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Another Miami Neighborhood Now Zika-Free December 02, 2016

Only one area in South Miami Beach still considered an active zone for local transmission of the virus, officials say

Brain Harm May Last Long After College Football Players' Final Game December 02, 2016

Small study found evidence of cortical thinning years later

First Case of Zika-Linked Glaucoma Diagnosed in Infant November 30, 2016

Brazilian baby developed vision-threatening condition after being exposed to virus in womb

Having Trouble Hearing? Maybe It's Not Your Ears November 30, 2016

Part of the problem for seniors might lie in the brain, research suggests

Scans Show Changes in Some Soldiers With Mild Brain Injuries November 29, 2016

Depressed patients had disrupted connections between areas of thinking, emotional control

Spiritual Experiences Seem to Trigger the Brain's Reward System November 29, 2016

Many study participants were tearful by the end of imaging scans

Texas Reports 1st Likely Case of Local Zika Infection November 29, 2016

Woman had no travel-related risk factors, CDC says

Researchers Explore Way to Detect Brain Injury in NFL Players November 28, 2016

The goal: to spot early signs of concussion-related head trauma

Health Tip: Exercise Can Be a Brain-Booster November 23, 2016

The result: clearer thinking, sharper focus

Zika Babies May Look Normal at Birth, Display Brain Defects Later: CDC November 22, 2016

Findings underscore need for continuing evaluation after prenatal exposure

Imaging Studies Shed Light on Zika's Effects November 22, 2016

Brazilian radiologists assess damage to adults, babies

Poor Sense of Smell May Signal Alzheimer's Risk November 16, 2016

Testing looks for decreased olfactory sense, combined with thinking, memory troubles

Brain Implant Lets 'Locked-In' ALS Patient Communicate November 15, 2016

Signals sent to hand emerge as typed message on a tablet computer, researchers report

Some Elderly With Alzheimer's Brain Plaques Stay Sharp November 14, 2016

Study finding raises question of whether something protected their brains

Blood Test May Someday Diagnose Concussion November 11, 2016

Small study suggests markers in the blood might spot when brain injury has occurred

PTSD May Affect Boys, Girls Differently, Brain Scans Show November 11, 2016

Changes in brain regions seemed to differ by gender, researchers say

Scientists Restore Leg Movement in Paralyzed Monkeys November 09, 2016

Wireless connection allowed brain to send signals to spine, but human trials still a long way off

Gene May Have Helped Humans Evolve Beyond Other Animals: Study November 09, 2016

Osteocrin is active in brains of humans and primates, Harvard researchers report

Brain Scans May Improve Dementia Diagnosis, Treatment November 08, 2016

People with Lewy body dementia generally don't lose volume in the hippocampus, study shows

Health Tip: Recognizing Traumatic Brain Injury November 04, 2016

Here are common warning signs

More Years Playing Football, Greater Risk of Brain Disease: Study November 03, 2016

Researchers track link between concussion-related inflammation and degenerative CTE

Can't Get That Song Out of Your Head? Here's Why November 03, 2016

Common melodies, quirky 'jumps' and repeated notes can all make for an 'earworm' tune, study finds

Water: Can It Be Too Much of a Good Thing? November 03, 2016

Athletes and non-athletes alike may overdo it, sometimes with tragic consequences

Heavy Drinking While Young May Mean Hefty Health Tab Later November 02, 2016

Study suggests alcohol might harm brain, body even if one stops abusing by age 30

Every Day in the Womb Boosts Babies' Brain Development: Study October 31, 2016

Growth is exponential in third trimester, researchers report

Researchers: We Found Area of Brain That Responds to Placebo October 28, 2016

Finding could lead to development of more personalized pain medication, scientists say

Deadly Measles Complication May Be More Common Than Believed October 28, 2016

One more reason to get your child vaccinated against the disease, infection experts say

Mouse Study Hints at Damage Zika May Cause to Adult Brain October 25, 2016

Stem cells critical to learning, memory might be vulnerable to the virus

Childhood PTSD May Leave Imprint on Brain October 25, 2016

MRI detects variations in neural connections of earthquake survivors, Chinese researchers say

Stronger Muscles May Pump Up Your Memory October 24, 2016

Seniors saw lasting changes from weight-lifting twice a week for 6 months, researchers report

Brain Changes Seen in Kids After One Season of Football October 24, 2016

Not yet clear if those changes are lasting or meaningful

1 in 3 Young Athletes With Concussion Returns to Play on Same Day October 21, 2016

But, medical recommendation is to stay out of game after head injury

Right-Handedness Might Go Back Almost 2 Million Years October 20, 2016

Fossil study found evidence it was the dominant hand in a pre-Neanderthal human

Brain Chips Help Paralyzed Man Regain Sense of Touch Using Robotic Arm October 13, 2016

With implants, he also felt some sensation in his own fingers

Zika Virus Can Damage Fetal Brain Late in Pregnancy: Study October 12, 2016

Finding challenges thinking that fetus is only in danger during first trimester

More Evidence Menopause 'Brain Fog' Is Real October 12, 2016

Study found memory skills tend to drop as estrogen levels dip, at ages 45 to 55

Sudden Drops in Blood Pressure Tied to Higher Odds for Dementia October 11, 2016

Dizziness, faintness on standing could be sign of danger to brain, but study couldn't prove cause and effect

Mars-Bound Astronauts Could Face Dementia Risk, Study Contends October 11, 2016

Research with rodents suggests injury to brain from cosmic rays

Animal Study Hints at Gene Therapy's Possible Promise for Alzheimer's October 10, 2016

But the research is very preliminary and much work remains to be done, U.K. researchers say

New Clues to Age-Related Hearing Loss October 06, 2016

Older people's brains have a harder time processing speech, researchers suggest

Brain Aneurysm: Lack of Awareness Can Cost Lives October 05, 2016

Husband of late TV journalist leads effort to educate people about the warning signs

Hard Times May Exact a Toll on Brain Health October 03, 2016

Poverty seems to dampen mental function and could cause premature brain aging, study suggests

1 in 10 Stroke Rehab Interruptions May Be Preventable September 30, 2016

Dehydration, urinary tract infections force patients to return to hospital, study finds

Scientists ID Key Fetal Cells Vulnerable to Zika September 29, 2016

Lab study suggests possible mechanism for birth defects to develop

High Blood Pressure Might Affect Some Kids' Thinking Ability September 29, 2016

But researchers noted that all of the children still tested within normal ranges

The Phenomenon of Sleep Paralysis September 26, 2016

Up to 8 percent of people experience frightening episodes of the condition, experts say

Can Brain 'Pacemaker' Improve Lives of Head Trauma Patients? September 23, 2016

Deep brain stimulation appears to boost function and quality of life, small study finds

Heavy Drinking Can Harm the Aging Brain September 22, 2016

Study supports notion that the habit is toxic to brain cells, slows mental abilities

Alcoholics May Lack Key Enzyme September 21, 2016

Rat study suggests PRDM2 helps the brain control impulses to drink

Sound Waves: An Rx for High Blood Pressure, Migraine? September 16, 2016

Sound therapy balances brain signals, researcher says

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