Articles Tagged with “BRAIN”

The 1968 Harvard criteria for brain death face new inquiries.

Genetically engineered microbes could create miniature drug factories inside the gut. Do the benefits outweigh the risks?

More research into coordination disorders shows why some children are more prone to trip, fumble and spill the milk.

A calmer brain can lead to a healthier body. Researchers are beginning to pinpoint just where those benefits are coming from.

Character traits can influence heart health, cognitive decline and other health factors. Are people prisoners of their dispositions?

An unusual syndrome connects grief and stress to cardiac damage. Discoveries about its physiology reveal a complex connection to the brain.

Near-death experiences have been the domain of pseudoscience. But clinicians ignore them at their peril.

How does the brain remember? As memory disorders become more common, the research race is on to determine how the process works, what can go wrong and how worn memories can be made whole again.

One way to get drugs through the blood-brain barrier: smuggle them across using sound waves.

Could Parkinson’s disease, a brain disorder, have its origin somewhere else? A controversial theory is gaining ground.