Blood-Boosters May Give Tiny Preemies A Developmental EdgeTwo blood-building drugs injected soon after birth may give tiny preemies a lasting long-term edge, boosting brain development and IQ by age 4, a first-of-its-kind study found.
Loss For Words Could Be Brain Disorder, Not Alzheimer'sA mysterious and rare brain disorder can be confused with early Alzheimer's disease. It isn't robbing patients of their memories, but of the words to talk about them. It's called primary progressive aphasia.
UTA Bioengineering Chair Wins $1.24M Grant To Research Brain Injuries In VeteransUniversity of Texas at Arlington Bio Engineering Chair, Dr. Michael Cho is leading research efforts on the forefront of understanding brain injuries in hundreds of thousands of military veterans.
Jimmy Carter Says Latest Brain Scan Shows No CancerJimmy Carter inspired pronouncements of answered prayers Sunday, revealing that his latest brain scan showed no signs of cancer four months after the former president announced that melanoma had spread to his brain and put himself "in the hands of God."
Texas Teen Has Deadly Infection After Contact With AmoebaA 14-year-old boy is in critical condition in a hospital after coming into contact with a rare amoeba while swimming in a lake north of Houston.
Exercise Helps Brain, Even With Alzheimer'sExercise may do more than keep a healthy brain fit: New research suggests working up a good sweat may also offer some help once memory starts to slide— and even improve life for people with Alzheimer's.
Alzheimer's AssociationJune is Alzheimer's and Brain Awareness Month. Did you know that 47 million people are living with Alzheimer's and other dementias worldwide?
School Program Helps Teen With Rare Brain DisorderKaitlynn Curtner is a musically gifted Haslet teen with a collection of guitars and a voice as good as any recording artist.
Did 'Diabetic Rage' Cause Eric Williams To Kill Kaufman Co. DAs?Less than a month after being sentenced to death for killing a district attorney and his wife, the state has agreed to have former Justice of the Peace Eric Williams examined to see if his murderous rampage was triggered by a damaged brain.
Estimated 100 Brains Missing From University Of TexasThe University of Texas at Austin is missing about 100 brains — about half of the specimens the university had in a collection of brains preserved in jars of formaldehyde.
North Texas Researchers Making Headway On PTSD TreatmentA staggering one in six soldiers, who've served since 2001, may have post-traumatic stress disorder. The report underscores why doctors need every treatment option available some Dallas researchers think they' can help.
Dallas Police Officer Survives Brain TumorA lunch meeting with friends became a big ordeal for one Dallas police officer. A few moments of silence before ordering food may have very well saved his life.