Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

WHO wants to rein in meningitis by 2030

The World Health Organization unveiled a plan Tuesday to bring meningitis under control by 2030, slashing the 250,000 annual deaths caused by the debilitating disease.

Neuroscience

How the brain solves problems

In trying to think of an introduction for this article it occurred to me that had I been inside an MRI, the screen would have showed several brain regions lighting up like Times Square as my mind was attempting to solve the ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Inflammatory proteins may slow cognitive decline in aging adults

Research has previously linked inflammation to Alzheimer's disease (AD), yet scientists from Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and the Harvard Aging Brain Study (HABS) have made a surprising discovery about that relationship. ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Draining brain's debris enhances Alzheimer's therapies in mice

Experimental Alzheimer's drugs have shown little success in slowing declines in memory and thinking, leaving scientists searching for explanations. But new research in mice has shown that some investigational Alzheimer's ...

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