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OCD May Be Linked to Inflammation in the Brain: Study June 22, 2017

Breakthrough could spur better treatments for anxiety disorder, researchers say

Head Position May Not Affect Outcome After Stroke June 21, 2017

International study suggests patients will do as well sitting up as following doctor's orders to lie on their backs

Severe Headaches Plague Vets With Traumatic Brain Injuries June 20, 2017

Study finds they can last up to 11 years after initial injury

Many Chronic Illnesses Linked to Suicide Risk June 20, 2017

Odds 9 times higher for people with traumatic brain injury, study suggests

Childhood Chemo May Have Lasting Effects on Memory June 20, 2017

Study found timing of treatment seemed to play a role

Sticky Brain 'Plaques' Implicated in Alzheimer's Again June 13, 2017

Researchers believe these substances form in early stages of the memory-robbing disease

Could Your Breakfast Cloud Your Judgment? June 12, 2017

Responses to unfair financial offer differed after high-carb versus high-protein meal, study found

Even Moderate Drinking May Dull the Aging Brain June 07, 2017

Findings suggest U.S. drinking guidelines might be too liberal

Why Teen Mental Ability Surges While Brain Shrinks June 06, 2017

Researchers say they may have answer to an enduring anatomy riddle

What You Need to Know About Antidepressants June 02, 2017

They work by affecting brain chemicals that regulate mood, FDA explains

MS-Related Brain Changes May Affect Social Skills June 01, 2017

Study might explain why some multiple sclerosis patients stop understanding what others are feeling

Can People 'Sniff' Out Illness in Others? May 30, 2017

Study suggests humans use vision and smell to detect infection more than thought

Bystander CPR Helps Save Brain Function After Near-Drowning May 26, 2017

Heart compressions were even more effective than automatic defibrillator, study finds

Health Tip: Exercise Your Brain Every Day May 26, 2017

Here's what seniors can do

Women Aren't Better at Reading People's Faces After All May 19, 2017

Study found men were just as good at gauging others in social settings

Brain Scans Spot Where Fear and Anxiety Live May 18, 2017

Unusually large 'striatum' is linked to inability to cope with uncertainty, research shows

Black, Hispanic Americans Less Likely to See a Neurologist May 17, 2017

They more often wind up in the ER and face higher medical costs than white patients, study shows

Study Looks at Parkinson's Effect on Life Span May 15, 2017

2-year difference seen between people with degenerative brain diseases and their healthy peers

Body Cooling May Help Brain After Cardiac Arrest May 10, 2017

Ask if your loved one qualifies, new guideline suggests

What Harms the Young Heart Also Hurts the Brain Later May 10, 2017

High blood pressure, smoking in teens tied to worse mental functioning at mid-life, study finds

Do You Overeat? Your Brain Wiring May Be Why May 09, 2017

New research might shed light on why women struggle with weight more than men do

Bystander CPR Not Only Saves Lives, It Lessens Disability: Study May 04, 2017

Good Samaritans can help prevent brain damage, nursing home care for cardiac arrest victims

Gene Mutation May Speed Alzheimer's Decline May 03, 2017

If beta-amyloid plaques are present in the brain, process is even faster, study finds

'Silent' Seizures Tied to Alzheimer's Symptoms May 02, 2017

Researchers suggest they're a potential target for treating the disease

Psychiatric Scars of Wartime Brain Injury May Linger for Years May 01, 2017

Study finds woes often continue, even if thinking, memory troubles subside

'Brain Age' May Help Predict When You'll Die April 27, 2017

An 'older' mind is linked to signs of physical and mental problems, study contends

Science Uncovers a True Meeting of the Minds April 27, 2017

When students are engaged in a classroom, their brainwaves sync up, new research finds

Walk Your Way to Better Brain Health? April 24, 2017

Impact of the foot provides a boost to blood flow, study says

Seniors' Brain Changes Could Make Them Vulnerable to Scams April 14, 2017

Researchers hope to some day be able to identify who's at risk before they're financially victimized

Deep Brain Stimulation May Ease Tourette 'Tics' April 11, 2017

But neurology experts agree that more research is needed

A Healthy Middle-Aged Heart May Protect Your Brain Later April 11, 2017

Dementia expert says take up heart-healthy habits sooner rather than later

Good Sleep Does Get Tougher With Age April 05, 2017

Review suggests many seniors struggle to get deep, restorative slumber, adding to health problems

What's the 'SuperAgers' Mental Secret? April 04, 2017

Some folks stay sharp into their 80s, 90s, and brain scans may show why

Drug Tied to Dementia Risk Overprescribed to Seniors: Study March 31, 2017

Lower cost might help drive doctors' choice, researchers say

Parents' Pot Use a Tricky Topic When It Comes to Their Kids March 30, 2017

Pediatrician explains that marijuana affects a child's developing brain differently than an adult brain

Brain 'Rewires' to Work Around Early-Life Blindness March 22, 2017

These differences appear to boost hearing, smell and touch, researchers say

'Heads Up' Football Program Tackles Concussion Danger in Kids March 22, 2017

Players learn safer moves, reducing head injury rate and recovery time, study suggests

Vitamin E, Selenium Supplements Won't Curb Men's Dementia Risk March 20, 2017

Brain expert says it's unlikely that any one nutrient would be a 'silver bullet'

For 'Preemies,' Human Touch May Be a Brain Booster March 16, 2017

Diminished response seen in premature infants who spend weeks in the hospital, study finds

Why Some Kids Take Longer to Recover From Brain Injury March 15, 2017

Scans reveal white-matter decline after some accidents, researchers say

Dizzy Spells in Middle-Age Tied to Dementia Risk Later March 10, 2017

Rapid drops in blood pressure that cause light-headedness may do serious damage, study suggests

Controversial MS Treatment Seems Ineffective March 08, 2017

No benefit detected after 'liberation therapy,' study authors say

Study Casts Doubt on a Brain Cancer's Link to Herpes March 07, 2017

Researchers find no evidence of cytomegalovirus in tumor tissue

Your Brain Loves Poets, But May Not Know It March 03, 2017

Study suggests people intuitively enjoy poems, even if they don't understand why

Brain Training for Cancer Survivors' Nerve Damage March 03, 2017

Neurofeedback seems to offers relief from chemo-induced pain, research finds

Wireless Arm Patch May Blunt Migraine Pain March 01, 2017

Study found electrical stimulation reduced ache if started soon enough

Nerve 'Zap' Treatment May Speed Stroke Recovery March 01, 2017

Small study found arm weakness improved when brain was stimulated during physical therapy

Concussions More Likely in Female Athletes February 28, 2017

Why remains unclear, researchers say

Study Tracks Bleeding Risk From Common Blood Thinners February 28, 2017

Research looked specifically at bleeds inside the skull and near the brain

The Brain Can Produce Its Own Sugar: Report February 24, 2017

Researchers discovered the brain makes fructose, which is linked to obesity and type 2 diabetes

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