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Although the average lifespan of humans has steadily increased over the last century, new research shows there may be a ceiling on maximum age.
The hippocampus is a part of the brain that plays a huge role in memory and how knowledge is obtained. Learn more about its health and functions here.
Women may be at risk of remaining undiagnosed of Alzheimer's disease until more advanced stages of the condition due to their better verbal memory skills.
Researchers have identified a new brain signaling pathway that alleviates depression when blocked; the discovery could open the door to new treatments.
Recognizing and reading faces is a natural skill that we all use many times a day without giving it a second thought. In reality, it is an incredible feat.
New research finds even with charity or cash incentives, regularly wearing activity trackers may increase exercise levels, but not enough to boost health.
This article provides a brief summary of anatomy, purpose, and disorders of the cerebellum, also offering tips on preserving brain health.
Medical News Today: Millions of children 'may not reach full potential' due to extreme poverty, stunting
Many children around the world are not fulfilling their potential because of a lack of nurturing care in the early years. Experts call for more support.
People with a gene defect have greater preferences for high-fat, but not high sugar foods, drawing a direct link between food choice and genetic variants.