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.

Magnetic pulses to brain may help treat tinnitus

Magnetic pulses to the brain can deliver long-lasting relief for tinnitus patients, according to results from a promising clinical trial in the US.

Chinese toddler first in the world to have 3D printed skull

 A three-year-old girl in China has become the first person in the world to have her skull reconstructed with the help of 3D printing technology, after a 17-hour-long ground-breaking surgery.

High BP in mid-life affects brain in old age

High blood pressure in your 50s may negatively impact your planning or problem-solving abilities 30 years later, a study says.

Learn two languages for a sharper brain

A new study suggests people who speak two languages have more gray matter in the executive control region of the brain.

Sleep-deprived brain can put you at risk

Sleep deprivation hampers our ability to accurately read facial expressions and can put us at various risks in daily life, shows a study.

Exercise good for the elderly's brains

Older adults can improve their brain function by raising their fitness level, a study shows.

Alzheimer's may be ''at work'' years ahead of actual symptoms

It turns out that the Alzheimer`s disease could be already "at work" in the brain while the actual symptoms appear years later.

This is how your brain navigates even in dark

A new research has found a region of the brain that enables humans to do anything and navigate us in our every small task.

Diabetics prone to memory decline with age

 People suffering from Type 2 diabetes are prone to memory decline and also develop poor decision-making skills as they age, shows research.