Latest News

The girl who couldn't stop laughing

A six-year-old Bolivian girl presented with an unusual medical symptom: uncontrollable and inappropriate fits of laughter. ?She was considered spoiled, crazy, even devil-possessed,? according to those who knew her. Then medical researchers discovered a hamartoma -- a small tumor pressing on the temporal lobe of her brain.
View full story

Post your comment.

Name:
Email:
Rating:
Comment:
Verification
 

  • More evidence that sleep apnea is hurting your brain

  • More needed to protect our sportspeople from brain injury, say experts

  • Compound protects brain cells after traumatic brain injury

  • Yogic breathing shows promise in reducing symptoms of PTSD

  • Elderly who have had serious falls may show symptoms of post-traumatic stress

  • Tipping the balance of behavior: Neurons found that control social behavior may have implications for autism

  • Nicotine withdrawal reduces response to rewards across species

  • Brain inflammation dramatically disrupts memory retrieval networks, study finds

  • Gray matter myelin loss strongly related to multiple sclerosis disability, MRI shows

  • Is the pattern of brain folding a 'fingerprint' for schizophrenia?

  •