Cardiology

Why strokes can affect women, men differently

(HealthDay)—It is often said that stroke affects men and women differently. Now, scientists say the location of the stroke's damage in the brain may help explain why.

Neuroscience

A redundant modular network supports proper brain communication

Recall a phone number, or directions just recited, and your brain will be actively communicating across many regions. It is thought that working memory relies on interactions between these regions, but how these brain areas ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Pot use may change the teenage brain, MRIs show

Smoking pot appears to affect teens' brain development, altering it in ways that could diminish their reasoning, decision-making and memory skills as they age, a new study reports.

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