Scientists are digging deeper into the causes and complications of dementia, Alzheimer’s and other diseases involving impaired brain function. Although prions are healthy proteins found inside the brain, they sometimes develop into pathogens that cause a variety of infections and abnormalities.Continue reading
The official definition of trauma has changed so much that it’s hard to keep up. So what does it really mean? Should health professionals define it in terms of events or reactions? The answer is important considering that funding, legal compensation and treatments rely on it.Continue reading
Improvements in our technology have not only changed our routines, access to information and daily lives, it may also be changing the way that our brains are processing it all.
Smartphone1Scientists are using smartphones to learn more about how our brains change and adapt to our environment and routines.Continue reading