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.