Page 1 of 21, 1022 articles total

Lead Exposure May Be Bigger Threat to Boys Than Girls January 30, 2015

Hormones may offer young females some protection from toxic effects, study says

More Evidence That Boxing Can Lead to Brain Damage January 30, 2015

Repeated blows to head tied to changes seen on MRIs, lower test scores, study finds

Eye Tracking May Help to Spot Concussions Quickly January 29, 2015

Simple technique offers possible way to assess brain injury severity, study says

Study Underscores Power of Placebo Effect January 28, 2015

Parkinson's patients given fake drugs fared better on 'more expensive' medication

Some Kids With Autism Show Improvement by Age 6: Study January 28, 2015

20 percent experienced gains in daily functioning, 11 percent had less severe symptoms, researchers say

'Long Life' Gene Might Make Some Smarter, Too: Study January 27, 2015

Greater size of particular brain region predicted better function

Concussions Linked to Memory Loss in Study of Retired NFL Players January 27, 2015

Researchers found differences and evidence of damage in areas of brain related to recall

Certain Allergy, Depression Meds Tied to Higher Odds for Dementia January 26, 2015

Class of drugs interferes with a key brain chemical, but study can't prove cause-and-effect

Childhood Neglect May Affect Brain Development, Study Says January 26, 2015

Changes in white matter seen in institutionalized children

Exercise May Tone Up Women's Bodies <i>and</i> Minds January 23, 2015

Regular physical activity appears to boost oxygen supply to the brain, study says

'Hidden' Brain Damage Seen in Vets With Blast Injuries January 23, 2015

Autopsies showed broken, swollen nerve fibers in regions related to memory, reasoning

Family Stories May Help Coma Patients Recover January 22, 2015

When relatives read detailed recollections of significant events, improvements were seen

Leaks in Brain May Contribute to Dementia January 21, 2015

Study finds blood vessels in older adults break down

Scientists Spot Gene Linked to Tanning 'Addiction' January 16, 2015

Understanding biology behind dependence important because of rising skin cancer rates, expert says

Eyes Wide Shut: Key to a Keener Memory? January 16, 2015

Study volunteers had better recall of details in video depicting crimes if they closed their eyes

The Mind May Be a Muscle Booster January 12, 2015

Mental imagery reduces muscle loss associated with immobilization, study suggests

Brain Scans Give New Clues to Chronic Pain January 12, 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 January 09, 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 January 08, 2015

Thefts, traffic violations may be first signs of mental decline, researchers say

Extra Bed Rest May Not Be Best for Kids With Concussions January 05, 2015

Two days proved more effective than five days in small study of teens

Vaccine for Deer Against 'Mad Cow'-Like Illness Shows Promise December 21, 2014

Might be useful for livestock and even people, researchers say

Can You Balance on One Leg? You May Have Lower Stroke Risk December 18, 2014

Inability to stand on one foot for 20-plus seconds could suggest brain vessel damage, study contends

'Homing Signal' in Brain Helps Humans Navigate, Research Shows December 18, 2014

Finding may explain why some people are less likely to get lost than others

Music Classes Boost Language Skills, Study Says December 16, 2014

Kids who actively participate show greater thought processing gains

Alcohol Before Bedtime Won't Help Your Sleep, Study Finds December 15, 2014

Researchers advise against using booze to help get shut-eye

Study Shows Why Expert Pilots Are Experts December 14, 2014

Accomplished aviators process visual information more efficiently than less experienced ones

Hormone Treatment for Brain Injury Fails to Meet Expectations December 10, 2014

Progesterone study halted early because of disappointing results

Sleep Apnea May Raise Risk for Dementia December 10, 2014

Study suggests low oxygen levels, less time in deep shut-eye may contribute to brain changes

Prenatal Exposure to Common Chemicals Linked to Lower IQs in Study December 10, 2014

Children's IQs were about 7 points lower among mothers with the highest exposures

Does High-Fructose Corn Syrup Make People Hungrier? December 10, 2014

Study suggests link between fructose and obesity

Brain Inflammation a Hallmark of Autism, Study Shows December 10, 2014

But researchers stress it does not cause developmental disorder

Abnormalities Found in Brains of Young Bipolar Patients Who Try Suicide December 09, 2014

Scans found evidence of less connection between areas that control emotion, motivation and memory

Brain Scans Yield Clues to Future Stroke Risk December 04, 2014

Those with damage due to lack of blood flow more likely to suffer recurrence

Study Links Running to Lower Alzheimer's Death Risk December 04, 2014

Higher fruit intake, cholesterol-lowering drugs also associated with reduced risk, researchers say

Study Questions Safety of Adrenaline Shots for Cardiac Arrest December 01, 2014

Emergency procedure can restart heart, but may raise risk of brain damage, researchers say

Infants Remember a Good Time, Study Finds December 01, 2014

Positive reinforcement seems to improve memory, researchers say

High School Football Tied to Brain Changes, Even Without Concussion December 01, 2014

Small study suggests that blows to the head in a typical season might alter brain

Too Few Americans Undergo Dementia Screening November 26, 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 November 26, 2014

Learning of second language also seems to boost brain, study says

Your Dog Really Is Listening to You November 26, 2014

Study finds canines process speech in a human-like way

Brain Abnormality Spotted in Many SIDS Babies November 25, 2014

But finding is too preliminary to say it causes the deadly condition, experts say

Ick! Tapeworm Infecting Man's Brain Yields Genetic Secrets November 21, 2014

Parasite was causing seizures, headaches in 50-year-old, researchers say

Alcoholism Damages Brain's White Matter, Scans Show November 18, 2014

Areas tied to decision-making, such as how much to drink, seem most affected, researchers say

Trans Fats May Sap Your Memory November 18, 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 November 17, 2014

Shortened lifespan, disability often come in wake of these injuries, study finds

Talking to Friend While Driving? May Be Safer When They See the Road, Too November 14, 2014

Either sitting beside you or via videophone would be safer than standard cellphone call, study contends

Falls Leading Cause of Serious Head Trauma for Kids, Study Shows November 12, 2014

Seatbelts and bike helmets can help prevent severe head injuries, experts say

Mouse Study Suggests Brain Is Damaged Early in Lou Gehrig's Disease November 11, 2014

Scientists say finding sheds new light on progression of the illness

Can Video Game Play Help Young Minds Learn? November 10, 2014

Both skilled and unskilled players showed improved learning abilities in small study

Chronic Pot Smoking May Alter Brain, Study Suggests November 10, 2014

But shrinkage seen in brain scans doesn't show impact on functioning, pro-pot experts say

NAVIGATION WE ARE HERE TO HELP YOU! STAY CONNECTED Like Tweet Share Pin it Follow