Neurological Disorders, Explained

There are more than 600 neurological disorders that can affect the brain, spinal cord, and nervous system. These may disrupt memory, motor function, speech, and many other areas with a major impact your life.

The Difference Between Men and Women’s Brains, According to a Neuroscientist

The director of the Women’s Brain Initiative at Weill Cornell Medical College in New York and author of The XX Brain sat down with us to discuss the importance of women’s whole health.
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Surgeons Repaired This Boy's Spinal Defect Before He Was Even Born

At 26 weeks gestation, mom and unborn baby underwent surgery in utero for spina bifida—a condition that can lead to nerve damage or even paralysis.
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What Is Serotonin and How Does It Affect Your Mood?

Serotonin is key to regulating your mood, among other things (including your digestion!). Here’s what researchers know about how to help the chemical function at its peak.
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More Neurological Disorders


Mom Who Died Just Days After Giving Birth Becomes 1 in a Million Organ Donor, Fulfilling Dying Wish

Kathleen Thorson suffered an intracerebral hemorrhage just five days after giving birth to her fourth child