An Inflammatory Theory of Brain Disease
Neuroscientists are torn over whether inflammation—a natural immune response—is causing a vast number of brain diseases.
Will Surgery and Anesthesia Harm Your Memory?
Doctors aren't ready to discount the possibility that surgery could have lasting cognitive effects.
Rare Form of Amnesia Linked to Fentanyl Overdoses is Spreading
A rare and frightening form of overdose-induced amnesia continues to spread in Massachusetts, with 18 confirmed cases, according to a recently-published New England Journal of Medicine report.
Altering Memories to Treat Addiction
Environmental cues can trigger powerful memories of substance use. What happens when those memories are disrupted?
Will We Ever Find ET?
What are the odds that smart aliens exist in the universe?