For some people, like those with dementia or serious brain trauma, memory deficit can impair the ability to recall procedures as fundamental as using the telephone. A new brain implant, or so-called “cognitive prosthetic,” designed by researchers at the University of Pennsylvania and Thomas Jefferson University, has been shown to boost memory performance. Is this […]
In 2015, scientists made an accidental discovery that changed our understanding of the human brain's relationship with the immune system.
Insecurities about aging can actually cause incompetence and health problems in elderly people.
We do it every night, but science still isn't sure exactly why we sleep.
New experimental results could be good news for those suffering from neurodegenerative disorders.
Many brain disorders remain untreatable. Can new MRI technology lead doctors to the solution?
Suppose you could live a longer, healthier life if you were willing to eat about half what you normally do and spend every day feeling cold and hungry?
As you may already know, heart disease is one of the leading causes of death in people who are older than sixty-five. What’s more, there’s a growing body of evidence that emotional stress can contribute to cardiovascular disease.