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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...

Keeping your brain sharp isn’t about working more puzzles

Mental decline is one of the most feared aspects of growing older. People will do just about anything to prevent it, from swallowing supplements touted...

COVID-19 virus does not attack the brain directly

In a new study, researchers found hallmarks of brain damage caused by thinning and leaky brain blood vessels in tissue samples from COVID-19 patients...

Scientists discover how our brains track where we and others go

For the first time, scientists have recorded how our brains navigate physical space and keep track of others' location. Researchers used a special backpack to...

Men with physical jobs have over 50% higher dementia risk, shows study

Men in jobs with hard physical work have a higher risk of developing dementia compared to men doing sedentary work, new research reveals. Based on...