Deep brain stimulation has proven beneficial for some treatment-resistant cases of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), depressive disorders and Tourette syndrome.
A Gentler Approach to Dementia
A study by the Institute of Aging Research suggests that treating the symptoms and stress associated with advanced dementia may be more efficient than aggressive treatment for the illness.
The brain consists of a complex web of connections. In order for people to integrate and synthesize information from various parts of the brain, brain cells create long-distance links between one another.
The Space Between
UCLA scientists believe that targeting the neurons between cells can help treat patients suffering from anxiety and memory disorders.
The Way Your Brain 'Cleans House' Could Point to Alzheimer's Disease
A key protein involved in Alzheimer's disease is produced at a normal rate but is not sufficiently removed in the disease.
A Mother's Mind and Her Child's Health
Canadian researchers have identified a sort of vicious-cycle relationship between the health of epileptic children and depression in their mothers.