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Neuroscience

Is ADHD linked to poverty?

Early childhood trauma can change the brain and genes—putting lower-income children at extraordinary risk.

Could smartphones complicate migraines?

Our ever-present iPhones and other devices might have some curious effects on health—but there's no conclusive proof.

A dementia-Parkinson’s gene?

Memory and thinking skills may decline faster in Parkinson's patients who have a high-risk gene variant.

A new approach to glioblastoma?

More aggressive surgeries that target the tumor and its surrounding tissues could improve survival period.

Could a pet dog boost brain health?

Children who grow up in pup-friendly homes might face lower risk of developing schizophrenia later in life.

Brain scans may predict mental health

Identifying biomarkers at a young age could promote therapies that treat symptoms of psychiatric illness.

Do early interactions shape smarts?

Your intellect and behavioral tendencies may depend in part on the amount of affection you experienced as a kid.

New life for an old drug

Migraine study finds high doses of aspirin can effectively treat symptoms—an affordable option for those who lack access to costlier medicine.

New tool emerges in migraine battle

An innovative medicine aims to relieve symptoms in people who saw no effect—or ill effects—with past treatments.

The brain: Amazingly resilient

Patients recovered most of their function after pediatric epilepsy surgery, which entailed removal or severing up to half the brain.

Ultrasound could ease hand tremors

MRI-guided ultrasound waves can heat and destroy tiny areas of brain tissue that trigger tremors.

Illiteracy—a dementia risk?

The ability to read and write allows people to engage in 'cognitively enriching' activities that exercise the brain.

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