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Women Smokers at Higher Risk for Brain Bleed July 21, 2016

'Devastating' hemorrhage often affects younger people, neurologist says

Alzheimer's Gene May Show Effects in Childhood July 13, 2016

Brain scans reveal slower development in certain areas

New Drug Eases Huntington's Disease Symptoms: Study July 07, 2016

Experimental med seems to have fewer side effects than current treatment, researcher says

U.S. Army, French Drugmaker to Join Forces on Zika Vaccine July 06, 2016

Sanofi Pasteur says it has produced vaccines for viruses related to Zika

Memory Loss: Normal or a Sign of Trouble? June 30, 2016

Everyone experiences some forgetfulness, but the FDA explains when to be concerned

Zika Brain Damage May Occur in Babies With Normal-Sized Heads June 30, 2016

Study suggests microcephaly birth defect isn't always present; cases may be underreported

Success in Mice Shows Zika Vaccine 'Feasible' June 28, 2016

Two candidates provided protection after just one shot; clinical trials planned for later this year

Old Drug Boosts Brain's Memory Centers June 28, 2016

But more research needed before recommending methylene blue to those with memory loss, scientist says

Those Baby 'Milestones' May Have Longer-Term Importance June 27, 2016

Early standing could signal better learning and memory skills in preschool years, research suggests

DNA Tests May Spot Brain Infections June 24, 2016

Genetic sequencing of inflamed brain tissue helped scientists determine what was causing damage

Dallas Confirms 10 Zika Cases in Pregnant Women June 23, 2016

All were infected while traveling abroad; number of U.S. cases continues to rise

Abortion Rates Rising in Zika-Affected Countries, Study Shows June 22, 2016

Brazil, Ecuador have seen requests to a women's helpline double in 2016 over prior rates

Brain Tumors More Common in Better Educated, Wealthier Folks: Study June 21, 2016

But perhaps it's because they just pay more attention to their health, experts say

Are Commercial Brain-Training Programs Worth It? June 20, 2016

Study suggests 'placebo effect' might be at play

Zika Spreading Rapidly Through Puerto Rico: CDC June 17, 2016

Possibly hundreds of babies could be born with brain birth defect related to virus in coming year

Caffeine's Jolt Can Sometimes Be Short-Lived June 17, 2016

Stimulant effect diminishes after days of insufficient sleep, study finds

Extensive Surgery Best for an Aggressive Brain Cancer: Study June 16, 2016

Although larger procedure carries more risk, odds of longer survival are higher, researchers say

Novel Brain Cancer Treatment Taps Into Sound Waves June 15, 2016

Experimental device seems to help more chemotherapy reach tumors, researchers report

Brains of Teens With Type 2 Diabetes May Have Gray Matter Differences June 14, 2016

Scans showed variation compared to teens without the blood sugar disease, researchers report

The Teen Brain Likes Social Media 'Likes' June 02, 2016

Effect is similar to eating chocolate or winning money, researchers say

Early Alzheimer's Linked to Brain 'Leakage' May 31, 2016

Normally, blood-brain barrier prevents this from happening

Money, Language Barriers Can Affect Kids' Brain Injury Care May 31, 2016

Those on Medicaid have less access to necessary rehabilitation services, study says

Scans Spot Brain Region That Misfires in Depressed People May 31, 2016

Contrary to previous thinking, the habenula is less active during unpleasant experiences

Researchers Find 8 Immune Genes in Aggressive Brain Cancer May 25, 2016

Discovery might eventually lead to better treatment for glioblastoma multiforme

Concussion Tied to More School Problems Than Other Sports Injuries May 20, 2016

Study suggests need for 'return-to-learn' guidelines

Keep Busy! Stay Sharp! May 17, 2016

Study suggests a full schedule may enhance your mental prowess

Children's Brains 'Light Up' at Sound of Mom's Voice May 16, 2016

Regions linked to emotions, facial recognition and social function were all activated in scan study

A Barefoot Run Might Be a Brain Booster May 13, 2016

Avoiding injury requires greater concentration and mental power, research suggests

Zika Destroys Fetal Brain Cells, Lab Study Finds May 06, 2016

Virus appears to activate an immune system response that turns off or stunts cell development

Why Humans Have Bigger Brains May 04, 2016

Body fat, metabolism give people an evolutionary edge over other primates, study finds

Preemies' Brains Get Boost From Breast Milk May 03, 2016

MRI scans found infants who drank more of it had more brain tissue, study found

High School Football Players Suffer More Symptoms After Concussion: Study May 02, 2016

Meanwhile, youth league players most likely to return to field less than 24 hours after head injury

Playground-Related Brain Injuries on Rise in U.S. May 02, 2016

ERs treat more kids, perhaps because of greater concussion awareness, experts say

Sleep Doesn't Come Easy to Those With Brain Injuries April 27, 2016

And that may affect daytime performance at work or school, research suggests

Early Emotional Support May Help Kids Manage Feelings Later April 26, 2016

Preschool children given high levels of caring showed specific brain changes

Music Might Give Babies' Language Skills a Boost April 25, 2016

Small study suggests an effect, but just how long it may last is unclear

How the Brain Reads Other People's Faces April 20, 2016

Researchers say they spot region that decodes facial movements, such as a slight smile or furrowed brow

U.S. Health Experts Debate Advice to Women Once Zika Virus Arrives April 15, 2016

At issue: should women be told to avoid getting pregnant during mosquito season

Zika Virus Causes Brain Defects in Babies: CDC April 13, 2016

Agency says evidence confirms infection during early pregnancy leads to severe form of microcephaly

Alzheimer's Can Steal Ability to Know Loved Ones' Faces April 13, 2016

Loss of visual perception may occur early in course of disease, researchers say

Study Suggests Brain Damage in 40 Percent of Ex-NFL Players April 11, 2016

More than 42 percent also exhibit problems with thinking and memory, researchers say

At the Store or Work, a To-Do List Helps April 11, 2016

Unfamiliar items or tasks don't come to mind easily, research finds

Harmful Artery-Stiffening Seen in Healthy 40-Year-Olds April 05, 2016

Evidence of brain changes at such an early age surprises researchers

Sleepless Nights Linked to Brain Changes in Study April 05, 2016

People with insomnia said to have more white matter abnormalities

Mindfulness Training May Ease PTSD April 01, 2016

Study of war veterans shows the therapy triggers brain changes that seem to help manage thoughts, memories

Scientists Reduce Alzheimer's-Linked Brain Plaques in Mice March 31, 2016

Team used gene therapy, but there's no guarantee same method will help humans

Right Brain Scan Could Aid in Stroke Recovery: Study March 31, 2016

It might help predict speech and language recovery in those who suffer stroke in brain's left side, researchers find

Study Explores Mechanism Between Zika Virus, Birth Defects March 30, 2016

Protein on fetal stem cells provides pathway for Zika; discovery might lead to infection-blocking drugs, researchers say

Could Less Time Spent Online Signal Early Alzheimer's? March 28, 2016

Researchers think diminishing mental capacities might be behind drop in computer use

Brain Stimulation May Help People With Anorexia March 25, 2016

Depression treatment cut urge to restrict food, study says

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