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Youth Football Ups Odds of Brain Problems in Adulthood September 19, 2017

Researchers say greater risk of behavior issues, depression in those who played tackle before age 12

Vision Problems Common in Babies Infected With Zika September 14, 2017

Impairments range in severity, two studies found

Heath Tip: Myths About the Aging Brain September 11, 2017

Learn the truth

Football Fans Still Loyal Despite Concerns About Players' Brains September 10, 2017

8 in 10 believe the sport causes long-term damage: survey

Remember This: A Healthy Body Keeps the Mind Sharp, Too September 07, 2017

Major heart health groups say exercise, good diet can help you maintain memory as you age

Magnetic Brain Stimulation May Quiet 'Voices' in Schizophrenia September 07, 2017

Noninvasive treatment worked for a third of patients in study, though effects were temporary

Why Your Nose May Be Key to Parkinson's Risk September 06, 2017

Study suggests fading sense of smell often occurs years before symptom onset

Mom-to-Be's Cellphone May Not Harm Fetal Brain September 05, 2017

Devices' electromagnetic fields aren't linked to problems with language or motor skills in study

Does General Anesthesia Affect Babies' Brains? September 01, 2017

Small study finds reduction in white matter among children operated on as infants

Brain Scans Offer Clues to Why Some Teens Pile on Pounds August 31, 2017

Imaging showed less activity in the areas responsible for reining in impulses

New Clues to Why Yawns Are Contagious August 31, 2017

Primitive brain reflexes may be at play

Eating Feeds 'Feel Good' Hormones in the Brain August 31, 2017

Overstimulation of this system could play a role in obesity, researchers say

Awake for Aneurysm Brain Surgery, Better Results? August 25, 2017

In new approach to the dangerous lesions, surgeons can get patient feedback during the procedure

More Evidence Contact Sports Can Affect the Brain August 22, 2017

Some changes in structure, chemistry seen in college athletes who take hits during play

Pricey Wines Can Trick Your Brain August 16, 2017

Are you responding to cost rather than quality?

Researchers ID Genes in Mice That Cause Aggressive Brain Cancer August 14, 2017

Discovery of triggers that make glioblastoma resistant to chemo offers hope for future treatments, study authors say

Zika Virus Tied to Neurological Woes in Adults August 14, 2017

35 infected people were hospitalized with such conditions in Brazil during last year's outbreak

Number of Americans With Epilepsy at Record Level August 10, 2017

3.4 million people live with the disorder, government researchers say

For Cancer Patients in the ER, Delirium Linked to Poor Outcomes August 09, 2017

Seriously confused people were more likely to be hospitalized and to die early, study finds

Yoga May Boost Aging Brains August 09, 2017

Changes seen in areas involved with attention and memory, but it's not yet clear if yoga is the cause

Can Scans Predict Some Autism Cases? August 08, 2017

When the disorder is caused by a certain genetic defect, MRI may spot brain abnormalities, researchers say

Low Blood Sugar in Newborns Tied to Brain Problems Later August 08, 2017

These babies 2 to 3 times more apt to struggle with planning, memory, attention at age 4, study finds

Study Tests Sound Waves to Monitor Pressure Inside the Skull August 08, 2017

Noninvasive experiment aims to reduce risk of brain damage, bleeding and infection

Can Video Game Playing Cost You Gray Matter? August 08, 2017

Style of playing action games could impact your brain, researchers suggest

Midlife Behaviors May Affect Your Dementia Risk August 07, 2017

Of greatest importance are diabetes, blood pressure and smoking, researchers say

Resistance Training May Slow MS, Study Says August 04, 2017

Scans revealed less brain shrinkage in exercise group

Childhood Cancer Radiation May Cause Unwanted Gene Mutation in Some August 04, 2017

That flaw seems to increase risk of a type of brain tumor later in life, researchers report

Combined MRI Might Help Predict Brain Damage in Boxers August 03, 2017

Pro fighters, like football players, are at risk of mental impairment

Know the Signs of Concussion August 02, 2017

This serious health threat affects kids as well as adults

Need to Calm Down? Try Talking to Yourself August 01, 2017

Brain scans suggest referring to yourself in third person helps keep emotions in check

Moving From 'Stroke Belt' Doesn't Undo Higher Dementia Risk July 31, 2017

Study found odds for mental decline still higher for those born in certain southeastern U.S. states

Genetic Testing Can Help Pinpoint Epilepsy Earlier July 31, 2017

Faster diagnosis leads to faster treatment, researcher says

How Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Wears Patients Out July 27, 2017

Study suggests body amplifies fatigue signals, even during periods of rest

Noninvasive Brain Test May Pinpoint Type of Dementia July 26, 2017

In small study, electrical currents helped distinguish Alzheimer's from another form of brain trouble

In Mice, Brain Cells Discovered That Might Control Aging July 26, 2017

These stem cells might hold valuable clues to time's effects on the body

Teaching an Old Brain New Tricks July 26, 2017

Do's and don'ts for brain health

Nearly All Autopsied NFL Players Show Trauma-Linked Brain Disease July 25, 2017

No position on the football field seemed to confer protection, study says

The Scoop on Avoiding 'Brain Freeze' July 22, 2017

Pain occurs when cold food touches the back of the palate, neurologist says

Can Dirty Diapers Offer Clues to the Infant Brain? July 21, 2017

Certain fecal bacteria tied to better functioning at age 2, study says

Oxygen Therapy Revives Brain of Toddler Who Nearly Drowned July 20, 2017

Shrunken areas of brain tissue actually re-grew after treatment, doctor says

Scans May Show Consciousness in 'Comatose' Patients July 20, 2017

Bedside exams often miss subtle signs that patient is 'awake,' study says

Senator McCain Faces a Tough Cancer Foe July 20, 2017

The median survival for glioblastoma patients is about 15 months, oncologists say

Healthy Heart in 20s, Better Brain in 40s? July 19, 2017

Following lifestyle recommendations in young adulthood pays off later, study says

Can Poor Sleep Boost Odds for Alzheimer's? July 18, 2017

Studies found sleep apnea tied to higher levels of tell-tale plaques, proteins in brain

McCain's Recovery Time After Surgery Uncertain, Experts Say July 17, 2017

Fate of Affordable Care Act may depend on Senator's return to work

Can Daily Crossword Protect You From Dementia? July 17, 2017

Regular puzzlers score better on tests of mental function, study finds

Boxers, MMA Fighters May Face Long-Term Harm to Brain: Study July 13, 2017

Researchers find head injuries from fighting cause brain changes that might spur troubles later in life

White Collar Workers at Higher Odds of Death From ALS, Parkinson's July 13, 2017

Study found richer, better-educated folks with these brain diseases are more likely to die

PTSD After Head Injury May Signal Brain Changes July 13, 2017

Study found area linked to emotions was larger in soldiers who had both conditions

Experimental Vaccines Might Shield Fetus From Zika July 13, 2017

A mouse study shows the vaccines protected unborn baby mice from the virus

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