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.


Scientist Create Human-Pig Embyros to Help Provide Organ Transplants

Researchers have created human-pig embryos that they hope will someday result in more transplantable human organs. Ethical?


This ‘Sleeping Habit’ is Vital to Memory Formation, Study Says

Researchers report that without the deep sleep of a REM cycle, the brain fails to organize and coordinate spatial and emotional memory.


New Rat Study Finds Link Between Cell Phones and Cancer

Many scientists don’t think cell phones emit enough radiation to cause cancer, but a new study may make believers out of the biggest skeptics.


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.


Brain Injuries from Playground Use Growing in US

Despite the effort made to improve playground equipment, concussions and other head injuries from their use is on the rise in the US.


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.