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neurology

Want smart kids? Give ’em sports

An hour of moderate-to-vigorous activity each day releases a protein beneficial to the development of young minds.

Keep your wits sharp with brain bafflers

In tracking 19,000 adults for a quarter of a century, researchers find puzzles play a notable role in preserving mental sharpness.

Patient Story

‘It’s a gift to be here’

She helped create the MyHealth app for others and now uses it to improve her own life after a Parkinson's diagnosis.

Strategies for sweet dreams

Nightmares usually have easy explanations—and even simpler solutions.

Unraveling Alzheimer’s

Scanning technology spots problems sooner, leading to earlier treatment and better management of a thus-far incurable disease.

Relapse-fighting MS drug gains FDA approval

The new treatment, Mavenclad, is recommended for patients who have seen less success with other MS medications.

Let go of your grudge

Hanging onto bitterness does nothing to settle up with those who have wronged you—and at day's end, it'll lead to anxiety and depression.

Top 7 migraine myths

They're a real and debilitating problem for millions of us, yet misunderstanding persists. Here are the facts.

Up next: Cognitive corrosion?

Echoing a page from mom's book of axioms, researchers find that excessive television viewing can 'rot your brain' as you age.

America’s migraine problem

Millions suffer from these intense, recurring headaches. Are we taking them seriously?

Parkinson’s pandemic looms

Declines in smoking and an increase in aging populations, environmental contaminants point to a massive rise in cases in the coming years.

Wakeful nights, woeful days

Lack of sleep leads to stagnancy in brain regions that control dopamine, which invariably leads to dreary days of body aches.

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