A newly discovered function for the ApoE4 gene, the strongest genetic risk factor for Alzheimer’s disease, may help explain how the gene causes cognitive decline.
A new anti-inflammatory drug may offer hope for people with a progressive form of MS. In a phase 2 trial, the drug slowed brain atrophy in people with the disease.
A new study suggests that, among older adults, cognitive performance changes with the seasons and peaks in late summer.
A Mailman study of more than 1 million pregnancies in Finland reports that prenatal exposure to elevated levels of DDT is associated with an increased risk for autism.
A new clinical trial suggests that donepezil does not improve cognitive performance in people with mild cognitive impairment who also have clinical depression.
Mutations that only occur in some brain cells may account for a significant fraction of specific types of epilepsy, according to a new Columbia study.