Older people who stay sharp tend to have a thicker cortex, which is the outermost region of the brain that includes the areas …
There’s no positive side to developing skin cancer, but the latest research ties certain forms of the disease to a reduced risk of dementia.
The largest study to date on the effects of eating omega-3 fatty acids confirm that foods high in the fats can preserve memory and cognitive functions only in people without diabetes.
They may not seem to share much in common, but similar mechanisms could be driving the two conditions.
The latest research shows that viral and bacterial infections could have lasting legacies on cognition.
Mickey Hart’s quest to understand the power of music in medicine
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The latest research connects migraines with more of the brain lesions, although their health impact isn’t clear
High blood pressure may lead to brain injury and to premature brain aging, even among people with only slightly elevated readings.
Wish you could be at Oktoberfest? Even if you can’t make it to the epic annual beer bash in Munich, Germany, that doesn’t mean you can’t celebrate your favorite ale — or benefit your health in the process.
Increasingly, research suggests that obesity is bad for your brain. Maintaining a normal weight in midlife may be a good way to keep your brain healthy as you age
Slight changes in the way a person walks, like slowing down or developing a variable stride, could be early signs of Alzheimer’s disease.