Newsy (Sep. 10, 2014) Researchers found commonly prescribed sleeping and anxiety pills such as Xanax and Valium could lead to an increased risk for Alzheimer's disease.
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AP (Aug. 29, 2013) The NFL has reached a tentative $765 million settlement over concussion-related brain injuries among its 18,000 former players. In Detroit, a neurologist is undertaking what he calls a "landmark ... watch video
TheStreet (May 9, 2014) The National Institute for Drug Abuse, or NIDA, has asked the Drug Enforcement Agency for more marijuana. NIDA has requested an increase from 21,000 grams to 650,000 grams, or roughly 1,433 pounds of ... watch video
Xinhua News Agency (Feb. 12, 2013) On December 14, 2012, 20-year-old Adam Lanza fatally shot twenty children and six adult staff members at Sandy Hook Elementary School in the village of Sandy Hook in Newtown, Connecticut.
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Apr. 28, 2015 Women may have a more difficult time than men in recovering from concussion, according to a new study. Concussion, also known as mild traumatic brain injury (MTBI), is a common medical problem ... read more
Apr. 28, 2015 An effective solution to get rid of earworms, those annoying tunes that keep on re-playing in never ending loops in our heads, has been found. The best way to block obsessive melodies is neither to ... read more
Apr. 27, 2015 By training a type of grasshopper to recognize odors, a team of biomedical engineers is learning more about the brain and how it processes information from its senses. While the results of this ... read more
Apr. 27, 2015 Nerve cells and blood vessels in the eye constantly 'talk' to each other to maintain healthy blood flow and prevent disease, scientists say. The study has implications for treating diseases such as ... read more
Apr. 27, 2015 Investigators have settled a long-standing controversy surrounding the molecular basis of an inherited disorder that historically affected Ashkenazi Jews from Eastern Europe but now also arises in ... read more