brain health

Study: For some, high cholesterol is low concern

Puzzling discovery suggests that certain people may carry traits that protect against the bad effects of high cholesterol in later years.

Exercise boosts kids' brain health, too

Working up a sweat is good for cognition, whether you're 8 or 80.

How resilient are your brain connections?

Certain pieces of brain structure may make some people less likely to develop Alzheimer's disease.

Patient Story

A reservoir of healing

With the gentle touch of an artist, RaNae Couture helps patients harness the power of creativity on the path to recovery.

Lower blood pressure best for seniors' minds

Study finds that the higher the systolic number, the more cognitive test scores declined.

10 factors to predict bleeding risk in stroke survivors

New method may aid doctors in assessing harms, benefits of anti-clotting drugs.

Teaching an old brain new tricks

Explore these do's and don'ts for optimal brain health.

No such thing as menstrual memory fog

Changes in hormones don't seem to affect the female brain.

Persistent pain may lead to memory troubles

Study even suggests link between chronic aches and dementia risk.

Patient Story

On the ninth floor

Thomas Sikkema, who went from outfield to in-patient, is using his gift of compassion to help others find their way.

Mid-life exercise could jog your memory

A combination of aerobic and resistance training is best for boosting brain health.

Green space boosts seniors' well-being

Small study detects positive brain changes from urban oases.