By BONNIE PRESCOTT, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Staff Traumatic brain injuries (TBI) affect approximately 20 percent of the more than 2 million troops who have deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan, and brain injuries caused […]
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Getting the proper amount of sleep each night doesn’t just help us operate at peak efficiency the next day — it also nurtures the brain itself.
It’s been a long road for Laurel. If you didn’t know her history, you’d never guess that when she was just 11 years old, she suffered a massive stroke that destroyed most of the left side of her brain.
Yes, you can train your brain! Which is great news for those of us who can’t remember where we left our keys, forget important appointments, or perhaps still suffer the effects of a concussion.
Pain sufferers are turning to a treatment that uses a device implanted beneath the skin to send electrical signals to the spinal cord to control chronic pain.
Getting the proper amount of sleep each night doesn’t just help us operate at peak efficiency the next day… it also nurtures the brain itself.
Contrary to popular belief, Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia are not natural consequences of growing old.
Parkinson’s disease, which affects more than 1 million individuals throughout the United States, often arises slowly and without early warning signs.
Stroke has traditionally been thought to strike older individuals. But now a new study in the Lancet medical journal shows a growing number of young and middle-aged adults being affected by it.