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Using smartphone too much may make your brain less smart

In a new study, researchers found that overuse of electronic devices may be linked to weaker activity in areas of the brain that are...

Being left-handed doesn’t mean you are right-brained—so what does it mean?

There have been plenty of claims about what being left-handed means, and whether it changes the type of person someone is—but the truth is...

Neuroscientists make big breakthrough in 200-year-old puzzle

For centuries, the mental world of the mind and the physical world were treated as utterly distinct. While the movement of inanimate objects could be...

Common drugs for improving cognition only boost short-term focus – at high cost

In a new study, researchers found that common drugs used for a brain boost could only provide a short-term benefit with a high price. The...

New brain stimulation may help treat depression, PTSD

In a new study, researchers found that closed-loop brain stimulator, based on sweat response, can be developed not only for PTSD patients but also...

Scientists can use smartphone to manipulate your brain

In a new study, researchers have invented a device that can control neural circuits using a tiny brain implant controlled by a smartphone. The finding...

These brain regions may determine your weight loss successes

In a recent study, researchers found people who had the greatest success in terms of weight loss showed more activity in the brain regions...

New way to predict success of Cognitive Behavioral therapy in depression

In a new study, researchers found brain activity could help predict the success of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) in depression. They found that brain activity...

How side hit to the head could damage brain, cause concussion

In a new study, researchers showed how side hit to the head could damage the brain, leading to a concussion. The research was conducted by...

Brain-inspired compute could understand how you feel

Could a computer, at a glance, tell the difference between a joyful image and a depressing one? Could it distinguish, in a few milliseconds, a...

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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...
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...
Common painkiller may harm your immune system, damaging heart and kidneys

Common painkiller may harm your immune system, damage heart and kidneys

In a recent study, researchers found that a widely used type of painkiller may increase risks of heart failure and kidney disease. The type of...

Scientists confirm the main cause of dementia

In a recent study, researchers confirmed they discovered the main cause of dementia. The researchers suggest that the build-up of urea in the brain to...

These two common foods linked to most heart disease, stroke, diabetes

It is known that a diet high in salt and processed meat can bring lots of harms to people’s health. In a recent study, researchers...