US maps the human brain

The US government has launched a long-running research project aimed at mapping the human brain.

Learning can cause brain damage

A team of scientists based at UCSF has established a link between learning and brain damage. Researchers found that brain activity could lead to DNA damage within brain cells, and although the damage is repaired quickly, it might explain the mechanism behind some neurological diseases. So thanks a lot, mum, I told you nothing good would come of law school.

Report: Gaming can help ADHD and Alzheimer's

Yes, you can definitely spend too much time playing games to the point where it's unhealthy.

GPS shoes track Alzheimer's patients

California company GTX is now shipping shoes with built-in GPS, designed to monitor the whereabouts of Alzheimer's patients.

Alzheimer's could be catching

New research raises the scary prospect that Alzheimer's could be transmissible in a similar way to infectious prion diseases.