Mental exercise may keep muscles from getting weaker

Dec 25, 2014 by

A major breakthrough in brain research has found that mental exercises may keep weak muscles from getting weaker....

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Teen binge drinking changes the brain long term

Dec 24, 2014 by

There’s new evidence that binge drinking during adolescence can have a negative effect on brain function later in life....

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New way to diagnose age-related memory disorders

Dec 23, 2014 by

Researchers from UT at Dallas and the Center for Vital Longevity believe that we should be looking at the brain as a highly interactive network of nodes to help diagnose memory disorders in older adults....

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New foolproof method to diagnose ADHD

Dec 22, 2014 by

Medical professionals now have an objective tool to accurately diagnose ADHD: involuntary eye movements. A new study from Tel Aviv University discovered the foolproof, affordable and accessible diagnostic tool....

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Definitive cause of some autism discovered

Dec 21, 2014 by

A global collaboration of 13 institutions has shown one definitive cause of autism to be a genetic mutation. The researchers found that people with a mutation in the CHD8 gene have “a very strong likelihood” that they will have...

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Brain training helps seniors better multitask

Dec 20, 2014 by

A team of researchers in Canada has shown that targeted brain training on plasticity and attentional control helped seniors develop their ability to multitask....

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