Tap here to turn on desktop notifications to get the news sent straight to you.
Aaron Hernandez Had Most Severe CTE Ever Found For Someone His Age, Researchers Say
The troubled former New England Patriots player died of an apparent suicide earlier this year.
Michael DeHoog/Sports Imagery via Getty Images
This Nonprofit Offers Free Photo Sessions To Kids Battling Cancer
"For a brief moment, she wasn’t a sick child facing a terminal illness. She was a happy 5-year-old.”
The Gold Hope Project
Kate Walsh Reveals She Was Diagnosed With Large Brain Tumor
“I played a real badass on TV, but when it comes to being a patient it’s such a vulnerable experience.”
JB Lacroix via Getty Images
New Brain Therapy Offers Promising Relief To People Who Hear Voices
People with schizophrenia sometimes suffer from disturbing auditory hallucinations.
monsitj via Getty Images
John McCain Says He's Facing 'Very Virulent Form Of Cancer'
“I’m facing a challenge, but I’ve faced other challenges, and I’m very confident about getting through this one as well."
Aaron Bernstein / Reuters
Zika Virus Could One Day Help Treat A Deadly Form Of Brain Cancer
Zika's most damaging quality could be weaponized against brain tumor cells.
Aunt_Spray via Getty Images
John McCain Just Finished His First Round Of Chemo And Radiation Treatment
“His resilience & strength is incredible," his daughter tweeted.
Football's Concussion Crisis Is Killing Former High School Players, Too
Everyone knows about the NFL's association with brain injury. But people who never get there also face a very real threat.
Yes, Women's Brains Are Different. And Google Needs More Of Them.
Even the scientist James Damore cited in his memo disagrees with its conclusion.
Beck Diefenbach / Reuters
I Lost My Husband To The Same Cancer John McCain Has — Here's What We Really Needed
The #1 new-media brand for smart, creative and stylish women e...
By: Donna Freydkin Shortly after my husband had his brain sliced open a second time, in a futile attempt to remove his malignant
PHOTO COURTESY OF DONNA FREYDKIN
Do you have info to share with HuffPost reporters?
Dear McCain, My Mother Had The Same Brain Tumor You Have
Co-Founder/Director Progressive Nation WNC
But unlike you, she didn’t have insurance, so she could not follow through with the treatment.
People With Alzheimer's May Have More Bacteria In Their Brains
Alzheimer’s is a progressive brain disease in which brain cells become damaged and die.
Getty Images/Science Photo Library RF
How Might John McCain Survive Brain Cancer?
Author. Academic. Artist.
The revered GOP Senator is the beneficiary of top-notch health care, but he faces a daunting, relentless disease.
Joshua Roberts / Reuters
There’s No Right Way To Respond To A Cancer Diagnosis
Lisa Marie Wilson
It’s a personal decision that cannot be judged by anyone else.
Anadolu Agency via Getty Images
Meghan McCain Pens Beautiful Note In Response To Father's Cancer Diagnosis
"Cancer may afflict him in many ways: But it will not make him surrender. Nothing ever has."
Carlos Barria / Reuters
Sen. John McCain Diagnosed With Brain Cancer
His office confirmed the diagnosis Wednesday evening.
Yuri Gripas / Reuters
What Exactly Is Brain Freeze And How Do I Make It Stop?
No, your brain doesn’t actually become frozen.
mapodile via Getty Images
The Brains Of Psychopaths May Be Wired Differently Than Yours Or Mine
A new study of criminal minds reveals a flaw in their decision-making.
Ho New / Reuters
Maria Menounos Stepping Down From 'E! News' After Brain Tumor Surgery
Menounos said doctors were able to remove 99 percent of the benign growth.
Mario Anzuoni / Reuters
Researchers Are Working On A Blood Test To Help Find Brain Cancer
It could detect the disease years before symptoms appear.
Kirill Kukhmar via Getty Images
Even Moderate Drinking Linked To Changes In Brain Structure
People who drank more than 30 alcohol units a week had the highest risk.
Mitshu via Getty Images
Scientists To Test Whether Zika Can Kill Brain Cancer Cells
A new way to look at Zika virus.
SERGEY ALESHIN via Getty Images
Active NFL Star Joe Thomas, Just 32, Says He Already Has Memory Loss
"Most of the damage has probably been done already."
Wesley Hitt via Getty Images
Stress Might Make You A More Empathetic Person
While it might be uncomfortable, it could also be a force for good.
PeopleImages via Getty Images
Dance Lessons Could Keep You Two Steps Ahead of Memory Loss, Study Suggests
Highwaystarz-Photography via Getty Images
Scientists Have Found A Strikingly Effective Way To Help You Get Over Your Phobias
This new therapy could also lead to better treatments for people with social anxiety and PTSD.
kaisersosa67 via Getty Images
Arts + Culture
FROM OUR PARTNERS
Sleep + Wellness
What's Working: Purpose + Profit
The Power of Humanity
Podcasts & Audio
Get breaking news alerts
Download our app
Go to mobile site