Similar to an infection, misshapen forms of two proteins appear to spread through the brain.
Speculative research is probing a possible link between gum disease and Alzheimer's.
Scientists finally get around to finding procrastination's home in the brain.
The combination of genetic and non-genetic influences affects not only the function of the brain, but also its anatomy.
His right side once paralyzed by a life-threatening brain hemorrhage, Fabian Vasquez is now back at school and riding a bike.
War veterans who have been close to bomb blasts score lower on memory tests and overall cognitive performance.
Wedded bliss engenders a healthier lifestyle and social stimulation, both of which may benefit brain health.
At greater intensity, exercise leads to better memory and more protein involved in the growth, function and survival of brain cells.
Certain pieces of brain structure may make some people less likely to develop Alzheimer's disease.
A stroke victim's newfound love of painting helped her reclaim strength and self-confidence.
Explore these do's and don'ts for optimal brain health.
When Brianna Laux, 12, faced a life-threatening brain condition, her mother believes “all the stars were aligned” for success.
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