The grip trashy reality shows hold on television may be about to be broken by a new wave of intelligent documentaries.
Research into brain diseases such as Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and traumatic injury got a boost with a $100 million pledge from a US foundation and seven universities.
Scientists in Britain removed and studied a rare tapeworm that lived in a man's brain for four years, researchers saidю
Babies adopted across international borders may not remember the language they heard in their first days, but the words leave a lasting mark on their minds.
People with autism have too many synapses according to a new study that may point to a treatment for the complex disorder.
US scientists described new advances in making 3D brain-like tissue that allows real-time research on brain trauma, disease and recovery.
Researchers unveiled a powerful new postage-stamp size chip delivering supercomputer performance using a process that mimics the human brain.
Baby talk is more than just bonding: chatting with your infant spurs important brain development that sets the stage for lifelong learning.
A Canadian whose brain-dead pregnant wife is being kept on life support until the birth of their baby is giving the public a glimpse of his very personal tragedy.
The fetus being carried by a pregnant American woman already declared brain dead is "distinctly abnormal".
A naturally occurring hormone acts as spontaneous defense in the brain against the high caused by marijuana and could be useful in preventing addiction, researchers said Thursday.
Women aren't very good at reading maps, and men are incapable of multi-tasking.
A stunningly well-preserved skull from 1.8 million years ago offers new evidence that early man was a single species with a vast array of different looks.
Years of training cause structural changes in a ballerina's brain that help her stay balanced in the pirouette, said a report Friday that may aid the treatment of chronic dizziness.
Scientists have a new lead on a possible treatment to slow Alzheimer's disease by targeting a protein involved in limiting flexibility in the aging brain.
Tiny brain lesions are vastly more common in US Air Force pilots who fly at high altitudes than in non-pilots.
A class of drugs designed to lower blood pressure also slightly brakes the progression of dementia among the elderly and may even boost brain power marginally.
Medical research that uses animals to test therapies for human brain disorders is often biased, claiming positive results and then failing in human trials.
US regulators on Monday approved the first brain wave test for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, saying it may improve the accuracy of diagnoses by medical experts.
Around 9.19 million people in China had dementia in 2010, compared with 3.68 million 20 years earlier, according to a study on Friday that throws a spotlight on an emerging health crisis.
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