Home > Mental health > Brain > News News All sections in Mental Health » Alcohol » Brain » Disorders » Drugs » Living with Mental Illness » Mental Health in SA » Stress » Treatment » Mental Health News Football players' brains take a beating Researchers compared changes in football players' brains after one season, to people who didn't play sports. After six months of rest, the players' brains were still different. Ask CyberShrink » Blog Bipolar journey » Talk Heart to heart forum » Quiz Are you a hypochondriac? » How brain injury affects you Transparent brains Casual marijuana use linked to changes in brain Recreational pot use by a small group of young adults caused significant changes to the shape and density of two regions of the brain, according to a study. Brain scans can spot potential for coma recovery Brain scans have greater potential in distinguishing between conscious and unconscious patients, and could help to identify comatose patients with the potential to wake up. Serious head injuries can impair social interaction Children who suffered serious head injuries have a harder time remembering things and focusing on things as well, and that affects the way they interact with other people. Multiple sclerosis drug may cause brain infection Patients who take a certain multiple sclerosis drug face a high risk of developing a rare brain infection. Doctors are trying to understand why this therapy puts patients at risk. Slow reactions may indicate risk of early death A new study suggests that adults with slow reaction times may have an increased risk of early death. Brain uses 'acoustic signatures' to understand language New research into human understanding of language suggests that the brain comprehends speech by picking up on certain kinds of sounds. “ Latest comment on Health24 Eddie Davey says... We must study our bodies closer and act pro-actively to prevent fatal consequences. ??? Abdominal swelling ” Scientists unveil wiring diagram of mouse brain Scientists announced that they unveiled the mouse 'connectome', a map showing the sinuous connections that neurons make throughout the mouse brain as they form functional circuits. Thickness of brain tissue linked to intelligence Researchers found a gene linking intelligence to the thickness of so-called 'gray matter' in the brain, and their discovery could shed light on learning difficulties. Bacteria in food may trigger multiple sclerosis A poison created by bacteria in food may be a trigger for the autoimmune disease multiple sclerosis, according to a new study. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Momentum Health OatWell Dual Cross Is being overweight or obese dangerous? Tips to keep your immunity strong this winter Smile your way to better health Live healthier Strenghten your immunity » Keep your immunity strong Immune system boosters Boost your family's immunity 5 immune boosters in your kitchen You don’t need a handful of vitamins and supplements to keep your body healthy, check out these five immune boosting foods you probably already have in your kitchen. Laugh a little » Eat yourself happy Laugh more and live longer Laughing yoga the best medicine The healing power of laughter A good chuckle doesn't only make you feel happy for a moment, it's beneficial to your health too.