A simple technique to gauge brain levels of a toxic protein could improve diagnosis and drug trials
Drugs that disrupt production of toxic proteins in the brain could work for various degenerative disorders, including Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s
What science knows about males, females and concussions
Female axons—brain cells’ output cables—are shown to have a thinner structure
Children exposed to the virus in utero are now missing developmental milestones
The prospect of focusing the beams without destroying tissue might someday diagnose or even restore faulty brain circuits
A gold standard trial found the approach does not help patients
The billionaire philanthropist’s contribution will be followed by another $50 million in start-up ventures
Unusual gait, clumsiness and other motor difficulties are not just limited to kids with the disorder
With some training, sheep were able to select a celebrity's face over that of a stranger they'd never seen. Christopher Intagliata reports.
The main way the disease works is to disrupt communication between neurons, the specialized cells that process and transmit electrical and chemical signals between regions of the brain
The controversial approach aims to rejuvenate old tissue
Our bodies are honed to environmental light via a biological chain reaction
Shutting down the top risk gene holds potential for halting the disease process
Earlier identification and treatment could be life-saving
The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was awarded today to Jeffrey Hall, Michael Rosbash and Michael Young for discoveries of molecular mechanisms controlling circadian rhythms.
A new study adds to findings that female children and adolescents are more susceptible to head injuries
The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2017 was awarded to Jeffrey C. Hall, Michael Rosbash and Michael W. Young for discoveries of molecular mechanisms controlling circadian rhythms...