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Brain Disease

18 Patients May Have Been Exposed To A Fatal Brain Disease

Reuters | Posted 04.12.2014 | Healthy Living

By Colleen Jenkins and Marina Lopes WINSTON-SALEM, N.C./NEW YORK, Feb 10 (Reuters) - Eighteen neurological patients in North Carolina ...

Busted! Most In U.S. Believe In Brain Disease Myths

Posted 11.25.2013 | Healthy Living

By Rachael Rettner, Senior Writer Published: 09/25/2013 09:31 AM EDT on LiveScience Nearly two-thirds of Americans mistakenly believe that human...

Science + Love = Hope

Janine Francolini | Posted 11.18.2013 | Impact
Janine Francolini

Last weekend I spent two days in the Napa Valley where $2.8 million dollars were raised by the fierce advocates for curing all brain disorders, Garen Staglin and Patrick Kennedy. They co-found One Mind for Research which aspires to end brain disease.

Retooling Brain-Care With Low-Cost Technology

Alvaro Fernandez | Posted 03.27.2013 | Home
Alvaro Fernandez

If we are to meet a massive and growing need, we'll need to disrupt today's status quo in which research is based on small and fragmented clinical trials, and where active brain care is often left for patients whose problems have grown until it is too difficult to manage them.

Glenn Close: Let's End The Stigma Around Mental Illness Now

Dr. Patricia Fitzgerald | Posted 07.31.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Patricia Fitzgerald

With all of the incredible advances in care for mental illness, there is a huge roadblock between people and the treatment they need: the stigma and shame that pervade our culture regarding mental illness.

Preventing Degenerative Brain Disease in Our Children

Anne Wojcicki | Posted 07.21.2012 | Healthy Living
Anne Wojcicki

If the experts in traumatic brain injury think there's value in using genotyping to gauge the risks of high-impact sports for their own children, as noted by the authors in a recent research paper, it must be of value to others, too.