In May of 2012, former NFL linebacker Junior Seau took his own life by shooting himself in the chest. Seau was dealing with depression, mood swings and insomnia.
El embargo económico sigue en pie, por ello las conexiones entre ambos países solo pueden llevar al trabajo conjunto en biomedicina hasta cierto punto, por ahora.
Having eight to 12 drinks per week was linked to hippocampus shrinkage in a study of several hundred Londoners
Researchers are concerned that the syndrome may be due to drug contamination
How one woman learned to use the electrodes implanted in her brain as an extension of her nervous system.
Stem cell therapy is emerging as a promising treatment for Parkinson's disease
Elastic material bridges gaps, relays nerve impulses, in damaged spinal cords
The birds are the first line of defense against the disease, cases of which have spiked there this fall
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
To highlight the artistic effort neuroscientists pour into their research images, a nonprofit group held a friendly competition. We review the top entries and winners
Ecuadorian scientists have revived a new species of yeast from pre-Incan tomb, illuminating prehistoric life
Do you enjoy reading books? Reading is one of the unique activities that only humans do, and we have not been doing it for that long! People have been practicing spoken communication using a language system with grammatical rules for at least 100,000 years.
New findings on people with a damaged hippocampus suggest a bold rethinking of the way we map the brain
Researchers say the medication is a significant improvement over other treatments
After a new brain-scanning approach revealed that a seemingly vegetative young woman was actually conscious, she started down the road to a partial recovery
A musky odor may lead to new diagnostic tools for the neurodegenerative disease
A single mathematical function explains how both a sheet of paper and a developing brain folds
Researchers hope blood and brain scans may detect new clues
A meticulously constructed atlas of the human brain reveals the molecular roots of mental illness—and of everyday behavior
A flood of new tyrannosaur finds is helping to shed light on how their gargantuan successor developed