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Preemies' Brains Get Boost From Breast MilkMay 03, 2016

MRI scans found infants who drank more of it had more brain tissue, study found

High School Football Players Suffer More Symptoms After Concussion: StudyMay 02, 2016

Meanwhile, youth league players most likely to return to field less than 24 hours after head injury

Playground-Related Brain Injuries on Rise in U.S.May 02, 2016

ERs treat more kids, perhaps because of greater concussion awareness, experts say

Sleep Doesn't Come Easy to Those With Brain InjuriesApril 27, 2016

And that may affect daytime performance at work or school, research suggests

Early Emotional Support May Help Kids Manage Feelings LaterApril 26, 2016

Preschool children given high levels of caring showed specific brain changes

Music Might Give Babies' Language Skills a BoostApril 25, 2016

Small study suggests an effect, but just how long it may last is unclear

How the Brain Reads Other People's FacesApril 20, 2016

Researchers say they spot region that decodes facial movements, such as a slight smile or furrowed brow

U.S. Health Experts Debate Advice to Women Once Zika Virus ArrivesApril 15, 2016

At issue: should women be told to avoid getting pregnant during mosquito season

Zika Virus Causes Brain Defects in Babies: CDCApril 13, 2016

Agency says evidence confirms infection during early pregnancy leads to severe form of microcephaly

Alzheimer's Can Steal Ability to Know Loved Ones' FacesApril 13, 2016

Loss of visual perception may occur early in course of disease, researchers say

Study Suggests Brain Damage in 40 Percent of Ex-NFL PlayersApril 11, 2016

More than 42 percent also exhibit problems with thinking and memory, researchers say

At the Store or Work, a To-Do List HelpsApril 11, 2016

Unfamiliar items or tasks don't come to mind easily, research finds

Harmful Artery-Stiffening Seen in Healthy 40-Year-OldsApril 05, 2016

Evidence of brain changes at such an early age surprises researchers

Sleepless Nights Linked to Brain Changes in StudyApril 05, 2016

People with insomnia said to have more white matter abnormalities

Mindfulness Training May Ease PTSDApril 01, 2016

Study of war veterans shows the therapy triggers brain changes that seem to help manage thoughts, memories

Scientists Reduce Alzheimer's-Linked Brain Plaques in MiceMarch 31, 2016

Team used gene therapy, but there's no guarantee same method will help humans

Right Brain Scan Could Aid in Stroke Recovery: StudyMarch 31, 2016

It might help predict speech and language recovery in those who suffer stroke in brain's left side, researchers find

Study Explores Mechanism Between Zika Virus, Birth DefectsMarch 30, 2016

Protein on fetal stem cells provides pathway for Zika; discovery might lead to infection-blocking drugs, researchers say

Could Less Time Spent Online Signal Early Alzheimer's?March 28, 2016

Researchers think diminishing mental capacities might be behind drop in computer use

Brain Stimulation May Help People With AnorexiaMarch 25, 2016

Depression treatment cut urge to restrict food, study says

Exercise May Keep Your Brain 10 Years Younger, Study SuggestsMarch 23, 2016

Physically active seniors stayed mentally sharper than their sedentary peers

Scientists Debunk 'Dumb Blonde' MythMarch 22, 2016

People with lighter locks have IQs equal to -- and sometimes higher than -- those with dark or red hair

Thought Processing a Concern of Parkinson's Patients, Study SaysMarch 18, 2016

Those with thinking difficulties struggle to follow conversations or recall words

A Healthy Heart May Protect an Aging BrainMarch 16, 2016

Study found seniors who met more heart-healthy goals showed less decline in thinking skills

Women With Alzheimer's May Keep Verbal Skills Longer Than MenMarch 16, 2016

Gender difference could slow diagnosis in women, researchers say

Want to Keep an Aging Brain Sharp? Try the StairsMarch 15, 2016

Fitness is key, researchers say, and education can also help

Research Offers Clues to Dementia With Language LossMarch 13, 2016

In this rarer form of brain illness, protein plaques appear to clump more prominently in certain areas

Even Gardening or Dancing Might Cut Alzheimer's RiskMarch 11, 2016

Any regular physical activity is linked to a healthier brain, study suggests

Another Neurological Disorder Tied to ZikaMarch 10, 2016

It may cause meningoencephalitis, an infection and swelling of the brain, researchers say

Brain Bleed Risk From Warfarin May Be Higher Than ThoughtMarch 09, 2016

Study of veterans with irregular heartbeat found one-third suffered such incidents while on the drug

Loose-Fitting Football Helmets Tied to Worse Concussions in TeensMarch 04, 2016

High schools should have athletic trainers check players' head gear for proper fit, doctor says

Earthquake Survivors With PTSD Show Brain DifferencesMarch 01, 2016

Study finds changes in gray matter in those who develop the anxiety disorder

Zika Found in 9 U.S. Pregnancies, Outcomes Often Severe: CDCFebruary 29, 2016

Four cases ended in either miscarriage or abortion, one involved severe birth defect

Zika Found in 9 U.S. Pregnancies, Outcomes Often Severe: CDCFebruary 26, 2016

Four cases ended in either miscarriage or abortion, one involved severe birth defect

Graphic Cigarette Warnings May Target Brain's 'Quit Centers'February 26, 2016

Areas linked to emotions, decision-making and memory are triggered, researchers suggest

Pot Habit Early in Life May Alter Brain, Study SuggestsFebruary 26, 2016

Regular marijuana users who started smoking before 16 had marked differences on MRI scans

New Cooling Technique Might Aid Brain Surgery: StudyFebruary 25, 2016

Combined with verbal checks, it allowed surgeons to protect areas where speech occurs

Gene Abnormality May Be Key to Down Syndrome, Scientists SayFebruary 25, 2016

Results might eventually lead to new treatments, study authors suggest

Ebola May Leave Lasting Neurological ProblemsFebruary 24, 2016

Six months after active illness, headaches, memory loss, depression were still being reported

Laser Unlocks Blood-Brain Barrier for Chemotherapy, Study ShowsFebruary 24, 2016

Cancer-fighting drugs were able to reach tumors, but the technique still in preliminary stage

Active Mind, Body May Only Do So Much Against Alzheimer'sFebruary 24, 2016

Study suggests that, for most people, this kind of lifestyle does not curb markers of disease in the brain

Could a Clot-Busting Drug Help Treat a 'Bleeding' Stroke?February 18, 2016

Two studies suggest that tPA infusion to brain improves outcomes

Pregnancy After 40 May Boost Risk of 'Bleeding' Stroke Later: StudyFebruary 17, 2016

But researchers aren't sure about reasons for the apparent link

Study Sees Possible Link Between Antibiotics and Delirium in PatientsFebruary 17, 2016

Temporary confusion often caused by drugs, including common antimicrobials, research suggests

New Mental Challenges Can Sharpen Aging Brain: StudyFebruary 11, 2016

Older adults who learned demanding skills showed better memory power than those who had no active learning

Dogs' IQs Can Vary, Study ShowsFebruary 10, 2016

Canines also exhibit signs of dementia that might help shed light on memory, thinking problems in humans

Birth Defect Tied to Zika Virus Can Leave Children With Lifetime of Health WoesFebruary 10, 2016

But some with less severe brain defects may live a much more normal life, experts say

Spelling Prowess Relies on Multiple Brain Areas, Study FindsFebruary 09, 2016

Researchers say at least three regions of left hemisphere are involved

Do the Seasons Affect How We Think?February 08, 2016

Small European study finds evidence of seasonal changes in memory, attention

Poor REM Sleep May Be Linked to Higher Risk for Anxiety, DepressionFebruary 08, 2016

Preliminary study suggests that emotional stress builds when this phase is disturbed, creating a 'vicious cycle'