Children with autism who experience executive function impairments may benefit from "exergaming" according to a recent study conducted by researchers at The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston.
Feeling anxious? Your orbitofrontal cortex may have something to do with it. It's the region of the brain that's located just behind the eyes, and previous research has shown that it plays a role in anxiety.
Could a drug previously used to treat rheumatoid arthritis be helpful in providing care for Alzheimer's patients?
New findings published in the Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry revealed that unemployed young people who are also not in school are also more likely to experience mental health issues.
Researchers at Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School Singapore (Duke-NUS) have linked the abnormal of the genes (BDNF and DTNBP1) to underlying links of schizophrenia, a disabling brain disorder that's estimated to affect anywhere between 200,000 to 3 million in the United States annually. Symptoms of th...
Not only are high fat foods bad for you and low in nutritional value. They can hold dangerous food additives that may actually make you want to eat more.
Previous studies have shown that energy drinks can be particularly dangerous for your cardiovascular health. Yet a new study published in the journal PLOS ONE shows that they may also increase the risk of serious damage to the brain.
What type of athletic training you receive may affect how your brain communicates with your muscles.
Scientists have identified a novel mechanism of how neural stem cells stay relatively free of aging-inducted damage, which could help with research concerning Alzheimer's Disease and other cognitive conditions.
Previous studies have linked various genetic and potential environmental factors to Alzheimer's disease. Yet did you know that stress could be essentially contribute to the overall health issue?
For the first time, scientists have used sound waves to control brain cells.