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Scientists uncover new gatekeeper function of anti-aging molecule

New insights into the aging brain The protein klotho has been shown to promote longevity and counteract aging-related impairments. Having more klotho seems to allow for...

Small zap to brain eases chronic back pain

Targeting a specific part of the brain with weak alternating current of electricity significantly decreased chronic lower back pain in all participants of a...

Scientists solve 125-year-old mystery in epilepsy treatment

Scientists at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute have solved a 125-year-old mystery of the brain, and, in the process, uncovered a potential treatment...

Brain stimulation could reduce chronic lower back pain

For the first time, researchers at the UNC School of Medicine showed they could target one brain region with a weak alternating current of...

Scientists cool ‘brains on fire’ to treat Parkinson’s

A promising new therapy to stop Parkinson's disease in its tracks has been developed at The University of Queensland. UQ Faculty of Medicine researcher Associate...

Brain signaling could cause high blood pressure

About 6 million Australians aged 18 years and over have high blood pressure. Of these, more than two thirds had uncontrolled or unmanaged high blood...

Breakthrough neurotechnology could treat paralysis

Three patients with chronic paraplegia were able to walk thanks to precise electrical stimulation of their spinal cords via a wireless implant. Findings in a...

Your lifespan may depend on your brain more than your body

New Vanderbilt research finds how long humans and other warm-blooded animals live—and when they reach sexual maturity— may have more to do with their...

Bigger brain may mean bigger cancer risk

In a new study, researchers found that bigger brain may mean bigger risks of brain cancer. It may simply be that having a big brain...

Brain wave device could improve your memory function

The entrainment of theta brain waves with a commercially available device not only enhances theta wave activity, but also boosts memory performance. That's according to...