by Kayt Sukel
An early, prospective study suggests that pinpointing where children are on a scale of brain connectivity could tell doctors which child is at risk of developing problems.by Carl Sherman
Human tests on drugs to treat Alzheimer’s disease by clearing amyloid beta clumps have shown mixed results at best. Some researchers now think prevention may be more feasible than cure.by Kayt Sukel
Research presented at the recent Pediatric Academic Societies meeting suggests that the number of mental-health diagnoses among children with parents in the military has increased in the past decade. Other research suggests that coordinated medical care and specific social supports might help all children thrive.by Xuefang Ren, MD, and James W. Simpkins, PhD
While there are still debates as to whether we have successfully traveled from clot removal in early stroke to effective treatments in the second stroke injury, it is clear that we have gained more knowledge in the past two decades than any in our prior history. One in our series of Reports on Progress.by Brenda Patoine
meditation is now established as a valid stress-reduction tool, backed by a
growing body of solid science illuminating its effects on the brain and health. One in our series of Briefing Papers.by Guy McKhann, MD
Mini-brains are the latest technological advance to benefit neuroscience. They're currently being used to study Zika; what's next? Our monthly column from Brain in the News.