A technique called SRS Microscopy could possibly help doctors in analyzing brain cancers and decide how much tissue to remove.
Until now, the hippocampus in the brain has been linked to memory formation. Now, a study shows that a different part of the brain works in storing memories too.
Older adults may experience declines in memory and cognitive thinking. A new study says taking a one hour nap after lunch could boost brain power in seniors.
Researchers examine the ability of high doses of cocaine to stimulate autophagy, or a process in which cells eat themselves from 'inside out'.
In a recent study, researchers used stem cells to treat Parkinson's disease in rats.
Researchers from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have successfully converted skin cells into brain cells without going through a stem cell phase.
Brain cells that multiply to help birds sing their best during breeding season are known to die back naturally later in the year, according to a new study.
According to a new study, seniors develop sleeping problems due to a loss of certain brain cells.
The research team from Stanford University School of Medicine experimented on mice models and discovered that targeted brain stimulation can improve motor recovery post stroke.
Two new studies created two tests that could potentially screen for variant CJD, also known as mad cow disease and sporadic CJD.
In a new study, researchers were able to prevent brain cells from dying in mice models that had a neurodegenerative disease.
Sleep boosts brain repair, according to a new study. New research reveals that getting your zzz's increases the reproduction of the cells that go on to form myelin, the insulating material on nerve cell projections in the brain and spinal cord.
Researchers found that a key distinguishing factor in telling identical mice apart was the level of curiosity that these rodents exhibited.
Researchers study Down syndrome affected cells produced by skin cells from people with the condition and found certain gene changes that could be linked to symptoms associated with the disorder.
Epilepsy affects about 50 million people worldwide, yet there is no cure for the condition.