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2014-04-30 23:05:08

Ace Innovation Group's Dr. Sandeep Grewal advises five easy to do brain exercises that can help brain health and treat forgetfulness. Rock Hill, South Carolina (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 “Busy”? Everyone is busy in their own ways and as a result, there are a lot of things we tend to forget easily. “If you forget things frequently maybe it is time to get advice from experts and do those memory exercises not just crosswords or sudoku” says Dr. Sandeep Grewal author of the book...

Memories Start To Fade By Age Seven
2014-01-26 05:34:00

[ Watch the Video: At What Age Do We Start Forgetting Childhood Memories ] April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Memories are the way that infants learn new information, however, few adults can remember events that occurred before the age of three. According to a new study from Emory University psychologists, these early memories fade around age seven in a phenomenon known as "childhood amnesia." According to Emory's Carol Clark, the research team interviewed children...

MRIs Detect Brain Injuries That CT Scans Fail To Find
2012-12-19 11:40:05

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Scientists from the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) and the San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center (SFGH) recently discovered that hospital MRIs could help show signs of mild traumatic brain injuries that may not be seen with CT scans. These findings show that improved diagnosis could pave the way for better outcomes and treatment. The results of the clinical trial were recently published in the journal...

2011-11-09 16:09:33

Unless it's Paris Hilton! A 22-year-old woman known as "HC" with amnesia since birth as a result of developing only half the normal volume of the hippocampus in her brain, has demonstrated to scientists that the ability to hold a single face or word in short-term memory is impaired. But there's a catch — only if the information is unfamiliar. When presented with a face such as Hollywood celebrity Paris Hilton and asked to recognize the face a few seconds later, the woman could...

Awesome Sex Can Cause Memory Loss In Some People
2011-10-13 11:39:09

Scientists said in a new study that sex can actually wipe someone's memory. Researchers cite a case of a 54-year-old women who arrived at a hospital in Washington DC who had just been intimate with her husband and then lost all recollection of the past 24 hours. The team said this condition is known as "transient global amnesia" which is temporary. "We don't know very much about the cause. It causes a lot of alarm, but this is not a stroke or an event that causes damage to the brain....

2011-08-25 03:37:20

“I´ll meet you at the place near the thing where we went that time,” says the character Aaron in the 1987 movie Broadcast News. He and the woman he´s talking to have a lot of common ground, the shared territory that makes conversations work.  Common ground is why, after you´ve mentioned Great-Aunt Mildred´s 80th birthday party once in a conversation, you can just refer to it as “the party.” In a new study to be published in an upcoming issue of...

2011-08-11 13:51:34

Damage to hippocampus very early in life hinders recollection of specific events but spares acquisition of general knowledge Memory is not a single process but is made up of several sub-processes relying on different areas of the brain. Episodic memory, the ability to remember specific events such as what you did yesterday, is known to be vulnerable to brain damage involving the hippocampus. The question is, what happens when damage to the hippocampus occurs very early in life? In a case...

2011-04-01 00:14:17

Saga Holidays today announced it has acquired 500 acres of land on the original party Island of Ibiza. (Vocus/PRWEB) April 01, 2011 Saga Holidays today announced it has acquired 500 acres of land on the original party Island of Ibiza. The purchase, part of a £50 million investment on the sun-kissed Balearic Island, is scheduled to complete development in 2014, and will see the launch of the Saga Holidays Pioneer Clubbers Village available exclusively to those aged 50 and over. As well...

2011-01-03 09:02:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Independent Games Festival (IGF) has announced the Main Competition finalists for the thirteenth annual presentation of its awards, celebrating the brightest and most influential creations to come out of the independent video game development community in the past year. All of the IGF finalists will be playable on the Expo show floor at the historic 25th Game Developers Conference (GDC), to be held at San Francisco's Moscone Center February...


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mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
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