Certain Over-The-Counter Medications Could Increase Risk Of DementiaThere is growing evidence to suggest the long-term use of some very common over-the-counter medicines -- from pain relievers, cold and allergy treatments even some sleep aids -- may increase your risk of dementia.
Exercise Good For The Brain, Even For Those With Alzheimer'sExercise may do more than keep a healthy brain fit: New research suggests working up a good sweat may also...
Why Music Sounds Bad Or Good: Your Brain Knows The Next NoteAs the concert begins, your brain is anticipating some essential properties of the sound and may even be adjusting what you will hear toward what you are expecting, all in milliseconds.
How The Brain Avoids Blurry VisionScientists have discovered how nerve cells stabilize visual images...
UC Scientists Discover Drug Makes Brains, Bodies Young AgainImagine a drug that could make your aging mind and body young again. It sounds like the fountain of youth.
Forget Coffee, Techies Giving Brain An Electric Jolt To Stay More FocusedThe latest gadget promising to revolutionize your life is a gizmo that zaps your brain to make it smarter and more focused. Doctors definitely aren't convinced, but some Bay Area residents swear by it.
29-Year-Old SF Woman Battling Brain Cancer Reconsiders Date To End Her LifeA terminally ill 29-year-old woman from San Francisco is giving more thought on her decision to die by assisted suicide two days after her husband's birthday on Nov. 1.
29-Year-Old San Francisco Woman With Brain Cancer Plans To End Her Life On Nov. 1stBrittany Maynard, a 29-year-old woman battling stage 4 brain cancer from San Francisco, plans to die two days after her husband's birthday by assisted suicide and is launching a nationwide campaign calling for death with dignity laws.
Secretive Military Agency Develops Memory-Restoring Brain-Implant With Lawrence Livermore LabA device that can be implanted in the brain of patients suffering Alzheimer’s disease or traumatic brain injuries holds the possibility of restoring their memories.
Judge Approves New NFL Concussion SettlementA federal judge has granted preliminary approval to a deal that would compensate former NFL players for concussion-related claims.
Stanford Devotes Clinic To Research Auto-Immune Disease PANS Which Causes Violent Episodes In ChildrenThe disease called PANS, or Pediatric Acute-Onset Neuropsychiatric Syndrome, is so new that many doctors don’t recognize it.
Boy Nicknamed 'The Bulldozer' By Friends Survives Brain Surgery In Bay Area HospitalA boy nicknamed ‘The Bulldozer’ is heading home after life-saving brain surgery at a Bay Area hospital.