Neurology News

A new study in mice finds that genetic faults in a certain type of brain cell may be the basis for childhood-onset schizophrenia.

A reduction in DISC1 plays a role in schizophrenia, and a new study investigates how this protein is degraded while attempting to apply its brakes.

The old real estate adage about "location, location, location" might also apply to the biochemical genesis of Alzheimer's disease, according to new research from the University of British Columbia.

Instead of having more children, a grandmother may pass on her genes more successfully by using her cognitive abilities to directly or indirectly aid her existing children and grandchildren.

Following seven simple heart health tips in your 20s predicts a healthier brain volume in your 40s. Cardiovascular and cognitive health seem to be linked.

The results of an international clinical trial, led in part by a UC Davis School of Medicine expert, have shown that a drug therapy for a severe type of muscular dystrophy holds promise for a...

New studies reveal links between complex tasks in early life, targeted physical and brain training in later life, and levels of cognition.

A newly devised algorithm, in combination with robot-assisted rehabilitation, enables people with stroke or other neurological disorders to walk again.

Out-of-body experiences have historically been the domain of pseudoscience. However, neuroscience researchers are slowly unraveling their mystery.

New discovery in motor neurone disease and dementia could pave the way to novel treatments.

Blood screening tests to detect levels of an Alzheimer's disease marker in the blood may help to predict disease risk and even work to prevent it.

The more regularly people report doing word puzzles such as crosswords, the better their brain function in later life, a large-scale and robust online trial has found.

University of California San Diego scientists have linked specific wiring in the brain to distinct behavioral symptoms of depression.

People who are underdeveloped in the brain region that is linked with inhibition after age 30 may be more likely to experience psychological problems.

Scientists investigating the genetic causes and altered functioning of nerve cells in motor neurone disease (MND) have discovered a new mechanism that could lead to fresh treatment approaches for one...

Largest study to date of executive function in females with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) reveals unique challenges in diagnosis and intervention.

Members of the Faculty of Fundamental Medicine at the Lomonosov Moscow State University have determined the structure of a peptide complex, formed in the brain at the early stages of Alzheimer's...

Researchers have identified a neural circuit in the brains of mice that plays a role in social dominance.

In this article, learn about the causes of food cravings, what types of food cravings there are, and how to reduce or replace them.

New research shows that people who decide to perform generous acts toward others, no matter how small, have an increased level of happiness.

Changes in the visual systems of newly diagnosed Parkinson's disease patients may provide important biomarkers for the early detection and monitoring of the disease, according to a new study...

The part of the brain that helps control emotion may be larger in people who develop post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) after brain injury compared to those with a brain injury without PTSD...

Research linking traumatic brain injury and dementia later in life is contradictory. Learn about the latest findings and what they mean for TBI patients.

Exposure to a common visual illusion may enhance your ability to read fine print, according to new research published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science.

About one-third lower risk revealed in IU-led analysis of 3 million Americans with attention deficient hyperactivity disorder.