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Could a Diet Help Shield You From Alzheimer's? March 27, 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 March 26, 2015

Findings suggest new avenue for identifying hidden injuries

Brains of Those With Anorexia React Differently to Hunger Signals March 26, 2015

Study also finds changes in areas that regulate self-control

Stents Meant to Prevent Stroke May Actually Boost Risk March 24, 2015

Use of blood thinners appears safer for narrowed brain arteries, experts say

Adopted Kids' Average IQ Higher Than Non-Adopted Siblings: Study March 23, 2015

Parents' education levels may account for difference, researchers suggest

Deep Brain Stimulation May Ease Some Parkinson's Pain for Years March 23, 2015

But new aches develop for many, researchers report

For Safety's Sake: A Young Star Player Quits Pro Football... March 20, 2015

... As many re-examine the health risks posed by America's favorite sport

A Sense of Purpose May Benefit Your Brain March 19, 2015

Study finds seniors with a positive mental state less likely to have cerebral tissue damage

Researchers Develop Screening for Early Memory Troubles March 18, 2015

Higher scores on test may indicate need for further evaluation, expert said

Age-Linked Memory Loss May Be Worse for Men, Study Finds March 16, 2015

And, early plaque build-up in brain may not play as strong a role in recall issues as suspected

Autism-Linked Genes May Be Tied to Slightly Higher IQ March 12, 2015

Those with genes associated with the disorder scored slightly higher on thinking tests, study finds

Teens' Heavy Pot Smoking Tied to Memory Problems March 12, 2015

Daily marijuana use also linked to brain abnormalities, study finds

Study Highlights Complexity of 'Hearing Voices' March 12, 2015

Many people 'hear' multiple characters, along with having bodily sensations

Ultrasound Used to Attack Alzheimer's-Linked Brain Plaque in Mice March 11, 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 March 11, 2015

You don't need to run marathons, researcher says

Brainpower Peaks in Different Ways as People Age, Study Finds March 11, 2015

Emotional intelligence best in middle age, overall knowledge base highest for seniors

Good Heart Health May Help Stave Off Dementia, Study Says March 10, 2015

Poorer cardiac function linked to doubled odds for mental decline

The Lower His IQ, the More a Young Guy Drinks? March 10, 2015

Heavy drinking and lesser intelligence linked in Swedish study

British Scientists Spot Brain's Pain Center March 09, 2015

One region matched up with self-reported levels of pain in study using new imaging technique

Could Smartphones Lower Intelligence? March 06, 2015

Study suggests that devices might promote lazy thinking and less brain use

Exercise May Boost Size of Some Brain Regions March 05, 2015

But it's not clear if these changes make a difference in aging, researcher says

Gout's Silver Lining: A Lower Risk for Alzheimer's? March 05, 2015

Study found people with the arthritic ailment had lower odds for dementia, but more research is needed

1 in 3 Americans Lives an Hour or More From a Stroke Center March 04, 2015

Least access found in southeastern U.S., researchers say

Fit Body at 40 May Keep Brain Bright at 60 March 04, 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 March 03, 2015

People as young as 20 have amyloid buildup, but researchers aren't sure what it means

Tracking Brain Blood Flow May Help Predict Concussion Outcomes March 02, 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 March 02, 2015

Therapy reduced pain level by about one-third for up to a month, study found

Skin Test for Alzheimer's, Parkinson's Shows Early Promise February 24, 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 February 23, 2015

Study of preemies who heard recordings from mom showed larger auditory cortex

Mouse Study Explores Secrets of Marijuana 'Munchies' February 18, 2015

Researcher says pot might help release an appetite-stimulating hormone

Graphic Images on Cigarette Labels Affect Smokers' Brains: Study February 16, 2015

Emotional pictures more memorable and reduce urge to smoke, researchers say

'Superagers' Seem to Have 'Younger' Brains, Researchers Find February 13, 2015

Their sharp memories at 80 and beyond may provide clues for treating dementia

'Play' May Be More Stressful for Kids With Autism: Study February 13, 2015

Brain scans also reveal apparent lack of social recognition during video play, researchers say

Smoking Linked to Damage in the Brain, Researchers Find February 13, 2015

Cigarette use thins key area for memory, thinking skills and language

Dehydration Linked to Greater Stroke Damage February 12, 2015

Thicker blood may be the reason why, study suggests

Eyes May Be Window to Outcomes After Stroke, Research Suggests February 11, 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 February 10, 2015

Korean study found low spirits a key factor in daytime sleepiness, nighttime awakenings

Creatine Doesn't Treat Parkinson's Disease, Study Says February 10, 2015

Research in mice had suggested this amino acid might help

Certain Allergy, Depression Meds Tied to Higher Odds for Dementia February 04, 2015

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

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

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

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