BrainWeb provides information and links to validated sites about brain diseases and disorders from outside sources and from Dana publications.
The Dana Alliance for Brain Initiatives' Staying Sharp program includes live public forums, printed and printable resources, and videos.
Reviews by eminent neuroscientists of specific areas of research, including normal function, disease, and new technologies.
Briefing Papers take an in-depth look at basic and timely brain-related topics, like traumatic brain injury and obesity.
a data-mining method and fMRI results from eight separate clinical trials
testing pain medicines, Oxford researchers find evidence of consistent patterns
of brain activity. Such a definite pattern might be used before human trials to
choose which new drug to test, or after, to see if it is working in a
Our understanding of the biological mechanisms of schizophrenia risk has steadily evolved over the past few decades, attributable largely to advances in human genetics and to genomic technologies. One of our series of Reports on Progress.
who get migraines could soon have some new therapeutic options, but a deep
understanding of the disorder continues to elude researchers.
been therapies for seizures, myasthenia gravis, and Parkinson’s disease for
some time. More recently, multiple sclerosis was added to the list. Now we can
mention new therapeutic approaches to stroke.
A recent survey suggests that neuromyths are more pervasive
in the educational community than we might think, and this may work against
academic achievement. We investigate some of the most common myths, explaining
their scientific origins and realities. One of our series of briefing papers.
While most cases of dementia may be unavoidable,
a great many may be prevented or delayed via simple changes in diet and other
habits. In principle, the earlier in life a person starts making these changes,
the better the preventive effect would be.