Researchers have discovered that love is a natural addiction. It lights up the same part of our brain that substance addiction does. Experts discuss how love affects our brain and why we need it for our survival.
Many children born after the start of the pandemic score lower in child development than children born before. Researchers explain possible theories for these children’s slower development scores.
An FDA-approved drug could help prevent memory loss in Alzheimer’s patients. Scientists discover why people with asthma are less likely to develop brain tumors. More than a third of Gulf War troops still suffer from Gulf War Illness, now a study shows that frequent exercise can help reduce symptoms. And finally, why are people moving back to their rural …
About 25% of pregnant women have skipped taking care of their health needs due to cost. A new machine learning platform can analyze a short video clip created while taking selfies and accurately predict whether the person is at risk of Parkinson’s disease. Then, air pollution significantly lessens brain performance. And finally, if you want to help the …
Unlike most cells in the human body, the central nervous system cannot repair itself. People who suffer brain or spinal cord injuries, or neurological disorders such as MS and ALS have few alternatives. A neurological researcher describes how he has discovered previously unknown nerve growth factors that could someday allow such injuries and diseases to …
People who suddenly speak with what sounds like a foreign accent often have a brain injury due to a stroke or other trauma. Experts discuss the syndrome and chances of recovery.
High blood pressure links to dementia, then osteoporosis genetic screening tests, and finally, is friendship timeless?
For decades, doctors have believed depression and anxiety were the result of chemical imbalances. However, a journalist’s investigation shows there are many factors involved.
Multitasking seems like a necessity for most people, and most of us think it improves our efficiency. However, studies show that only a tiny proportion of people can juggle tasks well. Researchers discuss why our brains can't do two things at once, and why "supertaskers" may be different.
Injured NFL players are treated by doctors employed by teams, but a Harvard study claims there is an inherent conflict of interest in that arrangement.
Scientists have discovered that tinnitus, or "ringing in the ears," involves many more areas of the brain than just those involved with hearing. Experts explain why the findings mean it will be difficult to develop treatments for tinnitus, and what sufferers can do now.
Some people who remember things extremely well may claim they have a "photographic memory," but some experts say such a thing doesn't really exist. Experts discuss how memory works.