According to a recent study by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, the brains of all vertebrates – including mammals, birds, and reptiles – have important similarities.
If you’re lucky enough to live into your 90s, how well will your brain hold up? You may have an edge over people who got there ahead of you, a new study hints.
President Barack Obama on Tuesday proposed an effort to map the brain’s activity in unprecedented detail, as a step toward finding better ways to treat such conditions as Alzheimer’s, autism, stroke and traumatic brain injuries.
It has the makings of a science fiction movie: Zap someone’s brain with mild jolts of electricity to try to stave off the creeping memory loss of Alzheimer’s disease.
This week Dr. Bob Nease, Chief Scientist, discusses Kim Kardashian’s weight-loss secret and more.
As discussion continues as to whether Jovan Belcher’s murder-suicide was attributed in part to head injuries, football took another hit in the form of new research on multiple concussions being linked to aggression and depression.
A Navy medical examiner took a Marine’s brain out of a specimen jar and let his children handle the organ, records show.