How the brain fights off fears that return to haunt us






Neuroscientists at The University of Texas at Austin have discovered a group of cells in the brain that are responsible

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Global warming to expose 1 billion people to mosquito-carrying diseases






As many as a billion people could be newly exposed to disease-carrying mosquitoes by the end of the century because

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Explained: the evolution of brain tumours






There are three different genetic alterations that drive the early development of malignant glioblastomas, said a report by the German

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Explained: A great mystery of Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s






One of the great mysteries of neuroscience is likely to get an answer finally. Scientists at the University of Virginia

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Revealed: A hidden culprit in heart failure






An international research team led by scientists at the University of Alberta have pinpointed a hidden culprit that leads to

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Decreased deep sleep linked to early signs of Alzheimer’s disease






Poor sleep is a hallmark of Alzheimer’s disease. People with the disease tend to wake up tired, and their nights

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Eating nuts to lower risk of heart disease






People who regularly eat nuts, including peanuts, walnuts and tree nuts, have a lower risk of developing cardiovascular disease or

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Genetic variation may increase risk of liver damage in patients with chronic hepatitis B






Genetic variation may increase the risk of severe liver damage in people with chronic hepatitis B infection, a new study

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