A promising new treatment known as proton treatment for children with brain tumors offer the same level of efficacy as the conventional photon radiotherapy but with significantly lower IQ loss and fewer side effects.
Researchers at Salk Institute discovered that the variations in synaptic connections are smaller than earlier thought, allowing for more information storage.
Scientists find that Alzheimer's disease tends to affect areas of the brain involved in memory, mainly because of activities akin to "load-shifting" in the brain.
Reports show that watching animal videos can spike the production of dopamine in the brain.
An experiment has shown odor changes in urine could be used to detect the disease even before the formation of amyloid plaques are noticed in the brain.
A UK-based study suggests that targeting the build-up of immune cells that caused brain inflammation holds the key to treating Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia.
Scientists find that exercise early in life benefits both brain as well as health.
Which area of the brain can lead to speedy wakefulness? Scientists have discovered the region.
Recent studies showed the viability of utilizing antidepressants in minimizing the onset of Alzheimer’s, dementia, and other chronic neurodegenerative disorders.
Former first lady and Democratic presidential aspirant Hillary promises $2 billion annual funding on Alzheimer’s research initiative and other care-related proposals.
Brazil is advising women not to get pregnant due to the potential dangers from the Zika virus, which is spreading across the nation.
People can be taught how to empathize with strangers, a new study concluded.
Researchers found that autistic children have underdeveloped social areas of their brains.
Managing stress optimizes the brain’s cognitive ability to unlearn counterproductive habits and learn new ones that are deemed better and useful some psychology experts say.
A new compelling research links chronic stress with the likelihood of triggering a clinical onset of mild forms of dementia which could disastrously evolve into Alzheimer’s disease.
Researchers from the University of Sheffield School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR) are today making a series of recommendations for NHS mental health trusts to change the way they collect and use patient feedback to improve the quality of care for inpatients.