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The human brain is the center of the human nervous system and is a highly complex organ. Enclosed in the cranium, it has the same general structure as the brains of other mammals, but is over three times as large as the brain of a typical mammal with an equivalent body size.
Cognitive training intervention reduces gait freezing in Parkinson's patients, study shows

Cognitive training intervention reduces gait freezing in Parkinson's patients, study shows

3D simulation reveals beneficial impact of medically induced brain cooling

3D simulation reveals beneficial impact of medically induced brain cooling

Study offers novel solution to suppress metastatic spread of deadly breast cancer

Study offers novel solution to suppress metastatic spread of deadly breast cancer

Gene therapy that reverses blindness in dogs could also help treat humans

Gene therapy that reverses blindness in dogs could also help treat humans

Prestroke and poststroke oral anticoagulation therapy in AF patients

Prestroke and poststroke oral anticoagulation therapy in AF patients

Princeton researchers create and share detailed maps of over thousand neurons

Princeton researchers create and share detailed maps of over thousand neurons

Clot busting drug combo reduces risk of major strokes in high risk patients

Clot busting drug combo reduces risk of major strokes in high risk patients

Intelligent brains possess fewer neuronal connections, finds study

Intelligent brains possess fewer neuronal connections, finds study

Microglia may play key role in slowing progression of prion diseases, research suggests

Microglia may play key role in slowing progression of prion diseases, research suggests

Drug combination may prevent secondary stroke in certain patients, study shows

Drug combination may prevent secondary stroke in certain patients, study shows

New treatment regimen boosts survival for young adults and children with T-cell malignancies

New treatment regimen boosts survival for young adults and children with T-cell malignancies

Sleep deprivation study to pinpoint brain processes causing poor decision-making

Sleep deprivation study to pinpoint brain processes causing poor decision-making

Brain abnormality linked to general risk for mental illness

Brain abnormality linked to general risk for mental illness

Scientists find how immune system helps to clear HBV infection after treatment interruption

Scientists find how immune system helps to clear HBV infection after treatment interruption

Researchers discover medulloblastoma subtype that responds to less aggressive therapy

Researchers discover medulloblastoma subtype that responds to less aggressive therapy

New study reveals the extent of brain damage due to elevated homocysteine

New study reveals the extent of brain damage due to elevated homocysteine

Study shows link between better diet quality and larger brain volume

Study shows link between better diet quality and larger brain volume

Exercise can reduce genetic predisposition to obesity in older women, shows study

Exercise can reduce genetic predisposition to obesity in older women, shows study

Researcher develops small molecules that inhibit derailment of gene expression in cancer

Researcher develops small molecules that inhibit derailment of gene expression in cancer

New AI software accurately identifies commonest cause of stroke and dementia

New AI software accurately identifies commonest cause of stroke and dementia