Neuroscience

Scientists can use smartphone to manipulate your brain

In a new study, researchers have invented a device that can control neural circuits using a tiny brain implant controlled by a smartphone. The finding...

These brain regions may determine your weight loss successes

In a recent study, researchers found people who had the greatest success in terms of weight loss showed more activity in the brain regions...

New way to predict success of Cognitive Behavioral therapy in depression

In a new study, researchers found brain activity could help predict the success of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) in depression. They found that brain activity...

How side hit to the head could damage brain, cause concussion

In a new study, researchers showed how side hit to the head could damage the brain, leading to a concussion. The research was conducted by...

Brain-inspired compute could understand how you feel

Could a computer, at a glance, tell the difference between a joyful image and a depressing one? Could it distinguish, in a few milliseconds, a...

Scientists studied the brains of more than 800 prisoners. Here’s what they found

The brains of murderers look different from those of people convicted of other crimes—differences that could be linked to how they process empathy and...

Scientists find genes contributing to depression, schizophrenia, ADHD, autism, bipolar

In a new study, researchers have discovered the genes that contribute to the development of ADHD, autism spectrum disorder, bipolar disorder, major depression, and...
Scientists may soon be able to predict your memories – here’s how

Scientists may soon be able to predict your memories – here’s how

Do you remember your first kiss? What about your grandma dying? Chances are you do, and that’s because emotional memories are at the core of...
A short bout of exercise may boost your brain function

Even a short bout of exercise may boost your brain function

In a new study, researchers found that even a short bout of exercise may boost people’s brain function. The research was conducted by a team...

Scientists discover the cause of Parkinson’s disease

In a new study, researchers confirmed that Parkinson's disease originates among cells in the gut and travels up the body's neurons to the brain. The...

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Scientists find the major cause of autism

In a new study, researchers discovered that autism is 80% reliant on inherited genes. That means that environmental causes are only responsible for 20% of...
These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

In a recent study from the University of East Anglia, researchers find that long-term use of anticholinergic antidepressants is linked to a higher risk...

This popular painkiller may harm your blood sugar

In a new study, researchers found popular pain drug opioid tramadol (marketed as ConZip and Ultram) may increase the risk of developing hypoglycemia, or...

Popular high blood pressure drug may increase risk of bowel disease

High blood pressure harms one in ten adults across the globe, and it increases the risk of heart attack and stroke. The most common treatments...
Common painkiller may harm your immune system, damaging heart and kidneys

Common painkiller may harm your immune system, damage heart and kidneys

In a recent study, researchers found that a widely used type of painkiller may increase risks of heart failure and kidney disease. The type of...