Brain is a neurological journal published by Oxford University Press. It was edited by John Newsom-Davis from 1997 to 2004. Under his editorship it became one of the first scientific journals to go online. Since 2004 the journal is edited by Alastair Compston, Professor and Head of Department of Clinical Neurosciences in Cambridge.

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Why pain seems worse at night

As the song from the musical "Les Miserables," based on the novel by Victor Hugo, says, "But the tigers come at night, with their voices soft as thunder." We've all been miserable at night, when we find ourselves tossing ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Stress increases Alzheimer's risk in female mice but not males

Women are about twice as likely as men to be diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease. Some of that is age; in the U.S., women outlive men by five to six years, and advanced age is the strongest risk factor for Alzheimer's. But ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Researchers find new clues to potential cause of OCD

QIMR Berghofer researchers are a step closer to solving what causes obsessive-compulsive disorder, after discovering changes in how distinct brain regions communicate. This important finding could guide the development of ...

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