Hundreds of thousands of people in the U.S. suffer a stroke each year, but a new study suggests that more than 90% of strokes are preventable.
Although there is no accepted treatment for Alzheimer’s yet, a study shows that we may find hope in a common period pain medication drug – mefenamic acid.
A new study suggests that acupuncture may help those who are suffering from the early stages of dementia, known as mild cognitive impairment (MCI).
Gene-testing company 23andMe has made a major breakthrough in the study of depression, linking 15 regions of the human genome to the issue.
Researchers at the University of Cambridge are warning that being overweight in middle age may age your brain by 10 years.
A drug being tested and developed to help treat Alzheimer’s, known as leuco-methylthioninium-bis (LMTM), recently yielded disappointing results.
Recent studies suggest doctors may someday be able to create a noninvasive test to detect Alzheimer’s disease based on patients’ sense of smell.
A new study shows that the spice cinnamon may be able to help with learning ability due to the numerous compounds in the spice.
A gene which may be related to Alzheimer’s disease can show itself as early as preschool, according to a new study published in the journal Neurology.
A new study finds that ducks can actually think in an abstract manner at less than 24 hours old, learning the differences between objects and more.
A new report found that women who had survived breast cancer and exercised regularly reported fewer memory problems than those who didn’t exercise.
From livestock to household pets, experts are working to better understand the behavior of animals so that they can better serve them and care for them.
The U.S. National Whitewater Center in Charlotte, North Carolina has indefinitely suspended all water activities due to a girl dying from a brain-eating amoeba.
On June 19, an 18-year-old teen from Ohio died after contracting an infection caused by a rare brain-eating amoeba.
The odds were stacked against a little boy who was born with his brain outside his skull, but he is triumphing, thanks to a groundbreaking procedure.
Recent research is showing memory can be rebuilt and symptoms of Alzheimer’s can actually be reversed if patients follow a specific protocol.
Brain scans and questionnaires give confirmation that walking in nature elevates mood and cognitive functioning, and lessens depression and stress.