Can lost memories be regained?

If you wish to regain lost memories then consider this a miracle as a team of scientists have claimed to have identified the process in the brain, which could help rescue lost memories or bury bad memories.

3D-printed 'bench-top' brain a reality soon
3D-printed 'bench-top' brain a reality soon

In a step closer to creating a full-fledged “bench-top” brain, Australian researchers have developed a 3D-printed layered structure incorporating neural cells that mimic the structure of brain tissue.

Rare technique saves woman with brain haemorrhage

A 43-year-old woman who fell unconscious after suffering a brain haemorrhage was successfully treated using a rare intervention technique at a hospital here, doctors said on Monday.

Mental stress can raise physical fatigue: Study

Worried about something at work? You may find yourself more exhausted at the end of the day, according to a new study by Indian-origin researchers who have found that mental stress can increase physical fatigue.

Trying to quit smoking? Strengthen self-control

If you actually want to quit smoking, you should strengthen self-control, a new study suggests.

Brain work contributes to physical fatigue

Ever wondered why you get more physically exhausted when certain issue keeps you worried?

Brain chemical linked to sleeplessness identified

 Researchers have identified a brain chemical absence of which can lead to hyperactivity and sleeplessness.

Increasing coffee intake bad for your brain

While drinking your daily cup of coffee can help you stay sharp, modifying your habit by increasing coffee consumption over time may increase risk of mild cognitive impairment (MCI), early symptoms of Alzheimer's disease (AD) and dementia, says new research.

Stress hormone cuts heroin craving

 The stress hormone is bad as it will elevate your anxiety level but scientists have found that cortisol can reduce heroine craving in drug addicts.

New insights into treating brain rhythm disorders

When the human brain takes on intellectually challenging tasks, groups of neurons tune in to one another for a fraction of a second and harmonise, then go back to improvising, says a new study.

What is bad for your heart can also shrink brain

Researchers have identified how specific cardiovascular risk factors, such as alcohol consumption, smoking, obesity and diabetes, may damage the brain, thereby increasing the risk of Alzheimer's disease and dementia.

New therapy slows down brain tumour

A new therapy that cuts off the way some cancer cells communicate significantly slows the rapid spread of a common and deadly brain tumour, new research has found.

Here is how Alfred Hitchcock's suspense makes your brain react

In a research conducted on the pulse rising movies of Alfred Hitchcock, scientists have revealed how suspense affects audience's brain.

Even a placebo can ease pain

 Even a placebo with no medical value can ease pain in research participants, finds a study.

Why some people suffer from 'emotional instability'

Scientist have shed light on why some people have difficulties in regulating their emotions in daily life, which may be affecting their work, family and social life.

Hormone deficiency in brain may cause binge eating

 Absence of an hormone in the brain may trigger overeating behaviour in people who eat for pleasure rather than hunger, researchers report.

New drug to treat Alzheimer's disease set to be announced

The most promising data on drug that will help in treating the Alzheimer's disease is set to be revealed today.

Poverty damages growth of child's brain: Study
Poverty damages growth of child's brain: Study

Children living in poverty may face long-lasting negative consequences on brain development as also on emotional health and academic achievement, says a study.

Delhi serial killer-rapist: What's inside his mind?

Let's know what goes into the mind of a serial killer.