Feb-2013)
    Early study found no such effect on women using hormone replacement therapy

  • Deep Brain Stimulation May Help in Early Stages of Parkinson's
    (13-Feb-2013)
    Study finding suggests therapy could be useful for more than just advanced cases

  • Deep Brain Stimulation May Help in Early Stages of Parkinson's
    (13-Feb-2013)
    Study finding suggests therapy could be useful for more than just advanced cases

  • Deep Brain Stimulation May Help in Early Stages of Parkinson's
    (13-Feb-2013)
    Study finding suggests therapy could be useful for more than just advanced cases

  • Stroke During Childhood May Raise Risk for Epilepsy, Study Says
    (07-Feb-2013)
    Practitioners have 'concrete numbers' to give to families

  • Stroke During Childhood May Raise Risk for Epilepsy, Study Says
    (07-Feb-2013)
    Practitioners have 'concrete numbers' to give to families

  • Number of Americans With Alzheimer's May Triple by 2050
    (06-Feb-2013)
    Experts say research in the next few years could be pivotal in altering those projections

  • Scans Show Details of Damage to Soldiers With Head Injuries
    (06-Feb-2013)
    Narrowed blood vessels and pressure in the brain need to be tracked and managed in these patients, expert says

  • Electrical Brain Stimulation Plus Drug Fights Depression: Study
    (06-Feb-2013)
    Combination of approaches appears to give the most relief, researchers say

  • Nerve-Stimulating Device Might Ease Migraines
    (06-Feb-2013)
    Small study found no side effects from treatment

  • Scans Show Details of Damage to Soldiers With Head Injuries
    (06-Feb-2013)
    Narrowed blood vessels and pressure in the brain need to be tracked and managed in these patients, expert says

  • Number of Americans With Alzheimer's May Triple by 2050
    (06-Feb-2013)
    Experts say research in the next few years could be pivotal in altering those projections

  • Nerve-Stimulating Device Might Ease Migraines
    (06-Feb-2013)
    Small study found no side effects from treatment

  • Nerve-Stimulating Device Might Ease Migraines
    (06-Feb-2013)
    Small study found no side effects from treatment

  • Benefits of CT Scans May Outweigh Cancer Risk for Young Adults
    (05-Feb-2013)
    Study found health conditions prompting scans posed greater death risk

  • Exercising at Midlife May Stave Off Dementia Down the Road
    (04-Feb-2013)
    Working out in your 40s could pay off in your 70s and beyond, study suggests

  • Review Finds No Evidence Alzheimer's, Parkinson's Are Infectious
    (04-Feb-2013)
    Analysis of patients who received human growth hormone from cadavers saw no increased risk of brain diseases

  • A Good Mood May Boost Seniors' Brain Power
    (04-Feb-2013)
    Positive feelings enhance decision-making and memory skills, study suggests

  • Review Finds No Evidence Alzheimer's, Parkinson's Are Infectious
    (04-Feb-2013)
    Analysis of patients who received human growth hormone from cadavers saw no increased risk of brain diseases

  • Review Finds No Evidence Alzheimer's, Parkinson's Are Infectious
    (04-Feb-2013)
    Analysis of patients who received human growth hormone from cadavers saw no increased risk of brain diseases

  • Kids' Abdominal Injuries May Not Warrant CT Scan
    (01-Feb-2013)
    Assessing 7 factors in ER can limit unnecessary radiation exposure, researchers say

  • Some Parkinson's Patients Discover an Artistic Side
    (31-Jan-2013)
    Cases suggest prescribed medicine may help unleash creativity

  • Most U.S. Soldiers May Suffer From Sleep Problems
    (31-Jan-2013)
    Those with depression, PTSD and pain are more at risk, study found

  • Epilepsy Drug in Pregnancy Linked to Autism Risk in Study
    (31-Jan-2013)
    New research adds to dangers of valproate use for women of childbearing age

  • Science Reveals How Owls Avoid Stroke While Rotating Heads
    (31-Jan-2013)
    Bone and blood vessel adaptations let the birds escape trauma from such movement

  • Some Parkinson's Patients Discover an Artistic Side
    (31-Jan-2013)
    Cases suggest prescribed medicine may help unleash creativity

  • Fish Like Grouper, Barracuda May Pose Food-Poisoning Risk
    (31-Jan-2013)
    They can sometimes contain toxin that can't be detected before eating, CDC warns

  • Some Parkinson's Patients Discover an Artistic Side
    (31-Jan-2013)
    Cases suggest prescribed medicine may help unleash creativity

  • Epilepsy Drug in Pregnancy Linked to Autism Risk in Study
    (30-Jan-2013)
    New research adds to dangers of valproate use for women of childbearing age

  • Obesity May Be Linked to MS Risk in Children
    (30-Jan-2013)
    However, study is preliminary and MS still rare in kids, experts say

  • Obesity May Be Linked to MS Risk in Children
    (30-Jan-2013)
    However, study is preliminary and MS still rare in kids, experts say

  • Can Brightly Colored Fruits, Veggies Protect Against ALS?
    (29-Jan-2013)
    Study tied foods like carrots, spinach and yams to lower risk of Lou Gehrig's disease

  • Brain Scan Study Suggests Docs 'Feel' Your Pain
    (29-Jan-2013)
    When presented with what seemed to be patients in discomfort, physicians' own pain centers reacted

  • Can Brightly Colored Fruits, Veggies Protect Against ALS?
    (29-Jan-2013)
    Study tied foods like carrots, spinach and yams to lower risk of Lou Gehrig's disease

  • More Evidence Ties Heart Disease to Mental Decline
    (28-Jan-2013)
    Link between cardiovascular trouble and impaired thinking was especially strong in women

  • PET Scans Helpful, But Not Definitive for Alzheimer's Diagnosis
    (28-Jan-2013)
    New guidelines address which patients might benefit from imaging test for brain plaque

  • Scientists Complete 1st Map of 'Emotional Intelligence' in the Brain
    (28-Jan-2013)
    Scans of injured Vietnam vets show overlap of these skills with general intelligence

  • PET Scans Helpful, But Not Definitive for Alzheimer's Diagnosis
    (28-Jan-2013)
    New guidelines address which patients might benefit from imaging test for brain plaque

  • No Proof Drugs Ease Kids' Migraines: Study
    (28-Jan-2013)
    And some of these meds 'are pretty nasty,' expert says

  • Lighter Sleep May Dull Memory Skills in Seniors
    (28-Jan-2013)
    Study found older people forgot more upon waking than younger people

  • PET Scans Helpful, But Not Definitive for Alzheimer's Diagnosis
    (28-Jan-2013)
    New guidelines address which patients might benefit from imaging test for brain plaque

  • No Proof Drugs Ease Kids' Migraines: Study
    (28-Jan-2013)
    And some of these meds 'are pretty nasty,' expert says

  • More Evidence Ties Heart Disease to Mental Decline
    (28-Jan-2013)
    Link between cardiovascular trouble and impaired thinking was especially strong in women

  • Could Lightning Spur Headaches and Migraines?
    (25-Jan-2013)
    Study found greater odds of both when storm struck within 25 miles of sufferers' homes

  • Could Lightning Spur Headaches and Migraines?
    (25-Jan-2013)
    Study found greater odds of both when storm struck within 25 miles of sufferers' homes

  • Turning Tragedy Into Hope for Others With Spinal Cord Injury
    (24-Jan-2013)
    Reeve Foundation's Alan Brown, quadriplegic for 25 years, makes case for more research and resources

  • Turning Tragedy Into Hope for Others With Spinal Cord Injury
    (24-Jan-2013)
    Reeve Foundation's Alan Brown, quadriplegic for 25 years, makes case for more research and resources

  • Why Dogs, Unlike Wolves, Can Be Tamed
    (24-Jan-2013)
    Researcher finds differences in critical socialization period

  • Drivers Who Multitask Often Overestimate Their Skills
    (23-Jan-2013)
    Those who do it most are least capable, study suggests

  • Study Links Epilepsy Drug in Pregnancy to Lower IQ
    (23-Jan-2013)
    Children's scores at age 6 were lower if moms took valproate

  • Study Questions Importance of 'Triggers' in Setting Off Migraines
    (23-Jan-2013)
    In research involving patients with migraine with aura, just 1 in 10 reacted to typical triggers

  • Study Questions Importance of 'Triggers' in Setting Off Migraines
    (23-Jan-2013)
    In research involving patients with migraine with aura, just 1 in 10 reacted to typical triggers

  • Study Questions Importance of 'Triggers' in Setting Off Migraines
    (23-Jan-2013)
    In research involving patients with migraine with aura, just 1 in 10 reacted to typical triggers

  • U.S. Vets With Gulf War Syndrome Need Individualized Treatment: Report
    (23-Jan-2013)
    The Institute of Medicine calls the syndrome a 'very real, highly diverse' condition

  • Signs of Brain Damage Show Up in Scans of Living, Retired NFL Players
    (22-Jan-2013)
    The small study isn't definitive, but hope is the findings could one day help prevent devastating injuries

  • Signs of Brain Damage Show Up in Scans of Living, Retired NFL Players
    (22-Jan-2013)
    The small study isn't definitive, but hope is the findings could one day help prevent devastating injuries

  • Hearing Loss May Hasten Mental Decline
    (21-Jan-2013)
    Study found seniors who struggled with hearing had earlier problems with thinking skills

  • FDA Approves 1st Skin Patch to Combat Migraines
    (21-Jan-2013)
    Zecuity treats headache and the nausea that can make it hard for some sufferers to swallow pills, experts say

  • Hearing Loss May Hasten Mental Decline
    (21-Jan-2013)
    Study found seniors who struggled with hearing had earlier problems with thinking skills

  • FDA Approves 1st Skin Patch to Combat Migraines
    (21-Jan-2013)
    Zecuity treats headache and the nausea that can make it hard for some sufferers to swallow pills, experts say

  • Hockey Rule Changes Could Cut Player Aggression, Injuries
    (18-Jan-2013)
    Evidence review looked at effects of league safety regulations

  • Cases of Rare But Deadly Encephalitis Rising Among Kids, Report Finds
    (17-Jan-2013)
    Increase in Eastern equine encephalitis may be partly due to warming climate, more exposure to mosquitoes, researcher says

  • Migraine Sufferers Stigmatized Because of Their Condition: Study
    (17-Jan-2013)
    Those around them don't take their attacks seriously, consider them unreliable, expert says

  • Migraine Sufferers Stigmatized Because of Their Condition: Study
    (17-Jan-2013)
    Those around them don't take their attacks seriously, consider them unreliable, expert says

  • Cases of Rare But Deadly Encephalitis Rising Among Kids, Report Finds
    (17-Jan-2013)
    Increase in Eastern equine encephalitis may be partly due to warming climate, more exposure to mosquitoes, researcher says

  • Autism Researchers Surprised by Impaired Brain Connections
    (16-Jan-2013)
    Study upends common beliefs, they say

  • Multiple Concussions Could Up Depression Risk in Former NFL Players
    (16-Jan-2013)
    Small studies found more psychological symptoms, brain changes in older ex-athletes with head trauma

  • Multiple Concussions Could Up Depression Risk in Former NFL Players
    (16-Jan-2013)
    Small studies found more psychological symptoms, brain changes in older ex-athletes with head trauma

  • Multiple Concussions Could Up Depression Risk in Former NFL Players
    (16-Jan-2013)
    Small studies found more psychological symptoms, brain changes in older ex-athletes with head trauma

  • Got Nobel? Milk-Guzzling Countries Win More of the Esteemed Prizes
    (15-Jan-2013)
    Finding may be associated with a brain boost from vitamin D -- or strong educational systems

  • Migraine With Aura May Raise Risk of Heart Trouble
    (15-Jan-2013)
    Study found only high blood pressure was a greater predictor of heart attacks, strokes and blood clots

  • Got Nobel? Milk-Guzzling Countries Win More of the Esteemed Prizes
    (15-Jan-2013)
    Finding may be associated with a brain boost from vitamin D -- or strong educational systems

  • U.S. Launches Extensive Alzheimer's Studies
    (14-Jan-2013)
    5-year, $55 million effort will look at exercise, drug treatment as therapies for early disease

  • Early Ovary Removal May Be Tied to Lapses in Memory, Thinking
    (14-Jan-2013)
    The younger the surgical menopause patient, the more brain decline, preliminary research shows

  • Pot Use-Low IQ Link Challenged in Study
    (14-Jan-2013)
    New report suggests poverty plays a role, and may have thrown off results of first study

  • Early Ovary Removal May Be Tied to Lapses in Memory, Thinking
    (14-Jan-2013)
    The younger the surgical menopause patient, the more brain decline, preliminary research shows

  • Early Parkinson's Patients May Suffer Some Symptoms in Silence
    (14-Jan-2013)
    Yet help is possible if doctors know about the problem, study suggests

  • Early Parkinson's Patients May Suffer Some Symptoms in Silence
    (14-Jan-2013)
    Yet help is possible if doctors know about the problem, study suggests

  • Snowboarding Tops List of Winter-Sports Injuries
    (13-Jan-2013)
    But orthopedic surgeon says deadliest activity is 'skitching'

  • Humans and Birds May Have Music in Common
    (11-Jan-2013)
    Mating sparrows respond to birdsong like people do to favorite tunes, a brain study found

  • More Focused Radiation Treatment May Work Better Against Brain Tumors
    (11-Jan-2013)
    Study found similar results in preventing recurrence, but with less impact on mental function

  • Research Reveals Which Learning Methods Get an 'A'
    (11-Jan-2013)
    Flash cards, pre-test quizzing work best, highlighting and rereading don't make the grade

  • Cancer Society Suggests CT Lung Screening for Heavy Smokers
    (11-Jan-2013)
    Recommendation follows on prior study finding 20 percent reduction in deaths for older smokers

  • Humans and Birds May Have Music in Common
    (11-Jan-2013)
    Mating sparrows respond to birdsong like people do to favorite tunes, a brain study found

  • Research Reveals Which Learning Methods Get an 'A'
    (11-Jan-2013)
    Flash cards, pre-test quizzing work best, highlighting and rereading don't make the grade

  • Texts, Other Distractions Tied to Errors at Work
    (10-Jan-2013)
    In certain jobs, these distractions can have disastrous results, study says

  • Boredom at Work Can Spur Creativity, Studies Find
    (10-Jan-2013)
    More research needed to see if that creativity is channeled toward job or not, study author notes

  • NFL's Seau Had Brain Trauma at Time of Suicide, Report Finds
    (10-Jan-2013)
    Not the first pro football player with chronic traumatic encephalopathy to kill himself, neurologist notes

  • Do Babies Begin Learning Language in the Womb?
    (08-Jan-2013)
    Study suggests process starts in last 10 weeks of pregnancy

  • Lifetime of Speaking a 2nd Language May Boost Aging Brain
    (08-Jan-2013)
    Seniors who were bilingual since childhood showed quicker thinking skills than others in study

  • Study Suggests Genetic Link Between Epilepsy, Migraine
    (08-Jan-2013)
    Prevalence of migraine increases when several relatives have seizure disorders, researchers say

  • Study Suggests Genetic Link Between Epilepsy, Migraine
    (08-Jan-2013)
    Prevalence of migraine increases when several relatives have seizure disorders, researchers say

  • Lifetime of Speaking a 2nd Language May Boost Aging Brain
    (08-Jan-2013)
    Seniors who were bilingual since childhood showed quicker thinking skills than others in study

  • Common Blood Pressure Drugs Might Lower Dementia Risk
    (07-Jan-2013)
    Older men on beta blockers were less likely to have brain abnormalities in study

  • Color of Your Cup Might Influence Drink's Taste
    (07-Jan-2013)
    Serving hot chocolate in an orange or cream-colored cup will make it more enticing, study found

  • Meds May Spur Compulsive Behaviors in Some Parkinson's Patients: Study
    (07-Jan-2013)
    Some indulge in gambling or other troublesome activities, but research suggests drugs are cause

  • Common Blood Pressure Drugs Might Lower Dementia Risk
    (07-Jan-2013)
    Older men on beta blockers were less likely to have brain abnormalities in study

  • Menopause Can Bring Lapses in Memory, Thinking, Study Finds
    (07-Jan-2013)
    Challenges may be worse in the first year after menstrual periods stop, researchers report

  • Brain Changes Found in Small Study of Former NFL Players
    (07-Jan-2013)
    White matter damage could be at the root of mental deficits among retired players, researcher says

  • Brain Changes Found in Small Study of Former NFL Players
    (07-Jan-2013)
    White matter damage could be at the root of mental deficits among retired players, researcher says

  • Menopause Can Bring Lapses in Memory, Thinking, Study Finds
    (07-Jan-2013)
    Challenges may be worse in the first year after menstrual periods stop, researchers report

  • Meds May Spur Compulsive Behaviors in Some Parkinson's Patients: Study
    (07-Jan-2013)
    Some indulge in gambling or other troublesome activities, but research suggests drugs are cause

  • Meds May Spur Compulsive Behaviors in Some Parkinson's Patients: Study
    (07-Jan-2013)
    Some indulge in gambling or other troublesome activities, but research suggests drugs are cause

  • Color of Your Cup Might Influence Drink's Taste
    (07-Jan-2013)
    Serving hot chocolate in an orange or cream-colored cup will make it more enticing, study found

  • Brain Injury Doesn't Raise Dementia Risk for Most: Study
    (04-Jan-2013)
    But likelihood of re-injury does increase

  • Brain Injury Doesn't Raise Dementia Risk for Most: Study
    (04-Jan-2013)
    But likelihood of re-injury does increase

  • Brain Injury Doesn't Raise Dementia Risk for Most: Study
    (04-Jan-2013)
    But likelihood of re-injury does increase

  • Dementia, Late-Life Depression May Be Linked
    (04-Jan-2013)
    Mild mental impairment also prevalent in those with the mood disorder, study says

  • Genes Changes Seen in Alzheimer's Can Be Found in Infancy: Study
    (03-Jan-2013)
    Prenatal brain development may influence psychiatric risk later in life, researchers say

  • Study Tracks Kids' Brain Activity While Watching 'Sesame Street'
    (03-Jan-2013)
    Children whose scans seemed most like those of adults did better on tests, researchers say

  • Future Astronauts May Be Exposed to Alzheimer's Risk Factor
    (02-Jan-2013)
    Mouse study suggests longer-range space travel could pose radiation hazard

  • People May Skip Generic Pills if Color Differs From Brand-Name Drug
    (02-Jan-2013)
    Study found patients on anti-seizure meds were less likely to refill such prescriptions

  • Future Astronauts May Be Exposed to Alzheimer's Risk Factor
    (02-Jan-2013)
    Mouse study suggests longer-range space travel could pose radiation hazard

  • Are Rhesus Monkeys Musically Challenged?
    (27-Dec-2012)
    Unlike humans, they're unable to detect a beat, study says

  • U.S. Children's Hospitals Treating More Complex, Expensive Conditions
    (27-Dec-2012)
    Researchers find biggest increase in patients with special needs, such as cerebral palsy

  • Studies of Alzheimer's Caregivers May Overlook Non-Spouses
    (26-Dec-2012)
    Many looking after family members are actually their adult children, grandchildren

  • Brain Scans Might Help Spot Risk for Bipolar Disorder
    (26-Dec-2012)
    Study looked for reduced response to pictures of facial expressions

  • Eye Scan Could Help Track Progress of Multiple Sclerosis
    (24-Dec-2012)
    Study found that faster thinning of retina was tied to more lesions

  • Eye Scan Could Help Track Progress of Multiple Sclerosis
    (24-Dec-2012)
    Study found that faster thinning of retina was tied to more lesions

  • What Causes Hot Flashes? Rat Study Gives New Clues
    (20-Dec-2012)
    Specific set of neurons in brain may be culprit, researchers find

  • What Causes Hot Flashes? Rat Study Gives New Clues
    (20-Dec-2012)
    Specific set of neurons in brain may be culprit, researchers find

  • Gene Therapy Shows Promise for Rare Children's Brain Disorder
    (19-Dec-2012)
    Treatment targets chemical that wreaks havoc on nerve cells in kids with Canavan disease

  • Survival Tripled for Hospitalized U.S. Kids With Cardiac Arrest
    (18-Dec-2012)
    Study suggests better resuscitation methods made difference

  • With Testicular Cancer, CT Scan Benefit May Beat Risks
    (18-Dec-2012)
    Study should reassure patients, doctors, expert says

  • Banning Vaccine Preservative Would Hurt Kids in Poor Nations: Experts
    (17-Dec-2012)
    Pediatricians, others oppose U.N. proposal

  • Mind-Controlled Prosthetic Hand Could Be Breakthrough
    (17-Dec-2012)
    Woman paralyzed 13 years from neck down can now move hand without computer assistance

  • Mind-Controlled Prosthetic Hand Could Be Breakthrough
    (17-Dec-2012)
    Woman paralyzed 13 years from neck down can now move hand without computer assistance

  • Mind-Controlled Prosthetic Hand Could Be Breakthrough
    (17-Dec-2012)
    Woman paralyzed 13 years from neck down can now move hand without computer assistance

  • Less Mental Decline Seen in Older Blacks Who Went Hungry as Kids
    (14-Dec-2012)
    Reason for possible protective effect is unclear, researchers say

  • Heavy Drinking, Pot Use Tied to Teen Brain Changes
    (14-Dec-2012)
    Study found differences in brain's 'information highway,' researcher says

  • Mind Wandering Drives Up Crash Rate
    (14-Dec-2012)
    Distracting thoughts account for significant proportion of collisions, study says

  • Less Mental Decline Seen in Older Blacks Who Went Hungry as Kids
    (14-Dec-2012)
    Reason for possible protective effect is unclear, researchers say

  • Marijuana Extract May Not Relieve MS Spasms: Review
    (13-Dec-2012)
    Sativex mouth spray that contains the extract does not seem effective, research shows

  • Marijuana Extract May Not Relieve MS Spasms: Review
    (13-Dec-2012)
    Sativex mouth spray that contains the extract does not seem effective, research shows

  • Mothers' Pre-Pregnancy Weight Tied to Kids' IQ, Study Says
    (12-Dec-2012)
    Excess pounds before pregnancy may contribute to lower test scores for child

  • Gene Study Uncovers More Autism Clues
    (12-Dec-2012)
    Scientists spot nearly 100 genes linking the disorder with inherited fragile X syndrome

  • Brain Changes Continue After Child's Concussion: Study
    (12-Dec-2012)
    Whether this represents a prolonged recovery or permanent damage is unclear

  • Study Questions Standard of Care for Head Trauma
    (12-Dec-2012)
    CT scans, neurological exams worked as well as invasive intracranial pressure monitoring, researchers say

  • Can Nature Nurture the Mind as Well as the Soul?
    (12-Dec-2012)
    Study suggests a boost in creativity, but outside experts are more cautious

  • Brain Changes Continue After Child's Concussion: Study
    (12-Dec-2012)
    Whether this represents a prolonged recovery or permanent damage is unclear

  • Scientists ID Gene That Shows Progression in ALS Patients
    (12-Dec-2012)
    Researchers hope finding may help in developing treatment for Lou Gehrig's disease

  • Loneliness May Boost Odds of Dementia
    (11-Dec-2012)
    Lack of social support also raises risk of memory decline, study finds

  • Loneliness May Boost Odds of Dementia
    (11-Dec-2012)
    Lack of social support also raises risk of memory decline, study finds

  • Germ in Cat Feces May Affect Human Brain, Behavior: Study
    (10-Dec-2012)
    'Kitty litter' parasite seems to trigger immune reaction linked to mental health problems in people

  • Sleep Apnea Tied to More Brain Damage in Women Than Men
    (07-Dec-2012)
    Areas involving decision-making, mood appeared most affected, study found

  • 'Chemo Brain' May Occur Before Treatment Even Starts
    (07-Dec-2012)
    Study suggests mental fog, fatigue tied to chemotherapy may be partly due to stress

  • 'Chemo Brain' May Occur Before Treatment Even Starts
    (07-Dec-2012)
    Study suggests mental fog, fatigue tied to chemotherapy may be partly due to stress

  • Study Reveals Why Elderly Often Vulnerable to Scams
    (06-Dec-2012)
    Research suggests aging adults are worse at spotting untrustworthy faces

  • Smoking Might Make Hangovers Worse
    (05-Dec-2012)
    But small study of college students doesn't prove a connection

  • Study Supports Link Between Stress, Epileptic Seizures
    (04-Dec-2012)
    Stress activated brain response for some patients in preliminary research

  • Is Childhood Intelligence Linked to Pain Problems in Adulthood?
    (04-Dec-2012)
    Kids who do worse in school more likely to have manual jobs, smoke and be overweight, study suggests

  • Study Supports Link Between Stress, Epileptic Seizures
    (04-Dec-2012)
    Stress activated brain response for some patients in preliminary research

  • Study Supports Link Between Stress, Epileptic Seizures
    (04-Dec-2012)
    Stress activated brain response for some patients in preliminary research

  • Study Supports Link Between Stress, Epileptic Seizures
    (04-Dec-2012)
    Stress activated brain response for some patients in preliminary research

  • Children's Seizures Not Always Damaging, Study Finds
    (03-Dec-2012)
    Those caused by fever don't appear to harm brain function

  • More U.S. Kids Get High-Radiation Scans, Study Says
    (03-Dec-2012)
    Doctors urged to use lowest dose possible

  • Antidepressants May Lead to Fewer Seizures in People With Epilepsy
    (03-Dec-2012)
    Research is preliminary, but could encourage more people with depression and epilepsy to try meds

  • What Doctors Don't Know About Treating Kids With Epilepsy
    (03-Dec-2012)
    Survey finds significant gaps in knowledge

  • Children's Seizures Not Always Damaging, Study Finds
    (03-Dec-2012)
    Those caused by fever don't appear to harm brain function

  • Antidepressants May Lead to Fewer Seizures in People With Epilepsy
    (03-Dec-2012)
    Research is preliminary, but could encourage more people with depression and epilepsy to try meds

  • Ex-President George H.W. Bush Remains Hospitalized
    (03-Dec-2012)
    88-year-old being treated for bronchitis and lingering cough

  • Antidepressants May Lead to Fewer Seizures in People With Epilepsy
    (03-Dec-2012)
    Research is preliminary, but could encourage more people with depression and epilepsy to try meds

  • Helmets Do Save Lives on the Slopes, Research Shows
    (02-Dec-2012)
    Fewer and less severe injuries seen in those wearing head protection, study review finds

  • Helmets Do Save Lives on the Slopes, Research Shows
    (02-Dec-2012)
    Fewer and less severe injuries seen in those wearing head protection, study review finds

  • Former President George H.W. Bush to Stay in Hospital Through Weekend
    (02-Dec-2012)
    88-year-old's bronchitis isn't life-threatening, doctors just playing it safe, staffer says

  • What Do Eye Movement Differences in Men and Women Mean?
    (30-Nov-2012)
    Study compared reactions to images of faces, bodies by gender

  • Could Baby's Crying Give Clues to Autism?
    (30-Nov-2012)
    Small study found subtle differences in sounds made by at-risk infants through computer analysis

  • Health Tip: If Dementia Causes Sleep Problems
    (29-Nov-2012)
    Establish consistent sleep and wake times

  • Climbers With Altitude Sickness Show Signs of Brain Bleeds Years Later
    (29-Nov-2012)
    Mountaineers who've had the illness should gradually prepare for rising elevations, researchers say

  • Brain Scans Show Differences in Adults With Autism
    (29-Nov-2012)
    Two new studies hint that immune system may play some role in condition

  • Health Tip: If Dementia Causes Sleep Problems
    (29-Nov-2012)
    Establish consistent sleep and wake times

  • Nerve Stimulation May Restore Hand Function After Spinal Injury
    (29-Nov-2012)
    But success was temporary in small, early study

  • Climbers With Altitude Sickness Show Signs of Brain Bleeds Years Later
    (29-Nov-2012)
    Mountaineers who've had the illness should gradually prepare for rising elevations, researchers say

  • Brain Scans Show Differences in Adults With Autism
    (29-Nov-2012)
    Two new studies hint that immune system may play some role in condition

  • Nerve Stimulation May Restore Hand Function After Spinal Injury
    (29-Nov-2012)
    But success was temporary in small, early study

  • Nerve Stimulation May Restore Hand Function After Spinal Injury
    (29-Nov-2012)
    But success was temporary in small, early study

  • Former President George H.W. Bush Hospitalized With Bronchitis
    (29-Nov-2012)
    88-year-old's condition doesn't appear life-threatening, staffer says

  • Depression a Key Factor in Health of Parkinson's Patients: Study
    (28-Nov-2012)
    Researchers add that it is difficult to diagnose because movement disorder masks symptoms

  • Depression a Key Factor in Health of Parkinson's Patients: Study
    (28-Nov-2012)
    Researchers add that it is difficult to diagnose because movement disorder masks symptoms

  • Abused Elderly Likely to Have Brain, Head and Neck Injuries
    (27-Nov-2012)
    Only 2 percent of abuse cases are reported, study says

  • Study: Chest CT Scans May Increase Breast Cancer Risk
    (27-Nov-2012)
    Individual risk is small, but make sure test is necessary, expert says

  • Abused Elderly Likely to Have Brain, Head and Neck Injuries
    (27-Nov-2012)
    Only 2 percent of abuse cases are reported, study says

  • Alzheimer's May Progress Differently in Women, Men
    (26-Nov-2012)
    Study found variations in brain matter loss, early mental decline

  • Reading, Games May Help Aging Brains Stay Sharp
    (26-Nov-2012)
    MRI scans reveal better white matter structure in brains of seniors who enjoy mental activities

  • Alzheimer's May Progress Differently in Women, Men
    (26-Nov-2012)
    Study found variations in brain matter loss, early mental decline

  • Alzheimer's May Progress Differently in Women, Men
    (26-Nov-2012)
    Study found variations in brain matter loss, early mental decline

  • Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Hazards Rise in Colder Weather
    (25-Nov-2012)
    Heating devices such as fireplaces, furnaces, lanterns can emit deadly gas

  • Device May Allow Blind to Read Braille Without Touch: Report
    (23-Nov-2012)
    Company has developed eye implant technology to help sightless detect color, movement and objects

  • Device May Allow Blind to Read Braille Without Touch: Report
    (23-Nov-2012)
    Company has developed eye implant technology to help sightless detect color, movement and objects

  • Scans Spot Brain Changes in Patients With Concussion Syndrome
    (21-Nov-2012)
    Findings could lead to improved detection methods, researchers say

  • Spinal Fluid Substance May Help Drive Sleep Disorder: Study
    (21-Nov-2012)
    People with hypersomnia sleep 70 hours per week or more; sleeping-pill-like chemical might be cause

  • Spinal Fluid Substance May Help Drive Sleep Disorder: Study
    (21-Nov-2012)
    People with hypersomnia sleep 70 hours per week or more; sleeping-pill-like chemical might be cause

  • Citicoline Supplement Doesn't Help Treat Brain Injury, Study Finds
    (20-Nov-2012)
    The 'nutraceutical' had been widely used to ease trauma damage, but research shows no effect

  • Citicoline Supplement Doesn't Help Treat Brain Injury, Study Finds
    (20-Nov-2012)
    The 'nutraceutical' had been widely used to ease trauma damage, but research shows no effect

  • Reduced Kidney Function Tied to Mental Decline
    (19-Nov-2012)
    Study of patients with chronic kidney disease found changes in memory, reasoning skills

  • Bigger Babies Have Bigger Brains as Teens: Study
    (19-Nov-2012)
    But difference doesn't seem to affect brain functioning later in life

  • Reduced Kidney Function Tied to Mental Decline
    (19-Nov-2012)
    Study of patients with chronic kidney disease found changes in memory, reasoning skills

  • Vitamin D in Pregnancy May Be Key to Women's Risk for MS, Study Says
    (19-Nov-2012)
    Taking supplements might be good preventive measure, expert says

  • Vitamin D in Pregnancy May Be Key to Women's Risk for MS, Study Says
    (19-Nov-2012)
    Taking supplements might be good preventive measure, expert says

  • Human Intellect Backsliding From Lack of Evolutionary Pressure: Study
    (16-Nov-2012)
    But genetic process is slow and people are still smart enough to find solution, researcher says

  • Speed-Dating Lights Up Key Brain Areas
    (16-Nov-2012)
    MRI study found one region is activated by looks, another by compatibility

  • Kids With Autism and Child Prodigies May Share Certain Traits
    (16-Nov-2012)
    Study found high attention to detail, working memory scores

  • Living in Smoggy Areas May Reduce Seniors' Brainpower
    (16-Nov-2012)
    Study tied high pollution to lower test scores for memory, language

  • Living in Smoggy Areas May Reduce Seniors' Brainpower
    (16-Nov-2012)
    Study tied high pollution to lower test scores for memory, language

  • Scientists Track Activity in Rappers' Brains
    (15-Nov-2012)
    MRIs show areas allowing free expression light up, while other regions quiet down

  • Flame Retardants in Furniture, Carpets Might Affect Kids' Development
    (15-Nov-2012)
    California study found that higher exposures were linked to IQ, attention deficits

  • Month of Birth Might Help Determine MS Risk, Study Suggests
    (15-Nov-2012)
    Mothers who get too little sunlight produce less vitamin D, which could impact baby's lifetime risk

  • Month of Birth Might Help Determine MS Risk, Study Suggests
    (15-Nov-2012)
    Mothers who get too little sunlight produce less vitamin D, which could impact baby's lifetime risk

  • Scientists Track Activity in Rappers' Brains
    (15-Nov-2012)
    MRIs show areas allowing free expression light up, while other regions quiet down

  • Flame Retardants in Furniture, Carpets Might Affect Kids' Development
    (15-Nov-2012)
    California study found that higher exposures were linked to IQ, attention deficits

  • Scientists ID Gene Mutation That May Triple Alzheimer's Risk
    (14-Nov-2012)
    About 1 percent of people have 'TREM2' mutation, researcher says

  • Moderate Drinking in Pregnancy Tied to Lower IQ in Child
    (14-Nov-2012)
    Study finds 1 to 6 weekly drinks could be harmful

  • Bright Light at Night Could Up Depression Risk, Mouse Study Suggests
    (14-Nov-2012)
    Researchers say lowering lights in evening may help

  • Bright Light at Night Could Up Depression Risk, Mouse Study Suggests
    (14-Nov-2012)
    Researchers say lowering lights in evening may help

  • Family's Questions About Alzheimer's Patients Can Put Nurses in a Bind
    (13-Nov-2012)
    They often struggle to be honest but upbeat when answering inquiries, study says

  • Head Injury Plus Herbicide Exposure May Triple Parkinson's Risk
    (13-Nov-2012)
    People who experienced both of these individual risk factors are much more vulnerable, study finds

  • Can Playing Soccer Lead to Brain Damage?
    (13-Nov-2012)
    Small study sees changes in white matter; parents shouldn't worry about their kids, experts say

  • Kids' Headaches Rarely Due to Vision Problems, Study Finds
    (13-Nov-2012)
    Findings refute common belief that eyeglasses will cure recurring headaches in children

  • Doctors Need Better Ways to Spot, Treat Concussion in Kids
    (13-Nov-2012)
    Survey suggests need for improved training, quicker response

  • Head Injury Plus Herbicide Exposure May Triple Parkinson's Risk
    (13-Nov-2012)
    People who experienced both of these individual risk factors are much more vulnerable, study finds

  • Can Playing Soccer Lead to Brain Damage?
    (13-Nov-2012)
    Small study sees changes in white matter; parents shouldn't worry about their kids, experts say

  • Migraine Sufferers Show More Brain Changes Than Others: Study
    (13-Nov-2012)
    But no link found between number, severity of lesions and lowered thinking skills

  • Kids' Headaches Rarely Due to Vision Problems, Study Finds
    (13-Nov-2012)
    Findings refute common belief that eyeglasses will cure recurring headaches in children

  • Migraine Sufferers Show More Brain Changes Than Others: Study
    (13-Nov-2012)
    But no link found between number, severity of lesions and lowered thinking skills

  • Head Injury Plus Herbicide Exposure May Triple Parkinson's Risk
    (13-Nov-2012)
    People who experienced both of these individual risk factors are much more vulnerable, study finds

  • Early Exposure to Stress at Home Affects Girls' Brains, Study Says
    (12-Nov-2012)
    The result may be more anxiety in females than males, research suggests

  • Study Explores Possible Tie Between Fever, Flu in Pregnancy and Autism
    (12-Nov-2012)
    Even if higher risk exists, it's still very small, researcher stressed

  • Study Ties Obesity-Related Gene to Weaker Memory
    (09-Nov-2012)
    But it's not clear why connection exists or what it means

  • Study Ties Obesity-Related Gene to Weaker Memory
    (09-Nov-2012)
    But it's not clear why connection exists or what it means

  • Exercise a Likely Tool for Parkinson's Patients
    (09-Nov-2012)
    Mobility improved with regular activity, study finds

  • Alcoholism Linked to Poor Sense of Empathy, Irony in Men
    (08-Nov-2012)
    Study suggests difficulty with complex forms of verbal communication may be tied to alcohol abuse

  • Caffeine May Help the Brain Process Words
    (08-Nov-2012)
    Couple cups of java speed recognition of positive words, with greater accuracy, study says

  • Body Temperature May Matter After Cardiac Arrest
    (07-Nov-2012)
    Research suggests cooling body to 89.6 degrees Fahrenheit might improve survival, protect brain

  • Guidelines Issued to Resolve Temporary Facial Paralysis
    (07-Nov-2012)
    Steroid pills are preferred treatment for Bell's palsy, experts say

  • Alzheimer's Signs Found in Brains of Young Adults With Gene Mutation
    (06-Nov-2012)
    Small study of rare form of disease included people aged 18 to 26

  • Brain Anatomy May Play Role in Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
    (06-Nov-2012)
    MRI scans found veterans with the disorder had a smaller amygdala, the brain area that controls fear, anxiety

  • Alzheimer's Signs Found in Brains of Young Adults With Gene Mutation
    (06-Nov-2012)
    Small study of rare form of disease included people aged 18 to 26

  • Alzheimer's Signs Found in Brains of Young Adults With Gene Mutation
    (06-Nov-2012)
    Small study of rare form of disease included people aged 18 to 26

  • Gene Linked to Alzheimer's May Lose Power With Age
    (02-Nov-2012)
    Study found that by 90, the gene no longer raised risk for the brain disorder or other ailments

  • Migraines May Hurt Kids' Grades Too
    (02-Nov-2012)
    Chronic headaches linked to poorer school performance in study

  • Migraines May Hurt Kids' Grades Too
    (02-Nov-2012)
    Chronic headaches linked to poorer school performance in study

  • Higher Blood Pressure May Harm the Middle-Aged Brain, Study Finds
    (01-Nov-2012)
    People as young as 40 with pre-hypertension showed signs of structural damage on brain scans

  • Physical Activity in Old Age May Protect Brain
    (01-Nov-2012)
    Dementia risk cut in those who walked, biked or did other exercise regularly, study says

  • Physical Activity in Old Age May Protect Brain
    (01-Nov-2012)
    Dementia risk cut in those who walked, biked or did other exercise regularly, study says

  • Cancer Drug Reduced Relapses in MS Patients: Studies
    (01-Nov-2012)
    Was better than standard treatment for treating symptoms of autoimmune disease

  • Play-Focused Program Might Help Kids With Autism
    (31-Oct-2012)
    Success of intensive interactive therapy highlights value of early intervention, researchers report

  • Play-Focused Program Might Help Kids With Autism
    (31-Oct-2012)
    Success of intensive interactive therapy highlights value of early intervention, researchers report

  • Exercise and Weight Loss Give Brain a Boost, Study Finds
    (29-Oct-2012)
    Getting fit helped overweight, inactive adults sharpen their thinking skills, too

  • Exercise and Weight Loss Give Brain a Boost, Study Finds
    (29-Oct-2012)
    Getting fit helped overweight, inactive adults sharpen their thinking skills, too

  • Daily Aspirin May Bolster Aging Brain, Study Shows
    (26-Oct-2012)
    Women with heart disease who took low-dose aspirin scored better on mental tests than non-users

  • Daily Aspirin May Bolster Aging Brain, Study Shows
    (26-Oct-2012)
    Women with heart disease who took low-dose aspirin scored better on mental tests than non-users

  • Some Face Transplant Patients May Regain Sensory, Motor Function
    (26-Oct-2012)
    Ability to smile, chew, speak, smell depends on whether nerves can be reconnected, surgeons say

  • Some Face Transplant Patients May Regain Sensory, Motor Function
    (26-Oct-2012)
    Ability to smile, chew, speak, smell depends on whether nerves can be reconnected, surgeons say

  • Speed-Learning a New Language May Help Brain Grow: Study
    (25-Oct-2012)
    Scans before and after 13-month program found changes in newly fluent adults

  • Speed-Learning a New Language May Help Brain Grow: Study
    (25-Oct-2012)
    Scans before and after 13-month program found changes in newly fluent adults

  • Short-Term, Early HRT May Cut Women's Alzheimer's Risk: Study
    (24-Oct-2012)
    But U.S. experts do not recommend the therapy for disease prevention

  • Can Your Body 'Sense' the Future?
    (24-Oct-2012)
    Evidence review suggests body may anticipate what's coming better than the conscious brain

  • Powerful People Tend Not to Return Smiles, Study Says
    (23-Oct-2012)
    They're less inclined to mimic others' expressions, researchers contend

  • Faces 'Morphed' for Man When Scientists Tweaked His Brain
    (23-Oct-2012)
    Study gives insights into how humans recognize other individuals

  • 3-D Mammograms Might Be Safer, More Accurate, Early Study Shows
    (23-Oct-2012)
    New technique produces better images at lower radiation dose

  • Faces 'Morphed' for Man When Scientists Tweaked His Brain
    (23-Oct-2012)
    Study gives insights into how humans recognize other individuals

  • Exercise May Beat Socializing at Staving Off Brain Shrinkage
    (22-Oct-2012)
    Study also found physical activity more protective than mental stimulation

  • Fycompa Approved for Epileptic Seizures
    (22-Oct-2012)
    Among people aged 12 and older

  • Exercise May Beat Socializing at Staving Off Brain Shrinkage
    (22-Oct-2012)
    Study also found physical activity more protective than mental stimulation

  • High-Carb Diet in Old Age Linked to Mental Decline
    (19-Oct-2012)
    Elderly who consumed the most carbohydrates, sugar had more memory, thinking problems, study finds

  • High-Carb Diet in Old Age Linked to Mental Decline
    (19-Oct-2012)
    Elderly who consumed the most carbohydrates, sugar had more memory, thinking problems, study finds

  • Kids With Autism Find It Hard to Describe Poor Behavior, Study Finds
    (19-Oct-2012)
    Scans showed less brain activity in areas involved with language when these kids saw others being bad

  • High-Carb Diet in Old Age Linked to Mental Decline
    (19-Oct-2012)
    Elderly who consumed the most carbohydrates, sugar had more memory, thinking problems, study finds

  • Some With Alzheimer's Better Off Staying on Antipsychotics: Study
    (18-Oct-2012)
    Agitation, aggression more likely to return in those who stopped taking Risperdal, research shows

  • Is Your Brain Working as You Nap?
    (17-Oct-2012)
    The right hemisphere 'is doing important things in the resting state,' researchers say

  • Brain Scans Suggest Downside to Skipping Breakfast
    (17-Oct-2012)
    Small study found fasting prompts people to seek out high-calorie foods

  • More Evidence Linking Creativity, Mental Illness
    (17-Oct-2012)
    Are new approaches needed to safeguard benefits of psychiatric disorders?

  • Brain Recovery From Alcoholism Seen Soon After Abstinence: Study
    (16-Oct-2012)
    Some regions take longer to heal; researchers say extended treatment programs might help

  • Epilepsy Drug Shows Promise as Weight-Loss Aid, Study Says
    (16-Oct-2012)
    Zonisamide plus nutritional counseling worked for certain obese adults, but not without side effects

  • Epilepsy Drug Shows Promise as Weight-Loss Aid, Study Says
    (16-Oct-2012)
    Zonisamide plus nutritional counseling worked for certain obese adults, but not without side effects

  • Brain Recovery From Alcoholism Seen Soon After Abstinence: Study
    (16-Oct-2012)
    Some regions take longer to heal; researchers say extended treatment programs might help

  • Preemies Born to Poor Families May Face Higher Risk for Brain Bleeds
    (16-Oct-2012)
    These hemorrhages can have long-lasting effects and are expensive to treat, researchers say

  • Measuring Brain Plaques May Yield Clues to Alzheimer's Risk
    (15-Oct-2012)
    Changes can be detected and measured while older people are still healthy, researchers say

  • Measuring Brain Plaques May Yield Clues to Alzheimer's Risk
    (15-Oct-2012)
    Changes can be detected and measured while older people are still healthy, researchers say

  • Botox Shows Promise Against Persistent Neck, Shoulder Pain
    (15-Oct-2012)
    Small study found it helped patients for whom typical treatments had failed

  • Study Shows Bicycle Helmets Save Lives
    (15-Oct-2012)
    For cyclists killed in crashes, head injury much more likely among non-helmet wearers

  • Pre-Test Jitters Might Boost Scores: Study
    (12-Oct-2012)
    A little anxiety seemed to help kids with good working memory, research found

  • Parents May Be Taking Concussion Symptoms Too Lightly: Survey
    (12-Oct-2012)
    Many don't seek medical evaluation for children or themselves after head injuries

  • Consistent Criteria for Sports Concussion Might Aid Diagnosis
    (12-Oct-2012)
    Relying on athletes' reported symptoms could miss serious head injuries, study suggests

  • Parents May Be Taking Concussion Symptoms Too Lightly: Survey
    (12-Oct-2012)
    Many don't seek medical evaluation for children or themselves after head injuries

  • Consistent Criteria for Sports Concussion Might Aid Diagnosis
    (12-Oct-2012)
    Relying on athletes' reported symptoms could miss serious head injuries, study suggests

  • Pre-Test Jitters Might Boost Scores: Study
    (12-Oct-2012)
    A little anxiety seemed to help kids with good working memory, research found

  • Consistent Criteria for Sports Concussion Might Aid Diagnosis
    (12-Oct-2012)
    Relying on athletes' reported symptoms could miss serious head injuries, study suggests

  • Could Stem Cells Treat Autism? Newly Approved Study May Tell
    (12-Oct-2012)
    Children will receive infusion of stem cells from their own umbilical cord blood

  • Drugs to Prevent Alzheimer's to Be Tested in Large Trial
    (11-Oct-2012)
    New treatments target amyloid beta plaque; volunteers destined to have the brain disease

  • Healthy Lungs May Keep Brain Running Smoothly
    (11-Oct-2012)
    Swedish study found link between problem-solving ability, lung function

  • Drugs to Prevent Alzheimer's to Be Tested in Large Trial
    (11-Oct-2012)
    New treatments target amyloid beta plaque; volunteers destined to have the brain disease

  • Healthy Lungs May Keep Brain Running Smoothly
    (11-Oct-2012)
    Swedish study found link between problem-solving ability, lung function

  • What Drives Your Daily Biological Clock?
    (10-Oct-2012)
    Work with fruit flies leads to promising discovery, researchers say

  • Science Reveals Secrets of Hypnosis
    (10-Oct-2012)
    MRIs show differences in brains of people who could or couldn't be put into a trance

  • U.S. Stroke Patients Are Getting Younger
    (10-Oct-2012)
    Study found rise in rates among adults aged 20 to 54

  • Gene Tied to Obesity, Depression, ADHD
    (09-Oct-2012)
    Of more than 65,000 people screened in study, 5 had 'BDNF' deletion

  • Marijuana Extract May Help Ease Muscle Stiffness in MS: Study
    (09-Oct-2012)
    Pain, spasms and sleep quality also improved in those given drug vs. placebo

  • Gene Tied to Obesity, Depression, ADHD
    (09-Oct-2012)
    Of more than 65,000 people screened in study, 5 had 'BDNF' deletion

  • 'Mouth Feel' Makes Wine Go Well With Meat, Study Finds
    (09-Oct-2012)
    Research suggests that 'balancing' opposite tastes makes food more palatable

  • 'Mouth Feel' Makes Wine Go Well With Meat, Study Finds
    (09-Oct-2012)
    Research suggests that 'balancing' opposite tastes makes food more palatable

  • Mouse Study Sheds New Light on How Memories Are Stored
    (08-Oct-2012)
    Part of the brain keeps working through sleep and anesthesia to process information

  • Alzheimer's Drug Shows Potential in Trials
    (08-Oct-2012)
    Patients with mild disease who took solanezumab had slowing of mental decline

  • Certain Eye Injuries in Kids May Indicate Child Abuse: Study
    (08-Oct-2012)
    Retinal imaging could help doctors sort out accidents from purposeful injury

  • Mouse Study Sheds New Light on How Memories Are Stored
    (08-Oct-2012)
    Part of the brain keeps working through sleep and anesthesia to process information

  • Experimental Drug May Limit Stroke Damage
    (08-Oct-2012)
    Might even reduce brain lesions when given before stroke occurs, expert says, but findings are preliminary

  • Alzheimer's Drug Shows Potential in Trials
    (08-Oct-2012)
    Patients with mild disease who took solanezumab had slowing of mental decline

  • CT Scans of Kids in ER With Stomach Pain Skyrockets
    (08-Oct-2012)
    Between 1998 and 2008, CT use ballooned from 1 percent to 15 percent of these cases, study shows

  • Certain Eye Injuries in Kids May Indicate Child Abuse: Study
    (08-Oct-2012)
    Retinal imaging could help doctors sort out accidents from purposeful injury

  • Mouse Study Sheds New Light on How Memories Are Stored
    (08-Oct-2012)
    Part of the brain keeps working through sleep and anesthesia to process information

  • Can Tomatoes Lower Stroke Risk?
    (08-Oct-2012)
    Study found lycopene, the antioxidant found in tomatoes, seemed to guard against brain attack

  • Alzheimer's Drug Shows Potential in Trials
    (08-Oct-2012)
    Patients with mild disease who took solanezumab had slowing of mental decline

  • Certain Eye Injuries in Kids May Indicate Child Abuse: Study
    (08-Oct-2012)
    Retinal imaging could help doctors sort out accidents from purposeful injury

  • Clenched Hand May Prevent 'Choking' Under Pressure
    (05-Oct-2012)
    For right-handed athletes, squeezing left hand might cause automatic motor skills to kick in, study says

  • Same Part of Brain Recognizes Faces and Objects, Study Finds
    (05-Oct-2012)
    Fusiform face area 'lit up' identically on MRI whether auto lovers looked at cars or people

  • Study Links Low Vitamin D Levels to Worse MS Symptoms
    (05-Oct-2012)
    But it's too soon to recommend supplements for multiple sclerosis patients, researcher says

  • Study Links Low Vitamin D Levels to Worse MS Symptoms
    (05-Oct-2012)
    But it's too soon to recommend supplements for multiple sclerosis patients, researcher says

  • Same Part of Brain Recognizes Faces and Objects, Study Finds
    (05-Oct-2012)
    Fusiform face area 'lit up' identically on MRI whether auto lovers looked at cars or people

  • Study Links Low Vitamin D Levels to Worse MS Symptoms
    (05-Oct-2012)
    But it's too soon to recommend supplements for multiple sclerosis patients, researcher says

  • Same Part of Brain Recognizes Faces and Objects, Study Finds
    (05-Oct-2012)
    Fusiform face area 'lit up' identically on MRI whether auto lovers looked at cars or people

  • Aspirin May Help Preserve Brain Function in Older Women With Heart Disease
    (04-Oct-2012)
    Swedish study found less decline in thinking ability for those on daily dose

  • Researchers Map Vision in Brain
    (04-Oct-2012)
    Study of brain structure may boost efforts to find ways to restore sight

  • Health Tip: What's Behind Epilepsy?
    (04-Oct-2012)
    Here are some common causes

  • Researchers Map Vision in Brain
    (04-Oct-2012)
    Study of brain structure may boost efforts to find ways to restore sight

  • Could Hypertension in Pregnancy Harm Child's Thinking Skills for Decades?
    (03-Oct-2012)
    Study found those whose mothers experienced high blood pressure scored lower on tests in their 70s

  • Impact Tests Show Bike Helmets Protect Kids in Crashes
    (02-Oct-2012)
    Acceleration forces, effects of crush accidents were reduced

  • Retina's Thickness May Be Tied to Severity of MS, Study Suggests
    (01-Oct-2012)
    If true, it might be a useful tool to measure the effectiveness of treatments

  • Retina's Thickness May Be Tied to Severity of MS, Study Suggests
    (01-Oct-2012)
    If true, it might be a useful tool to measure the effectiveness of treatments

  • Researchers Discover Gene Defect Linked to Deafness
    (01-Oct-2012)
    Genetic mutation associated with hearing loss in Usher syndrome type 1 and other cases, study says

  • New Treatments May Help Restore Speech Lost to Aphasia
    (28-Sep-2012)
    Loss of language skills can stem from stroke or other brain damage

  • For New Mom With Aphasia, 'Giving Up Was Not an Option'
    (28-Sep-2012)
    Intense therapy and strong motivation help Michigan woman regain ability to speak

  • Poor Sense of Smell Linked to Personality Disorder
    (27-Sep-2012)
    The sensory impairment is caused by dysfunction in the front part of the brain, researchers say

  • Poor Sense of Smell Linked to Personality Disorder
    (27-Sep-2012)
    The sensory impairment is caused by dysfunction in the front part of the brain, researchers say

  • Some Women's Brains Contain Male DNA: Study
    (26-Sep-2012)
    Health implications are unclear, researchers say

  • Telling Patients When They're Unfit to Drive Cuts Crashes: Study
    (26-Sep-2012)
    But people may resent the advice and limit visits with their physician

  • Some Women's Brains Contain Male DNA: Study
    (26-Sep-2012)
    Health implications are unclear, researchers say

  • Using 'Gender-Specific' Objects to Identify Faces May Backfire
    (26-Sep-2012)
    Visual cues such as high heels and shavers led to unexpected gender 'assignment' in study

  • Screening Tool Reveals Two Multiple Sclerosis Types
    (26-Sep-2012)
    Test might someday help doctors determine who has aggressive disease earlier

  • Telling Patients When They're Unfit to Drive Cuts Crashes: Study
    (26-Sep-2012)
    But people may resent the advice and limit visits with their physician

  • Telling Patients When They're Unfit to Drive Cuts Crashes: Study
    (26-Sep-2012)
    But people may resent the advice and limit visits with their physician

  • Working Out Cuts Women's Appetite, Study Finds
    (25-Sep-2012)
    Regardless of weight, participants didn't consume more to 'make up' for calories burned

  • Misdiagnosis Common for Rare Brain Disease: Study
    (25-Sep-2012)
    Fatal 'sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease' is often mistaken for other degenerative conditions

  • 'Fragile X Syndrome' Researchers Boost Social Skills in Mice
    (25-Sep-2012)
    New treatment method helped brain process chemicals similar to marijuana in animal study

  • Misdiagnosis Common for Rare Brain Disease: Study
    (25-Sep-2012)
    Fatal 'sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease' is often mistaken for other degenerative conditions

  • 'Fragile X Syndrome' Researchers Boost Social Skills in Mice
    (25-Sep-2012)
    New treatment method helped brain process chemicals similar to marijuana in animal study

  • Many Children With Autism Have Other Health Problems, Study Says
    (25-Sep-2012)
    Gastrointestinal trouble, heightened sensory responses found in about one-fourth of kids

  • Brain Develops Longer in Womb for Humans Than Chimps
    (24-Sep-2012)
    Growth levels off much sooner in non-human primates, study found

  • Brain Develops Longer in Womb for Humans Than Chimps
    (24-Sep-2012)
    Growth levels off much sooner in non-human primates, study found

  • Secondhand Smoke in Pregnancy Seems to Harm Baby, Too
    (19-Sep-2012)
    Newborns' brain development shows effects of mothers' exposure to passive smoke, researchers say

  • New Pill Shows Promise Against Relapsing Multiple Sclerosis
    (19-Sep-2012)
    The relapse rate was nearly halved after 2 years, researchers find

  • New Pill Shows Promise Against Relapsing Multiple Sclerosis
    (19-Sep-2012)
    The relapse rate was nearly halved after 2 years, researchers find

  • New Study Debunks Virus Theory for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
    (18-Sep-2012)
    Finding refutes earlier paper; cause remains unknown

  • Vitamin D in Pregnancy Critical for Brain Development, Study Says
    (17-Sep-2012)
    Babies whose mothers had adequate levels appeared to do better on mental, motor tests

  • Secondhand Smoke Linked to Memory Problems
    (14-Sep-2012)
    Nonsmokers regularly exposed to cigarette smoke forgot nearly 20 percent more in tests, study says

  • Secondhand Smoke Linked to Memory Problems
    (14-Sep-2012)
    Nonsmokers regularly exposed to cigarette smoke forgot nearly 20 percent more in tests, study says

  • 'Mini-Strokes' May Be More Damaging Than Thought
    (13-Sep-2012)
    15 percent of victims suffer serious disabilities but clot-busting drugs may help, research suggests

  • Aubagio Approved for Multiple Sclerosis
    (13-Sep-2012)
    But label warns of possible liver problems, birth defects

  • 3-D Imaging Might Make Some Surgeries Safer
    (12-Sep-2012)
    French doctors used virtual model to help them navigate patient's neck during operation

  • Human Stem Cells Restore Hearing to Deaf Gerbils in Study
    (12-Sep-2012)
    Next step is to determine if procedure is safe and recovery persists

  • Some Blood Pressure Drugs Might Help Slow Alzheimer's: Study
    (11-Sep-2012)
    Fewer telltale brain plaques found in patients on angiotensin receptor blockers

  • Some Blood Pressure Drugs Might Help Slow Alzheimer's: Study
    (11-Sep-2012)
    Fewer telltale brain plaques found in patients on angiotensin receptor blockers

  • Heavy Drinking Linked to Earlier Stroke
    (10-Sep-2012)
    Brain bleeding occurred about 14 years sooner among big boozers, study finds

  • More Evidence Acupuncture Can Ease Chronic Pain
    (10-Sep-2012)
    Ancient technique outperformed 'sham' acupuncture in large review

  • More Evidence Acupuncture Can Ease Chronic Pain
    (10-Sep-2012)
    Ancient technique outperformed 'sham' acupuncture in large review

  • 'Chemo Brain' After Breast Cancer Backed by Study
    (07-Sep-2012)
    Women's symptoms were typically mild, review found, and strategies exist to manage them

  • 'Chemo Brain' After Breast Cancer Backed by Study
    (07-Sep-2012)
    Women's symptoms were typically mild, review found, and strategies exist to manage them

  • Health Tip: Preventing Rabies
    (07-Sep-2012)
    Make sure pet vaccinations are current

  • Ginkgo Won't Prevent Alzheimer's, Study Finds
    (06-Sep-2012)
    This is the latest finding in debate over herb's ability to keep dementia at bay

  • Does Studying for Law School Test Boost Your Brain?
    (06-Sep-2012)
    Researchers found structural differences after people crammed for rigorous exam

  • Does Studying for Law School Test Boost Your Brain?
    (06-Sep-2012)
    Researchers found structural differences after people crammed for rigorous exam

  • Ex-NFL Players at Higher Risk for Alzheimer's, ALS: Study
    (05-Sep-2012)
    But study was small, and safety has improved over time, experts note

  • Ex-NFL Players at Higher Risk for Alzheimer's, ALS: Study
    (05-Sep-2012)
    But study was small, and safety has improved over time, experts note

  • Ex-NFL Players at Higher Risk for Alzheimer's, ALS: Study
    (05-Sep-2012)
    But study was small, and safety has improved over time, experts note

  • Ex-NFL Players at Higher Risk for Alzheimer's, ALS: Study
    (05-Sep-2012)
    But study was small, and safety has improved over time, experts note

  • Ex-NFL Players at Higher Risk for Alzheimer's, ALS: Study
    (05-Sep-2012)
    But study was small, and safety has improved over time, experts note

  • Seniors' Creativity Can Thrive Despite Dementia
    (04-Sep-2012)
    Programs seek to inspire artistry, reduce isolation in these older adults

  • Even 'High-Normal' Blood Sugar Tied to Brain Shrinkage
    (04-Sep-2012)
    Scans show memory, thinking regions shrank in those at high end of 'normal' range; more study needed

  • Combat Stress Linked to Brain Changes in Study
    (04-Sep-2012)
    Some problems resolve with time, but others persist, researchers say

  • Seniors' Creativity Can Thrive Despite Dementia
    (04-Sep-2012)
    Programs seek to inspire artistry, reduce isolation in these older adults

  • Combat Stress Linked to Brain Changes in Study
    (04-Sep-2012)
    Some problems resolve with time, but others persist, researchers say

  • Scientists Find Links Among Parkinson's, Cancer and Family History
    (04-Sep-2012)
    Utah study looked at prostate cancer, melanoma

  • Obesity Might Lower Teens' Thinking Skills, Study Suggests
    (03-Sep-2012)
    Those with cluster of symptoms did worse on tests, showed brain changes on MRI

  • Obesity Might Lower Teens' Thinking Skills, Study Suggests
    (03-Sep-2012)
    Those with cluster of symptoms did worse on tests, showed brain changes on MRI

  • Women's Brains React Differently Than Men's to Alcoholism, Study Finds
    (31-Aug-2012)
    Brain's white matter recovers more slowly in men, scans show

  • Diners Eat Less When Restaurant Has Soft Lighting, Music
    (31-Aug-2012)
    Calorie counts per meal dropped but customers' satisfaction rose, study found

  • Brain Bleeds More Common in Smokers, Research Shows
    (30-Aug-2012)
    Quitting reduces risk of burst aneurysm, but less so for pack-a-day folks, study finds

  • Frequent MRI Scanner Exposure Might Affect Memory: Study
    (30-Aug-2012)
    Magnetic field remains even when imaging not taking place

  • Discovery May Improve Diagnosis of Alzheimer's, Parkinson's
    (29-Aug-2012)
    Markers in cerebrospinal fluid might help distinguish different forms of neurological disease, study finds

  • Mental Skills Decline More Sharply for Women With Alzheimer's: Study
    (29-Aug-2012)
    Even verbal ability deteriorates more than for men, researchers say

  • Discovery May Improve Diagnosis of Alzheimer's, Parkinson's
    (29-Aug-2012)
    Markers in cerebrospinal fluid might help distinguish different forms of neurological disease, study finds

  • Mental Skills Decline More Sharply for Women With Alzheimer's: Study
    (29-Aug-2012)
    Even verbal ability deteriorates more than for men, researchers say

  • Scientists ID 'Happy' Gene in Women
    (29-Aug-2012)
    One version of the 'MAOA' gene may boost levels of feel-good chemicals in brain

  • Kids With Neurological Conditions at Higher Risk of Flu Death: CDC
    (29-Aug-2012)
    Medical, parenting groups working to increase flu vaccination, awareness

  • Yet Another Tick-Borne Illness Emerges in U.S.
    (29-Aug-2012)
    'Phlebovirus' symptoms in 2 Missouri men included fever, short-term memory problems

  • Mental Skills Decline More Sharply for Women With Alzheimer's: Study
    (29-Aug-2012)
    Even verbal ability deteriorates more than for men, researchers say

  • Kids With Neurological Conditions at Higher Risk of Flu Death: CDC
    (29-Aug-2012)
    Medical, parenting groups working to increase flu vaccination, awareness

  • Kids With Neurological Conditions at Higher Risk of Flu Death: CDC
    (29-Aug-2012)
    Medical, parenting groups working to increase flu vaccination, awareness

  • Discovery May Improve Diagnosis of Alzheimer's, Parkinson's
    (29-Aug-2012)
    Markers in cerebrospinal fluid might help distinguish different forms of neurological disease, study finds

  • Health Tip: Coping With Early-Onset Alzheimer's
    (28-Aug-2012)
    Prepare for good days and bad ones

  • Chronic Cough Responds to Epilepsy Drug, Study Finds
    (28-Aug-2012)
    But expert contends few patients really need it

  • Chronic Cough Responds to Epilepsy Drug, Study Finds
    (28-Aug-2012)
    But expert contends few patients really need it

  • Midlife Fitness May Mean Healthier Old Age, Study Finds
    (27-Aug-2012)
    Common conditions such as heart disease, diabetes, Alzheimer's less likely

  • You Can Learn While You Sleep, Study Suggests
    (27-Aug-2012)
    Participants reacted to information given as they slept, after waking

  • Heavy Marijuana Use in Teen Years May Lower IQ Later
    (27-Aug-2012)
    Study found those who smoked in adolescence lost roughly 8 points on IQ tests

  • Heavy Marijuana Use in Teen Years May Lower IQ Later
    (27-Aug-2012)
    Study found those who smoked in adolescence lost roughly 8 points on IQ tests

  • You Can Learn While You Sleep, Study Suggests
    (27-Aug-2012)
    Participants reacted to information given as they slept, after waking

  • Overloaded Backpacks Can Injure Kids: Experts
    (26-Aug-2012)
    Some tips to lighten the load as the school year approaches

  • Alzheimer's Drug Shows Some Promise in Trials
    (24-Aug-2012)
    Subgroup of patients with mild disease showed slowing of mental decline

  • Research Pinpoints Brain's 'Gullibility' Center
    (24-Aug-2012)
    Changes in this region could explain why seniors, children are less doubting

  • Alzheimer's Drug Shows Some Promise in Trials
    (24-Aug-2012)
    Subgroup of patients with mild disease showed slowing of mental decline

  • Sleep Boosts Memory for Parkinson's Patients, Study Suggests
    (24-Aug-2012)
    Research also found that sleep disorders such as sleep apnea can harm memory

  • Alzheimer's Drug Shows Some Promise in Trials
    (24-Aug-2012)
    Subgroup of patients with mild disease showed slowing of mental decline

  • Sleep Boosts Memory for Parkinson's Patients, Study Suggests
    (24-Aug-2012)
    Research also found that sleep disorders such as sleep apnea can harm memory

  • Study of Brain-Injured Man Sheds Light on Self-Awareness
    (23-Aug-2012)
    Sense of self not confined to specific region, as previously thought

  • Tap Water Used in Neti Pots Tied to Rare, Fatal Brain Infection
    (23-Aug-2012)
    Boiled or filtered water safer for preparation, expert says

  • Study of Brain-Injured Man Sheds Light on Self-Awareness
    (23-Aug-2012)
    Sense of self not confined to specific region, as previously thought

  • Study Casts Doubt on Link Between MS and Vein Trouble
    (21-Aug-2012)
    Researchers say compromised blood flow is not a cause of the disease

  • Study Casts Doubt on Link Between MS and Vein Trouble
    (21-Aug-2012)
    Researchers say compromised blood flow is not a cause of the disease

  • Black Belts' Punching Power Linked to Their Brain Structure
    (20-Aug-2012)
    Brain scans show how coordinated movements can boost strength of martial arts experts

  • Anesthesia Before Age 3 May Raise Risk of Learning Delays: Study
    (20-Aug-2012)
    Research found even one exposure is associated with language deficits by age 10

  • Obesity in Middle Age Tied to More Rapid Mental Decline: Study
    (20-Aug-2012)
    'Fat and fit' concept may not apply to brain function, research suggests

  • Obesity in Middle Age Tied to More Rapid Mental Decline: Study
    (20-Aug-2012)
    'Fat and fit' concept may not apply to brain function, research suggests

  • Sharp as a Tack at 90: Here's Why
    (17-Aug-2012)
    Brain scans found these 'SuperAgers' had thicker cortexes than their peers

  • Sharp as a Tack at 90: Here's Why
    (17-Aug-2012)
    Brain scans found these 'SuperAgers' had thicker cortexes than their peers

  • New Brain Measurements Can Pinpoint Children's Age
    (16-Aug-2012)
    Taken together, they might help detect developmental disorders, researchers say

  • High-Potency Pot in Pregnancy May Cause Brain Damage
    (16-Aug-2012)
    Study finds babies at higher risk for devastating birth defect, later learning disabilities

  • New 'Brain-Cleaning' System Discovered in Mice
    (15-Aug-2012)
    It drains the brain of waste products, researchers report

  • More Delays in Brain Growth Seen With ADHD
    (15-Aug-2012)
    Latest study finds the covering of the cerebral cortex developed more slowly

  • Some Families May Have Natural Protection Against Dementia
    (15-Aug-2012)
    Protein related to inflammation is linked to lower risk, study shows

  • New 'Brain-Cleaning' System Discovered in Mice
    (15-Aug-2012)
    It drains the brain of waste products, researchers report

  • Some Families May Have Natural Protection Against Dementia
    (15-Aug-2012)
    Protein related to inflammation is linked to lower risk, study shows

  • Baby's Healthy Diet Feeds IQ, Study Finds
    (14-Aug-2012)
    Infants, toddlers reared on junk food scored slightly lower at 8 years

  • Pregnancy May Raise Risk of Cerebral Bleeding in Some Women
    (14-Aug-2012)
    Blood vessel tangles more likely to rupture in brain when expecting, research shows

  • Genetic Studies Give Clues to Tourette Syndrome, OCD
    (14-Aug-2012)
    But specific genes for the mental health conditions have yet to be pinpointed

  • Condition Commonly Seen in Aging May Alter Brain Function
    (13-Aug-2012)
    Small study suggests 'leukoaraiosis' is not harmless after all

  • Could Chocolate's Antioxidants Boost Brain Function?
    (13-Aug-2012)
    In small study, a flavanol-rich cocoa drink seemed to have an effect, but one expert is unconvinced

  • Could Chocolate's Antioxidants Boost Brain Function?
    (13-Aug-2012)
    In small study, a flavanol-rich cocoa drink seemed to have an effect, but one expert is unconvinced

  • Dyslexia May Be Caused by Signal Processing Problem in Brain
    (10-Aug-2012)
    Researchers hope study findings will lead to more treatment options

  • Migraines Not Linked to Decline in Thinking Skills
    (10-Aug-2012)
    No difference seen over long term between those with or without the painful headaches

  • Migraines Not Linked to Decline in Thinking Skills
    (10-Aug-2012)
    No difference seen over long term between those with or without the painful headaches

  • Migraines Not Linked to Decline in Thinking Skills
    (10-Aug-2012)
    No difference seen over long term between those with or without the painful headaches

  • Migraines Not Linked to Decline in Thinking Skills
    (10-Aug-2012)
    No difference seen over long term between those with or without the painful headaches

  • Two Languages Better Than One for Kids' Brains: Study
    (09-Aug-2012)
    Bilingual children excel at problem-solving, creative thinking, research suggests

  • Electrical Brain Stimulation Curbs Epileptic Seizures in Rats
    (09-Aug-2012)
    Implantable device short-circuits attacks, researcher says

  • Electrical Brain Stimulation Curbs Epileptic Seizures in Rats
    (09-Aug-2012)
    Implantable device short-circuits attacks, researcher says

  • Brain Scans May Spot Teens at Risk for Problem Drinking
    (08-Aug-2012)
    Findings also point to harms of excessive alcohol use

  • Weekends More Fatal for Older Patients With Head Injury: Study
    (07-Aug-2012)
    Death risk rose when hospital admission occured on Saturday, Sunday

  • Chronic 'Butter Flavoring' Exposure Linked to Harmful Brain Process
    (06-Aug-2012)
    Working with diacetyl may raise risk of proteins clumping in the brain, similar to Alzheimer's: study

  • Chronic 'Butter Flavoring' Exposure Linked to Harmful Brain Process
    (06-Aug-2012)
    Working with diacetyl may raise risk of proteins clumping in the brain, similar to Alzheimer's: study

  • Brain's Connections May Predict Intelligence: Study
    (06-Aug-2012)
    Intelligence based on prefrontal cortex's effective communication with rest of brain

  • Brain Scans of 'Hoarders' Show Unique Abnormalities
    (06-Aug-2012)
    Researchers say finding shows behavior is different from other obsessive-compulsive disorders

  • Hormone May Boost Aging, Failing Brains
    (06-Aug-2012)
    Treatment might help healthy adults and those with early memory problems, study finds

  • Living Without Lies Might Make You Healthier
    (06-Aug-2012)
    Study found those who fibbed less had fewer headaches, less anxiety

  • Hormone May Boost Aging, Failing Brains
    (06-Aug-2012)
    Treatment might help healthy adults and those with early memory problems, study finds

  • Chronic 'Butter Flavoring' Exposure Linked to Harmful Brain Process
    (06-Aug-2012)
    Working with diacetyl may raise risk of proteins clumping in the brain, similar to Alzheimer's: study

  • Tourette Patients Benefit From Behavioral Therapy: Study
    (06-Aug-2012)
    Adults with condition learned to better prevent, manage symptoms like tics

  • Sleepiness Hampers Job Performance, Study Confirms
    (03-Aug-2012)
    Effects get worse over time and can affect vision-oriented tasks, even in folks who don't feel tired

  • Human Culture May Date Back 44,000 Years
    (03-Aug-2012)
    Artifacts found in South Africa reveal earliest use of poison and beeswax

  • Health Tip: If Your Child Gets Headaches
    (03-Aug-2012)
    Keep a log of symptoms to help doctors isolate a cause

  • Alzheimer's Progression Slower After 80: Study
    (02-Aug-2012)
    Finding has implications for cost of patient care and testing of new treatments, experts say

  • Musicians' Brains Might Have an Edge on Aging
    (02-Aug-2012)
    Study found seniors with musical training outperformed others on thinking, memory tests

  • Alzheimer's Progression Slower After 80: Study
    (02-Aug-2012)
    Finding has implications for cost of patient care and testing of new treatments, experts say

  • Musicians' Brains Might Have an Edge on Aging
    (02-Aug-2012)
    Study found seniors with musical training outperformed others on thinking, memory tests

  • Alzheimer's Progression Slower After 80: Study
    (02-Aug-2012)
    Finding has implications for cost of patient care and testing of new treatments, experts say

  • In Mice, Alzheimer's-Linked Protein Shows Promise Against MS
    (01-Aug-2012)
    Amyloid beta has long been tied to dementia, but injections slowed MS progression

  • Boys' Impulsiveness May Add Up to Edge in Math
    (01-Aug-2012)
    Because they're risk-takers, they get more practice, researchers say

  • Signs of ADHD Evident by Preschool, Expert Says
    (01-Aug-2012)
    Early identification improves odds for social, academic success

  • In Mice, Alzheimer's-Linked Protein Shows Promise Against MS
    (01-Aug-2012)
    Amyloid beta has long been tied to dementia, but injections slowed MS progression

  • Caffeine May Help Treat Parkinson's Disease
    (01-Aug-2012)
    Three cups of coffee daily seems to ease motor symptoms, study finds

  • In Mice, Alzheimer's-Linked Protein Shows Promise Against MS
    (01-Aug-2012)
    Amyloid beta has long been tied to dementia, but injections slowed MS progression

  • In Mice, Alzheimer's-Linked Protein Shows Promise Against MS
    (01-Aug-2012)
    Amyloid beta has long been tied to dementia, but injections slowed MS progression

  • Caffeine May Help Treat Parkinson's Disease
    (01-Aug-2012)
    Three cups of coffee daily seems to ease motor symptoms, study finds

  • Caffeine May Help Treat Parkinson's Disease
    (01-Aug-2012)
    Three cups of coffee daily seems to ease motor symptoms, study finds

  • Untreated Rabies May Not Be Lethal for All, Study Says
    (01-Aug-2012)
    Some have natural resistance to infection from bat bites, researchers report

  • Imaging Tests Up Among Advanced Cancer Patients
    (31-Jul-2012)
    Guidelines needed regarding use post-diagnosis, study says

  • Humans Might Be Hard-Wired to 'Love Thy Neighbor'
    (30-Jul-2012)
    Researchers report people were less likely to punish those standing closer to them

  • Heart Defect at Birth Signals Need to Check for Other Disorders: AHA
    (30-Jul-2012)
    Early evaluations can catch related developmental problems, experts say

  • Coordinated Care Boosts Cardiac Arrest Survival: Study
    (30-Jul-2012)
    Brain damage was also reduced, researchers find

  • Coordinated Care Boosts Cardiac Arrest Survival: Study
    (30-Jul-2012)
    Brain damage was also reduced, researchers find

  • Illegal 'Bath Salts' Mimic Cocaine in the Brain: Study
    (26-Jul-2012)
    Bath salt is street name for a group of powerful, synthetic stimulants

  • Writing Using the Eyes Might Help Paralyzed Communicate
    (26-Jul-2012)
    Although still in development, technology may help people with ALS, other movement problems

  • Yoga Might Help With Stroke Rehab
    (26-Jul-2012)
    Small study suggests the practice could enhance balance, activity levels

  • Writing Using the Eyes Might Help Paralyzed Communicate
    (26-Jul-2012)
    Although still in development, technology may help people with ALS, other movement problems

  • High-Tech CT Scan May Get People With Chest Pain Home Faster
    (25-Jul-2012)
    But benefit for low-risk patients isn't clear as test increases cost and radiation exposure

  • Adding More Neurosurgeons Could Cut Traffic Deaths: Study
    (24-Jul-2012)
    Traffic crashes are the leading cause of death among people aged 34 and younger

  • Neglect May Harm Brain Growth in Children
    (24-Jul-2012)
    Moving to a more nurturing environment can partially restore some of the lost white matter, study suggests

  • Teaching Young Hockey Players to Body Check Doesn't Cut Injury Risk
    (24-Jul-2012)
    Learning to take a hit doesn't make children less likely to sustain injuries, study says

  • Adding More Neurosurgeons Could Cut Traffic Deaths: Study
    (24-Jul-2012)
    Traffic crashes are the leading cause of death among people aged 34 and younger

  • Heavy Drinking in Pregnancy Linked to Host of Problems in Children
    (23-Jul-2012)
    Even in kids without fetal alcohol syndrome, study found higher risk for mental abnormalities

  • YouTube Videos Might Help Ease Form of Vertigo
    (23-Jul-2012)
    Patients who watch and follow Epley maneuver this way may benefit, experts say

  • 'Toe-Walking' More Common in Kids With Mental Woes: Study
    (23-Jul-2012)
    Many healthy children also adopt this stance, which can lead to posture problems, experts say

  • Monkey Study Suggests Long-Term Use of ADHD Drugs Safe
    (19-Jul-2012)
    Brain development wasn't affected, and no raised risk of drug abuse was found

  • Alzheimer's Drug Shows Promise in Early Trial
    (18-Jul-2012)
    Experimental agent similar to medicines already used to ease symptoms, but more study needed

  • Scientists Say Blood Test May Help Predict Alzheimer's
    (18-Jul-2012)
    High blood levels of a substance linked to cell death, inflammation seemed to indicate higher risk

  • Alcohol May Not Be Kind to the Aging Brain
    (18-Jul-2012)
    Studies suggest potential problems, like memory issues, but don't prove a link

  • Home-Based Care Teams Offer Help for Those With Dementia
    (18-Jul-2012)
    Coordinated effort boosts quality of life, delays need for nursing home, study finds

  • Alzheimer's Drug Shows Promise in Early Trial
    (18-Jul-2012)
    Experimental agent similar to medicines already used to ease symptoms, but more study needed

  • Alcohol May Not Be Kind to the Aging Brain
    (18-Jul-2012)
    Studies suggest potential problems, like memory issues, but don't prove a link

  • Alcohol May Not Be Kind to the Aging Brain
    (18-Jul-2012)
    Studies suggest potential problems, like memory issues, but don't prove a link

  • Alzheimer's Drug Shows Promise in Early Trial
    (18-Jul-2012)
    Experimental agent similar to medicines already used to ease symptoms, but more study needed

  • Preventive Measures Pay Off for Those at Risk of Stroke
    (17-Jul-2012)
    Taking steps to reduce smoking, high cholesterol, diabetes saves lives, study finds

  • Alzheimer's Treatment Shows Promise in Small, 3-Year Trial
    (17-Jul-2012)
    However, findings on immune-based drug therapy are preliminary, experts say

  • Sodium Buildup in Brain Linked to Disability in MS Patients
    (17-Jul-2012)
    Those with advanced-stage multiple sclerosis have high levels of the mineral, study says

  • Preventive Measures Pay Off for Those at Risk of Stroke
    (17-Jul-2012)
    Taking steps to reduce smoking, high cholesterol, diabetes saves lives, study finds

  • Alzheimer's Treatment Shows Promise in Small, 3-Year Trial
    (17-Jul-2012)
    However, findings on immune-based drug therapy are preliminary, experts say

  • Drug Widely Used to Treat MS May Not Slow Progression
    (17-Jul-2012)
    But study didn't look at interferon beta's effect on quality of life, disease flares

  • Alzheimer's Treatment Shows Promise in Small, 3-Year Trial
    (17-Jul-2012)
    However, findings on immune-based drug therapy are preliminary, experts say

  • Sodium Buildup in Brain Linked to Disability in MS Patients
    (17-Jul-2012)
    Those with advanced-stage multiple sclerosis have high levels of the mineral, study says

  • Drug Widely Used to Treat MS May Not Slow Progression
    (17-Jul-2012)
    But study didn't look at interferon beta's effect on quality of life, disease flares

  • Sodium Buildup in Brain Linked to Disability in MS Patients
    (17-Jul-2012)
    Those with advanced-stage multiple sclerosis have high levels of the mineral, study says

  • Drug Widely Used to Treat MS May Not Slow Progression
    (17-Jul-2012)
    But study didn't look at interferon beta's effect on quality of life, disease flares

  • Preventive Measures Pay Off for Those at Risk of Stroke
    (17-Jul-2012)
    Taking steps to reduce smoking, high cholesterol, diabetes saves lives, study finds

  • Drug Widely Used to Treat MS May Not Slow Progression
    (17-Jul-2012)
    But study didn't look at interferon beta's effect on quality of life, disease flares

  • Patients' Skin Cells Yield Research Model for Alzheimer's
    (16-Jul-2012)
    Cellular model might bring insights since it more closely mimics human disease, experts say

  • Even Slight Mental Decline Can Harm Health, Studies Suggest
    (16-Jul-2012)
    Research in elderly finds 'mild cognitive impairment' linked to higher risk for death, social isolation

  • Faltering Steps May Indicate Oncoming Dementia
    (16-Jul-2012)
    3 studies link changes in walking skills to weakening mental state, including Alzheimer's

  • Patients' Skin Cells Yield Research Model for Alzheimer's
    (16-Jul-2012)
    Cellular model might bring insights since it more closely mimics human disease, experts say

  • Exercise Can Shield the Aging Brain, Studies Show
    (16-Jul-2012)
    Weight training, walking helped older adults' memory, according to new studies at Alzheimer's meet

  • Poor Sleep May Age Your Brain
    (16-Jul-2012)
    Inadequate shuteye associated with mental decline in four new studies

  • Child Abuse Rises When Economy Sags: Study
    (16-Jul-2012)
    Risk is highest in families losing their homes

  • Poor Sleep May Age Your Brain
    (16-Jul-2012)
    Inadequate shuteye associated with mental decline in four new studies

  • Patients' Skin Cells Yield Research Model for Alzheimer's
    (16-Jul-2012)
    Cellular model might bring insights since it more closely mimics human disease, experts say

  • Even Slight Mental Decline Can Harm Health, Studies Suggest
    (16-Jul-2012)
    Research in elderly finds 'mild cognitive impairment' linked to higher risk for death, social isolation

  • Faltering Steps May Indicate Oncoming Dementia
    (16-Jul-2012)
    3 studies link changes in walking skills to weakening mental state, including Alzheimer's

  • Gene Mutation Linked to Facial, Skull Abnormalities
    (12-Jul-2012)
    Seems to play a role in brain-cell survival, but more research is needed, scientists say

  • Surge Seen in Concussions Among College Football Players
    (12-Jul-2012)
    Changes in NCAA reporting rules may have contributed to rise, researchers say

  • Surge Seen in Concussions Among College Football Players
    (12-Jul-2012)
    Changes in NCAA reporting rules may have contributed to rise, researchers say

  • Brain Scans Using New Dye May Predict Alzheimer's
    (11-Jul-2012)
    The dye binds to amyloid plaques, which are implicated in the disease

  • Timeline Detected for Rare, Early Alzheimer's
    (11-Jul-2012)
    Biochemical changes start more than 25 years before symptoms, researchers say

  • Brain Scans Using New Dye May Predict Alzheimer's
    (11-Jul-2012)
    The dye binds to amyloid plaques, which are implicated in the disease

  • Scientists Pinpoint Antibody That May Be Specific to MS Patients
    (11-Jul-2012)
    If confirmed, finding may someday help diagnose, guide treatment for multiple sclerosis

  • Does Stress Management Slow MS?
    (11-Jul-2012)
    Therapy seems to stop new brain lesions but only for duration of treatment, study finds

  • Timeline Detected for Rare, Early Alzheimer's
    (11-Jul-2012)
    Biochemical changes start more than 25 years before symptoms, researchers say

  • Scientists Pinpoint Antibody That May Be Specific to MS Patients
    (11-Jul-2012)
    If confirmed, finding may someday help diagnose, guide treatment for multiple sclerosis

  • Does Stress Management Slow MS?
    (11-Jul-2012)
    Therapy seems to stop new brain lesions but only for duration of treatment, study finds

  • Scientists Pinpoint Antibody That May Be Specific to MS Patients
    (11-Jul-2012)
    If confirmed, finding may someday help diagnose, guide treatment for multiple sclerosis

  • Nutrient Drink Might Boost Memory in Early Alzheimer's: Study
    (10-Jul-2012)
    But mixture wouldn't have to meet same strict FDA approval as drugs, expert says

  • Nutrient Drink Might Boost Memory in Early Alzheimer's: Study
    (10-Jul-2012)
    But mixture wouldn't have to meet same strict FDA approval as drugs, expert says

  • Nutrient Drink Might Boost Memory in Early Alzheimer's: Study
    (10-Jul-2012)
    But mixture wouldn't have to meet same strict FDA approval as drugs, expert says

  • H1N1 Flu Vaccine Safe for Expectant Moms, Offspring: Study
    (10-Jul-2012)
    Second study reports slight increase in Guillain-Barre syndrome after vaccination

  • First Is Viewed as Best When Making Quick Decisions
    (09-Jul-2012)
    People consistently prefer what they are presented with initially, study shows

  • Scientists Use Stem Cells to Mimic Huntington's Disease
    (06-Jul-2012)
    Discovery marks a step closer to a cure, researchers say

  • Parkinson's Patients Experience Declines Years Before Diagnosis
    (06-Jul-2012)
    Physical abilities, quality of life start to deteriorate up to 7 years earlier, study says

  • Scientists Use Stem Cells to Mimic Huntington's Disease
    (06-Jul-2012)
    Discovery marks a step closer to a cure, researchers say

  • Parkinson's Patients Experience Declines Years Before Diagnosis
    (06-Jul-2012)
    Physical abilities, quality of life start to deteriorate up to 7 years earlier, study says

  • Could the Naked Mole Rat Hold Secrets to Longevity?
    (05-Jul-2012)
    New research suggests high levels of a brain-protecting protein may be key

  • Post-Op Delirium's Toll on Mental Function May Linger: Study
    (05-Jul-2012)
    Older heart patients who experienced confusion took a long time to recover thinking skills

  • Health Tip: Have Your Headaches Evaluated
    (03-Jul-2012)
    If they occur several times per month

  • Health Tip: Have Your Headaches Evaluated
    (03-Jul-2012)
    If they occur several times per month

  • Kids Born Even a Little Early Have Lower School Scores: Study
    (02-Jul-2012)
    Children born at 37, 38 weeks lagged behind third-grade peers

  • Chronic Pain May Depend on Emotional Reaction to Injury
    (02-Jul-2012)
    More activity between certain brain regions seems to be linked to lingering problems, research says

  • Health Tip: Preventing Headaches
    (02-Jul-2012)
    Things you can do to avoid the pain

  • Health Tip: Preventing Headaches
    (02-Jul-2012)
    Things you can do to avoid the pain

  • Botox May Ease Tremors in Multiple Sclerosis Patients
    (02-Jul-2012)
    Anti-wrinkle drug led to 'significant' improvement in small study

  • Botox May Ease Tremors in Multiple Sclerosis Patients
    (02-Jul-2012)
    Anti-wrinkle drug led to 'significant' improvement in small study

  • Study of Retired NFL Players Finds Evidence of Brain Damage
    (29-Jun-2012)
    In tests, they had higher rates of depression, memory deficits and 'white matter' damage

  • Study of Retired NFL Players Finds Evidence of Brain Damage
    (29-Jun-2012)
    In tests, they had higher rates of depression, memory deficits and 'white matter' damage

  • Gene Boosts Tomato's Color, But May Make It Less Tasty
    (29-Jun-2012)
    Uniformly red, 'store-bought' tomatoes are not as sweet, study finds

  • Standing at Work All Day While Pregnant Linked to Smaller Babies
    (28-Jun-2012)
    Infant head size may be affected if mom-to-be spends long hours on her feet, researchers say

  • Pictures of Fatty, Sugary Foods May Spur Cravings
    (27-Jun-2012)
    Stimulating brain's reward areas might cause overeating, researchers say

  • Smoking, Pesticides Might Spur Rare 'Sleep-Kicking' Disorder
    (27-Jun-2012)
    Having disorder may raise risk of Parkinson's, dementia, researcher adds

  • Brain EEG Test Might Help Spot Autism: Study
    (26-Jun-2012)
    Children with the disorder showed differences in synchronization among brain regions

  • Magnets in iPad2 May Alter Settings on Brain Shunt Devices: Study
    (26-Jun-2012)
    Effect seen only when tablet computer was within inches of the patient's head, researcher noted

  • Brain EEG Test Might Help Spot Autism: Study
    (26-Jun-2012)
    Children with the disorder showed differences in synchronization among brain regions

  • Intuitive 'Number Sense' Makes Daily Life Easier
    (25-Jun-2012)
    Ability peaks for adults in their 30s, study finds

  • Sleep Can Sharpen Your Memory
    (25-Jun-2012)
    External stimulation during sleep can reinforce what you have already learned, study shows

  • Red Wine, Weather May Trigger Migraines
    (22-Jun-2012)
    Studies found certain wine varieties, cold outdoor temperatures had strongest effects

  • Sleep May Ease Symptoms of Parkinson's Disease: Study
    (22-Jun-2012)
    Some patients experience a 'sleep benefit' after daytime naps and nighttime shuteye

  • Few Migraine Sufferers Referred for Behavioral Treatments
    (20-Jun-2012)
    Researchers say relaxation training, other non-drug therapies can help some patients with headaches

  • Headaches Worse With Mild Head Trauma Than More Severe Trauma
    (20-Jun-2012)
    Researchers say even seemingly mild head injury should be taken seriously

  • For Combat Vets, Brain Injury Symptoms Can Last Years
    (20-Jun-2012)
    'Mild' injury doesn't mean quick recovery, researchers say

  • 'Absentminded' Errors Common in Older Adults: Study
    (20-Jun-2012)
    Researchers want to pinpoint how seniors change their lives to avoid such mistakes

  • Deep Brain Stimulation May Offer Longer-Term Relief for Parkinson's
    (20-Jun-2012)
    3-year study found similar benefits from stimulating two different areas

  • Few Migraine Sufferers Referred for Behavioral Treatments
    (20-Jun-2012)
    Researchers say relaxation training, other non-drug therapies can help some patients with headaches

  • Headaches Worse With Mild Head Trauma Than More Severe Trauma
    (20-Jun-2012)
    Researchers say even seemingly mild head injury should be taken seriously

  • For Combat Vets, Brain Injury Symptoms Can Last Years
    (20-Jun-2012)
    'Mild' injury doesn't mean quick recovery, researchers say

  • Headaches Worse With Mild Head Trauma Than More Severe Trauma
    (20-Jun-2012)
    Researchers say even seemingly mild head injury should be taken seriously

  • For Combat Vets, Brain Injury Symptoms Can Last Years
    (20-Jun-2012)
    'Mild' injury doesn't mean quick recovery, researchers say

  • 'Absentminded' Errors Common in Older Adults: Study
    (20-Jun-2012)
    Researchers want to pinpoint how seniors change their lives to avoid such mistakes

  • Few Migraine Sufferers Referred for Behavioral Treatments
    (20-Jun-2012)
    Researchers say relaxation training, other non-drug therapies can help some patients with headaches

  • 'Moderate' Drinking During Pregnancy Has No Effect on Young Children: Study
    (20-Jun-2012)
    But experts caution that the results are no green light for moms-to-be to drink

  • Deep Brain Stimulation May Offer Longer-Term Relief for Parkinson's
    (20-Jun-2012)
    3-year study found similar benefits from stimulating two different areas

  • Hospitalization May Be 'Tipping Point' for Alzheimer's Decline
    (19-Jun-2012)
    Study also found delirium added to risk of mental deterioration, even death

  • Hospitalization May Be 'Tipping Point' for Alzheimer's Decline
    (19-Jun-2012)
    Study also found delirium added to risk of mental deterioration, even death

  • Health Tip: When Memory Loss Isn't Normal
    (19-Jun-2012)
    Here are common warning signs

  • Hospitalization May Be 'Tipping Point' for Alzheimer's Decline
    (19-Jun-2012)
    Study also found delirium added to risk of mental deterioration, even death

  • Hospitalization May Be 'Tipping Point' for Alzheimer's Decline
    (19-Jun-2012)
    Study also found delirium added to risk of mental deterioration, even death

  • Brain-Injury Recovery Varies Widely Among Children
    (18-Jun-2012)
    Evidence review finds that cause of injury can make a difference

  • Diabetes May Hasten Mental Decline
    (18-Jun-2012)
    Older adults with poor blood sugar control performed worse on tests of memory, thinking

  • Sleep Apnea May Be Linked to Nerve Damage in Diabetics
    (18-Jun-2012)
    Sleeping disorder seems to play role in diabetic peripheral neuropathy; more research needed

  • Graphic Cig Pack Labels Make Smokers Think, Study Finds
    (15-Jun-2012)
    Compared with text-only warnings, adding photos seems to make impression on viewer's memory

  • Vision Problems Tied to Extreme Prematurity in Study
    (14-Jun-2012)
    Danish researchers found link between brain damage, sharpness of eyesight

  • Seniors' Attitude on Age May Affect Dementia Test Results: Study
    (14-Jun-2012)
    Health professionals should account for self-perception before making a diagnosis, researchers say

  • Motorcycle Helmet Laws Save Lives and Dollars: CDC
    (14-Jun-2012)
    Yet, states are repealing these laws, experts warn

  • Motorcycle Helmet Laws Save Lives and Dollars: CDC
    (14-Jun-2012)
    Yet, states are repealing these laws, experts warn

  • Omega-3 Supplements May Not Aid Aging Brain
    (13-Jun-2012)
    Review of earlier studies found no benefit for thinking skills, but more research urged

  • Raucous Music May Tap Into Your Inner Animal
    (13-Jun-2012)
    Researchers say discordant tunes evoke cries of distress

  • Fertility Treatment Tied to Higher Relapse Rate in Women With MS
    (13-Jun-2012)
    Risk is still higher if in vitro fertilization attempt is unsuccessful, small study found

  • Alzheimer's-Linked Gene May Have More Effect on Women
    (12-Jun-2012)
    Study looked at common gene variant and brain disruption

  • Alzheimer's-Linked Gene May Have More Effect on Women
    (12-Jun-2012)
    Study looked at common gene variant and brain disruption

  • Early Menopause May Raise Risk for Brain Aneurysm
    (12-Jun-2012)
    Women who menstruated longer or used hormone replacement therapy had a lower risk, study finds

  • 'Mindful' Meditation Tied to Healthy Brain Changes: Study
    (12-Jun-2012)
    Differences seen in white matter with 'integrated body-mind training'

  • Huge Rise in CT, MRI, Ultrasound Scan Use: Study
    (12-Jun-2012)
    But it's not clear if they're needed or overused

  • 'Mindful' Meditation Tied to Healthy Brain Changes: Study
    (12-Jun-2012)
    Differences seen in white matter with 'integrated body-mind training'

  • Could Slow Walking Foreshadow Early Dementia?
    (11-Jun-2012)
    Small study suggests an association, but more research needed

  • Junk Food More Appealing When You're Sleepy: Study
    (11-Jun-2012)
    Sleep-deprived snackers are less likely to make good choices, brain studies show

  • Low Levels of Brain Chemical May Boost Aggression
    (11-Jun-2012)
    Study found those with less dopamine, linked to pleasure and reward, were more competitive

  • Scientists Spot More Migraine Genes
    (11-Jun-2012)
    Latest discovery sheds light on most common form of these debilitating headaches

  • Scientists Spot More Migraine Genes
    (11-Jun-2012)
    Latest discovery sheds light on most common form of these debilitating headaches

  • Seizure Behind Commerce Secretary Bryson's Crashes: Report
    (11-Jun-2012)
    These attacks can often come with little warning and quickly disrupt driving, expert says

  • Head Injury's Location Key to Concussion Effects
    (08-Jun-2012)
    Study of new imaging technique showed brain differences

  • Head Injury's Location Key to Concussion Effects
    (08-Jun-2012)
    Study of new imaging technique showed brain differences

  • Skin Cells Turned Into Brain Cells in Lab Study
    (07-Jun-2012)
    Transformed cells could lead to better ways of testing drugs for Alzheimer's, researchers say

  • Skin Cells Turned Into Brain Cells in Lab Study
    (07-Jun-2012)
    Transformed cells could lead to better ways of testing drugs for Alzheimer's, researchers say

  • Child CT Scans Might Up Risk of Brain Cancer, Leukemia
    (07-Jun-2012)
    Although the risk is small, radiation doses should be kept low, experts say

  • Ex-Players Sue NFL Over Brain Injuries
    (07-Jun-2012)
    They contend the league hid info on links between head trauma and permanent brain damage

  • Most 'Extreme Preemies' Grow Into Happy, Healthy Teens
    (07-Jun-2012)
    These children, born at less than 2.2 pounds, tended to fare well by adolescence, study found

  • Exercise Appears to Ease Nerve-Damage Pain in Rat Study
    (06-Jun-2012)
    Reducing inflammation may make a difference, researchers say

  • Study Finds Soy Supplements Don't Boost Thinking Skills
    (05-Jun-2012)
    Older women who took soy did no better overall on memory tests than their peers, researchers say

  • Daily Low-Dose Aspirin Risks Seem to Outweigh Gains for Many: Study
    (05-Jun-2012)
    Cases of gastrointestinal, cerebral bleeding higher than expected, except for diabetics

  • Study Finds Soy Supplements Don't Boost Thinking Skills
    (05-Jun-2012)
    Older women who took soy did no better overall on memory tests than their peers, researchers say

  • Who's Touching You Affects How It Feels: Study
    (04-Jun-2012)
    Brain's response to a caress appears less objective than previously thought

  • Re-Routing Spinal Cord Signals Restores Movement in Paralyzed Rats
    (31-May-2012)
    But experts note the technique might not work in humans

  • U.S. Program Targets Antipsychotic Drug Use in Nursing Homes
    (30-May-2012)
    Many dementia patients getting these drugs as chemical restraints, officials say

  • Infant 'Smarts' Similar With Different Types of Formula: Study
    (30-May-2012)
    But breast-fed babies score slightly higher than those on soy or cow's milk formulas

  • 'Cooling' Helps Oxygen-Deprived Newborns: Study
    (30-May-2012)
    While not a cure, hypothermia treatment may boost long-term survival

  • Humans Can Sniff Out Old Age in Others, Study Shows
    (30-May-2012)
    And coming from the healthy elderly, the odor isn't unsettling, participants said

  • U.S. Program Targets Antipsychotic Drug Use in Nursing Homes
    (30-May-2012)
    Many dementia patients getting these drugs as chemical restraints, officials say

  • Humans Can Sniff Out Old Age in Others, Study Shows
    (30-May-2012)
    And coming from the healthy elderly, the odor isn't unsettling, participants said

  • Education May Protect Brain From Exposure to Solvents
    (29-May-2012)
    More schooling seems to preserve thinking skills as chemical workers age, study says

  • Healthy Brain Connections Help Maintain Intellect in Old Age
    (29-May-2012)
    Seniors whose connections had deteriorated processed information more slowly, study finds

  • Education May Protect Brain From Exposure to Solvents
    (29-May-2012)
    More schooling seems to preserve thinking skills as chemical workers age, study says

  • Doubt Cast on Usefulness of 'Sensory' Therapies for Autism
    (28-May-2012)
    Experts say proof is lacking for these techniques in other disorders, too

  • Some Heavy Kids at Risk of Blindness, Study Says
    (24-May-2012)
    Brain condition that can steal sight more common among overweight girls, researchers report

  • FDA Panel Votes Against New Use for Blood Thinner Xarelto
    (24-May-2012)
    Agency advisers say there's not enough data in company trials on benefit for high-risk patients

  • Mouse Study Sheds Light on How Diet May Affect Epilepsy
    (23-May-2012)
    Strict diet seems to protect against seizures by altering brain metabolism, research shows

  • Clot Buster Seems to Help Up to 6 Hours After Stroke
    (23-May-2012)
    Sooner is better, but window for using tPA may be longer than thought, study suggests

  • Mouse Study Sheds Light on How Diet May Affect Epilepsy
    (23-May-2012)
    Strict diet seems to protect against seizures by altering brain metabolism, research shows

  • Health Tip: What Triggers Your Migraines?
    (23-May-2012)
    Lack of sleep is a common contributor

  • Health Tip: What Triggers Your Migraines?
    (23-May-2012)
    Lack of sleep is a common contributor

  • Cell Transplant Tested as Treatment for Nerve Pain in Mice
    (23-May-2012)
    Findings might someday help people living with chronic pain

  • Cell Transplant Tested as Treatment for Nerve Pain in Mice
    (23-May-2012)
    Findings might someday help people living with chronic pain

  • Mouse Study Sheds Light on How Diet May Affect Epilepsy
    (23-May-2012)
    Strict diet seems to protect against seizures by altering brain metabolism, research shows

  • New Blood Thinner May Lower Chances of Clots in High-Risk Heart Patients: FDA
    (21-May-2012)
    Agency's advisory panel to vote on whether Xarelto should be approved for treating acute coronary syndrome

  • Screening for Lung Cancer Might Benefit Those at Highest Risk
    (21-May-2012)
    But it's not appropriate for most people, researchers say

  • Keeping Your Family Safe From Dog Bites
    (21-May-2012)
    Medical, veterinary experts offer prevention tips

  • Females, Young Athletes Take Longer to Get Over Concussions
    (19-May-2012)
    Study found they scored worse on visual memory tests, with symptoms lingering 2 weeks after injury

  • 'Bad' Fat May Hurt Brain Function Over Time
    (18-May-2012)
    But researchers report that 'good' fat may help preserve thinking and memory

  • Health Tip: Log Migraine Details in a Diary
    (18-May-2012)
    Including the day, time and duration

  • Study Explores Distraction's Role in Pain Relief
    (17-May-2012)
    It found mental focus, bodily reactions work together

  • Athletes Really Do Play Through the Pain
    (17-May-2012)
    Study finds endurance and 'game athletes' have higher tolerance for pain than the rest of us

  • Parents Often Lose Sleep Over Child's Epilepsy, Study Finds
    (17-May-2012)
    Many sleep in the same room or bed as their child because of worries about nighttime seizures

  • Parents Often Lose Sleep Over Child's Epilepsy, Study Finds
    (17-May-2012)
    Many sleep in the same room or bed as their child because of worries about nighttime seizures

  • 'Blast Wind' Linked to Chronic Brain Injuries in Military
    (16-May-2012)
    Force created by an explosion causes similar effects as repeated concussions in athletes, study finds

  • Could Nasal Spray of 'Love Hormone' Treat Autism?
    (16-May-2012)
    Preliminary study of 7 children saw more activity in 'social' areas of the brain

  • Head Blows May Hamper Learning in College Athletes
    (16-May-2012)
    Some football, hockey players show postseason decline, study finds

  • Study Shows MS Patients at Most Risk for Drug-Linked Brain Illness
    (16-May-2012)
    Small number of Tysabri users develop rare but potentially fatal infection

  • Paralyzed Patients Use Mind to Move Robotic Arm
    (16-May-2012)
    But there's a long way to go to make this approach practical, experts say

  • 'Blast Wind' Linked to Chronic Brain Injuries in Military
    (16-May-2012)
    Force created by an explosion causes similar effects as repeated concussions in athletes, study finds

  • Head Blows May Hamper Learning in College Athletes
    (16-May-2012)
    Some football, hockey players show postseason decline, study finds

  • Study Shows MS Patients at Most Risk for Drug-Linked Brain Illness
    (16-May-2012)
    Small number of Tysabri users develop rare but potentially fatal infection

  • Paralyzed Patients Use Mind to Move Robotic Arm
    (16-May-2012)
    But there's a long way to go to make this approach practical, experts say

  • Trial Set to See if Drug Can Prevent Alzheimer's
    (15-May-2012)
    Many of the study participants are genetically prone to the disease

  • Trial Set to See if Drug Can Prevent Alzheimer's
    (15-May-2012)
    Many of the study participants are genetically prone to the disease

  • Two-Drug Combo Helps Teens With Migraines
    (15-May-2012)
    Many doctors already prescribe Treximet off-label to this age group, expert says

  • Genes Might Be Key to Parkinson's Spread
    (15-May-2012)
    Certain variants were related to faster progression of movement disorder

  • Doctors Restore Some Hand Function to Quadriplegic Patient
    (15-May-2012)
    Location of spinal cord damage allowed surgeons to bypass damaged nerve in arm

  • Genes Might Be Key to Parkinson's Spread
    (15-May-2012)
    Certain variants were related to faster progression of movement disorder

  • For Dementia Patients, Feeding Tubes May Increase Bed Sores
    (14-May-2012)
    Findings challenge long-standing beliefs, researchers say

  • Pot Might Help Ease Multiple Sclerosis Symptoms
    (14-May-2012)
    Researchers found smoked cannabis relieved muscle stiffness, pain

  • FDA Issues Multiple Sclerosis Drug Alert
    (14-May-2012)
    Heart risks spur warning about Gilenya

  • Smell Tests Don't Predict Alzheimer's, Study Finds
    (10-May-2012)
    Misleading reports may create false hope -- or false alarm

  • Smell Tests Don't Predict Alzheimer's, Study Finds
    (10-May-2012)
    Misleading reports may create false hope -- or false alarm

  • Smell Tests Don't Predict Alzheimer's, Study Finds
    (10-May-2012)
    Misleading reports may create false hope -- or false alarm

  • FDA Issues Warning on Controversial MS Treatment
    (10-May-2012)
    No reliable evidence supports use of 'liberation therapy,' agency says

  • Evolution May Explain 'Runner's High,' Study Says
    (09-May-2012)
    Brain reward center boost seems to spur humans, dogs to run long distances

  • FDA Seeks Less Radiation for Kids Getting X-Rays, CT Scans
    (09-May-2012)
    Manufacturers asked to take their safety into account with use of machines, design of new scanners

  • Response to First Treatment May Predict Epilepsy's Course
    (09-May-2012)
    About half of patients are seizure-free after first medication, study finds

  • Response to First Treatment May Predict Epilepsy's Course
    (09-May-2012)
    About half of patients are seizure-free after first medication, study finds

  • Wheelchair Breakdowns on the Rise, Study Finds
    (09-May-2012)
    More than half of spinal cord injury patients surveyed had equipment problems within 6 months

  • Response to First Treatment May Predict Epilepsy's Course
    (09-May-2012)
    About half of patients are seizure-free after first medication, study finds

  • Depression in Mid-Life Linked to Higher Odds for Later Dementia
    (07-May-2012)
    Risks were greatest for those whose depression stretched from middle- to old age, study found

  • Having a 'Purpose in Life' May Help Shield You From Dementia
    (07-May-2012)
    Study suggests, but doesn't prove, a link between the two

  • Having a 'Purpose in Life' May Help Shield You From Dementia
    (07-May-2012)
    Study suggests, but doesn't prove, a link between the two

  • People Love Talking About Themselves, Brain Scans Show
    (07-May-2012)
    Self-disclosure on social media might serve evolutionary purpose, researcher says

  • Depression in Mid-Life Linked to Higher Odds for Later Dementia
    (07-May-2012)
    Risks were greatest for those whose depression stretched from middle- to old age, study found

  • City Bike-Share Riders Seldom Wear Helmets
    (05-May-2012)
    Experts say public programs are beneficial, but bareheaded biking is dangerous

  • New Clues to the Evolution of the Human Brain
    (03-May-2012)
    Gene event 2.5 million years ago may explain why humans are smarter than great apes, researchers say

  • In Some Brain Bleeds, Pa