Brain Health News

Date Posted
Article Title
5/29/2001
Genetic Defect Linked to Gehrig's Disease

Vessel problem tied to muscle wasting in mice

5/29/2001
Lead's Deadly Legacy

Heavy metal linked to homicides

5/29/2001
Surely You Jest

Laughter can make you literally feel good

5/25/2001
The Incredible Shrinking Brain

Jet lag actually does that

5/24/2001
What Color is an Orange?

Brain stores knowledge, hue of things separately

5/24/2001
Why Waiting Is So Hard

Brain damage makes impatient rats

5/21/2001
How Jaws Grabbed You

Being 'swept away' by a book involves different brain areas

5/17/2001
Coaxing the Brain's Trashmen Back to Work

Findings may lead to Alzheimer's treatments

5/17/2001
High Altitude Affects Brain Function

Cognitive decline can last months

5/16/2001
Scientists Surf the Brain Wave

Your brain's nerves keep developing even through your 40s

5/14/2001
Herbal Products Low Risk for 'Mad Cow'

Yet, the small risk demands your attention

5/13/2001
Booze + Teens = Lifelong Problems

Heavy drinkers can lose memory, mental skills

5/10/2001
Why Reformed Cocaine Addicts Can Relapse

Brain behaves differently in craving and reward

5/10/2001
Music as Brain Food

Research reveals musicians have more gray matter

5/8/2001
Where Does Your 'Self' Live?

Scientists find the seat of the personality

5/4/2001
Gauging Brain Injuries

Researchers devise formula for who needs a CT scan