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  • Evidence for Person-to-Person Transmission of Alzheimer's Pathology

    Evidence for Person-to-Person Transmission of Alzheimer's Pathology

    Study raises question about whether proteins implicated in the disease are capable of spreading through medical procedures

    September 9, 2015

  • Metals and Mental Health

    Metals and Mental Health

    Deficiencies in zinc can play a role in depression and a new way to enhance lithium may hold promise for bipolar disorder

    September 1, 2015

  • Helmet Sensors Reveal the Real Impact of Head Injuries

    Helmet Sensors Reveal the Real Impact of Head Injuries

    More comprehensive scanning shows that even “minor” hits could be as damaging to players’ brains as concussions.

    September 11, 2015

  • What Happens in the Brain During Sleep?

    What Happens in the Brain During Sleep?

    —via e-mail

    September 1, 2015

  • Antipsychotic Drugs Often Given to Intellectually Disabled in Absence of Mental Illness

    Antipsychotic Drugs Often Given to Intellectually Disabled in Absence of Mental Illness

    A study confirms the widespread use of drugs to control disruptive and aggressive behavior

    September 2, 2015

  • Massive International Project Raises Questions about the Validity of Psychology Research

    Massive International Project Raises Questions about the Validity of Psychology Research

    When 100 past studies were replicated, only 39 percent yielded the same results

    August 27, 2015

  • Oliver Sacks, Who Depicted Brain-Disorder Sufferers' Humanity, Dies

    Oliver Sacks, Who Depicted Brain-Disorder Sufferers' Humanity, Dies

    The prolific author–neurologist gave the world empathetic insights into disorders of the brain while also inspiring films, plays, an opera and likely many careers in medicine and brain science

    August 31, 2015

  • Solving the Mystery of Parkinson's [Book Excerpt]

    Solving the Mystery of Parkinson's [Book Excerpt]

    When scientists tracked the genes behind an inherited form of the disease, they uncovered vital clues about how it progresses

    August 18, 2015

  • Size Matters When It Comes to Cells' Vulnerability to Parkinson's

    Size Matters When It Comes to Cells' Vulnerability to Parkinson's

    Neurons involved in Parkinson’s disease are especially susceptible to burnout because of their complex branching

    August 27, 2015

  • Peach Has a Picture Problem

    Peach Has a Picture Problem

    The hot new messaging app made a rookie mistake and once again respect for image creators takes a back seat to aggressive feature-rollout.

    February 2, 2016

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