Two moms whose late sons suffered from a degenerative brain condition associated with the type of head impacts common in collision sports are suing the biggest youth football league in the U.S. But one neurologist says there is still a lot scientists don’t understand about brain injury in sport.
Teen brains can be altered by smoking even a small amount of cannabis, a small U.S. study suggests.
A nine-year-old Ontario girl has become the first child in Canada to undergo deep brain stimulation for epilepsy after years of having up to 150 seizures a day.
BEST supplements for the brain: The brain is an important organ in the body as it’s in charge of all functions in the body. Diet plays a big part in keeping it healthy, and there is a particular mineral it needs.
In Canada, almost a million people live with treatment-resistant depression. Doctors are looking at different approaches that go straight to the source of the problem deep within the brain.
Enlarge (credit: Jonathan Lee, Duke University) Twenty years ago, the neuroscientist John E. Dowling wrote a book about the brain called Creating Mind. Since then, our understanding of cellular neurobiology and even systems neuroscience has exploded. So Dowling decided to update his book. Yet our understanding of the mind has not exploded apace with our […]
PARKINSON’S disease symptoms develop gradually over a long period of time, and they could be caused by nerve damage in the brain. Adding this cheap sauce to your dinner diet could reduce signs and symptoms of the neurodegenerative condition.
A Ukrainian parliament hearing on a high-profile murder became heated after the prosecutor general lashed out, calling an MP barely printable names and reportedly saying “suck my c**k” after a vote of confidence. The Rada, the Ukraine parliament, has witnessed many heated debates and quite a few fistfights. But the Tuesday session will probably be […]
BEST supplements for a healthy brain: A healthy diet is key when it comes to healthy brain function, but what exactly should we be eating? There are eight essential vitamins which are recommended you take and are available in supplement form.
I grew up on the high-elevation plains of northwest Montana, on the Blackfeet Indian Reservation, in a culture in which English did not become the dominant language until the middle part of the 20th century. Leaving to attend the University of Montana in the mid-1990s, after receiving a tuition waiver the summer following my senior […]