Brain Scans May Support Venus/Mars Divide Between Sexes
MONDAY, Dec. 2, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- While not every woman is intuitive or every man handy with tools, neurological scans of young males and females suggest that -- on average -- their brains really do develop differently.
Even Mild Blast Injuries Tied to Long-Term Brain Changes in Vets
MONDAY, Dec. 2, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Soldiers who suffer mild brain injuries from blasts have long-term changes in their brains, a small new study suggests.
Preemies Show Subtle Differences in Brain Development
TUESDAY, Nov. 26, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Premature infants with no obvious problems in the structure of their brains may still have subtle chemical differences compared with full-term babies, a new study finds.
What Not to Do for Migraines
THURSDAY, Nov. 21, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Prescription pain medications should not be the first treatment for migraines. And doctors shouldn't routinely order brain scans for patients with these debilitating headaches, according to new guidelines.
Alzheimer's-Like Plaque Seen on Brain Scans After Head Trauma
MONDAY, Nov. 11 (HealthDay News) -- New research may help connect the dots between traumatic brain injury and the risk for memory and other brain-related problems later in life.
Could Warmer Weather Hamper Brain Function in People With MS?
THURSDAY, Nov. 7 (HealthDay News) -- Warmer temperatures might reduce the ability of people with multiple sclerosis to complete mental tasks and process information, new research suggests.
Inside the Autistic Brain: New Research Challenges Current Beliefs
THURSDAY, Nov. 7 (HealthDay News) -- The brains of children with autism have a higher-than-normal number of connections, and this may be a reason for these kids' social difficulties, according to two new studies.
Little Benefit Seen in Repeat Bone-Density Testing
TUESDAY, Sept. 24 (HealthDay News) -- For many seniors, it may not be worthwhile to undergo frequent imaging tests to see if they're at risk for broken bones, a new study suggests.
Imaging Provides New Insights Into Schizophrenia
THURSDAY, Sept. 19 (HealthDay News) -- A new imaging study reveals abnormalities in the white matter of brains of people with schizophrenia.
Fluorescent Scans May Have Potential to Track Alzheimer's Progression
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 18 (HealthDay News) -- Newly developed fluorescent compounds may help doctors track Alzheimer's disease as it advances in living patients, a new study reveals.