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Can Certain Medical Treatments “Seed” Alzheimer's Disease?

CAN CERTAIN MEDICAL TREATMENTS “SEED” ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE?

A re-opened case from the history of medicine suggests that “seeds” of a protein that aggregates in the brains of people with Alzheimer's...

First photo of Strasbourg terror suspect released as France wants him dead or alive over Christmas market gun rampage

FIRST PHOTO OF STRASBOURG TERROR SUSPECT RELEASED AS FRANCE WANTS HIM DEAD OR ALIVE OVER CHRISTMAS MARKET GUN RAMPAGE

French police are still looking for the suspected shooter of the Strasbourg terror attack, which killed two people and left one brain...

 
 
 
Brain scans reveal how we overcome indecision and can 'learn' to like good choices

BRAIN SCANS REVEAL HOW WE OVERCOME INDECISION AND CAN 'LEARN' TO LIKE GOOD CHOICES

Scientists at the University of Melbourne observed people faced with hard decisions using fMRIs and eye trackers and learned that 'practicing'...

Woman nearly dies after "soy sauce cleanse" hoax promoted on social media - is MSG to blame?

WOMAN NEARLY DIES AFTER "SOY SAUCE CLEANSE" HOAX PROMOTED ON SOCIAL MEDIA - IS MSG TO BLAME?

Dangerous trends are nothing new on the internet, but one particularly ill-conceived fad has left a woman brain dead, according to...

 
 
 
Scientists develop new brain scan to detect Alzheimer's disease by 'lighting up' neural plaques

SCIENTISTS DEVELOP NEW BRAIN SCAN TO DETECT ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE BY 'LIGHTING UP' NEURAL PLAQUES

Researchers from Johns Hopkins University have developed a new brain scan that uses radioactive 'tracer' molecules to 'light up' plaques...

Woman suffers permanent brain damage after drinking a liter of soy sauce

WOMAN SUFFERS PERMANENT BRAIN DAMAGE AFTER DRINKING A LITER OF SOY SAUCE

A 39-year-old American woman went into cardiac arrest and suffered permanent brain damage after she drank a liter of soy sauce in two...

 
 
 
You CAN prevent cognitive decline; experts agree that a mere 15 minutes of exercise a day can prevent Alzheimer's

YOU CAN PREVENT COGNITIVE DECLINE; EXPERTS AGREE THAT A MERE 15 MINUTES OF EXERCISE A DAY CAN PREVENT ALZHEIMER'S

Exercising every day can help keep your body healthy and strong. But did you know that regular physical activity can also boost brain...

7-year-old battling brain cancer hopes to lead football team to big game

7-YEAR-OLD BATTLING BRAIN CANCER HOPES TO LEAD FOOTBALL TEAM TO BIG GAME

As his team prepares for a big tournament, Jesse Salyers is thankful just to be able to play football.

 
 
 
Family asks for others to send Christmas cards to 6-year-old with brain cancer

FAMILY ASKS FOR OTHERS TO SEND CHRISTMAS CARDS TO 6-YEAR-OLD WITH BRAIN CANCER

Six-year-old Jomari loves superheroes, and those heroes inspire him to be strong through his brain cancer treatments.

Brain-Eating Amoeba Tied to Tap Water in Neti Pot

BRAIN-EATING AMOEBA TIED TO TAP WATER IN NETI POT

This a rare case that serves as a reminder for people to follow the directions when using a Neti pot, and to use only boiled or distilled...

 
 
 
Woman Inhales Brain-Eating Amoeba Using Neti Pot

WOMAN INHALES BRAIN-EATING AMOEBA USING NETI POT

A Seattle woman died from a rare brain-eating amoeba after using a neti pot with unsterilized tap water.

I Made A Burn Book Of All My Exes & Finally Found The Courage To Say “Thank U, Next”

I MADE A BURN BOOK OF ALL MY EXES & FINALLY FOUND THE COURAGE TO SAY “THANK U, NEXT”

Can I ask you an honest-to-God question: Are you actually grateful for your ex? No, not really? Yea, that's what I thought. If I'm...

 
 
 
10 surprising ways sex affects your brain

10 SURPRISING WAYS SEX AFFECTS YOUR BRAIN

Researchers continue to study the ways that sex can affect your brain, because having sex is great for both your body and your mind. Aside...

Celebrities Swear By These Beautifying Wellness Drink Recipes

CELEBRITIES SWEAR BY THESE BEAUTIFYING WELLNESS DRINK RECIPES

Because celebrities are exposed to some of the most knowledgeable, creative, and posh wellness gurus in the world, they wind up with...

 
 
 
The Science Behind Cute Aggression: Why We Want To Squeeze Adorable Creatures

THE SCIENCE BEHIND CUTE AGGRESSION: WHY WE WANT TO SQUEEZE ADORABLE CREATURES

Have you ever looked at your dog and thought, “You're so cute, I could just squeeze you!”? You certainly aren't alone! The desire to...

A Comprehensive Guide to Skin Care Acids

A COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE TO SKIN CARE ACIDS

When you hear the term acid, where does your mind go? For some, your brain might conjure up images of bubbling vats of chemical compounds....

 
 
 
25 French Baby Names that will Have Your Kid Feeling Très Chic

25 FRENCH BABY NAMES THAT WILL HAVE YOUR KID FEELING TRÈS CHIC

Catherine Delahaye / Getty Images The biggest trends in baby names right now are beautiful sounding and unique choices. That's why...

Graduate Student's Steerable Brain Catheter Wins Big at Inventors Competition

GRADUATE STUDENT'S STEERABLE BRAIN CATHETER WINS BIG AT INVENTORS COMPETITION

Gopesh Tilvawala's path to San Diego spans four countries and four continents. That journey led him to UC San Diego and the pursuit...

 
 
 
Shock study finds air pollution damages brain function across the world, mostly striking people who live in cities

SHOCK STUDY FINDS AIR POLLUTION DAMAGES BRAIN FUNCTION ACROSS THE WORLD, MOSTLY STRIKING PEOPLE WHO LIVE IN CITIES

If pressed to suggest possible causes for the development of dementia, most of us would probably list things like lifestyle, diet and...

Impel Raises $67.5M to Advance Intranasal Drugs for CNS Disorders

IMPEL RAISES $67.5M TO ADVANCE INTRANASAL DRUGS FOR CNS DISORDERS

Impel NeuroPharma , which is developing technology to deliver certain therapeutics more effectively to the brain, says it has raised...