Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen is giving up control of his NFL team because of his Alzheimer’s disease, a progressive, fatal disease of the brain that destroys memory and thinking skills and impairs basic daily functions.
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New research shows a type of cell widely believed to make chronic adult brain diseases worse can protect the brain from traumatic brain injury and may slow neurodegenerative diseases.
One of the most distressing aspects of Alzheimer’s disease is that there is no cure. But a new drug is showing promise as an effective treatment that slows down the disease’s debilitating effects.
Feeling down hurts your heart, say two new studies that examine links between depression and heart disease, and how exercise helps both.
Doctors have an ethical obligation to educate and protect athletes from sports concussion, says a new position paper from the American Academy of Neurology.
There's good news for people who need more restful sleep: a wide range of complementary medicine options -- non-invasive and non-habit forming -- that can be used in addition to standard treatment for insomnia.
When aggression, self-injury or other symptoms get in the way of your child’s social and academic development, medications offer extra help.
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Sleep deprivation is a national epidemic that is affecting our children, too. Learn about your child’s sleep needs and what steps you can take to get them on the road to healthy sleeping habits. Find out exactly how much sleep your child needs and how to make it happen!
You are lying in bed trying to fall asleep. But you can’t nod off because of an overwhelming urge to move your legs. What’s going on? You might have Restless Legs Syndrome.