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38-year-old brain dead man's organs save four lives

38-year-old brain dead man's organs save four lives

The man had suffered injuries due to a fall while he was going about his daily routine. 

Stressful life experiences can cause brain to age 'by years', claims study!

Stressful life experiences can cause brain to age 'by years', claims study!

 Researchers from Wisconsin University in the US also found that African American experienced 60 percent more stressful events than white people during their lifetimes.

Yoga may protect against memory decline, says study

Yoga may protect against memory decline, says study

Scientists in Brazil imaged elderly female yoga practitioners' brains and found they have greater cortical thickness in the left prefrontal cortex, in brain areas associated with cognitive functions like attention and memory.

New biomarkers may help detect brain injury faster

New biomarkers may help detect brain injury faster

Researchers have identified inflammatory biomarkers which can be used to develop a test that can help detect whether the brain has suffered injury in the first hour of accident.

Decoded: What happens to your brain during hypnosis?

Decoded: What happens to your brain during hypnosis?

The findings showed that the hypnosis influences specific regions of the brain while it receives a visual stimulus and greatly impairs the brain's deeper processing operations, such as counting. 

Learning with music can change brain structure: Study

Learning with music can change brain structure: Study

Using musical cues to learn a physical task positively impacts parts of the brain that process sound and control movement, according to a new study.

Controlling brain chemical may boost learning in adults

Controlling brain chemical may boost learning in adults

Learning language or music is usually a breeze for children, but the capacity declines dramatically with age.

This man looks a decade younger than his real age! Know why

This man looks a decade younger than his real age! Know why

Tomislav Jurcec has a fault with his pituitary gland at the base of his brain, which controls growth and ageing.

WARNING: Keep your smartphones where you can't see them! - This is why

WARNING: Keep your smartphones where you can't see them! - This is why

As per the study, this can reduce your ability to focus and perform tasks because part of the brain is actively working to not pick up or use the phone.

Scientists give clue on how to block bad memories

Scientists give clue on how to block bad memories

Brains create long-term memories by increasing the strength of connections between neurons and maintaining those connections over time.

Doctors in Faridabad successfully remove 'egg-shaped' cyst from 41-year-old woman's brain

Doctors in Faridabad successfully remove 'egg-shaped' cyst from 41-year-old woman's brain

Doctors have successfully removed an egg-shaped cyst weighing 200gm from inside the brain of a 41-year-old woman at a city hospital.

Tripura's 'giant head’ baby girl dies before corrective surgery

Tripura's 'giant head’ baby girl dies before corrective surgery

Roona Begum's family said she died on Sunday at her home in a village in India's remote northeast after complaining of breathlessness.

This is how brain processes emotional spillover

This is how brain processes emotional spillover

As part of efforts to understand the emotional side of the brain, researchers in the US have for the first time pinpointed areas directly responsible for emotional spillover.

Meet three-year-old Chinese boy whose head expanded like balloon!

Xin Xin was born with hydrocephalus, a build-up of fluid inside his skull which can be deadly.

9-year-old orphan boy suffering from rare condition believed to be reincarnation of 'Hindu God'

9-year-old orphan boy is believed to be a reincarnation of a Hindu God 'Ganesh' as he has a trunk-like nose.

Boy with 'two faces', who was given zero chance of survival, celebrates 13th birthday!

A 13 year-old boy Tres Johnson from Missouri, US who has an extremely rare condition that gave him 'two faces' defies all odds and celebrated his 13th birthday recently.

Playing musical instrument may protect brain health, enhance function

Playing musical instrument may protect brain health, enhance function

The finding could lead to the development of brain rehabilitation interventions through musical training, researchers said.

Do you often postpone your meal time? It may delay your body clock

Do you often postpone your meal time? It may delay your body clock

The study sheds light on a potential way to alleviate symptoms of jet lag and shift work.

Brain's immune cells linked to Alzheimer's, schizophrenia

Brain's immune cells linked to Alzheimer's, schizophrenia

Microglia are a type of macrophage, white blood cells found throughout the body that can destroy pathogens or other foreign materials.

Strokes may increase desire for alcohol: Study

Strokes may increase desire for alcohol: Study

According to the study, stroke kills neurons in a part of the brain called the dorsal lateral striatum, and they stop inhibiting certain neurons in the mid-brain.