Here is Nutrition’s Surprising Role in Strengthening Mental Health

Clinical psychologist Julie Rucklidge explains how poor nutrition is a significant and modifiable risk factor for the development of mental illness.


Zika Virus is ‘Scarier than the CDC Initially Thought’

The CDC said Monday that the Zika virus is scarier than they first realized, linking brain and spinal cord inflammation and infections to the mosquito-borne disease.


Schizophrenia and Autism Linked to Low Levels of B12 in the Brain

Research shows abnormally low levels of Vitamin B12 in people with schizophrenia and autism, suggesting decreased metabolism and a threat to cell survival.


Study Reveals How Food Labels Make Us Buy Certain Products

Some researchers say that they have discovered a way to get people to eat healthier – just do not use the word “healthy” on food packages.


New Scientific Discovery Could Make it Easier to Diagnose, Treat Autism

Researchers at Harvard and MIT have discovered a link that could make it easier to diagnose and treat autism.


Consumer Group Warns Against Consuming Splenda

Findings of a study on the link between sucralose and cancer that caused uproar in 2013 have finally been published.


Could a ‘Monsanto Insecticide’ be Causing Microcephaly in Babies?

As the World Health Organization and the Brazilian government insists that the Zika virus is causing microcephaly, many scientists openly disagree.


New Flu Shots Could Make the Flu the Least of Your Problems

Federal regulators have approved a new type of seasonal flu vaccine with a booster in it that’s intended to trigger a stronger immunity response in the elderly.


Company Looks to Freeze a Living Human Brain to “Resurrect” it by 2045

A company claims it will be able to resurrect the dead by 2045 by freezing someone’s brain before they die, but scientists are wary of the claim.


Aerobic Exercise Affects the Brain Much Like Marijuana Does

Researchers say that the same euphoric feeling that comes with smoking marijuana can be achieved through running and other forms of aerobic exercise.


Brain Prosthesis Could Help Damaged or Diseased Brains Capture Long-Term Memories

Researchers have developed a brain prosthesis designed to help dementia sufferers and brain-damaged soldiers recapture their memories.


Scientists Figure out How to Transmit Thoughts Over the Internet

Researchers have figured out how to send thoughts over the Internet using a brain-to-brain connection and a huge magnet. What could go wrong?


96% of Deceased NFL Players Showed Signs of Brain Disease in New Study

Researchers have discovered that of 91 deceased professional football players, most of them showed evidence of a degenerative brain disease.


Spooky: Alzheimer’s Disease may be Spread Through Surgical Tools

A new study suggests the terrifying possibility that Alzheimer’s disease could be transmitted from person to person through some medical procedures.


Major Breakthrough: Blood Test Allows Scientists to Assess Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease

A new blood test has been developed that allows scientists to estimate how quickly someone is aging, which could help determine Alzheimer’s disease risk.


New Trial Suggests Resveratrol Might Prevent, Slow Alzheimer’s Disease

Resveratrol, found in red grapes, raspberries, dark chocolate, and red wine, may halt the progression of Alzheimer’s disease, a study suggests.


Fed Advisory Group Urges Doctors to Screen Teens for Depression

A federal advisory group says doctors should screen teens for depression, but the number of students that benefit from the directive might be small.