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Breathing wildfire smoke can affect the brain and sperm, as well...

Luke Montrose, Boise State University and Adam Schuller, Boise State University Wildfires burning in the western U.S. are sending...

Mixed-ancestry genetic research shows a bit of Native American DNA could...

Diane Xue, University of Washington and Hanley Kingston, University of Washington Since the human genome was first mapped, scientists...

The FDA’s big gamble on the new Alzheimer’s drug

C. Michael White, University of Connecticut The Food and Drug Administration set off a firestorm of debate when it...

Astrocyte cells in the fruit fly brain are an on-off switch...

Sarah DeGenova Ackerman, University of Oregon The Research Brief is a short take about interesting academic work.

Air pollution may contribute to Alzheimer’s and dementia risk – here’s...

Jiu-Chiuan Chen, University of Southern California Alzheimer’s disease is the most common cause of dementia. It slowly destroys memory, thinking and behaviors, and eventually the...

Low blood pressure could be a culprit in dementia, studies suggest

Kenneth McLeod, Binghamton University, State University of New York Decline in brain function often occurs as people age. People often worry that declining brain function...

Blood tests for Alzheimer’s: Two experts on why new studies are...

Todd Golde, University of Florida and Steven DeKosky, University of Florida Many people who have problems with their memory, especially if they are elderly, worry...

Supplements for brain health show no benefit – a neurologist explains...

Steven DeKosky, University of Florida Americans and others around the world have turned increasingly to dietary supplements in order to maintain or preserve their brain...

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