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Could Obesity Be Wired Into Some Children's Brains? November 24, 2015

Food smells elicit stronger reactions in heavier kids, small study finds

Alzheimer's-Linked Brain Plaques May Also Slow Blood Flow November 24, 2015

Amyloid beta clumps may constrict blood flow, adding to neurological woes, animal studies suggest

Health Tip: Promote Better Brain Health November 24, 2015

Feed it knowledge and nutrition

New 'Collar' Aims to Help Shield Brain From Concussion November 20, 2015

Device boosts brain fluid to create a cushioning effect, developers say

Rare Nervous System Disorder Can Put Pregnancy at Risk: Study November 18, 2015

Condition that affects eyes and spinal cord tied to miscarriage, other complications, researchers say

Brain Differences May Explain Why Some With Schizophrenia Hallucinate November 17, 2015

Researchers focus on area near the front of the brain

Alzheimer's-Linked Gene Tied to Brain Bleeds in Men: Study November 17, 2015

Researchers find increased risk in those with ApoE4

Failing Sense of Smell Might Be Alzheimer's Warning November 16, 2015

As the ability to identify odors goes, so does mental ability, researchers say

Physical Fitness Linked to Mental Fitness in Seniors November 12, 2015

Study found regular activity associated with better connections between different brain regions

Brain Scans May Reveal Which Coma Patients Will Recover November 11, 2015

But study was small and more research is needed before technique can be used to guide patient care, author says

Strong Legs Linked to Strong Mind November 11, 2015

Study of women suggests boosting walking force, speed pays mental dividends as you age

Challenges for Extreme Preemies Can Last into Teens November 09, 2015

But majority of very preterm or very small newborns do well, experts say

Many Who Survive Cardiac Arrest Don't Suffer Brain Damage November 09, 2015

Research finds that 84 percent of survivors retain their mental function

Could Brain Stimulation Be a Way to Weight Loss? November 06, 2015

Small study suggests promise, but one expert finds the idea 'alarming'

Your DNA May Explain High-Calorie Food Cravings November 05, 2015

Genetic discovery could lead to new treatments for obesity, researchers say

Extracting Clot Beats Clot-Busting Drug Alone in Study of Stroke Patients November 03, 2015

People who had removal procedure were more likely to have functional independence after 90 days

Weight, Exercise May Affect Children's Thinking Skills November 02, 2015

Kids who participate in dance or sports better able to pay attention and solve problems, research suggests

'Green' Office May Boost Brainpower October 30, 2015

Small study finds gains in employee productivity

Research Gives Clues to Why Some Benefit More From Drug for Bipolar Disorder October 28, 2015

Key brain cell differences could play a role in lithium's effectiveness, researchers say

Feeling Extra Forgetful May Signal Dementia Ahead October 28, 2015

Older women who thought their memory was worse than average had greater risk of problems, study found

Few Americans Know Warning Signs of Stroke October 27, 2015

New song can help people recall symptoms and act quickly if one occurs, experts say

Scientists Explore Role of 'Love Hormone' in Boosting Social Ties October 26, 2015

Oxytocin linked to marijuana-like molecule in the brain, study says

Shaken Baby Syndrome Program Didn't Reduce Injuries: Study October 26, 2015

Over 3 years, more than 90 percent of North Carolina parents of newborns participated

Safe Tackling OK in Youth Football, Pediatricians' Group Says October 26, 2015

New policy statement urges proper training, supervision to avoid injuries among young players

Limiting Tackling Limits Concussions: Study October 26, 2015

Brain injury rate twice as high in seasons where tackling wasn't limited during practices

Celiac Disease Doesn't Seem to Boost Dementia Risk: Study October 23, 2015

People with the digestive disorder may complain of 'brain fog,' but researchers say they aren't more likely to get Alzheimer's

Brain Chemistry May Change to Cope With Pain October 23, 2015

Researchers document increase in opiate receptors in arthritis patients

Brain Differences Seen in Young Adults at Genetic Risk of Alzheimer's October 22, 2015

They showed less activity in cells used for spatial navigation, researchers report

ADHD May Have Different Effects on Brains of Boys and Girls October 22, 2015

Study findings might explain different behaviors seen in genders, experts say

Mediterranean Diet May Keep Your Mind Healthier in Old Age October 21, 2015

Seniors who ate more foods tied to the eating plan, especially fish, had bigger brains, study says

Magnetic Brain Stimulation Offers Promise for Stroke Victims: Study October 21, 2015

Noninvasive transcranial therapy had effect on arm movements, researchers say

Nerve Disorder in Horses May Offer Clues to Alzheimer's October 16, 2015

Buildup of amyloid protein in the brain evident in both conditions, study says

Big Brain Doesn't Mean Big Smarts October 16, 2015

Researchers say brain structure plays more of a role in intelligence

Brain Inflammation May Be Linked to Schizophrenia October 16, 2015

Findings raise possibility of testing, early treatment, researchers say

Weight, Growth Early in Life May Affect Adult Brain October 09, 2015

Poor nutrition during childhood tied to poorer sight, hearing, and even thinking later on, study finds

Concussion Recovery May Be Delayed in Older Adults October 06, 2015

Research suggests head injuries later in life cause more profound effects

Childhood Brain Tumor Survivors May Have Memory Troubles October 02, 2015

Study suggests brain has to use different regions than normal to get the job done

Dizziness After Standing May Hint at Higher Risk of Early Death September 23, 2015

But other conditions, such as dehydration and diabetes, can also make you woozy, experts say

Experiment Shows 'Mind Reading' a Real Possibility September 23, 2015

Translating thoughts into electrical signals sent over the Internet allowed two people to communicate

Researchers Pinpoint Brain Region That Manages Multistep Tasks September 23, 2015

Brain injury, diseases can easily disrupt this area that helps control behavior, study finds

Exercise May Help Keep an Aging Mind Agile September 21, 2015

Study found seniors who were more active showed more activity in brain scans

Hi-Tech Scans Spot Brain Damage in High Blood Pressure Patients September 17, 2015

Researchers suggest doctors could use technology to identify possible therapies to fight mental decline

Dog Owners Help Scientists Get Inside Pooches' Minds September 16, 2015

Playing games with their pets yields 'quality data'

Brain Scans May Take Guesswork Out of Schizophrenia Treatment September 16, 2015

Goal is to help physicians make better drug choices for psychotic patients

MRI Helps Detect Brain Bleeding Soon After Traumatic Brain Injury September 15, 2015

Military study suggests patients might get better, more timely treatments if scans are done promptly

Sleep Apnea Treatment May Reverse Unhealthy Brain Changes September 14, 2015

In small study, continuous positive airway pressure reduced nerve activity that causes heart ills

Removing All Visible Cancer Is Key to Treating Aggressive Brain Tumors September 14, 2015

Study of almost 100 children also finds greater survival rate for girls than boys after surgery

Soft Skin of Others May Be an Illusion, Study Says September 10, 2015

Pleasant sensation through touch may help build social bonds, researchers suggest

Psychopaths May Not Yawn Along With You September 04, 2015

Not responding to this normally 'contagious' cue might signal a lack of empathy, researchers suggest

Researchers Explore Memory Problems Related to Parkinson's September 04, 2015

Brain scans revealed changes in white and gray matter