In a very severe, genetic form of microcephaly, stem cells in the brain fail to divide, according to a new study that may provide important clues to understanding how the Zika virus affects the developing brain.
Injections of an omega-3 emulsion reduce brain damage in mice that have experienced a stroke-like event.
The annual suicide mortality rate among people with epilepsy is 22 percent higher than in the general population, Columbia University Medical Center researchers have found.
Researchers found an odor identification test useful in predicting cognitive decline and detecting early-stage Alzheimer’s disease.
A toxic Alzheimer's protein can spread through the brain via the extracellular space that surrounds the brain's neurons, suggests research from Columbia University Medical Center.
Neurologists find that moderate to intense exercise in people over age 65 may slow decline in memory and cognitive function by 10 years.