Neurology News

A brain study in rats that explored different environments reveals that the anterior cingulate cortex drives the hippocampus in long-term memory recall.

Heat intolerance is when someone feels too warm in temperatures that other people find comfortable. It can be a mild discomfort or significantly affect a person's quality of life. Learn about the causes and more here.

New research finds that some Alzheimer's-related biomarkers in the brain change as early as 34 years before the onset of visible symptoms.

According to new research, the brain?s response to inflammation may explain why depression is more common in women than it is in men.

Many different conditions can cause a loss of balance, including inner ear infections and Ménière?s disease. Some medications can also contribute. Learn about these and other possible causes here. We also cover treatment options.

New research in mice suggests that molecules derived from a species of parasitic fish could help tackle cancer and other conditions in the brain.

An electroencephalogram test, also called an EEG, is a test that measures electrical activity in the brain. Doctors use EEG tests to diagnose epilepsy and other brain-related conditions. Learn about the uses, procedure, and results of EEG tests here.

Researchers assess which aspects of working memory are affected by age, sleep quality, and mood and whether these factors work in unison or independently.

The Cluster A personality disorders are paranoid personality disorder, schizoid personality disorder, and schizotypal disorder. The symptoms can vary depending on the specific disorder. Learn more here.

Because some children played Pokémon obsessively in their formative years, these characters are now providing insight into the adult brain.

A study of spider venom looks deeper into its molecular makeup than ever before. The findings may lead to treatments for neurological conditions.

A study of 62 million people in the United States finds that those who have had their appendix removed are more likely to develop Parkinson's disease.

Common causes of facial pain include headaches and injuries. However, facial pain can also result from dental problems, infections, and nerve disorders. People who experience severe, recurring, or persistent facial pain should see a doctor. Learn more here.

A study uncovers the neuron and immune cell changes that explain why light therapy can reduce toxic brain proteins in mouse models of Alzheimer's disease.

According to a new study, a cell phone game called 'Sea Hero Quest' could assist researchers in identifying people who are more at risk of Alzheimer's.

A recent study in mice warns that 'overloading' on the amino acids that popular protein shakes contain may lead to health problems and shorten lifespan.

Experts have defined an under-recognized, newly named condition that mimics Alzheimer's disease and propose guidelines for diagnosing and researching it.

Brain activity differences may help explain why distress from bad memories grows stronger in people with insomnia but fades in those without insomnia.

New research examines the psychological effects of having deep religious or mystical experiences, whether they are induced by psychedelic drugs or not.

New research in mice finds a molecular pathway that may explain why eating comfort food during stressful times can lead to increased weight gain.

New research uses MRI imaging to examine the connections between obesity and changes in the brain's gray and white matter volume and structure.

Data from up to 11 years of blood samples confirm neurofilament light protein as a potential noninvasive marker of Alzheimer's disease progression.

New research in mouse models of human-derived cancers has found a new key factor that supports the growth and spread of aggressive tumors.

Some psychologists believe that children go through four separate stages of cognitive development, which they call Piaget?s stages. Learn more about these stages, what they mean, and how to use them, here.

New research in mice and human cell cultures has revealed that the taste cells of humans and other mammals can also contain smell receptors.