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2 Alzheimer's Drugs Found Ineffective in Clinical Trials

2 New Alzheimer's Drugs Show Promise in Early Studies

A Link Between Gum Disease and Alzheimer's?

ADHD May Be Tied to Longer-Lasting Head Injury, Study Says

Aerobic Exercise May Help Older Women at Risk for Dementia

Aerobics Might Boost Brain Health for Older Adults

Aging Brain May Have More Trouble With Financial Decisions: Study

Aging Brains Can Still Make 'Childlike' Connections: Study

Aging May Not Dull Decision-Making Skills, Study Finds

Alcoholics Who Smoke May Face Early Brain Aging

Alzheimer's Gene Tied to Brain Changes at Early Age

Alzheimer's May Vary, Brain to Brain

Alzheimer's Research Takes a New Turn

Alzheimer's Strikes Women Harder Than Men: Report

Alzheimer's-Like Plaque Seen on Brain Scans After Head Trauma

Amnesia Patient's Brain Helps Illuminate How Memory Works

Answers to Yes/No Questions Seen in Pupil Size: Study

Apathy Might Signal Brain Shrinkage in Old Age: Study

Apes Get Emotional When Choices Don't Pan Out

Are Teen Brains Hyper-Wired for Rewards?

Are There 2 Types of Gulf War Illness?

Are You Musical or Tone Deaf? Genes May Be Key

Arsenic in Well Water Tied to Less Brain Power in U.S. Study

Aspirin Might Help Treat Brain Tumor Tied to Hearing Loss

Autism, ADHD Often Occur Together, Research Shows

Babies Work Specific Brain Areas to Imitate People

Baboons Shed Light on Human Brain Evolution

Bilinguals Increase Their Mental Flexibility, Study Finds

Bipolar Disorder Drugs May 'Tweak' Genes Affecting Brain

Birth Defect Discovery in Weimaraners Might Help Humans

Blood Pressure Swings Could Be Linked to Mental Decline: Study

Blood Test May Have Power to Predict Alzheimer's

Blood Test Might Help Spot, Monitor Concussions

Both Sides of Brain Involved in Speech, Study Finds

Brain Anatomy in Dyslexics Varies By Gender, Study Finds

Brain Chemicals May Signal Which Preemies Will Have Delays

Brain Chemistry Differs in Kids With Autism: Study

Brain Connections Strengthen As Kids Sleep, Study Suggests

Brain Differences Seen in Kids With Conduct Problems

Brain Differences Seen in Social Butterflies

Brain Injuries May Raise Risk of Early Death

Brain Injuries Tied to PTSD in Marines

Brain Injury May Raise Stroke Risk

Brain Lesions More Common in High-Altitude Pilots, Study Finds

Brain May Recover From Concussion by Compensating

Brain Protein Is a Key to 'Senior Moments,' Study Finds

Brain Researchers Spot Decision-Making Center in Rats

Brain Scans May Support Venus/Mars Divide Between Sexes

Brain Scans Might Spot Potential for Recovery From Coma

Brain Scans Show Fibromyalgia Patients Process Pain Differently

Brain Scans Show Why Psychopaths Don't Feel Your Pain

Brain Scans Suggest 'Food Addiction' Might Be Real

Brain Scans Suggest Marijuana May Squelch Motivation

Brain Size May Yield Clues to Anorexia

Brain Study Explores 'Inner World' of Autism

Brain Wired Differently in Those With Autism: Study

Brain Wiring May Explain Unhealthy Obsession With Looks

Brain-Damaged Athletes May Show Mood or Thinking Impairments First

Brain-Training Device May Ease Stroke Paralysis

Breast-Fed Baby May Become Higher-IQ Child, Study Suggests

Can Afternoon Naps Help Preschoolers Learn Better?

Can Hearing Music in the Womb Boost Babies' Brain Development?

Can High Altitudes Protect Football Players From Concussions?

Can Meditation Help Paralyzed People Sync Their Brains to Computers?

Can Vitamin C Ward Off Stroke?

Can You Feel Empathy for a Robot?

Carbonation May Help Artificially Sweetened Soda 'Trick' the Brain

CDC Frees Up Drug That Fights Brain-Eating Amoeba

Cellphone Use May Reveal Your 'Dominant Brain'

Childhood Music Lessons May Offer Lifelong Benefits

Chimps, Orangutans May Have Pretty Good Memories

Cholesterol Drug Might Help Slow MS Progression

Clumsiness in Some Elderly Tied to Brain Changes

Computer Program Spots 21 Distinct Facial Expressions

Concussion Damage Looks Much Like Early Alzheimer's: Study

Concussion Prevention: Pass on Pricey Football Helmets, Study Suggests

Concussion Symptoms May Not Differ in Teen, Young Adult Athletes

Concussions Linked to Alzheimer's Risk in Study

Concussion's Damage to Brain Lingers After Symptoms Fade: Study

Controlling Blood Pressure, Cholesterol May Not Boost Brain Health for Diabetics

COPD May Damage Aging Brain

COPD Tied to Tiny Brain Bleeds, Study Finds

Copper in Environment May Be Tied to Alzheimer's

Could Brain Thickness Point to Stronger Religious Belief?

Could Deep Brain Stimulation Make Parkinson's Patients Better Drivers?

Could Ecstasy Help People With Anxiety, PTSD?

Could Electrical Brain Stimulation Boost Perseverance?

Could Hot Cocoa Improve Brainpower in Seniors?

Could Infections Harm Memory in Older Adults?

Could Warmer Weather Hamper Brain Function in People With MS?

Crows' Problem-Solving Skills Equal to Human 5-Year-Olds: Study

Daily Gene Rhythms May Be Off in Depressed People

Daily High-Dose Vitamin E Might Delay Alzheimer's

DDT Exposure May Raise Alzheimer's Risk: Study

Deadly Brain Illness Discovered in British Family

Deep Brain Stimulation Studied as Last-Ditch Obesity Treatment

Dementia Risk Might Rise for Older Women With Heart Disease

Depressed Preschoolers Show Brain Changes, Scans Find

Depression in Diabetes Patients Linked to Dementia, Study Finds

Depression May Sometimes Foreshadow Parkinson's Diagnosis

Diabetes Doesn't Seem to Affect Alzheimer's Disease Progression

Diabetes in Middle Age May Cause Memory Problems Later

Dietary Supplements Can't Treat or Cure Concussions: FDA

Do You Often Recall Dreams? Your Brain Might Be More Active

Dolphins Remember for Decades, Study Finds

Driving Ability May Falter With Age in HIV-Positive Adults

Drug Combo May Reduce Risk of Second Stroke: Study

Einstein's Brain More 'Connected' Than Other Folks', Study Reveals

Electrical Brain Stimulation Might Help Fibromyalgia Patients

Elephants Understand Pointing, Research Shows

Epilepsy Plus Mental Ills Linked to Premature Death, Study Says

Epilepsy Surgery Improves Patients' Lives, Research Finds

Estrogen After Menopause May Blunt Stress' Effects on Memory

Estrogen Won't Make Women Sharper After Menopause, Study Finds

Even Low Levels of Lead Hamper Kindergartners' Reading Skills: Study

Even Mild Blast Injuries Tied to Long-Term Brain Changes in Vets

Even Mild Hits to the Head Might Harm the Brain, Study Finds

Even Minor Strokes May Take Years Off Life, Study Says

Even 'Silent' Strokes Can Harm Memory, Thinking

Exercise in Pregnancy May Boost Baby's Brain, Study Says

Experts: Don't Waste Your Money on Multivitamins

Extra Brain Fluid May Predict Autism Diagnosis: Study

Facebook Use Linked to Brain's Reward Center

Famous Face Test May Spot Early Dementia

FDA Approves Implanted Brain Stimulator for Epilepsy

Few Americans Get Recommended Emergency Stroke Care

Fido Really Can Recognize Your Face

Fine Muscle Control May Continue Developing Into Teen Years

Fish Oil Might Guard Against Loss of Brain Cells

Flame-Retardant Chemicals Could Be Toxic to Kids

Fluorescent Scans May Have Potential to Track Alzheimer's Progression

Football Concussion Risk Highest During Games, Not Practice: Study

Football Helmets Not Much Protection Against Hits to Side of the Head: Study

Fungus From Tainted Steroid Shots Migrated to Base of Brain, Study Shows

Gains of 'Brain Training' for Elderly Seen 10 Years Later

Gene Mutation May Double Rate of Brain Tissue Lost to Alzheimer's

Gene Studies Could Point to New Alzheimer's Treatments

Genes Beat Family, Teachers for Academic Success, Study Suggests

Girls' Brain Connectivity Happens Sooner Than for Boys: Study

Girls With Autism May Need Different Treatments Than Boys

Giving CPR for More Than 30 Minutes May Be Worth It

Goats Aren't Dummies

Got an Itch? Mouse Study May Help Explain Why

Growing Brain Aneurysms More Likely to Burst: Study

Hand Gestures May Help Kids Solve Problems

Having 2 Parents With Alzheimer's May Raise Risk of Early Brain Changes

Having Both Migraines, Depression May Mean Smaller Brain

'Heading' Soccer Ball Can Damage Brain, Study Says

Heading Soccer Balls Tied to Damaging Brain Changes

Hearing Loss Tied to Faster Brain Shrinkage With Age

Heavy Drinking in Middle Age May Speed Memory Loss for Men

High Blood Sugar May Add to Alzheimer's Risk: Study

Higher Altitude May Lower Sports Concussion Risk, Study Suggests

High-Fat Diets May Spur Overeating, Mouse Study Suggests

High-Frequency Noise Boosts Math Skills in Study

HIV Patients Get a Mental Lift From Exercise, Study Finds

Hormone Takes the High Out of Weed, Rodent Study Finds

How the 'Love Hormone' Works Its Magic

How Your Brain 'Hears' Speech

HRT in Early 50s Has No Impact on Women's Memory, Thinking: Study

Human Error Usually the Cause of Lack of Oxygen During Childbirth

Humans Hardwired to Feel Others' Pain, Study Finds

Human-Type Epilepsy Discovered in Sea Lions

'Hyperconnectivity' Seen in Brains of Children With Autism

Imaging Provides New Insights Into Schizophrenia

Implanted Device May Predict Epilepsy Seizures, Study Suggests

Infants' Response to Talking Faces May Be Clue to Autism

Infections Like Colds, Chickenpox Tied to Some Stroke Risk in Kids

Ingredient in New MS Drug Linked to Serious Brain Disease

Inside the Autistic Brain: New Research Challenges Current Beliefs

Insights Gained Into Tourette Syndrome

Insomniacs' Brains May Work Differently

Iron Deficiency May Raise Stroke Risk

Irregular Bedtimes May Sap Kids' Brainpower

Irregular Heartbeat May Speed Memory Loss in Seniors

Is 'Sex Addiction' for Real? Study Says Maybe Not

It's Not Just Anniversaries: Men Are the More Forgetful Sex

IVF Tied to Small Risk of Mental Deficits in Children

Jury Still Out on Routine Dementia Screening for Seniors

Just Imagining Brightness Might Make Your Eyes React

Just One Season of Hits in High School Football May Alter Brain: Study

Key Brain 'Networks' May Differ in Autism, Study Suggests

Kids' Concussion Recovery Varies by Symptom Severity: Study

Kids' Social Skills May Suffer When Mothers Drink During Pregnancy

Kids Who Exercise More May Get Better Grades

Kids With ADHD Less Able to Process Emotions During Sleep: Study

Kids With Autism May Find Human Voice Unpleasant

Kids With Autism May Perceive Movement More Quickly

Kids With Autism Outperformed Others on Math Test, Study Found

Kids With Head Injuries May Be Prone to Depression

Kids With Past Concussions Take Longer to Recover

Learning Challenging Skills Tied to Better Memory in Seniors

Lifelong Reading, Hobbies Might Help Stave Off Dementia

Link Seen Between Hardening of Arteries, Alzheimer's Plaques

Literature Lovers May 'Read' Other People Better

Long Periods of Delirium in ICU May Raise Risk of Mental Impairment

Long-Banned Chemicals May Still Interfere With Seniors' Thinking

'Love Hormone' May Affect Social Connections

Loved Ones Stay Attuned to Spouse's Emotions, Study Says

Low Iron in Brain a Sign of ADHD?

Low Prenatal Iodine May Affect Child's Brain Development

Lower Blood Sugar Levels May Aid Memory, Study Suggests

Lower IQ, Worse Heart Fitness in Teens Linked to Risk of Early Dementia in Men

Magnetic Brain Stimulation May Help Smokers Quit

Magnetic Brain Stimulation May Temporarily Dull Nicotine Craving

Magnetic Brain Stimulation Might Aid Stroke Recovery: Study

Magnetic Brain Stimulation Shows Promise Against Eating Disorders

Many More Kids Visiting ER for Sports Concussions, Study Finds

Many Seniors Suffer Mental Decline in Silence: CDC

Mediterranean Diet May Be Good for the Brain

Mediterranean Diet Might Help Stave Off Dementia

Memory Worries May Be Early Sign of Alzheimer's

Mental Decline Seen Earlier When Epilepsy Present, Study Suggests

Mental Ills in Kids With Epilepsy May Depend on Seizure Location

Menthol May Boost Cigarettes' Addictive Properties: Study

Messy Office a Fertile Ground for Creative Mind: Study

Meth Use Tied to Deadly Brain Infection in Mouse Study

Migraines Linked to Artery Networks in Brain

Migraines Linked to Changes in Brain Structure

'Milestone' Therapy Produces Leg Movement in Paraplegics

Mind Control Moves Model Helicopter in Study

Missing Genes May Be Tied to Development of Autism: Study

'Mixing' of Senses More Common in Autism: Study

Monkey Research Shows How Omega-3 Fatty Acids Help the Brain

More Evidence Shows Breast-Feeding Helps Babies' Brains

More Research Links Poor Heart Health With Alzheimer's Risk

More Signs Autism May Originate During Pregnancy

Mouse Study May Shed Light on Huntington's Disease

MRI Might Allow Earlier Diagnosis of Dyslexia: Study

Multiple Head Injuries Raise Soldiers' Suicide Risk, Study Finds

Murderers' Minds Seem to Differ Depending on Type of Crime

Music Training May Boost Young Brains, Studies Suggest

Naps Enhance Learning for Young Children, Study Says

Nearly Half of Seniors May Experience Delirium After Major Surgery

Nerve Stimulation Might Ease Fibromyalgia Pain

New Clues About Hot Flashes and the Brain

New Clues to Link Between MS Drug Tysabri and Rare Brain Disease

New Combo Approach May Ease Severe 'Ringing in the Ears'

New Drug Shows Early Promise in Treating Parkinson's Psychosis

New Insights Into Sleeping Disorder Narcolepsy

New Research May Help Spare Patients 'Accidental Awareness' During Surgery

New Study Challenges Dyslexia-Brain Changes Link

New Tool May Help Identify Deadly Brain Bleed

Newly Discovered Gene May Shed Light on Certain Brain Disorders

NFL Veterans Show 'Abnormalities' in Brain Activity: Study

NIH Launches 'Nerve Stimulation' Trial to Ease Tinnitus

NIH, NFL Team Up to Take On Concussion Research

Occupational Hazard for Teachers?

Off Season May Not Be Long Enough to Recover From Football 'Hits'

Otzi the 'Iceman' May Have Had Brain Damage

Paralyzed Patient Moves Prosthetic Arm With Her Mind

Partial Skull Removal May Save Older Patients' Lives After Massive Stroke

People With Autism May Recognize Faces in Different Way: Study

People With Borderline Personality Disorder May Misinterpret Facial Emotions

People Worldwide May Feel Mind-Body Connections in Same Way

Poor Sleep in Gulf War Vets May Be Tied to Brain Changes

Poor Sleep Tied to Mental Decline in Older Men

Pop Songs May Awaken Fond Memories for Brain-Damaged Patients

Post-Surgery Pain Tied to Temporary Memory Decline in Mice

Potentially Helpful Omega-3 Fatty Acids Can Cross to Brain: Study

Poverty May Harm a Child's Brain Development, Study Suggests

Poverty May Tax Thinking Skills

Power Down to Speed Concussion Recovery: Study

Preemies Show Subtle Differences in Brain Development

Preschoolers Beat College Kids at Figuring Out Gadgets

Psychopaths May Lack Capacity for Empathy

Quarterback's Death, NFL Study Split Over Brain Disorder

Quick Test May Help Prevent Hospital Delirium, Researchers Say

Quick Vision Test May Help Spot Concussions on Sidelines

Quicker Infant Growth Tied to Higher IQ Later

Racial and Ethnic Differences Seen in Survival, Care Needs With Certain Strokes

Recessions May Contribute to Mental Decline Years Later: Study

Red Night Light Better for Blue Mood: Animal Study

Research Probes Autism's Origins in the Brain

Research Shows How Ritalin Affects Brains of Kids With ADHD

Righty or Lefty? It's Largely Genetic, Study Suggests

Scans Show Brain-Connection Differences in Those With Epilepsy

Science Probes Secrets of 'Contagious Yawning'

Scientists Detail Alzheimer's Progression, Step by Step

Scientists Explore Secrets of the Well-Hit Fastball

Scientists Find New Clues to Early Onset Alzheimer's

Scientists Gain Genetic Insight Into Alzheimer's Disease

Scientists Grow 'Model Brain' From Stem Cells

Scientists Map a Brain Down to Its Cells

Scientists Shed New Light on Cerebral Palsy, Early Infant Death

Scientists Spot Brain's 'Impersonation Centers'

Scientists Spot Brain's 'Off' Switch for Water Intake

Scientists Spot Genes Tied to Success at School, College

Scientists Spot New Brain 'Pathways' Possibly Tied to Alzheimer's

Scientists Use Brain Scans to 'Read' People's Emotions

Selective Breeding of Dogs Can Cause Harm

'Senior Moments' Don't Seem to Lead to Dementia for Most

'Sensory-Focused' Autism Therapy Shows Early Promise

Sex Lives Often an Overlooked Casualty of Traumatic Brain Injury

Shape, Size of Wine Glass May Skew How Much You Pour

Shrinkage of Brain Region May Signal Onset of Multiple Sclerosis

Sight, Sound Out of Sync in Kids With Autism, Study Finds

Single Gene May Predict Mental Decline After Heart Surgery

Size of Frontal Lobes May Not Matter for Brain Power: Study

Skilled Typing May Rely on More Than Knowing the Keys

Sleep Affects Concussion-Testing Results, Study Finds

Sleep Apnea in Seniors Tied to Alzheimer's in Study

Sleep May Aid in Brain Repair, Mouse Study Finds

Sleep May Be Brain's 'Cleaning' Time, Mouse Study Suggests

Sleepy Men Might See Sexual Come-Ons Where None Exist

Slower Brain Connections May Be at Root of Dyslexia

Smokers' Brains Perk Up at Positive Cigarette Images: Study

Smoking Plus Heavy Drinking May Accelerate Mental Decline

Snubbed? Brain Chemicals Might Comfort You

Some Painkillers Tied to Certain Birth Defects in Study

Some Video Games May Boost Brain's Flexibility, Study Finds

Speaking Two Languages May Delay Dementia Symptoms

Spotting Cause of Newborn Brain Injury Could Aid Prevention, Report Says

Statins May Not Harm Memory, Thinking After All

Stroke Risk May Be Higher for Chinese People Than Whites

Study Challenges Theory About Left Brain/Right Brain Behavior

Study Explores the Cost of Creativity

Study Links Casual Marijuana Use to Changes in Brain

Study Probes Heroin Addiction's Effect on the Brain

Study Questions Fish Oil Brain Claims

Study Sheds Light on Link Between Pesticides, Parkinson's

Study: Low Blood Pressure May Weaken Brains of Some Heart Patients

Stutterers Show Different Brain Development, Study Says

Sweet Tooth May Foretell of Binge Drinking, Brain Scans Show

Tamoxifen's Mental Side Effects Are Real, Study Shows

Teen Drinkers, Pot Smokers at Raised Risk of Concussion, Study Says

Teens' IQ Takes a Hit From Fighting, Study Finds

Teens May Have Less Impulse Control When Faced With Danger

Time of Month May Affect Women's Concussion Recovery

Time Spent With Grandkids Might Boost Women's Brain Power

Today's 90-Somethings Seem Sharper Than Predecessors

Tongue Piercing Helps Paralyzed People Drive Wheelchairs

Too Many Unneeded Brain Scans for Headaches, Study Suggests

Training Videos Seem to Boost Brain Activity: Study

Twins Study May Give Some Insight Into Alzheimer's

Ultra-Early Treatment Reduces Disability After Stroke: Study

Ultrasound to Brain May Boost Sensory Perception

Underactive Thyroid Not Linked to Memory Problems

Unhealthy Cholesterol Levels Might Raise Alzheimer's Risk

Urine Test May Show Risk of Mental Decline in People With Type 2 Diabetes

Very Preterm Babies May Have Trouble Bonding With Parents

Vets' Brain Damage From Blasts Not Always Apparent: Study

Vets With Gulf War Syndrome Show Brain Changes, Study Finds

Video Game May Erase Effects of Aging on the Brain

Video Game May Help Keep Aging Brains Sharp

Video Gamers May Have Better Visual Recall

Video Games Might Help People With Dyslexia Learn to Read, Study Suggests

Vision, Dyslexia Not Linked: Study

Vitamin D Levels Linked to Parkinson's Symptoms

Vitamin D May Slow Multiple Sclerosis, Study Suggests

Voice Cues Prompt Similar Brain Response in Dogs, People: Study

Wag the Dog? Pooches Pay Heed to Tails' Direction

'What's Bad for the Heart Also Bad for the Brain'

When Jazz Musicians Improvise, So Do Their Brains

Why Ballet Dancers Can Spin Without Getting Dizzy

Why It's Hard to Kick the Smoking Habit

Why Johnny Can't Add, Even After Tutoring

Why Parents Mix Up Their Kids' Names

Will Music Make Your Child Smarter?

With Insomnia, Mind May Also Wander During Day

Women Better at Remembering Faces, Study Finds

Women Smokers Face Increased Risk of Lethal Stroke: Review

Word Tests at Age 2 Might Predict Gains for Kids With Autism, Study Finds

Young Athletes' Concussions Often Unreported: Report

Your Brain Structure May Influence Pain Tolerance

Your Mentally Stimulating Job May Help Keep You Sharp in Retirement

Your Sense of Smell May Be Keener Than Thought

 

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