Study: Everyone Can Squash This 3rd Leading Cause of Death

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.


Could Alzheimer’s Be Treated with Period Pain Medication?

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.


Acupuncture May Help Prevent Memory Loss, Study Suggests

A new study suggests that acupuncture may help those who are suffering from the early stages of dementia, known as mild cognitive impairment (MCI).


23andMe Study Finds Genetic Ties to Depression

Gene-testing company 23andMe has made a major breakthrough in the study of depression, linking 15 regions of the human genome to the issue.


Study: This Lifestyle Factor Could Age Your Brain by 10 Years

Researchers at the University of Cambridge are warning that being overweight in middle age may age your brain by 10 years.


Alzheimer’s Drug Trial Yields Disappointing Results

A drug being tested and developed to help treat Alzheimer’s, known as leuco-methylthioninium-bis (LMTM), recently yielded disappointing results.


Noninvasive Smell Test may Detect Early Alzheimer’s

Recent studies suggest doctors may someday be able to create a noninvasive test to detect Alzheimer’s disease based on patients’ sense of smell.


Cinnamon Could Increase Ability to Learn, Study Says

A new study shows that the spice cinnamon may be able to help with learning ability due to the numerous compounds in the spice.


New Study Suggests Alzheimer’s May Be in the Brain as Young as Preschool

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.


Study: Ducks May Be Able to Think in an Abstract Manner

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.


Study: Breast Cancer Survivors Who Exercise Have Fewer Memory Problems

A new report found that women who had survived breast cancer and exercised regularly reported fewer memory problems than those who didn’t exercise.


New Research into Animal Brains Helps Us Understand them Better

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.


Whitewater Center Where Teen Contracted Deadly Amoeba Closes

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.


Teen Dies from Rare 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.


This Baby Born with His Brain Outside His Skull Will Inspire You

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.


Exciting Study: Memory Loss from Alzheimer’s May Be Reversible

Recent research is showing memory can be rebuilt and symptoms of Alzheimer’s can actually be reversed if patients follow a specific protocol.


Another Study Proves This Simple Activity Rejuvenates the Brain

Brain scans and questionnaires give confirmation that walking in nature elevates mood and cognitive functioning, and lessens depression and stress.