People living near major roads have a higher chance of developing dementia, according to a large-scale study published in British medical journal The Lancet on Thursday.
A year-long training programme to help parents communicate with their very young autistic children reduced symptoms of the disorder up to six years later, according to a follow-up analysis released Wednesday.
Think autism and an image of an awkward boy typically emerges, but the way autism strikes girls -- or doesn't -- may help reveal some of the developmental disorder's frustrating secrets.
Kid Cudi, the rapper who has won an avid fan base for his versatility and sensitivity, has entered treatment after revealing a long struggle with depression and suicidal thoughts.
In a key advance for the study of depression, a comprehensive scan of human DNA has turned up the apparent hiding places of more than a dozen genes linked to the disorder.
Singaporean scientists have taken a big leap forward in studying the human brain by growing "mini-brains" for research.
A total of 57.1 percent of surveyed workers become anxious or worried if they do not use their mobile phones for a certain period of time, according to a poll released Wednesday by the Ministry of Labor (MOL).
Memory loss may not always be the first warning sign that dementia is brewing -- changes in behavior or personality might be an early clue.
Artificially stimulating the brain's feel-good center boosts immunity in mice in a way that could help explain the power of placebos, a study reported Monday.
Like many autistic children, Julian Brown has trouble reading emotions in people's faces, one of the biggest challenges for people with the neurological disorder.