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Supplements for brain health show no benefit – a neurologist explains a new study

Americans and others around the world have turned increasingly to dietary supplements in order to maintain or preserve their brain health. A recent study found...

Scientists discover roots of Parkinson’s in the brain

In a new study, researchers have discovered the earliest signs of Parkinson's disease in the brain, many years before patients show any symptoms. The finding...

New cancer drug may help treat Parkinson’s disease

In a new study, researchers found that tasquinimod, a new experimental cancer drug, could control genes that may cause Parkinson's. This happens when the drug...

Two compounds in coffee may help treat Parkinson’s

In a new study, Rutgers scientists found a compound in coffee that may team up with caffeine to fight Parkinson's disease and Lewy body...

Belly fat could mean cognitive decline in older people

In a recent study, researchers found that a measure of belly fat (waist: hip ratio) was linked to the reduced cognitive function in older...

Our eyes could show early sign of Parkinson’s disease

In a recent study, researchers found that the eyes could be a window to the brain for people with early Parkinson’s disease. People with this...

How fiber in food could protect the brain during aging

In a recent study, researchers from the University of Illinois find dietary fiber could help reduce brain inflammation during aging. As mammals age, immune cells...
How brain trauma liked to dementia

How brain trauma liked to dementia

In a recent study, a group of European researchers finds that just a single traumatic brain injury can generate an abnormal form of dementia...
Stanford study uses Google Glass help kids with autism read facial expressions

Stanford study uses Google Glass help kids with autism read facial expressions

In a new Stanford study, researchers find that children with autism are able to improve their social skills by using a smartphone app paired...
Traffic jam in the brain may lead to Parkinson’s disease

Traffic jam in the brain may lead to Parkinson’s disease

In a recent study, German researchers find that traffic jams can also occur in the brain, and they can be damaging. Disrupted transportation routes in...

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Harvard scientists confirm an important cause of grey hair

When Marie Antoinette was captured during the French Revolution, her hair reportedly turned white overnight. In more recent history, John McCain experienced severe injuries as...

This symptom could be the first sign of COVID-19

In a new study, researchers suggest that the first tell-tale signs of the coronavirus may be in an unexpected loss of smell. Ear, nose, and...

Scientists find the major cause of autism

In a new study, researchers discovered that autism is 80% reliant on inherited genes. That means that environmental causes are only responsible for 20% of...

This study finds a new cause of autism

Autism affects 1 in 59 children and is 4 times more common in boys than in girls, and it is a developmental disorder. People with...
These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

In a recent study from the University of East Anglia, researchers find that long-term use of anticholinergic antidepressants is linked to a higher risk...