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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.
UCLA biologists uncover how head injuries can lead to serious brain disorders

UCLA biologists uncover how head injuries can lead to serious brain disorders

New first-line treatment for peripheral T-cell lymphoma approved by FDA

New first-line treatment for peripheral T-cell lymphoma approved by FDA

EMA recommends first all-oral treatment to tackle deadly sleeping sickness

EMA recommends first all-oral treatment to tackle deadly sleeping sickness

Gene editing could be used to halt kidney disease in patients with Joubert syndrome

Gene editing could be used to halt kidney disease in patients with Joubert syndrome

Autism linked to prolonged connection between brain regions

Autism linked to prolonged connection between brain regions

Researchers find first direct evidence that cerebellum plays role in cognitive functions

Researchers find first direct evidence that cerebellum plays role in cognitive functions

FDA announces new actions to limit sale of e-cigarettes to youth

FDA announces new actions to limit sale of e-cigarettes to youth

Research team identifies Ashkenazi Jewish founder mutation for Leigh syndrome

Research team identifies Ashkenazi Jewish founder mutation for Leigh syndrome

New pharmacological agent shows promise for prevention of heart rhythm disorders

New pharmacological agent shows promise for prevention of heart rhythm disorders

New approach targets matrix surrounding neurons to protect neurons after stroke

New approach targets matrix surrounding neurons to protect neurons after stroke

Brain and muscle cells found within kidney organoids

Brain and muscle cells found within kidney organoids

Progress in meningitis lags far behind other vaccine-preventable diseases, analysis shows

Progress in meningitis lags far behind other vaccine-preventable diseases, analysis shows

ZEISS teams up with arivis AG to offer complete 3D imaging solutions

ZEISS teams up with arivis AG to offer complete 3D imaging solutions

Abnormalities in development of the brain could be involved in onset of autism, finds new study

Abnormalities in development of the brain could be involved in onset of autism, finds new study

FDA warns against use of unapproved pain medications with implanted pumps

FDA warns against use of unapproved pain medications with implanted pumps

Researchers discover molecular basis for therapeutic actions of an African folk medicine

Researchers discover molecular basis for therapeutic actions of an African folk medicine

Chapman University wins additional $2.9 million NIH grant to study Alzheimer's disease

Chapman University wins additional $2.9 million NIH grant to study Alzheimer's disease

New edition of Red Journal focuses on roles of imaging in radiation oncology

New edition of Red Journal focuses on roles of imaging in radiation oncology

New 15-minute scan could help diagnose brain damage in babies up to two years old

New 15-minute scan could help diagnose brain damage in babies up to two years old

Georgia State professor receives $1.2 million grant to study how the brain controls eating behavior

Georgia State professor receives $1.2 million grant to study how the brain controls eating behavior