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.


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.