Research suggest an evolutionary link between the disorder and what makes us human
One of the most intriguing new areas of research in neuroscience has to do with the discovery that proteins involved with Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and other neurodegenerative illnesses can contort into the wrong shape.
People in the Congo rainforests or in Montreal tended to react to the same piece of music in strikingly similar ways. Andrea Alfano reports
For traits such as intelligence, believing you can change yourself for the better is a good thing. Not so for appearance
Chris Borland's decision has provoked discussion of the types of brain damage that can occur including a severe degenerative disease abbreviated as CTE
There are many reasons to seek help from a dog trainer, and Cat Warren confronted almost all of them when a new puppy came barreling into her life.
In 1990 The New York Times published a front-page article by Lawrence Altman, a reporter with a medical degree, announcing that scientists had discovered “a link between alcoholism and a specific gene.” That was merely one in a string of reports in which the Times and other major media hyped what turned out to be [...]
A dangerous street drug may also have research value
People of all ages find background sound distracting, but noise appears to impede memory formation in older people. Erika Beras reports
The microbiome may yield a new class of psychobiotics for the treatment of anxiety, depression and other mood disorders