Alzheimer's disease, the most common form of dementia, causes memory and thinking problems, as well as behavioral changes in older adults.
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Researchers have identified a possible biomarker for the degenerative brain disease called chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE.
A short session of brain zapping can reverse some of the effects of aging in older adults, a new study suggests.
Sleep learning, the way people commonly think of it, is almost certainly impossible. But researchers are discovering types of learning that occur during sleep, with exciting applications.
The ancient cosmologers were right and Galileo was wrong: This turtle's got the whole freaking world on its back.
Scientists have found how aspirin might help prevent Alzheimer's disease by helping cells clear the debris that leads to amyloid plaque formation.
If you've ever found yourself at a real loss for words while pregnant, or feel like you just keep forgetting to book appointments during those nine months of expecting, you're not the only one.