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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.
High-fat maternal diet can cause life-long changes in the fetal brain

High-fat maternal diet can cause life-long changes in the fetal brain

Dementia risk perception vis-a-vis actual action among Americans

Dementia risk perception vis-a-vis actual action among Americans

UCLA Health pulmonologist describes the signs and symptoms of lung cancer

UCLA Health pulmonologist describes the signs and symptoms of lung cancer

Study shows link between inflammation and mental sluggishness

Study shows link between inflammation and mental sluggishness

Study provides new insights into potential outcomes of Zika virus infection

Study provides new insights into potential outcomes of Zika virus infection

Report investigates impact of smoking, alcohol on cerebellum and related cognitive function

Report investigates impact of smoking, alcohol on cerebellum and related cognitive function

Modern resuscitation science: Illuminating the complex processes of death

Modern resuscitation science: Illuminating the complex processes of death

New study reveals perception of dementia risk, preventive actions among middle-aged Americans

New study reveals perception of dementia risk, preventive actions among middle-aged Americans

Study: 15,000 cases of hypophosphatasia potentially undetected in Spanish population

Study: 15,000 cases of hypophosphatasia potentially undetected in Spanish population

UCI researchers develop new cell therapy to improve memory, prevent seizures after TBI

UCI researchers develop new cell therapy to improve memory, prevent seizures after TBI

Scientists reverse learning and memory deficits with drugs in animal model of Down syndrome

Scientists reverse learning and memory deficits with drugs in animal model of Down syndrome

Surgeon general’s marijuana warning omits crucial context

Surgeon general’s marijuana warning omits crucial context

Study: Many patients treated for iNPH also develop Alzheimer’s disease

Study: Many patients treated for iNPH also develop Alzheimer’s disease

New study aims to optimize brain development in babies with congenital heart disease

New study aims to optimize brain development in babies with congenital heart disease

Woman with severe spinal cord injury recovers after treatment at Danbury Hospital

Woman with severe spinal cord injury recovers after treatment at Danbury Hospital

Gut microbes may alter the aging process, study finds

Gut microbes may alter the aging process, study finds

Non-coding enhancer DNA may be key for identifying genetic risk in neurological conditions

Non-coding enhancer DNA may be key for identifying genetic risk in neurological conditions

Lithium corrects radiation damage to brain in young cancer patients

Lithium corrects radiation damage to brain in young cancer patients

Terminally ill scientist replumbed as a Cyborg

Terminally ill scientist replumbed as a Cyborg

Study sheds light on how Zika virus causes microcephaly in newborns

Study sheds light on how Zika virus causes microcephaly in newborns