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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

Genes May Explain Why Kids With Autism Avoid Eye Contact July 13, 2017

More research could shed light on how these genetic pathways work

Early Parkinson's May Prompt Vision Problems July 11, 2017

Changes in sight could signal disease a decade before motor symptoms surface, study suggests

Lumosity Brain-Training Didn't Boost Thinking Skills: Study July 10, 2017

Young adults who took the program performed no better than those who played video games

How Poor Sleep Might Raise Odds for Alzheimer's July 10, 2017

A few bad nights might not hurt, but chronic sleep problems may be cause for concern, researcher says

Severe Head Injury May Raise Dementia Risk Years Later July 05, 2017

Threat even higher when injury occurs in middle age, study reveals

No Such Thing as Menstrual Memory Fog July 05, 2017

Changes in hormones don't seem to affect the female brain, small study finds

Why People With Autism Avoid Eye Contact June 30, 2017

Direct gaze stresses part of the brain tied to social behavior; the study finding might improve therapies

Could a High IQ Mean a Longer Life? June 29, 2017

Lifestyle choices may explain why gifted kids tend to outlive their peers, study suggests

Slowed Walking, Shrinking Brain? June 29, 2017

Seniors whose pace dropped showed shrinkage in brain region linked to memory, spatial orientation

Popular Heartburn Meds Don't Raise Alzheimer's Risk: Study June 28, 2017

New research debunks other studies suggesting that medications used to treat ulcers, reflux cause mental decline

Force, Frequency of Head Hits Jump as Young Football Players Get Older June 27, 2017

Findings confirm that these injuries are linked to level of play

OCD May Be Linked to Inflammation in the Brain: Study June 22, 2017

Breakthrough could spur better treatments for anxiety disorder, researchers say

Head Position May Not Affect Outcome After Stroke June 21, 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 June 20, 2017

Study finds they can last up to 11 years after initial injury

Many Chronic Illnesses Linked to Suicide Risk June 20, 2017

Odds 9 times higher for people with traumatic brain injury, study suggests

Childhood Chemo May Have Lasting Effects on Memory June 20, 2017

Study found timing of treatment seemed to play a role

Sticky Brain 'Plaques' Implicated in Alzheimer's Again June 13, 2017

Researchers believe these substances form in early stages of the memory-robbing disease

Could Your Breakfast Cloud Your Judgment? June 12, 2017

Responses to unfair financial offer differed after high-carb versus high-protein meal, study found

Even Moderate Drinking May Dull the Aging Brain June 07, 2017

Findings suggest U.S. drinking guidelines might be too liberal

Why Teen Mental Ability Surges While Brain Shrinks June 06, 2017

Researchers say they may have answer to an enduring anatomy riddle

What You Need to Know About Antidepressants June 02, 2017

They work by affecting brain chemicals that regulate mood, FDA explains

MS-Related Brain Changes May Affect Social Skills June 01, 2017

Study might explain why some multiple sclerosis patients stop understanding what others are feeling

Can People 'Sniff' Out Illness in Others? May 30, 2017

Study suggests humans use vision and smell to detect infection more than thought

Bystander CPR Helps Save Brain Function After Near-Drowning May 26, 2017

Heart compressions were even more effective than automatic defibrillator, study finds

Health Tip: Exercise Your Brain Every Day May 26, 2017

Here's what seniors can do

Women Aren't Better at Reading People's Faces After All May 19, 2017

Study found men were just as good at gauging others in social settings

Brain Scans Spot Where Fear and Anxiety Live May 18, 2017

Unusually large 'striatum' is linked to inability to cope with uncertainty, research shows

Black, Hispanic Americans Less Likely to See a Neurologist May 17, 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 May 15, 2017

2-year difference seen between people with degenerative brain diseases and their healthy peers

Body Cooling May Help Brain After Cardiac Arrest May 10, 2017

Ask if your loved one qualifies, new guideline suggests

What Harms the Young Heart Also Hurts the Brain Later May 10, 2017

High blood pressure, smoking in teens tied to worse mental functioning at mid-life, study finds

Do You Overeat? Your Brain Wiring May Be Why May 09, 2017

New research might shed light on why women struggle with weight more than men do

Bystander CPR Not Only Saves Lives, It Lessens Disability: Study May 04, 2017

Good Samaritans can help prevent brain damage, nursing home care for cardiac arrest victims

Gene Mutation May Speed Alzheimer's Decline May 03, 2017

If beta-amyloid plaques are present in the brain, process is even faster, study finds

'Silent' Seizures Tied to Alzheimer's Symptoms May 02, 2017

Researchers suggest they're a potential target for treating the disease

Psychiatric Scars of Wartime Brain Injury May Linger for Years May 01, 2017

Study finds woes often continue, even if thinking, memory troubles subside

'Brain Age' May Help Predict When You'll Die April 27, 2017

An 'older' mind is linked to signs of physical and mental problems, study contends

Science Uncovers a True Meeting of the Minds April 27, 2017

When students are engaged in a classroom, their brainwaves sync up, new research finds

Walk Your Way to Better Brain Health? April 24, 2017

Impact of the foot provides a boost to blood flow, study says

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