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Excess drinking during adolescence can harm brain development

Excess drinking during adolescence can harm brain development

A recent study states that excess intake of alcohol during youth can harm brain development severely

In a first, scientists track human thought by imaging brain activity

In a first, scientists track human thought by imaging brain activity

Functional magnetic resonance imaging helps in measuring changes in blood oxygenation, which were previously thought to be too slow to detect the subtle neuronal activity associated with higher order brain functions.

This novel technique can help brain overcome fear – Read

This novel technique can help brain overcome fear – Read

The researchers have used a combination of artificial intelligence (AI) and brain scanning to develop the novel technique.

Researchers develop novel drug to repair brain damage in stroke patients

Researchers develop novel drug to repair brain damage in stroke patients

It can potentially reduce the number of brain cells destroyed by stroke and also help in repairing the damage done to a certain extent.

Now, scientists study brain disease using Google Glass

Now, scientists study brain disease using Google Glass

Scientists from Siberia are developing a prototype of a model using Google Glass to study an individual's proneness to certain brain diseases at an early stage, media reported.

Memory-related brain regions tend to lose unity with age: Study

Memory-related brain regions tend to lose unity with age: Study

The study conducted at Princeton University in New Jersey, US, described a novel method to characterise and compare the brain dynamics of individual people.

Sipping alcohol in small quantity could prevent strokes

Sipping alcohol in small quantity could prevent strokes

The study of 20,000 adults found that up to three units of alcohol a day appeared to reduce the risk of an ischaemic stroke, where the blood supply is stopped due to a blood clot.

Combining Ritalin with cognitive therapy helps traumatic brain injury patient

Combining Ritalin with cognitive therapy helps traumatic brain injury patient

Combining methylphenidate with a cognitive therapy can help a traumatic brain injury patient, Indiana University School of Medicine researchers have reported.

Brain dead man gifts life to four, eyesight to two

Brain dead man gifts life to four, eyesight to two

Family members of Raju Dhapa have donated his vital organs like liver, kidneys, heart and eyes.

Mother's depression may affect kid's brain development

Mother's depression may affect kid's brain development

Depressive symptoms in women during and after pregnancy are linked to reduced thickness of the cortex -- the outer layer of the brain responsible for complex thought and behaviour -- in preschool-age kids, says a new study.

Healthy lifestyle helps improve brain function: Study

Healthy lifestyle helps improve brain function: Study

One should lead a healthy lifestyle as it helps in improving the brain function.

Bone gene can be repurposed for cognition in humans: Study

Bone gene can be repurposed for cognition in humans: Study

 Researchers have identified a gene -- previously known only to regulate bone growth and muscle metabolism in mammals -- that can also act as a promoter of brain maturation, cognition and learning in human and non-human primates.

Here's why women have sharper memory than men!

Here's why women have sharper memory than men!

Memory loss is a well-documented consequence of the ageing process. 

DNA: Harmful effects of air pollution on the human brain

Harmful effects of air pollution on the human's brain. Watch this special segment and get to know more here.

Brain regulates social behaviour differently in males and females: Study

Brain regulates social behaviour differently in males and females: Study

The brain regulates social behaviour differently in males and females and certain drugs for psychiatric disorders may have opposite effects on the two sexes, says a study.

A third of strokes caused by air pollution, lifestyle diseases in India

As India continue to report 16 lakh cases of stroke every year, health experts have said that at least one third of these cases are caused by mere modifiable lifestyle factors and deteriorating air quality.

Things you can do to prevent a stroke!

Around the world, stroke kills more people each year than do HIV/AIDS, malaria, and tuberculosis combined. 

This new drug may help to combat Alzheimer's disease

Zee Media Bureau

New York: A study has found an experimental drug that may help combat Alzheimer's disease.

Muscle strength may help to improve brain function

Muscle strength may help to improve brain function

The findings show a positive causal link between muscle adaptations to progressive resistance training and the functioning of the brain among those over the age of 55 with MCI.

Highly caffeinated beverages mixed with alcohol affects brain

Highly caffeinated beverages mixed with alcohol affects brain

Drinking highly caffeinated beverages mixed with alcohol will trigger changes in the adolescent brain which are similar to taking cocaine, study suggests.