A new study finds that bursts of neural activity take place as the brain holds information in mind.
Just as personality traits of people may differ, brain also has different traits that affect both anatomical and cognitive factors, says a new study.
According to the study, skin cells can be turned to embryonic stem cells, which can then move throughout the brain and kill the cancer-causing cells.
Eating junk food may shrink the part of your brain involved in learning, memory and mental health, a new study has claimed.
A 15-year-old Indian-origin boy in the UK has developed a potential test for Alzheimer's which could allow the disease to be diagnosed 10 years before the first symptoms appear and even stop its progression.
As states all over India are now testing to see whether Maggi is safe or not, here are some ways in which lead can harm your body.
Neurons in the brain are wired like a social network, researchers from the University of Basel say.
The findings mirror observations from previous studies that found these improvements in people who learned a second language at a much earlier age.
Inherited viruses that are millions of years old play an important role in building up the complex networks that characterise the human brain.
A hospital in Mumbai had literally put the remote in its patient's hands: A British man who suffered from chronic headaches had electrodes inserted along his neck which control the intensity of his headaches with a pacemaker!
Cocoa can reverse age-related memory decline in healthy older adults by improving brain function, says a new study.
Yesterday the Nobel Prize Committee in Switzerland announced the Nobel in medicine. The winners of the prize helped discover the brain's GPS system.
Researchers have identified a control mechanism in the brain that processes sensory and emotive information that humans experience as "disappointment".
Researchers have discovered a sleep-promoting circuit located deep in the primitive brainstem that enables us to fall into deep sleep.
Schizophrenia is not a single disease but a group of eight genetically distinct disorders, each with its own set of symptoms, scientists have found.
Exercising to improve your cardiovascular strength may protect from cognitive impairment as you age, according to a new study.
Researchers have identified the mechanism in the brain that is key to sensing glucose levels in the blood, linking it to both type 1 and type 2 diabetes.