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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

Autism Behaviors May Differ in Boys and Girls September 04, 2015

Study also found gender differences in brains of children with the disorder

Treatments for Brain Cancer Take Heavy Toll on the Brain September 03, 2015

Brain volume dropped, other structural changes seen in small study

Type 2 Diabetes Linked to More Alzheimer's Brain 'Tangles' September 02, 2015

Obesity might also be behind the increase, researchers say

Too Much Weight in Midlife Tied to Earlier Alzheimer's September 01, 2015

Slimming down might delay dementia, research suggests

Childhood Cancer Survivors Who've Had One Stroke at Risk of Second August 26, 2015

Rate is double that of people without cancer who've lived through one stroke, study finds

Mixed Findings on Pot's Effect on the Developing Brain August 26, 2015

One of two new studies suggests marijuana use in teen years might be more harmful for males

No Mental Benefits Seen for Elderly Who Stop Blood Pressure Meds August 24, 2015

Prior research had suggested that the drugs might have negative effect on memory and thinking

Preteen Football Tied to Brain Changes in Retired NFL Players: Study August 21, 2015

Repeated blows to the head in youth may cause structural disruptions, researcher says

Why the Aging Brain Is More Vulnerable to Alzheimer's August 20, 2015

Toxic waste proteins aren't flushed as quickly from older brains, study finds

Type 2 Diabetes Linked to Language Problems in Women August 14, 2015

But study only found association between insulin resistance and test that hints at brain health

Scientists May Have Found 'Marker' for Schizophrenia August 12, 2015

Brain changes exist before mental illness is diagnosed, researchers say

Some Babies May Pick Up 2nd Language More Easily August 10, 2015

Research suggests a behavior called 'gaze shifting' may be key

Music Therapy Might Help People With Epilepsy August 10, 2015

By studying brain wave activity, researchers noticed differences in how patients reacted to tunes

Kidney Problems Linked to Brain Disorders: Study August 06, 2015

Reduced blood flow likely to blame, researcher suggests

Poor Thinking Skills in Seniors Linked to Heart Attack, Stroke Risks August 05, 2015

Common tie between disorders may be blood vessels, expert suggests

Brain Scans Show Why Reading to Kids Is Good for Them August 05, 2015

Those who heard stories regularly showed more activity in areas linked to word meanings, imagination

Head Injury Tied to Long-Term Attention Issues in Kids August 03, 2015

Study says brief lapses in attention can persist, even if brain injury is mild

Regular, Moderate Coffee Drinking Tied to Better Brain Health in Seniors July 31, 2015

But those who upped daily intake actually had higher odds for a precursor to dementia, researchers say

Heart Disease, Alzheimer's Linked by Common Risk Factors July 28, 2015

Study finds diabetes, smoking and obesity also affect brain areas tied in memory

Early Birth Linked to Introversion, Neuroticism in Adult Life July 27, 2015

Study found people who were very premature at birth were more likely to be socially withdrawn

High Blood Sugar May Boost Alzheimer's Risk July 27, 2015

Insulin resistance can inhibit signaling between brain cells and affect memory, study suggests

Climate Change May Be Pushing 'Brain-Eating' Amoeba to Northern Lakes July 24, 2015

Deadly organism prefers warmer waters, expert says

High School Band Classes May Boost Teen Brains July 24, 2015

Study suggests music instruction can help students do better in school

Healthy Diet May Help Shield the Aging Brain July 23, 2015

Older adults who ate better maintained problem-solving and planning skills, study finds

Common Diabetes Meds Tied to Lower Risk for Parkinson's July 21, 2015

Study can't prove cause and effect, but saw dip in odds for people taking drugs such as Actos and Avandia

Minds of Older Women Fuzzier After General Anesthesia Than Men's July 21, 2015

Post-surgical decline less evident in elderly males, study says

Women Descend Into Alzheimer's at Twice the Speed of Men: Study July 21, 2015

Investigators find gender differences in progression from mild cognitive impairment

Loneliness May Fuel Mental Decline in Old Age July 20, 2015

Slower deterioration seen in people with more satisfying relationships, researchers say

Poverty May Hinder Kids' Brain Development, Study Says July 20, 2015

Reduced gray matter, lower test scores reported for poor children

Will Good Students Be Able to Sidestep Alzheimer's? July 20, 2015

Better grades, complex jobs linked to a lower risk for dementia, research suggests

Type 1 Diabetes Linked to Higher Risk of Dementia July 20, 2015

Study found people with blood sugar disorder were about 80 percent more likely to have memory troubles

Could a Saliva Test Help Spot Alzheimer's? July 20, 2015

Very small study shows some promise, but much more research will be needed, experts say

Magnetic Pulses to Brain May Ease Ringing in the Ears July 17, 2015

Small study found it helped half of those with tinnitus

Could That Before-Dinner Drink Make You Eat More? July 17, 2015

In some people, alcohol causes the brain to focus on food aromas, study finds

Screams Tap Into Brain's Fear Response July 16, 2015

Certain sound frequencies alert mind to potential trouble, researchers say