The mind-body connection is more than just a catchphrase: A new study finds that increased levels of stress are indeed linked to greater risk of a heart attack or stroke.
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Is it a foregone conclusion that we can't help closing our eyes during a sneeze? Not quite, researchers say.
Researchers find that a decrease in gray matter in aging brains could explain why older people take fewer risks than younger people.
At one extreme, the self is a made-up construct arising from our complex brains. At the other, the self is a soul or spirit that can survive death.
Exercising aerobically may lead to changes in the size of certain parts of your brain, a new study finds.
The active ingredient in the drug ecstasy will be studied in large-scale clinical trials for the treatment of PTSD.
Spiritual feelings may activate the same areas of the brain as other rewarding and pleasurable experiences, like love, sex and drugs.
Three people whose brains were examined after their deaths turned out to have signs of Alzheimer's disease. But they actually had good memory abilities right up until they died.
A popular type of heartburn medication may raise a person's risk for a common type of stroke, a new study from Denmark finds.
The fossilized brain is most likely from a species similar to Iguanodon, a large herbivorous dinosaur that lived about 133 million years ago.
A new nonfiction graphic novel reveals the untold story behind Tetris, the game that ate your brain.
Donald Trump stood very closely behind Hillary Clinton at times during the second presidential debate, held in St. Louis Sunday, prompting some to argue that he was invading her personal space.