‘The silent killer’

About 1 in 50 Americans have unruptured brain aneurysms that can be deadly if they pop. How do you know when to get checked?

May 25, 2017 3

Want wholesome health? Go for whole grains

Unprocessed grains are packed with nutrients, taste and disease-fighting goodness.

May 14, 2017 3

Vitamin E, selenium won’t curb dementia risk

Brain expert says it's unlikely that any one nutrient would be a 'silver bullet.'

March 29, 2017 0

The brain can produce its own sugar

Researchers discovered the brain makes fructose, which is linked to obesity and type 2 diabetes.

March 1, 2017 0

Troubling trend in senior prescriptions

In patients 65 and older, use of opioids, antidepressants, tranquilizers and antipsychotics more than doubled from 2004 to 2013.

February 22, 2017 0

In labor, use BRAIN

This handy concept offers a great reference for moms as they weigh the risks and rewards of labor choices.

February 14, 2017 0

The Tetris test

Researchers study how playing video games can lead to brain evolution.

January 19, 2017 1

Want to stay smart? Volunteer

People who are socially engaged and civically minded may possess sharper minds as they age.

January 13, 2017 0

In labor, it’s mind over matter

Come delivery day, your mindset can make all the difference.

January 3, 2017 2

Deciphering dyslexia

New study suggests sufferers may have trouble adapting to a wide variety of sensory information.

January 1, 2017 0

Paws for peacefulness

Adults with long-term mental conditions gain solace and support from their pets, study finds.

December 19, 2016 0

Study investigates alcohol, stroke link

While light drinking may lessen your risk of one type of stroke, heavy drinking will increase your risk of both types.

December 3, 2016 0