Repairing leaky blood-brain barrier may rejuvenate brain function

New research in mice questions the idea that “you can’t teach an old dog new tricks.”…

The brain finds a way to adapt, even when we remove half

A fascinating new study involving people who underwent hemispherectomy — surgery to remove one of the…

Does childhood cognition predict dementia risk later in life?

To what extent do factors such as education and socioeconomic position affect our thinking skills and…

Medical News Today: What to know about GABA

GABA (gamma-aminobutyric acid) is an inhibitory neurotransmitter in the brain. Learn how increased levels of GABA…

Medical News Today: What is apraxia?

Apraxia is a neurological disorder that affects a person’s ability to perform everyday movements. Learn more…

Medical News Today: What are the 12 cranial nerves?

The cranial nerves are a set of twelve nerves that originate in the brain. Each has…

Medical News Today: What causes left sided facial numbness?

Possible causes of left sided facial numbness include stroke, multiple sclerosis, and Bell’s palsy. Learn more…

Medical News Today: Everything you need to know about chemical imbalances in the brain

While some chemical imbalances can be a factor in certain symptoms of mental health conditions, they…

Medical News Today: Physical fitness linked to better brain function

In the largest and most in-depth study of its kind, scientists confirm that physical fitness is…

Medical News Today: What to know about post-concussion syndrome

In most cases, concussion symptoms disappear within a month. If they do not, the person may…