Brain & Neuro

Scientific proof that it’s better to give than receive 
Scientific proof that it’s better to give than receive
If you really want to feel good about yourself, mental health experts say you should spend money on others rather than on yourself.
Are you sleep-deprived? Take our sleep quiz and find out  Featured
Are you sleep-deprived? Take our sleep quiz and find out
Forty million Americans suffer from sleep disorders. What many people may not know is that this condition can put you at risk for other health problems. Our own Dr. Adam Posner encourages you to find out whether you are indeed one of the millions dealing with a sleep condition and what you can do about it.
Diabetes and depression a deadly mix, study finds 
Diabetes and depression a deadly mix, study finds
Recent review warns that diabetes patients should monitor their mood and their hearts.
Music therapy helps create new normal for cancer patients  Featured
Music therapy helps create new normal for cancer patients
Music helps patients manage pain and stress while undergoing treatment. Says one music therapist, “It’s science, but it’s so much like magic sometimes.” Take a listen and see for yourself.
Deaths from prescription drug overdose surge 
Deaths from prescription drug overdose surge
Deaths from prescription drug abuse on the rise for 11 straight years.
Does Asperger’s cause violent behavior? 
Does Asperger’s cause violent behavior?
In the wake of Sandy Hook, an Advocate expert offers insights on Asperger’s syndrome and its link to violence.
Attack of the brain 
Attack of the brain
How to recognize the signs and symptoms of a stroke—and what you can do about it.