Neuroscience

Brain 'fat' key to mental health

Scientists at The University of Nottingham have discovered a previously unknown relationship between brain structure and brain function. The discovery extends our knowledge of how the brain works and could help us understand ...

Nov 08, 2016
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The messenger in Huntington's disease

Huntington's disease is a neurodegenerative disease that is presently incurable. Scientists around the world are researching its causes and molecular processes in the attempt to find a treatment.

Nov 08, 2016
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Five things you didn't know about epilepsy

Though it's the fourth most common neurological disease in the United States—affecting 1 in 26 people—epilepsy is also one of the most stigmatized. Hear the word "seizure," and you might picture a dramatic scene: A person's ...

Nov 08, 2016
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