Neuroscience

Scientists find a way to reverse aging brain

In a new study, researchers found how increasing brain stiffness as we age causes brain stem cell dysfunction, and demonstrated new ways to reverse...

Alzheimer’s drug may reverse brain damage from alcohol drinking

In a new study, researchers found a drug used to slow cognitive decline in adults with Alzheimer's disease appears to reverse brain inflammation and...

Using smartphone too much may make your brain less smart

In a new study, researchers found that overuse of electronic devices may be linked to weaker activity in areas of the brain that are...

Being left-handed doesn’t mean you are right-brained—so what does it mean?

There have been plenty of claims about what being left-handed means, and whether it changes the type of person someone is—but the truth is...

Neuroscientists make big breakthrough in 200-year-old puzzle

For centuries, the mental world of the mind and the physical world were treated as utterly distinct. While the movement of inanimate objects could be...

Common drugs for improving cognition only boost short-term focus – at high cost

In a new study, researchers found that common drugs used for a brain boost could only provide a short-term benefit with a high price. The...

New brain stimulation may help treat depression, PTSD

In a new study, researchers found that closed-loop brain stimulator, based on sweat response, can be developed not only for PTSD patients but also...

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...

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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...