Apr 17, 2019
Cannabidiol could help deliver medications to the brain
CBD could work like a "Trojan horse," helping slip medications across the blood-brain barrier.
Apr 12, 2019
Want to learn a new skill? Take some short breaks
NIH study suggests our brains may use short rest periods to strengthen memories.
Apr 05, 2019
Advances in deep brain stimulation could lead to new treatments for people with movement and psychia
Recent advances in DBS could lead to treatments for obsessive-compulsive disorder, Gilles de la Tourette syndrome, and depression.
Apr 04, 2019
Study suggests impact of concussions reduced in children with more years of sport experience
More years in sports – not less – may help protect the brains of children who have had a concussion, against future concussions.
Apr 02, 2019
Heavy alcohol use stunts adolescent, young adult brain growth
Study is first to pinpoint a decrease in brain volume, potentially limiting lifetime learning ability.
Mar 25, 2019
How team sports change a child’s brain
Team sports associated with less depression in boys as young as 9 years.
Mar 20, 2019
More vitamin D may improve memory but too much may slow reaction time
Study of post-menopausal women finds potential risks and benefits of increased vitamin D.
Mar 20, 2019
A nutty solution for improving brain health
Long-term, high nut consumption could be the key to better cognitive health in older people.
Mar 18, 2019
Our brains may ripple before remembering
NIH study suggests tiny electrical brain waves may be a hallmark of successful memory retrieval.
Mar 11, 2019
Smoking, high blood pressure, diabetes and obesity each linked to unhealthy brains
Factors that influence the health of our blood vessels are linked to less healthy brains.