Health News

Wednesday, December 22, 2010 - 00:00
Stress can enhance ordinary, unrelated memories, a team of neuroscientists has found in a study of laboratory rats. Their results, which appear in the journal PLoS Biology, may bolster our understandi
Wednesday, December 22, 2010 - 00:00
Co-occurring attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) may be at the root of attention problems in children with Tourette syndrome (TS), according to NIMH-funded researchers. Their findings also
Tuesday, December 21, 2010 - 00:00
Emotions, particularly those provoked by negative events, can trigger inaccurate memories - and the effect is worse, not better, when the witness is an adult rather than a young child.
Tuesday, December 21, 2010 - 00:00

Findings from a new study of 141 adults add to an ongoing medical debate over which patients with symptoms of celiac disease should go on a gluten-free diet.

Tuesday, December 21, 2010 - 00:00
Neuroscientists show that brain scans can predict whether children’s reading ability will improve. Brain scans may be able to predict which children with dyslexia are likely to improve their reading s
Tuesday, December 21, 2010 - 00:00

After recovering from a cold or other infection, your body’s immune system is primed to react quickly if the same agent tries to infect you. White blood cells called memory T cells specifically rememb