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.
Researchers have created human-pig embryos that they hope will someday result in more transplantable human organs. Ethical?
Researchers report that without the deep sleep of a REM cycle, the brain fails to organize and coordinate spatial and emotional memory.
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.
Clinical psychologist Julie Rucklidge explains how poor nutrition is a significant and modifiable risk factor for the development of mental illness.
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.
Research shows abnormally low levels of Vitamin B12 in people with schizophrenia and autism, suggesting decreased metabolism and a threat to cell survival.
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.
Researchers at Harvard and MIT have discovered a link that could make it easier to diagnose and treat autism.
Despite the effort made to improve playground equipment, concussions and other head injuries from their use is on the rise in the US.
Findings of a study on the link between sucralose and cancer that caused uproar in 2013 have finally been published.
As the World Health Organization and the Brazilian government insists that the Zika virus is causing microcephaly, many scientists openly disagree.
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.