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13 things your doctor can check to preserve your brain health

In a new statement from AHA, researchers found primary care clinics can play an important role in preserving patients’ brain health using the American Heart...

Exercise, stress, and the brain: What you should know

Physical exercise is any bodily activity that enhances or maintains physical fitness and overall health. It is performed for many different reasons. These include strengthening muscles and the cardiovascular...

How to eat your way to a healthy brain

In a new study from Deakin University, researchers found people who eat a healthy diet during middle age have a larger brain volume than...

7 things to know about ‘chemo brain’

Many people who have undergone treatment for cancer, especially chemotherapy, report they just don’t seem to be able to think as clearly as they...

Scientists take key step toward next-generation brain-computer interfaces

Brain-computer interfaces (BCIs) are emerging assistive devices that may one day help people with brain or spinal injuries to move or communicate. BCI systems depend...

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...

Why strokes harm women, men in different ways

In a new study from Massachusetts General Hospital, researchers found why stroke affects men and women differently. They showed Women have more strokes, and are...

This study shows the cause of ‘brain fog’ in people with COVID-19

In a recent study from Memorial Sloan Kettering, researchers found an underlying cause of the COVID brain: the presence of inflammatory molecules in the...

COVID-19 infection linked to mental and brain problems

In a new study from the University of Oxford, researchers found one in three COVID-19 survivors received a neurological or psychiatric diagnosis within six...

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...