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Scientists discover new treatment for depression, anxiety

In a new study, researchers discovered that treatments of brain disorders may not have to require drugs or invasive surgery at all—just sound waves. The...

Duke scientists discover brain center that strongly shuts down pain

In a new study, researchers have found a small area of the brain that could profoundly control the sense of pain. This brain center turns...

Scientists develop new ways to nudge the brain

In a new study, researchers applied new techniques to modify brain activity. Not only are these techniques used to characterize and study complex networks such...

This mental health drug may harm brain health

Until the 1990s, antipsychotic medications were primarily given to people with schizophrenia. But since then their use has expanded to major depression and a range...

Schizophrenia related to this metabolism problem in the brain

In a new study, researchers have discovered a deficiency in the brains of people with schizophrenia that could lead to the development of new...

Scientists unveil electronics that mimic the human brain in efficient learning

Only 10 years ago, scientists working on neuromorphic computing could only dream of a device using miniature tools called memristors that would function/operate like...

Autism in males linked to defect in brain immune function

In a new study, researchers found that many cases of autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) may result from problems in immune cells that normally work...

Daily meditation could help slow brain aging

In a new study, researchers found evidence that suggests meditating daily may slow brain aging. They describe their study of a Buddhist monk who meditates...

Scientists discover a new brain disorder

In a new study, researchers found a new brain disorder in which children experience developmental regression and severe epilepsy. They found a variation in a...

Scientists find a new way to reverse brain aging

More and more research shows that, with age, the filtration system that prevents molecules or infectious organisms in the blood from leaking into the...

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