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Pricey Wines Can Trick Your Brain August 16, 2017

Are you responding to cost rather than quality?

Marijuana May Help Ease Nerve Pain, Review Finds August 14, 2017

But evidence for using pot to treat other types of pain or post-traumatic stress remains inconclusive

Skeletons Give Clues to Americans' Rising Arthritis Rates August 14, 2017

Study suggests reasons for pained knees go beyond the usual suspects -- obesity and aging

Researchers ID Genes in Mice That Cause Aggressive Brain Cancer August 14, 2017

Discovery of triggers that make glioblastoma resistant to chemo offers hope for future treatments, study authors say

Taking a Stand on Staying Mobile After 80 August 14, 2017

Standing exercises better than sitting ones for preserving walking skills, study finds

Zika Virus Tied to Neurological Woes in Adults August 14, 2017

35 infected people were hospitalized with such conditions in Brazil during last year's outbreak

Pot Compound Alters Levels of Seizure Drug in Epilepsy Patients August 11, 2017

Experimental therapy shows interaction between cannabidiol and clobazam

Number of Americans With Epilepsy at Record Level August 10, 2017

3.4 million people live with the disorder, government researchers say

The Right Shoes Can Help Prevent Falls August 10, 2017

What you should look for in the shoe store

For Cancer Patients in the ER, Delirium Linked to Poor Outcomes August 09, 2017

Seriously confused people were more likely to be hospitalized and to die early, study finds

Alcohol Use, Abuse on the Rise in U.S. August 09, 2017

Women and older adults among those drinking more, study finds

Yoga May Boost Aging Brains August 09, 2017

Changes seen in areas involved with attention and memory, but it's not yet clear if yoga is the cause

Low Blood Sugar in Newborns Tied to Brain Problems Later August 08, 2017

These babies 2 to 3 times more apt to struggle with planning, memory, attention at age 4, study finds

Can Scans Predict Some Autism Cases? August 08, 2017

When the disorder is caused by a certain genetic defect, MRI may spot brain abnormalities, researchers say

Study Tests Sound Waves to Monitor Pressure Inside the Skull August 08, 2017

Noninvasive experiment aims to reduce risk of brain damage, bleeding and infection

Can Video Game Playing Cost You Gray Matter? August 08, 2017

Style of playing action games could impact your brain, researchers suggest

Blood Pressure Fluctuations Tied to Dementia Risk in Study August 07, 2017

But the research only found an association, not cause-and-effect connection

Midlife Behaviors May Affect Your Dementia Risk August 07, 2017

Of greatest importance are diabetes, blood pressure and smoking, researchers say

Study Links Moderate Drinking to Reduced Risk of Dementia August 06, 2017

But finding comes with cautions against excessive alcohol use over extended periods

Diabetes Drug Shows Promise Against Parkinson's August 04, 2017

Byetta improved symptoms of motor disease in small, short trial, but more research needed

Resistance Training May Slow MS, Study Says August 04, 2017

Scans revealed less brain shrinkage in exercise group

Childhood Cancer Radiation May Cause Unwanted Gene Mutation in Some August 04, 2017

That flaw seems to increase risk of a type of brain tumor later in life, researchers report

Protein at All 3 Meals May Help Preserve Seniors' Strength August 04, 2017

Staves off muscle decline, Canadian researchers suggest

Asthma Drug May Help Kidney Patients Regain Sense of Smell August 03, 2017

Problem is common in chronic kidney disease and can lead to malnutrition and other health issues

Traveling With Dementia: Tips for Family Caregivers August 03, 2017

Stick to familiar routines, advises Alzheimer's Foundation

Combined MRI Might Help Predict Brain Damage in Boxers August 03, 2017

Pro fighters, like football players, are at risk of mental impairment

Doctors May Be Over-Prescribing Seizure Drugs to Treat Pain August 02, 2017

Designed to treat epilepsy, these 'opioid alternatives' dampen some types of pain, but not all

10 Factors to Predict Bleeding Risk in Stroke Survivors August 02, 2017

New method may aid doctors in assessing harms, benefits of anti-clotting drugs

Know the Signs of Concussion August 02, 2017

This serious health threat affects kids as well as adults

Need to Calm Down? Try Talking to Yourself August 01, 2017

Brain scans suggest referring to yourself in third person helps keep emotions in check

Health Tip: Alzheimer's Affects Sleep August 01, 2017

Here's how

Moving From 'Stroke Belt' Doesn't Undo Higher Dementia Risk July 31, 2017

Study found odds for mental decline still higher for those born in certain southeastern U.S. states

Genetic Testing Can Help Pinpoint Epilepsy Earlier July 31, 2017

Faster diagnosis leads to faster treatment, researcher says

Exercise Not Making Dent in Most Seniors' Down Time July 28, 2017

Study found it only cut the amount of sedentary time by 12 minutes each day

Generic Eye Drops for Seniors Could Save Millions of Dollars a Year July 28, 2017

Medicare is billed more than $1 billion annually for glaucoma treatments alone, researchers say

How Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Wears Patients Out July 27, 2017

Study suggests body amplifies fatigue signals, even during periods of rest

Noninvasive Brain Test May Pinpoint Type of Dementia July 26, 2017

In small study, electrical currents helped distinguish Alzheimer's from another form of brain trouble

In Mice, Brain Cells Discovered That Might Control Aging July 26, 2017

These stem cells might hold valuable clues to time's effects on the body

Opioid Abuse Down in Younger Americans, But Up Among Older Adults July 26, 2017

Rates have doubled in people over 50, report says

Teaching an Old Brain New Tricks July 26, 2017

Do's and don'ts for brain health

Nearly All Autopsied NFL Players Show Trauma-Linked Brain Disease July 25, 2017

No position on the football field seemed to confer protection, study says

Walking the Dog, All the Way to Better Health July 25, 2017

Even in bad weather, seniors get about 30 minutes of daily activity by taking care of their pet

The Scoop on Avoiding 'Brain Freeze' July 22, 2017

Pain occurs when cold food touches the back of the palate, neurologist says

Can Dirty Diapers Offer Clues to the Infant Brain? July 21, 2017

Certain fecal bacteria tied to better functioning at age 2, study says

Blame Diabetes: Rates of 2 Nerve Conditions on the Rise July 21, 2017

Neurologist says one causes burning pain, the other causes problems with heart rate and blood pressure

Oxygen Therapy Revives Brain of Toddler Who Nearly Drowned July 20, 2017

Shrunken areas of brain tissue actually re-grew after treatment, doctor says

Scans May Show Consciousness in 'Comatose' Patients July 20, 2017

Bedside exams often miss subtle signs that patient is 'awake,' study says

Senator McCain Faces a Tough Cancer Foe July 20, 2017

The median survival for glioblastoma patients is about 15 months, oncologists say

Targeting 9 Risk Factors Could Prevent 1 in 3 Dementia Cases: Study July 20, 2017

Reducing mid-life hearing loss might make the biggest difference

Healthy Heart in 20s, Better Brain in 40s? July 19, 2017

Following lifestyle recommendations in young adulthood pays off later, study says

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