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Sleep is crucial to both your brain and body health.

8 surprising things your body is doing while you sleep

Your body goes through a lot while you're sleeping. From fighting infection to renewing skin, here's what your body is doing while you sleep.

Regulators just approved a new depression drug with the potential to be a game-changer

Unlike the depression drugs available for decades, neither of the two new drugs is a pill. One is a nasal spray; the latest is an injection made by Sage.
A drug inspired by the anesthetic ketamine just became the first new kind of depression medication in 35 years. It's a nasal spray made by Johnson & Johnson.

Regulators just approved the first new depression drug since the 1980s, and some see blockbuster potential

A drug inspired by ketamine just became the first new type of depression drug in 35 years. The FDA approved the nasal spray made by Johnson & Johnson.
Strength training can benefit both your body and your brain.

11 benefits of strength training for your body and brain

Strength training can not only help you build muscle but might also improve your mental health. Here's what you should know.

A depression drug that’s been called ‘the most important discovery in half a century’ just got a big step closer to FDA approval

Esketamine, a first-of-its-kind depression drug made by Johnson & Johnson, got a big nod on Tuesday from a group of experts convened by regulators.

12 things that happen in your brain when you have an orgasm

From suppressing pain to activating your brain's reward pathways, here are 12 surprising things that happen in your brain during orgasm.
Even when the flu shot isn't perfect, it can lower the risk of complications like hospitalization.

Here’s what it means to be in a vegetative state

People in vegetative states may open their eyes, but show no signs of awareness.
Pfizer has a new strategy for neuroscience research.

Drug giant Pfizer isn’t ready to abandon neuroscience — here’s its $150-million ‘star cluster’ strategy for betting on p...

Execs from pharma giant Pfizer shared their strategy for keeping an eye on neuroscience — if not from the front row, then at least from the sidelines.
Teens who used marijuana had more gray matter, a mass of cells that affects how humans mature over time.

Teens’ brains could be altered after using marijuana just one time, study finds

A new study in the Journal of Neuroscience found that smoking a joint just once or twice can alter that teenage brain by increasing gray matter.