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Brain

Feeling glum? Brighten up with movies

Researchers are finding that cultural engagement may help people tamp down depression as they age.

Mental health care gap persists

Research shows that people who need these services the most may find it the least accessible—or they'll avoid it altogether because of stigmas.

Maybe later…

Scientists finally get around to finding procrastination's home in the brain.

The curative chorus

Some moms find music leads to less pain and more serenity during pregnancy and childbirth. Should you add tunes to your birth plan?

Brains may be as unique as fingerprints

The combination of genetic and non-genetic influences affects not only the function of the brain, but also its anatomy.

The sitting epidemic

Could corporate America keep employees from having their butts glued to their chairs for nine to 10 hours a day?

Smoking and diabetes linked to calcium buildup in brain

Risk factors affect the part of the brain that plays an important role in short- and long-term memory.

Restless legs linked to brain changes

Study provides a jumping off point for more research and the development of new therapies.

Battle explosions may cause memory problems

War veterans who have been close to bomb blasts score lower on memory tests and overall cognitive performance.

Therapy could reverse Alzheimer’s brain plaque buildup

Study shows surprising results that may give cause for hope.

Sound check … 1, 2, 3

A hearing test for new babies? You betcha.

Marriage—the smart person’s move?

Wedded bliss engenders a healthier lifestyle and social stimulation, both of which may benefit brain health.