Scientists Rethink Alzheimer's, Diversifying The Drug SearchFor years researchers have been guided by one leading theory — that getting rid of a buildup of a sticky protein called amyloid would ease the mind-robbing disease. Yet drug after drug has failed.
Secret Tunnels Between Your Brain And Skull Discovered By ScientistsDid you know there are tiny tunnels running from your skull to your brain? Don't worry, no one else did either - until now.
Boy Who Had Chunk Of Brain Removed Has Almost Fully RecoveredDoctors in Pennsylvania say a young boy has almost fully recovered after having a large portion of his brain removed.
Brain Study Finds People Actually Get Dumber During A Heat WaveResearchers at Harvard University have discovered that a person's brain works 13 percent slower when it has to operate in extreme heat.
Your Body Has A 'Second Brain' In Your Butt, Scientists SayAccording to scientists in Australia, the human body has a "second brain" in its rear end and it may be smarter than we think.
Scientists Bring A Severed Brain Back To Life, Sparking Ethical DebateYale researchers announced that they have successfully reanimated a pig's brain, which had been severed from its body.
Blackhawks Fan Suffers Brain Damage After Being Hit By Puck: SuitChip Green suffered a severe head injury when he was struck by a puck during a playoff game. He wants the NHL to make safety changes, CBS 2's Dave Savini reports.
For Some, Concussion Dangers Are Enough To Ban Football At Public High SchoolsShould publicly funded high schools retire tackle football programs? More groups are coming to that conclusion, CBS 2's Rob Johnson reports.
Super Foods To Make Your Mind SharperIt happens to everyone eventually. Cognitive abilities can start dropping in our 40s. So, what can you do? CBS 2's Mary Kay Kleist reports.
'Face Blind' People Can't Recognize Celebrities, Even Family MembersImagine not being able to recognize the faces of people you know. CBS 2's Ed Curran talks to some "face-blind" people.
Surgeons Reattach Part Of Sen. Kirk's Skull Doctors on Tuesday reattached a portion of Sen. Mark Kirk's skull, which had been removed to help relieve pressure on his brain after he suffered a stroke.
3 1/2-Inch Nail Found Lodged In Orland Park Man's HeadA 32-year-old Orland Park man couldn't believe it when he saw the X-ray, revealing why he wasn't feeling so good.
Morning Exercise Gets Kids' Brains Fired Up For ClassThere's more to exercise than losing weight. It boosts kids' brainpower, too.
Boogaard's Brain Donated To ResearchDerek Boogaard's family has donated his brain to researchers who will check for damage that might have resulted from his career as an NHL enforcer.
Autopsy Results To Be Released For Duerson's BrainResearchers from Boston University are set to announce autopsy results this morning for former Chicago Bear Dave Duerson, who committed suicide in February.