Trend reflects the nation’s aging population and increasing life expectancy
Newly discovered genetic mutations are providing clues about how this disorder relentlessly destroys motor neurons and robs people of their mobility. The findings may lead to drug therapies for a condition that has long defied treatment
A technology that uses magnetism to regulate neural activity shows a small benefit in patients with mild forms of the disease
A difference in these trimming cells between the sexes might render males most vulnerable to the disorder
Senior mice treated with THC improved on learning and memory tests
The genetic makeup of any given brain cell differs from all others. That realization may provide clues to a range of psychiatric diseases
A promising treatment that uses MDMA could help people suffering with post-traumatic stress disorder
Brain imaging can establish a two-way lifeline to some severely brain-damaged patients
Gene studies were supposed to reveal the disorder's roots. That didn't happen. Now scientists are broadening the search
By suppressing or increasing cravings, microbes help the brain decide what foods the body “needs”
Do 13 cases of amnesia among opioid users suggest a more widespread problem?
The state with the second highest death rate has created innovative approaches to assist caregivers
Trauma can be passed down to offspring due to epigenetic changes in DNA. But positive experiences seem able to correct that. Erika Beras reports.
Current medicines fail to relieve seizures in about a third of people with epilepsy. What can be done?
Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research CEO Todd Sherer, a neuroscientist, talks about the state of Parkinson's disease and research.
In a major breakthrough researchers show it is possible to make dopamine cells from astrocytes, accelerating traditional stem cell procedures and improving disease symptoms
Sallie Baxendale, a consultant neuropsychologist at the Institute of Neurology at University College London, explains
Researchers say the medication is a significant improvement over other treatments
The Republican-proposed repeal bill is slated for a House vote on Thursday