Neuroscience

This sleep disorder may predict Parkinson’s long before symptoms

This sleep disorder may predict Parkinson’s long before symptoms

In a new study, researchers found one type of sleep disorder, REM sleep disorder, is linked to Parkinson’s disease. The findings suggest that using this...
This treatment could cut symptoms of obsessive compulsive disorder

This treatment could cut symptoms of obsessive-compulsive disorder

In a new study, researchers found deep brain stimulation could reduce symptoms of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) strongly. The research was conducted by researchers at University...
Heart-healthy diet could boost your brain functions

Heart-healthy diet could boost your brain functions

A new study has shown that eating a heart-healthy diet is linked to better memory and thinking performance in middle age. The heart-healthy diet is...
Lifting weight may do wonders to your brain

Lifting weight may do wonders to your brain

A new study has shown that weightlifting could help improve cognitive functions. The study is from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. The researchers found that...
Your brain could clean itself best in this type of sleep

Your brain could clean itself best in this type of sleep

A new study has shown that deep sleep could influence our brain’s ability to wash away waste and toxic proteins effectively. The study could provide...
Smoking and drinking alcohol may be double trouble for the brain

Smoking and drinking alcohol may be double trouble for the brain

A new study has shown that the joint use of tobacco and alcohol may increase neural damage in some brain regions. Previously, scientists have found...

Scientists discover new brain signs of early Alzheimer’s disease

In a new study, researchers have discovered new changes occurring in the human brain in the early stages of Alzheimer's disease. The researchers drawing on...

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...
How smoking can change your brain genetically

How smoking can change your brain genetically

In a recent study, researchers find that chronic, frequent tobacco smokers have a decreased number of cannabinoid CB1 receptors, the "pot receptor", when compared...

MRI shows lifestyle habits affect brain health

In a study led by the University of Oxford, researchers used advanced MRI to test if factors such as blood pressure, fitness, smoking and...