Actually, it seems to be working pretty well...
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An Australian teenager who ate a garden slug on a dare was infected by a parasite that caused a debilitating brain disease, leaving him paralyzed from the neck down.
Your body has its own natural pain-relief system, and scientists may be one step closer to learning how to use it for controlling chronic pain.
Magic" mushrooms seem to have passed their genes for mind-altering substances around among distant species to respond to an insect crisis.
For the first time, researchers have observed in minute chemical terms how human brains behave on the road to death.
Doctors in India recently operated on what they say could be the largest brain tumor in the world, according to news reports.
You've got an ancient virus in your brain. In fact, you've got an ancient virus at the very root of your conscious thought.
In a life-threatening accident, a Maryland teenager fell while building a tree house and wound up with a 6-inch screw lodged in his skull.
President Donald Trump aced a cognitive test designed to detect early signs of dementia, White House physician and Navy Rear Adm. Dr. Ronny Jackson told reporters yesterday (Jan. 16).
A new 3D-printing technique can create tissues as soft as a human's squishy brain or spongy lungs — something that has not been possible before.
Worried you might say something you regret when talking in your sleep? Your concerns may be justified.