The essence of who you are begins in the brain. Together with the spinal cord and miles of nerves, the central nervous system directs our every thought, sensation and action. Get connected and learn about amazing advances in neurosciences.
When Brianna Laux, 12, faced a life-threatening brain condition, her mother believes “all the stars were aligned” for success.
Jake Rodgers, 17, plays the guitar again for the first time since suffering a traumatic brain injury.
Reductions seen in risk of heart disease, stroke and cancer.
Researchers discovered the brain makes fructose, which is linked to obesity and type 2 diabetes.
By developing a baseline of health readings, wearable sensors can detect deviations to indicate sickness or infection, study finds.
Adult coloring has become a popular rehabilitation and meditation tool, with more than 12 million coloring books sold each year.
Older stroke victims with anemia are up to twice as likely to die within a year, compared to non-anemic patients, study finds.
Prescription doses can treat chronic pain, muscle spasms and nausea—but there are still downsides to the drug.
In patients 65 and older, use of opioids, antidepressants, tranquilizers and antipsychotics more than doubled from 2004 to 2013.
After a battle with Guillain-Barré syndrome, Heidi Roine is learning to move again. And live again.
If you live in the mitten state, probably not. What can you do to get the full benefits of the sunshine vitamin?
Before you kick back and relax, check out these tips for staying healthy on your next trip.