A study showed that community water fluoridation was associated with lower IQ scores in young children. Opponents say that confirms the dangers of fluoride.
A modified protein in benign-appearing meningiomas can reveal which are truly benign and which are more dangerous and require more aggressive treatment,
In order to remember what is important, we need to forget what isn’t important.
One year after diagnosis, less than a quarter of patients had seen a dementia specialist. After five years, the percent of patients had only increased to 36%.
Neurologist Laura Boylan suffered from tremors and loss of balance that she attributed to a cyst in her brain. Why didn’t her doctors believe her?
Neuroscientists have created interactive maps that can predict where different categories of words activate the brain
Can’t remember what you came for? Don’t worry – you probably have a lot going on.
Lead exposure can harm brain growth in children, so it’s important for toddlers and preschoolers to be tested for lead if they have any of the risk factors.
1 in 4 older adults take anticholinergic drugs — a class of medications used to treat allergies, insomnia, leaky bladders, and other common disorders
The finding suggests that other, more common, forms of aneurysms could someday be treated with medication instead of high-risk surgical interventions.
The study will track the mother’s marijuana use from the first trimester throughout pregnancy and then scan infants’ brains at age 6 months to identify possible effects of cannabis exposure.
If you understand why there won’t be much headway on Alzheimer’s, you’ll also understand why medicine has been having fewer breakthroughs on major diseases.
Our brains may solidify the memories of new skills we just practiced a few seconds earlier by taking a short rest.
The average caregiver spends $6,954 a year on out-of-pocket costs caring for a family member.
Nearly half of older adults with probable dementia or difficulty performing daily activities don’t get assistance from family, friends or paid caregivers