Cancer drug may treat autism

Jun 29, 2018 by

Using experimental drugs that were initially developed to treat cancer, researchers have found a possible treatment for a genetic form of autism called 16p11.2 deletion syndrome....

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How dark chocolate could boost brain health

Jun 2, 2018 by

Two new studies found that eating dark chocolate (70 percent cacao) enhances neuroplasticity in the brain and helps fight infection and disease....

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Anxiety may lead to dementia

May 30, 2018 by

Researchers at the University of Southampton’s Faculty of Medicine in the UK found that living with moderate to severe anxiety in midlife may lead to dementia in later years....

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Quiet rest after learning helps us remember the fine details

May 28, 2018 by

A research study from the Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh, UK found that simply resting for 10 minutes after learning something new is enough to help us better memorize it in fine detail....

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Even mild TBI might raise dementia risk

May 26, 2018 by

A large study of veterans in the United States found that the risk of developing dementia more than doubled following mild traumatic brain injury, even without the loss of consciousness....

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Pupillary reflex may predict autism

May 24, 2018 by

A team of researchers from Uppsala University in Sweden found that how well the eye’s pupil respond to light in infants may be an indicator for determining autism....

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Changes to the brain’s attention hub may be linked to Alzheimer’s...

May 22, 2018 by

Researchers have found a link between the frontoparietal network and the locus coeruleus may stop functioning later in life, making it hard to pay attention under stress....

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