As doctors continue to monitor Rep. Gabrielle Giffords's condition, previous cases of brain injury resulting from bullets and other assaults can help explain what happens to the nervous system during major injuries--and how those rare recoveries are possible
A new marijuana-derived drug may treat epileptic children, without the high
The brain is a dazzlingly complex web of somewhere around 100 billion neurons, each of which communicates with others through thousands of connections.
One year ago there were a dozen known cases of children with a mutation on the SCN8A gene; now, there are more than 90
A western lowland gorilla living at the Bronx Zoo gets an on-site MRI