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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.
Researchers map molecular structure and dynamics of one of Alzheimer's stickier culprits

Researchers map molecular structure and dynamics of one of Alzheimer's stickier culprits

A member of light-sensitive protein family plays role in adjusting skin color

A member of light-sensitive protein family plays role in adjusting skin color

Mining 25 years of data reveals new insights into predicting the age of onset for Huntington disease

Mining 25 years of data reveals new insights into predicting the age of onset for Huntington disease

New model captures flexibility of working memory

New model captures flexibility of working memory

CHLA researcher receives $3.7 million NIH grant to study development of neural circuits

CHLA researcher receives $3.7 million NIH grant to study development of neural circuits

Experts Suggest Compulsory Measles Vaccination in Children Could Prevent Epidemic

Experts Suggest Compulsory Measles Vaccination in Children Could Prevent Epidemic

Successful surgery can improve brain connectivity in epilepsy patients

Successful surgery can improve brain connectivity in epilepsy patients

Vaccination helps protect the public from measles

Vaccination helps protect the public from measles

Long-term antibiotic treatment slows growth of amyloid plaques in male mice but not in females

Long-term antibiotic treatment slows growth of amyloid plaques in male mice but not in females

Study explores why people at risk for Huntington's disease choose not to undergo genetic testing

Study explores why people at risk for Huntington's disease choose not to undergo genetic testing

Marine natural compounds could be potential treatments for triple negative breast cancer

Marine natural compounds could be potential treatments for triple negative breast cancer

Researchers develop automatic diagnosis system for neurological diseases using MEG

Researchers develop automatic diagnosis system for neurological diseases using MEG

Study may help identify patients at relapse risk after treatment for cocaine use disorder

Study may help identify patients at relapse risk after treatment for cocaine use disorder

Understanding neurotoxic side effects of CAR T-cell therapy

Understanding neurotoxic side effects of CAR T-cell therapy

Researchers identify first gene that predisposes to fainting

Researchers identify first gene that predisposes to fainting

Experts share tips on how to stay out of harm's way in summer

Experts share tips on how to stay out of harm's way in summer

Decline in ischemic stroke among middle-aged adults not as steep as in older people

Decline in ischemic stroke among middle-aged adults not as steep as in older people

Study can lead to better treatment of persistent post-concussion symptoms

Study can lead to better treatment of persistent post-concussion symptoms

Neurological Side Effects of CAR T-Cell Therapy Revealed

Neurological Side Effects of CAR T-Cell Therapy Revealed

Novel tool helps providers identify and track underlying causes of chronic conditions

Novel tool helps providers identify and track underlying causes of chronic conditions