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Stanford study shows how COVID-19 affects the brain

In a recent study published in Nature, researchers found the brains of people who died from COVID-19 were remarkably similar to the brains of...

Scientists find the cause of ‘brain fog’ in people with COVID-19

One of the dozens of unusual symptoms that have emerged in COVID-19 patients is a condition that's informally called "COVID brain" or "brain fog." It's...

If your left and right-brain age differently, you are more likely to have Alzheimer’s...

In a new study, researchers found that parts of the brain decline faster from age 30. These brain changes are accelerated in people with Alzheimer's...

Keeping your brain sharp isn’t about working more puzzles

Mental decline is one of the most feared aspects of growing older. People will do just about anything to prevent it, from swallowing supplements touted...

COVID-19 virus does not attack the brain directly

In a new study, researchers found hallmarks of brain damage caused by thinning and leaky brain blood vessels in tissue samples from COVID-19 patients...

Men with physical jobs have over 50% higher dementia risk, shows study

Men in jobs with hard physical work have a higher risk of developing dementia compared to men doing sedentary work, new research reveals. Based on...

Scientists find the key to treating incurable neurological diseases

In a new study, researchers provide new hope for recovery from degenerative neurological diseases—such as ALS and multiple sclerosis—as well as from damage caused...

People with this brain disease may have a higher COVID-19 death risk

A new study of approximately 80,000 patients shows that people with Parkinson's disease (PD) have a 30% higher risk of dying from COVID-19 than...

COVID-19 may increase risks of 5 dangerous brain diseases

In a recent study at University College London, researchers found COVID-19 infection is linked to several brain disorders. The study is published in Brain. One author...

High blood pressure may cause poor communication between brain regions

A test that measures blood flow changes in the brain shows people with high blood pressure are more likely to experience poorer communication between...