FDA gave the green light to the first medical device designed to treat ADHD. Results of clinical trials showed promise, lowering symptoms of children diagnosed with moderate to severe disorder.
Neuroscience April 23, 2019
A first-of-its-kind study revealed that daily aerobic exercise significantly improves brain health in young and middle-aged adults. The findings suggested that aerobic training may prevent or delay some age-related cognitive decline.
Neuroscience February 4, 2019
Scientists identified two areas of the brain that light up just moments before one becomes conscious of a new experience. This brings us one step closer to finding the origin of human consciousness.
June 16, 2018
Preschoolers who exhibit symptoms of ADHD were found to have lesser brain matters in areas that control motor control, activity, and attention. This finding is consistent with parental reports of children exhibiting impulsiveness and aggressive behavior.
Neuroscience March 27, 2018
Could high-pitched sounds be the reason behind neurological symptoms suffered by U.S. Embassy personnel in Havana? American scientists believe they could be the result of exposure to a non-natural source.
Feature | Health February 16, 2018
A new study sheds light in the possible link between antibiotic use and delirium in patients. Delirium, a serious disruption in brain function, could lead to serious complications if it's left untreated.
Life February 23, 2016
It's 'Hot Or Not: Deep Neural Network Edition.'
January 12, 2016
Younger patients underestimate the seriousness of stroke symptoms and may delay getting to a hospital, a survey shows. Many say they would wait to see if symptoms improved, a decision doctors say is dangerous.
Life January 12, 2016
Sleeping pill Ambien enhanced mice's recovery from stroke and regaining of pre-stroke sensory ability and motor coordination. About 800,000 Americans suffer from stroke each year.
Life December 20, 2015
Three studies shed light on how the mutation in SCN8A gene, which is known to underlie early infantile epileptic encephalopathy (EIEE) and other neurological problems, affect the brain and its functions.
Life December 7, 2015
A man experienced seizures while attempting to solve a Sudoku puzzle. Doctors found that this was due to reflex epilepsy that was one of the aftereffects of his accident.
Life October 20, 2015
Researchers used MRI to compare the differences between the brains of children with autism and those without the disorder. They found that the brains of children with autism are lacking in areas important for social understanding and behavior.
Life October 15, 2015
A small electrical current applied to the scalp could 'train' our brain to dampen down motion sickness, researchers say. The technology could some day be built into a smartphone, they suggest.
Life September 8, 2015
Researchers have found that older people with poor executive functions are at a higher risk for heart attack and stroke.
Life August 7, 2015
Scientists conducted a small experiment and found that certain compounds in the saliva may detect Alzheimer’s. Experts have differing opinions about the reliability of the study; however, a lot have noted how promising this could be, being still at its preliminary stage of research.
Life July 20, 2015
The Steve Gleason Act is now awaiting to be signed by President Barack Obama after passing Senate and the US House. The global leader in manufacturing speech generation devices looks forward to the implementation of the bill, as this will allow patients to have easier and more affordable access to eye-tracking technology devices that will help them communicate with friends and family.
Life July 16, 2015
Genetic study yields new insight into the most common cause of inherited intellectual disabilities. Patient with unusual genetic mutation provides researchers with clues to condition and its source.
Healthy Living/Wellness January 20, 2015
Arachnophobia was cured in a man who suffered from seizures. What could this mean for others who suffer from debilitating phobias?
Healthy Living/Wellness November 1, 2014
Older adults are at a higher risk for many conditions. Falling and incurring brain injury, though, brings about an increased risk for dementia, according to a study.
Life October 29, 2014
There's at least one more benefit to turning 60: you can drink alcohol every day -- just make sure to keep it moderate -- and it will benefit your memory.
Life October 26, 2014
Stroke survivors still face risks for years after recovering from the effects, a study suggests. Monitoring well past the conventional 90-day "danger period" is warranted, researchers say.
Life October 8, 2014
Researchers use a short Alfred Hitchcock film to prove a patient in a vegetative state for 16 years is conscious. The technique could improve care and quality of life for such patients, researchers say.
Life September 17, 2014
Fish oil in low doses—but not in high doses—might ease seizures from epilepsy, a new study by UCLA researchers has discovered. Here’s why.
Life September 9, 2014
Scientists believe they have found the key to turning consciousness on and off in the brain. The research is new and incomplete however.
Animals July 8, 2014
The Human Brain Project is a 10-year plan to model the human brain on supercomputers, and now some researchers are expressing opposition to policies of the initiative.
July 8, 2014
In what could be an important landmark for neurology, scientists have finally revealed the wiring diagram of a mouse brain. The wiring diagram could eventually help medical researchers understand human brain diseases.
April 3, 2014
Watching the instructional videos may help you with your learning skills and give your brain the boost that it needs, results of a new study have suggested.
Life February 21, 2014
Check out molecules form into memories in the brain, thanks to groundbreaking work by researchers at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University.
Animals January 27, 2014
The Self-Administered Gerocognitive Examination (SAGE) tests a person's language ability, reasoning, problem-solving skills and memory.
Life January 14, 2014