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It's a story most of us have heard -- a friend goes on a diet program and loses weight but can't seem to keep it off. A new study by the Yale School of Medicine found that obesity may cause irreversible changes to the brain.
Word games have grown in popularity over the years. They're a fun and easy way to stay entertained.
Sherri Winslow talks about aphasia and the signs that may signal something is wrong.
The study, published Monday in the journal Nature, is believed to be the first involving people who underwent brain scans both before they contracted COVID and months after.
Pam Belluck, New York Times
Many of those previously infected with COVID-19 report continued problems with memory, brain fog and mood changes.
This last year has been tough. And as we move forward into a more "normal" experience, it's important that we address that stress that came with it all.
Sarah Lindenfeld Hall, Go Ask Mom editor
ellus Therapeutics is pushing ahead with developing its neonatal brain injury treatment after landing crucial seed funding this week. Here are the details.
A team led by scientists at the UNC School of Medicine identified a molecule called microRNA-29 as a powerful controller of brain maturation in mammals. Deleting microRNA-29 in mice caused problems very similar to those seen in autism, epilepsy, and other neurodevelopmental conditions.
A feat of basic neuroscience co-led by UNC School of Medicine’s Jose Rodríguez-Romaguera, PhD, and Randall Ung, PhD, the discovery of a set of arousal-related neurons could help scientists develop better treatments for anxiety disorders and other psychiatric illnesses.
Medical practitioners may be able to improve existing treatment methods and develop new personalized ones, for brain aneurysms thanks to researchers at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Duke University and Texas A&M They are the first to produce a living, bioprinted aneurysm outside of the human body, perform a medical procedure on it and observe it respond and heal as it would in an actual human brain.
It's not the stress that gets to you. It's your reaction to it. While we can't remove stress in this time period, there are strategies to help you better cope with it.
One of the more puzzling aspects of the novel coronavirus is just how many organ systems are impacted through the course of the disease. We've heard about the heart, lungs and respiratory symptoms, but a growing mystery is its impact on the nervous system.
By Dr. Minali Nigam and Dr. Sanjay Gupta, CNN
We're starting to learn more about how COVID-19 may affect the brain. Doctors are reporting some patients suffering from confusion or even becoming delirious. In some cases, the neurological symptoms were the first symptoms of their infection.
A Duke Health analysis of treatments for patients with traumatic brain injuries shows that race, geographic region and payment status were significantly associated with the decision to withdraw life support.
Everyday doctors learn of new complications associated with COVID-19. Last week WRAL News spoke with a Duke doctor about the rising deadly cases of blood-clotting in patients. New research is now revealing how the virus is causing an increase in strokes among younger and otherwise healthy patients.
Grey matter controls a variety of important functions including speech, sight, hearing and memory.
A horrific car crash changed a Wilmington man's life, leaving him with severe trauma and an incredible gift: painting.
Dr. Carol Colton, a leader of cutting edge research in the Neurology Department of Duke University Medical Center, helps answer questions about new directions in research on Alzheimer's Disease.
It is challenging enough caring for a spouse with dementia. When you add to that the hesitation to leave the home with your loved one, it amplifies the effects. We need community.
Researchers also have brain imaging that proves young children use the same mechanisms and networks in the brain to solve math problems no matter their gender. The study was published Friday in the journal Science of Learning. Plus: Read the study’s abstract.
Parents might want to think twice about how much screen time their young children are getting. The results of a news study indicates all that screen time could be damaging their brain.
The debate about the color of a pair of sneakers is back after two stars posted the image on Instagram asking for their fans' responses.
Christina Maxouris, CNN
The rates of football practice concussions and recurrent concussions across all sports have gone down in recent years, according to the study, published in the journal Pediatrics on Tuesday. The bad news: Concussion rates increased in football games.
A legal fight is brewing in Arizona over a man's organs. His family is fighting to keep the organs from being donated, despite the fact that he's been declared brain dead.