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Scientists 'Rewrite' Bad Memories in Mice August 27, 2014

Manipulation of brain cells can switch negative emotions to positive ones, researchers say

Study: Young Adults Who Had Depression Have 'Hyper-Connected' Brain Networks August 27, 2014

Finding might help predict, prevent and treat the disorder, researchers say

2 Cases Suggest Stem Cell Transplant Might Ease 'Stiff Person' Syndrome August 26, 2014

Rare condition causes 'tin soldier' gait, uncontrolled muscle spasms, researchers say

Hormone Might Help Preemies' Brains August 26, 2014

But one expert says more evidence on EPO is needed

'Sleep Drunkenness' Is Common and Linked to Other Behavior Issues August 26, 2014

But condition remains poorly defined and little understood, researcher says

Deep Brain Stimulation Safe for Older Parkinson's Patients: Study August 26, 2014

Rates of complications did not rise with age, researchers report

Steer Clear of Dietary Supplements for Concussions: FDA August 26, 2014

Agency warns that no evidence supports claims of faster recovery from a head injury

Playing Video Game May Boost MS Patients' Balance: Study August 26, 2014

Research suggests regular use of Wii accessory might rewire the brain

When It Comes to a Growing Child, the Brain Comes First August 26, 2014

Needs of the developing human brain trump physical growth, research suggests

Mental Decline a Risk Factor for Stroke, Study Suggests August 25, 2014

Link may lie in impaired blood circulation to the brain, researchers say

Start School Later for Older Kids, Pediatricians Urge August 25, 2014

Opening bell should be no earlier than 8:30, says Academy of Pediatrics

One Part of the Brain Doesn't Age, Study Suggests August 22, 2014

Spatial attention skills don't seem to decline over time

Kids With Autism Have Extra Brain Connections, Study Says August 21, 2014

Too many of these 'synapses' could be a problem, but medicines might someday help prune them away

Seniors' Sleep Woes May Be Linked to Loss of Brain Cells August 20, 2014

Decline of these neurons occurs with aging, Alzheimer's, researchers say

Health Tip: Strengthening Your Brain August 20, 2014

Suggestions for seniors to stay sharp

Fitness May Boost Kids' Brainpower August 19, 2014

Study found fitter kids had different white matter, which helps brain regions communicate with each other

Researchers Pinpoint Brain Region Where Contextual Memories Are Made August 12, 2014

Rat study may shed light on Alzheimer's in humans, scientists say

Researchers Create Functional 3-D Brain-Like Tissue August 12, 2014

Discovery allows for study of brain injuries and potential treatments

Preemies' Thinking Skills May Catch Up by Adolescence August 12, 2014

Study hints at the importance of nutrition and a stimulating home environment

Front-of-Head Hits Blamed for Nearly Half of Young Football Player Concussions August 11, 2014

High school injury reports support safer tackling efforts

Older Adults Sharpest in the Morning, Study Finds August 08, 2014

This might be best time of day to schedule mentally challenging tasks

Researchers Closer to Test for Human Form of 'Mad Cow' Disease August 06, 2014

New methods that test urine or nasal tissue samples appear promising: studies

Clues to How Heavy Drinking in Pregnancy Harms Child's Brain August 05, 2014

Study may explain why attention, behavior problems persist in kids with fetal alcohol disorders

High Blood Pressure in Middle Age, Weaker Brain Later? August 04, 2014

Study shows a link, but it's unclear if medications in midlife will ward off dementia

Hit TV Show or Not? Brainwaves May Tell August 01, 2014

In study, a few viewers' brain activity corresponded to wider public's reactions to programming

Scientists Shed Light on Link Between Depression, Dementia July 30, 2014

Researchers deem depression an independent risk factor for dementia

Different Areas of Brain Affected in Autism, Sensory Disorders July 30, 2014

Sophisticated brain scans show the two conditions are somewhat similar, but are also markedly different

Gene Mutation May Make Food More Tempting July 30, 2014

Study shows most common genetic link to obesity triggers activity in the brain's reward centers

Adults Who've Abused Alcohol May Be at Risk for Memory Problems July 30, 2014

Researchers say long-term consequences are little-known

Could a Blood Test Predict Suicide Risk? July 30, 2014

Certain gene-based chemical changes seem to accompany suicidal behavior, study finds

Less Flexibility Seen in Brain Wiring of Kids With Autism: Study July 29, 2014

Scans reveal differences that might explain why transitions are difficult

'Love Hormone' Oxytocin May Help Some With Autism July 29, 2014

Study found it boosted ability of certain patients to read facial expressions, nonverbal cues

A Healthy Lifestyle May Deflect Dementia July 15, 2014

Older folks who began eating right, exercising did better on memory and problem-solving tests in study

Alzheimer's Rate Falling in the United States, Studies Show July 15, 2014

Improved heart health may be one reason for decline seen in some developed countries

Omega-3s in Diet May Help Ward Off Lou Gehrig's Disease July 15, 2014

Study found strong association between higher intake and lower odds for ALS

Babies' Brains Prep for Speech Long Before First Words Come Out July 14, 2014

Scans found motor areas were activated when infants heard others talking, researchers report

Brains of Sex Addicts May Be Wired Like Those of Drug Addicts, Study Finds July 11, 2014

Porn triggered activity in brain centers also tied to drug addiction responses, researcher says

Like Humans, Chimps' Smarts May Rely on Genes July 10, 2014

DNA seems more important than upbringing or gender when it comes to intelligence, study found

Headbanging to Heavy Metal Music Linked To Man's Brain Bleed July 04, 2014

Practice is occasionally implicated in whiplash, blood vessel tears, researchers noted

Researchers Discover How 'Magic Mushrooms' Affect the Brain July 03, 2014

MRIs showed brain activity that mirrored what's seen in a dream-like state

Gluten-Free Diet May Lift the 'Fog' of Celiac Patients, Study Says June 27, 2014

Scores on attention, memory tests improved after one year

Veterans With Brain Injury May Be at Risk for Dementia: Study June 25, 2014

They were 60 percent more likely to develop disease, and to develop it earlier, researchers say

Lifetime of Learning Might Thwart Dementia, Study Suggests June 23, 2014

Even taking up intellectual pursuits in mid-life appears to aid the brain

Hypnosis May Help Improve Deep Sleep June 20, 2014

Study finds that those highly suggestible to hypnosis can have deeper sleep after hypnotic suggestion

Head Injuries Tied to Higher Migraine Risk for Veterans June 19, 2014

Blast wounds and wartime stress are both known to increase headache risk, study authors say

Mouse Study Supports Notion of 'Tanning Addiction' June 19, 2014

'Feel-good' hormones respond to daily UV light exposure, researchers find

Anxiety May Affect Kids' Brains June 17, 2014

MRIs show larger 'fear center' in those who are more anxious

Mom's Epilepsy Drugs Appear Safe in Breast Milk June 16, 2014

Babies' brains and IQs don't seem to be affected by mother's medication, study finds

Study: Similar Outcomes From Combat Head Injuries, Regardless of Cause June 16, 2014

Researchers looked at blast- and nonblast-related trauma in Iraq-Afghanistan veterans

MRI Technique May Help Detect Parkinson's Earlier June 12, 2014

Larger research trials needed to confirm study's encouraging findings, experts say

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