Your Brain Stopped Making New Cells At Age 13, Study Claims The creation of new brain cells in the hippocampus ends before we even reach adulthood, according to a study published Wednesday in the journal Nature.
Scientists Say They Have Successfully Reversed Alzheimer’s Disease In MiceA team at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner Research Institute have completely reversed the disease in experiments on mice.
Female Olympians Pledge To Donate Brains For Concussion ResearchU.S. bobsledder Elana Meyers Taylor, U.S. hockey player Angela Ruggiero, and six-time Olympian Hayley Wickenheiser of Canada have all pledged to give their brains to the Concussion Legacy Foundation.
NFL Hall Of Famer Warren Sapp Donating His Brain To ResearchFormer Oakland Raiders player Warren Sapp is starting to feel the effects of all the hits he took to the head. He wants his brain to go to the Concussion Legacy Foundation after his death.
Sugary Drinks Cause Aging In Brain And Poor Memory, Study FindsA pair of studies found that consuming one or more sweet drinks a day can age your brain more than three years and cause a 13 year difference in memory.
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.