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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

6 Out of 7 Possible Concussions May Have Been Missed in 2014 World Cup June 27, 2017

Players should be assessed using soccer group's international recommendations

Lifestyle Changes Might Prevent or Slow Dementia June 22, 2017

The public should be aware of this encouraging research, expert says

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

Rogue Genes May Cause Some ALS Cases June 21, 2017

Most people with Lou Gehrig's disease have no known family history of it

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

Seniors Get Good Results From Herniated Disc Surgery June 16, 2017

Age is no reason to avoid the operation, Norwegian researchers report

Are U.S. Teens Now as Inactive as 60-Year-Olds? June 16, 2017

The lack of exercise more evident among females than males, study says

Centenarians Often Healthier Than Younger Seniors: Study June 15, 2017

They have less chronic disease than those in their 80s and 90s, researcher says

Video Call May Be as Good as Doctor Visit for Headache June 14, 2017

Telemedicine offers a convenient alternative for sufferers, study authors say

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

Stay Safe as Summer Temps Soar June 12, 2017

ER physician offers advice on avoiding heat health problems

Boys More Likely to Hide a Concussion Than Girls June 09, 2017

Study of high school athletes suggests fear of looking 'weak' might play a role

Fido May Be a Fit Senior's Best Friend June 09, 2017

Study finds walking a dog helps older people meet goals for moderate to vigorous exercise

Excess Alcohol May Speed Muscle Loss in Older Women June 07, 2017

After menopause, frequent drinkers had four times the risk of sarcopenia, study found

U.S. Liver Cancer Deaths Have Doubled Since 1980s: Study June 07, 2017

It's now fifth-leading cause of cancer death in men and No. 8 among women

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

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

Persistent Pain May Lead to Memory Troubles June 06, 2017

Study even suggests link between chronic aches and dementia risk

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

'Making the Best of It': Families Face the Heavy Burden of Alzheimer's June 02, 2017

With U.S. cases expected to triple to 16 million by 2050, support for caregivers desperately needed

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

Depression Often a Precursor to Falls in Elderly People May 26, 2017

But study found proper dose of psychiatric drugs might erase that danger

Warming Climate, More Sleepless Nights? May 26, 2017

Poor and elderly will feel the heat the most, study predicts

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

Here's what seniors can do

Alzheimer's Deaths Jump 55 Percent: CDC May 25, 2017

More patients also dying at home, with the caregiving burden falling on loved ones

Compound in Pot Eases Severe Form of Epilepsy May 24, 2017

Cannabidiol not associated with the 'high' of marijuana, researchers report

Chances of Successful CPR Dwindle as Seniors Age May 23, 2017

Study finds fewer older Americans are trained to do it or receive it if needed

Study Casts Doubt on Need for Statins in the 'Healthy Old' May 22, 2017

But specialists cite research flaws, limitations

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

This Combo Workout May Suit Obese Seniors Best May 17, 2017

Aerobic-plus-resistance regimen boosts bone and muscles, study 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

Your Doctor's Age Might Affect Your Care May 17, 2017

Study found older patients' hospital survival was slightly higher when their physician was younger

Playgrounds Aren't Always All Fun and Games May 16, 2017

Fortunately, there are ways to prevent injuries to children, ER doc says

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

Humans Do Just Fine When Sniffing Out Smells May 11, 2017

Review upends long-held myth that other mammals are able to identify more scents

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

Thin People Not More Prone to Alzheimer's, Study Finds May 09, 2017

Gene-based research suggests that, instead, early stage disease might cause weight loss

Wives, Daughters Shoulder Most of Alzheimer's Care Burden May 09, 2017

Careers, finances may take a hit because of caregiving demands, researchers say

Scientists Uncover Root of Graying, Thinning Hair May 08, 2017

Findings in mice might lead to treatments that stop baldness and gray hair

FDA Approves 1st New Drug for ALS in Decades May 08, 2017

Radicava, given intravenously, slows decline in patients with deadly neurological disease

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