Arts therapies appear to ease brain disorders from Parkinson's to PTSD. Now, artists and scientists have launched an effort to understand how these treatments change the brain.
Actor and comedian Bob Saget's death was caused by a blow to the head that he appeared to ignore before going to bed. Medical experts say you should always seek care if you experience a head trauma.
Some patients who have had COVID-19 develop symptoms resembling early Alzheimer's. Researchers are trying to figure out whether these people are more likely to develop the disease itself.
A local health care professional says some stroke patients are waiting too long to seek care amid COVID-19 fears; he's urging patients to get to the emergency room as fast as possible.
Brain scans of 104 boys and girls doing basic math tasks found no gender differences. The finding adds to the evidence that boys and girls start out with equal ability in math.
Neurologist Guy Leschziner, author of The Nocturnal Brain, says the brain can be in different sleep stages at once — which explains why people sometimes walk, eat and even have sex when sleeping.
More than 600 people will take part in study to test a promising treatment for Huntington's disease, a fatal inherited condition. The experimental drug interferes with defective genetic machinery.
A brain structure that helps us walk in a straight line also appears to play a central role in emotional control and decision-making. The findings about the cerebellum challenge years of dogma.
Acute flaccid myelitis causes weakness in arms or legs. The cause isn't clear but may be related to viruses, environmental toxins or genetic disorders. Since 2014, 386 total cases have been confirmed.
Tree farmer Alan Dambach's tremor got so bad he couldn't read his own signature. Then he tried a new procedure that uses sound waves to destroy specific brain cells.