Dr. Crystal Foster talks about the latest medical headlines including a surprising link between weight and mortality, how sugars affect the brain, and the differences in pill colors.
An Alzheimer’s treatment from Eli Lilly and Co. failed to slow memory decline in two separate patient studies, but the drug did show some potential to help in mild cases of the mind-robbing condition that is notoriously difficult to treat.
A recent study suggests that keeping your body active could help keep your mind sharp. According to researchers, physical activity lowers the risk for Alzheimer’s disease.
As temperatures continue to climb and summer approaches hundreds of thousands of North Texans will undoubtedly enjoy a treat that can take you from sheer delight to extreme discomfort. Of course I’m talking about the temporary, excruciating pain of brain freeze! Now a new study claims to have finally unlocked clues as to what causes the chilly sensation.
Put down the bingo cards, Grandma. A new study suggests that the popular online role-playing game “World of Warcraft” may keep aging brains sharp.
Alzheimer’s disease spreads through the brain like an infection, jumping from one cell to another, according to a new study.
Doctors always talk about the importance of daily exercise to stay healthy. But when it comes to fitness, are you doing enough to work out your brain?
A new study suggests nearly one in five children with an autistic older sibling will develop the disorder too — a rate much higher than previously thought.
If you or someone you know struggles with depression, anxiety or bipolar disorder, there could be help available that does not involve medication.
Nate Oxford is only 5-years-old, but has already battled cancer three times. The cancer wouldn’t go away, but the family also wouldn’t give up. Drastic measures were needed so they took a chance on a radical new treatment.
The first new guidelines for diagnosing Alzheimer’s disease in nearly 30 years establish earlier stages of the mind-robbing disease, paving the way for spotting and possibly treating these conditions much sooner than they are now.
Hundreds of millions of Americans have a cell phone. But are they safe? A new study, showing changes in the brains of cell phone users, is fueling concerns about the effect of the phones on people’s health.