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Amnesia is a popular plot device in movies and television, but real-life instances of memory loss are arguably more bizarre than anything seen on the screen.
If you've ever had a concussion, you may have heard that you should take it easy for two weeks or so before easing back into your regular activities.
The levels of magnesium in your blood may be linked to your risk of developing dementia later in life, a new study from the Netherlands finds.
The patterns in your brain may predict how your body physically reacts to stressful situations, a new study finds.
Senator John McCain was diagnosed with a type of brain tumor called a glioblastoma, his office said yesterday (July 19).
People with Alzheimer's disease may have higher levels of bacteria in their brains compared to people without the condition, a small new study suggests.
Researchers who study sleep now have a few theories about why we spend one-third of our lives in dreamland.
Could a portable computer system one day interact directly with the human brain to improve how it processes sensory information?
Adults with ADHD may have an increased risk of developing dementia later in life, a new study from Taiwan finds.
TV host Maria Menounos had surgery to remove a brain tumor last month, according to People magazine.