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1 in 3 Americans Lives an Hour or More From a Stroke Center

3-D Video Games May Boost Brainpower, Study Finds

A Sense of Purpose May Benefit Your Brain

ADHD May Have Different Effects on Brains of Boys and Girls

ADHD Patients Show Weaker Connections in Brain Networks Tied to Focus: Study

Adopted Kids' Average IQ Higher Than Non-Adopted Siblings: Study

Adults Can Pick Up Perfect Pitch, Study Shows

After Concussion Symptoms Fade, Slowed Blood Flow in Brain May Persist

Age-Linked Memory Loss May Be Worse for Men, Study Finds

All That Googling May Make People Feel Smarter Than They Are

Alzheimer's-Linked Brain Plaques May Also Slow Blood Flow

Alzheimer's-Linked Brain Plaques May Arise Decades Before Symptoms

Alzheimer's-Linked Brain Proteins Tied to Poor Sleep in Study

Alzheimer's-Linked Gene Tied to Brain Bleeds in Men: Study

Americans Growing More Concerned About Head Injuries in Football

Anesthesia After 40 Not Linked to Mental Decline Later, Study Finds

Antidepressant, Painkiller Combo May Raise Risk of Brain Bleed

Are You a Secret Santa or a Grinch? Brain Scans May Tell

Arts, Crafts, Socializing May Buoy the Aging Brain

Autism Behaviors May Differ in Boys and Girls

Autism May Differ in Brains of Boys and Girls

Autism-Linked Genes May Be Tied to Slightly Higher IQ

Banning Soccer 'Headers' Won't Solve Concussion Problem: Study

Big Brain Doesn't Mean Big Smarts

Blood Proteins May Provide Early Clue to Alzheimer's

Blood Thinners OK for Cancers That Spread to Brain, Study Finds

Brain Changes Differ by Race With Alzheimer's Disease: Study

Brain Chemical Dopamine May Boost Risk-Taking in Healthy People

Brain Chemistry May Change to Cope With Pain

Brain Differences May Explain Why Some With Schizophrenia Hallucinate

Brain Differences Seen in Teenage Heavy Drinkers

Brain Differences Seen in Young Adults at Genetic Risk of Alzheimer's

Brain Gains for Older Adults Who Start Exercising

Brain Inflammation May Be Linked to Schizophrenia

Brain Injury Linked to Raised Risk of Road Rage

Brain Injury May Hurt Job Prospects of U.S. Veterans

Brain Protein Tied to Alzheimer's Spotted in Young Adults

Brain Scans Give Clues to Link Between Alzheimer's, Down Syndrome

Brain Scans May Predict Language Skills in Kids With Autism

Brain Scans May Reveal Which Coma Patients Will Recover

Brain Scans May Take Guesswork Out of Schizophrenia Treatment

Brain Scans Show Why Reading to Kids Is Good for Them

Brain Stimulation Device Approved for Parkinson's and Essential Tremor

Brain Wiring Changes Might Help Guard Against Bipolar Disorder

Brainpower Peaks in Different Ways as People Age, Study Finds

Brains of Compulsive Video Gamers May Be 'Wired' Differently

Brains of Teens With Bipolar Disorder Develop Differently: Study

Brains of Those With Anorexia React Differently to Hunger Signals

Brain's Signaling Systems Might Determine PTSD Severity: Study

Brain's Visual Center Similar in Sighted and Those Blind From Birth

British Scientists Spot Brain's Pain Center

Can't Remember Exact Colors? Science Points to Why

Celiac Disease Doesn't Seem to Boost Dementia Risk: Study

Certain Diabetes Drugs May Aid Weight Loss by Curbing Cravings

Challenges for Extreme Preemies Can Last into Teens

Childhood Brain Tumor Survivors May Have Memory Troubles

Childhood Cancer Survivors Who've Had One Stroke at Risk of Second

Climate Change May Be Pushing 'Brain-Eating' Amoeba to Northern Lakes

College Football Player's Autopsy May Offer Clues to Brain Trauma

Common Diabetes Meds Tied to Lower Risk for Parkinson's

Concussion May Hurt School Performance for a While

Concussion Recovery May Be Delayed in Older Adults

Cooling After Cardiac Arrest May Help Preserve Brain Function

Could a Diet Help Shield You From Alzheimer's?

Could a Saliva Test Help Spot Alzheimer's?

Could ADHD Drug Find New Role in Menopause?

Could Brain Scans Help Guide Treatment for OCD?

Could Brain Stimulation Be a Way to Weight Loss?

Could Football Practices Without Helmets Help Prevent Concussions?

Could Implanted Sensor Revolutionize Brain Monitoring?

Could Obesity Be Wired Into Some Children's Brains?

Could Smartphones Lower Intelligence?

Could That Before-Dinner Drink Make You Eat More?

Creatine Doesn't Treat Parkinson's Disease, Study Says

Deep Brain Stimulation May Ease Some Parkinson's Pain for Years

Dehydration Linked to Greater Stroke Damage

Depression After Stroke Linked to Troubled Sleep

Depression Plus Diabetes May Boost Dementia Risk

Digital Compass Attached to Brain Helps Blind Rats 'See'

Dizziness After Standing May Hint at Higher Risk of Early Death

Do People Transmit Happiness by Smell?

Dog Owners Help Scientists Get Inside Pooches' Minds

Early Birth Linked to Introversion, Neuroticism in Adult Life

Educating Stroke Survivors Helps Them Spot Another Stroke Faster

Ex-Baseball Star Kirk Gibson Has Parkinson's Disease

Exercise May Boost Size of Some Brain Regions

Exercise May Help Keep an Aging Mind Agile

Exercise, Games, Puzzles Don't Prevent Signs of Alzheimer's in the Brain: Study

Exercise's Effect on Brain May Boost Mobility in Old Age

Exotic Squirrels Transmit Deadly Virus to Breeders in Germany, Study Finds

Experiment Shows 'Mind Reading' a Real Possibility

Expert Tips to Detect Early Warning Signs of Stroke

Extracting Clot Beats Clot-Busting Drug Alone in Study of Stroke Patients

Eyes May Be Window to Outcomes After Stroke, Research Suggests

Failing Sense of Smell Might Be Alzheimer's Warning

Feeling Extra Forgetful May Signal Dementia Ahead

Few Americans Know Warning Signs of Stroke

Fish Oil Tied to Better Brain Function in Older Adults

Fit Body at 40 May Keep Brain Bright at 60

Football Great Frank Gifford Had Brain Disease

For Safety's Sake: A Young Star Player Quits Pro Football...

Gene Linked to Alzheimer's May Affect Brain Early

Good Heart Health May Help Stave Off Dementia, Study Says

Gout's Silver Lining: A Lower Risk for Alzheimer's?

Graphic Images on Cigarette Labels Affect Smokers' Brains: Study

'Green' Office May Boost Brainpower

Head Injuries May Explain Henry VIII's Erratic Behavior, Study Suggests

Head Injuries May Prematurely Age the Brain, Study Suggests

Head Injuries Tied to Buildup of Alzheimer's Plaques, Small Study Finds

Head Injury Tied to Long-Term Attention Issues in Kids

Health Tip: Muscle Up Your Memory

Health Tip: Promote Better Brain Health

Healthy Diet May Help Shield the Aging Brain

Heart Disease, Alzheimer's Linked by Common Risk Factors

Heart Failure Implant Tied to Weakening of Thinking, Memory

Hepatitis C May Be Tied to Greater Risk for Parkinson's Disease

High Blood Sugar May Boost Alzheimer's Risk

High School Band Classes May Boost Teen Brains

Higher Altitude States Have Fewer Kids With ADHD, Study Finds

Hi-Tech Scans Spot Brain Damage in High Blood Pressure Patients

HIV Can Damage Brain Early On, Study Says

Hormone Therapy for Prostate Cancer May Impair Thinking

Hospitals' Brain Death Policies Vary Dramatically, Study Finds

How to Lower Your Stroke Risk

Human Brain Has Nearly Ideal Network of Connections, Research Shows

Human Brains Aren't Distinctly Male or Female, Study Says

Humans Are Masters of High-Quality Sleep

Immune Cells Repair Damage to Blood-Brain Barrier in Mice

Is Brain Wiring to Blame for Some Teens' Bad Behavior?

Kidney Problems Linked to Brain Disorders: Study

Limiting Tackling Limits Concussions: Study

Liquid Medical Marijuana Shows Promise Against Severe Epilepsy

Loneliness May Fuel Mental Decline in Old Age

Long-Term Pot Use May Make Word Recall Tougher in Middle Age

Lots of Leafy Greens Might Shield Aging Brains, Study Finds

'Love Hormone' May Help New Moms Heed Crying Babies

Magnetic Brain Stimulation Offers Promise for Stroke Victims: Study

Magnetic Pulses to Brain May Ease Ringing in the Ears

Many Who Survive Cardiac Arrest Don't Suffer Brain Damage

Many Young Football Players Get Concussions at Practice, Study Says

Mars-Bound Astronauts May Face Danger From Cosmic Rays

Medical Groups Issue Guidelines for Treating First Seizure

Mediterranean Diet May Keep Your Mind Healthier in Old Age

Mediterranean Diet Plus Olive Oil or Nuts May Boost Thinking and Memory

Memory, Thinking Tests May Hint at Alzheimer's Risk

Men in Red May Seem Aggressive, Angry

Meth, Coke Addiction May Affect Brains of Women More Than Men

Mice May Yield Clues to Winter Depression

Minds of Older Women Fuzzier After General Anesthesia Than Men's

Mistakes During Delivery Rarely Cause Newborn Brain Damage, Study Contends

Mixed Findings on Pot's Effect on the Developing Brain

More Evidence That General Anesthesia May Affect Young Brains

Mosquito-Borne Virus May Cause Fatal Brain Infection

Mouse Study Explores Secrets of Marijuana 'Munchies'

Mouse Study May Offer Clues to Mysteries of Schizophrenia

Mouse Study Shows Cocaine Ravages Brain Cells

MRI Helps Detect Brain Bleeding Soon After Traumatic Brain Injury

MS Drug Tied to Higher Risk for Potentially Deadly Brain Virus

Music Therapy Might Help People With Epilepsy

Nerve Disorder in Horses May Offer Clues to Alzheimer's

Nerve Treatment Via Nose Shows Promise Against Migraines

New 'Collar' Aims to Help Shield Brain From Concussion

New Drug Shows Promise for MS

Newer Treatment May Be Easier on Children With Brain Tumors

No Mental Benefits Seen for Elderly Who Stop Blood Pressure Meds

Older Execs Bring Pluses, Minuses to the Job

Parkinson's Protein May Spur Immune Response

Pesticide in Milk Years Ago May Be Linked to Signs of Parkinson's: Study

Physical Fitness Linked to Mental Fitness in Seniors

Plane Passengers' Near-Death Experience Gives Clues to Trauma's Effect on Brain

'Play' May Be More Stressful for Kids With Autism: Study

Playing Contact Sports in Youth May Raise Risk for Degenerative Brain Disease

Poor Thinking Skills in Seniors Linked to Heart Attack, Stroke Risks

Poverty May Hinder Kids' Brain Development, Study Says

Powerful New Pot May Harm the Brain, Researchers Say

Preteen Football Tied to Brain Changes in Retired NFL Players: Study

Psychopaths May Not Yawn Along With You

Quadriplegic Uses Thoughts to Control Robotic Arms

Rare Nervous System Disorder Can Put Pregnancy at Risk: Study

Reduced Blood Flow to Back of Brain Raises Recurrent Stroke Risk: Study

Regular, Moderate Coffee Drinking Tied to Better Brain Health in Seniors

Removing All Visible Cancer Is Key to Treating Aggressive Brain Tumors

Repeated Blasts Linked to Brain Changes in Combat Vets

Research Gives Clues to Why Some Benefit More From Drug for Bipolar Disorder

Researchers Develop Screening for Early Memory Troubles

Researchers Explore Memory Problems Related to Parkinson's

Researchers Pinpoint Brain Region That Manages Multistep Tasks

Risky Gambling Tied to Single Brain Connection

Rugby Player's Head Injuries Linked to Brain Decline

Safe Tackling OK in Youth Football, Pediatricians' Group Says

Scans Show Many Injured U.S. Vets May Have Brain 'Scarring'

Scans Suggest Recurrent Depression May Take Toll on the Brain

School Coaches Often Ill-Equipped to Spot, Manage Concussions

Scientists Explore Morality's Home in the Brain

Scientists Explore Role of 'Love Hormone' in Boosting Social Ties

Scientists Link Brain Chemical to Autism

Scientists May Have Found 'Marker' for Schizophrenia

Scientists Pinpoint a Speech Center in Brain

Scientists Pinpoint Brain's 'Hunger Circuit' in Mice

Scientists Uncover Clues to Origins of Schizophrenia

Screams Tap Into Brain's Fear Response

Seafood Might Protect Brain in People at Genetic Risk for Alzheimer's

Seniors Who Head Back to School May Reduce Dementia Risk

Shaken Baby Syndrome Program Didn't Reduce Injuries: Study

Singing Hits a High Note for Folks With Early Dementia

Skin Test for Alzheimer's, Parkinson's Shows Early Promise

Sleep Apnea Treatment May Reverse Unhealthy Brain Changes

Slight Signs of Lingering Brain Damage Seen in Young Athletes After Concussion

Small Study Sees Differences in Brains of Soldiers With PTSD

Smell Test Helps Spot Brain Trauma in Combat Zones, Study Says

Smog May Be Harming Your Brain

Smoking Linked to Damage in the Brain, Researchers Find

Soft Skin of Others May Be an Illusion, Study Says

Some Babies May Pick Up 2nd Language More Easily

Some People Do Age Faster Than Others

Some Smokers May Be 'Hardwired' to Succeed at Quitting

Sound of Mother's Voice in Womb May Aid Fetal Brain Growth

Statins Pose No Greater Harm to Memory, Study Suggests

Stents Meant to Prevent Stroke May Actually Boost Risk

Stroke Ages Brain by 8 Years, Study Finds

Stroke Tied to Long-Term Mental Decline

Strong Legs Linked to Strong Mind

Study Highlights Complexity of 'Hearing Voices'

Study Maps Areas of Brain Linked to PTSD

Study: Extremely Premature Babies at Greater Risk for Autism

'Superagers' Seem to Have 'Younger' Brains, Researchers Find

Targeted Radiation to Treat Brain Tumors May Be Best: Study

Technology May Help Surgeons Tell Brain Cancer From Healthy Tissue

Teens' Heavy Pot Smoking Tied to Memory Problems

Teens' IQ Drop Can't Be Blamed Solely on Pot: Study

The Lower His IQ, the More a Young Guy Drinks?

Tiny Brain Lesions Linked to Raised Risk of Stroke Death

To Protect Your Aging Brain, Start With Exercise

Too Much 'Feel Good' Brain Chemical May Trigger Social Phobia

Too Much TV While Younger May Hamper Middle-Aged Brain

Too Much Weight in Midlife Tied to Earlier Alzheimer's

Tracking Brain Blood Flow May Help Predict Concussion Outcomes

Trans Fats From Foods May Worsen Memory, Study Finds

Treatments for Brain Cancer Take Heavy Toll on the Brain

Type 1 Diabetes Linked to Higher Risk of Dementia

Type 2 Diabetes Linked to Language Problems in Women

Type 2 Diabetes Linked to More Alzheimer's Brain 'Tangles'

Type 2 Diabetes May Damage Thinking Skills: Study

Type 2 Diabetes May Raise Dementia Risk, Especially in Women: Study

U.S. Boy's Death Highlights Rare Mosquito-Borne Infection

Ultrasound Used to Attack Alzheimer's-Linked Brain Plaque in Mice

Weight, Exercise May Affect Children's Thinking Skills

Weight, Growth Early in Life May Affect Adult Brain

Which Candidate? Study Examines the Voter's Brain

White Matter Damage in Brain May Help Spot Early Alzheimer's

Why Concussion Recovery Takes Longer for Some Kids

Why Learning a Second Language Is Easier for Some

Why Ringing in the Ears May Be Hard to Treat

Why the Aging Brain Is More Vulnerable to Alzheimer's

Will Good Students Be Able to Sidestep Alzheimer's?

Women Descend Into Alzheimer's at Twice the Speed of Men: Study

Young Adults Would Delay Seeking Stroke Treatment: Survey

Young Brains May Gain Skills When Parents Read to Kids

Your DNA May Explain High-Calorie Food Cravings