When Brianna Laux, 12, faced a life-threatening brain condition, her mother believes “all the stars were aligned” for success.
In patients 65 and older, use of opioids, antidepressants, tranquilizers and antipsychotics more than doubled from 2004 to 2013.
With quick action, surgery and medication, Darlene Smitter avoided major brain damage.
When Gerald Peters suffered a stroke, he and his wife found care and rehabilitation close to home.
People who are socially engaged and civically minded may possess sharper minds as they age.
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Adults with long-term mental conditions gain solace and support from their pets, study finds.
Measurements of multitasking brain activity in healthy older adults could determine the likelihood they'll take a tumble.
Deep brain stimulation could help patients overcome behavioral and emotional problems associated with serious injury.
Study: Mentally sharp older folks have brains that don't shrink in key regions, unlike the brains of people with memory loss.
Millions suffer from these intense, recurring headaches. Are we taking them seriously—or just shrugging them off?
This high-tech device will help patients with dementia and brain injury remain safe on the road—or off it.
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