Older people often take many supplements, including ones purported to help with brain health. A recent study says the supplements do not work.
The benefit? You might just be getting better at the game you’re practicing.
Addiction is a complex phenomenon. Genetic, physiological, cultural and socioeconomic factors all appear to play a role. Now, new research in rats shows that heroin addiction activates brain circuits associated with negative emotional learning, which in turn creates persistent unpleasant emotions that a user suppresses with yet more opioids. 
Ever feel like you walk into a room and forget why you went in there in the first place? Relax, you don't have early onset memory loss. Scientists have pegged this phenomenon the "Doorway Effect." Watch our video to see how it works.
A new study published in Science shows evidence that, in mice, substances like amyloid-beta known to be increased in Alzheimer s disease and others, are removed from the cerebrospinal fluid bathing the brain at an accelerated rate during sleep.
A new report from Alzheimer's Disease International continues the drumbeat of depressing, indeed scary, data on this devastating condition: More than 35 million people around the world live with dementia,