Scientists Say Your Brain Still Works After Death, And You Know When You're DeadAccording to researchers in New York, a person's brain is still active after death, meaning they can be aware they've passed away.
Increased Activity In Part Of Brain Could Predict Stress-Related Heart Attack RiskStress and heart attacks have long been linked, but researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital may now know exactly why.
BIDMC Scientists Develop Antibody to Treat Traumatic Brain InjuryResearchers at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) have published a new study that explains how Traumatic brain injuries lead to two types of dementia, but have also developed a new antibody that can be used to treat it before it causes widespread brain damage.
Deep Brain Stimulation Helps Control Parkinson’s SymptomsA surgical procedure that involves implanting electrodes in the brain is helping some patients with control their symptoms after medications stop working.
Ending the Stigma of Mental IllnessThere is something mysterious about mental illness. it is a master at disguise. Its nebulous nature creates a lot of mystery and with that, fantasies and stereotypes.
How Sleep Nurtures Your BrainGetting 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.
From Song to SpeechIt’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.
Sleep Position May Help Prevent Brain DisordersPoor sleep is bad for the brain. Now, experts think that sleep position may be important, too.
Harvard Researcher Peeks Into Healthy Brains To Understand Alzheimer's RiskResearchers are adding tau brain scans to an ambitious study that's testing if an experimental drug might help healthy but at-risk people stave off Alzheimer's.
The Science Behind Food CravingsOne of the greatest challenges facing anyone trying to lose weight is our world of seemingly endless temptations.
VIDEO: Understanding Food CuesUnderstanding how hunger and external food cues cause changes in the brain and their potential consequences for obesity, binge eating and other eating disorders.
Bradley Jay: 'What Is Your Most Addictive Food?'Click play to see some interesting people and get new ideas on how to make staying in shape even more difficult than it already is.