Methylphenidate, a drug given to help treat ADHD, affects specific tract in white matter in young boys. The effects are age dependant as the changes were not observed in adults who use the treatment. Researchers say the drug should only be given to children if they are significantly affected by ADHD in their daily lives.
According to researchers, adults with mild cognitive impairment who embarked in aerobic exercise for times a week for six months had increased volume in specific brain areas.
Anxiety may accelerate the progression of mild cognitive impairment to Alzheimer's disease. Brain scans revealed patients who progressed from MCI to Alzheimer's disease had decreased volume in the hippocampus and entorhinal cortex.
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A new convolutional neural network uses PET brain scans to detect biological signs of Alzheimer's disease years before the symptoms appear, researchers report.
Researchers have identified functional connectivity problems in brain regions associated with visual processing and attention in Parkinson's patients who experience visual hallucinations.
Iron accumulation in the brain's neocortex has been linked to cognitive decline in people with Alzheimer's disease.
A new study reports obese teens have disrupted connectivity between numerous areas of the brain involved in appetite regulation.
According to a new study, children and young adults with chronic kidney disease have changes in cerebral blood flow that could increase the risk of cognitive impairment.
A new study reports that increased volume in the choroid plexus appears to be associated with greater cognitive impairment and Alzheimer's disease.
A new, lasting consequence of COVID-19 infection has been identified. Researchers report they have identified significant abnormalities in the eyes of those with severe coronavirus infection.