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Brain

Deciphering dyslexia

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

Paws for peacefulness

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

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.

Momnesia: What am I forgetting?

Those lapses in memory are the norm for motherhood. Here are some handy tips and tricks to help you remember things.

Gene therapy—an Alzheimer’s treatment?

The research is preliminary and plenty of work remains, but an animal study shows promise.

New hope in brain trauma treatment

Deep brain stimulation could help patients overcome behavioral and emotional problems associated with serious injury.

Super-ager brains stay young

Study: Mentally sharp older folks have brains that don't shrink in key regions, unlike the brains of people with memory loss.

DNA linked to depression

Finding these genes may point researchers toward novel treatment strategies.

Patient Story

‘In our wildest dreams’

Seizure sufferer Justin Shults and his family thought they were out of options—until two doctors showed them a leading-edge solution.

Stroke: Know your risk, improve your odds

Avoiding or surviving a stroke is all about what you do now.

New and troubling: Lewy body dementia

The late actor Robin Williams had this brain disorder the medical industry has only recently begun to understand.

Study maps areas of brain linked to PTSD

Findings could help improve treatments.