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2015-02-11 14:32:00

Music may help some people relax when they're trying to concentrate. But it doesn't help them remember what they're focusing on, especially as they get older.

2014-08-05 08:42:23

Free Assessment will help adults, aged 50 to 79, in early detection of serious memory issues TORONTO, Aug.

2014-07-31 23:02:34

An expert on the memory processes underlying reading comprehension, University of New England Assistant Professor of Psychology Jennifer Stiegler-Balfour, Ph.D., is working with a team of students

2014-07-31 11:16:49

A new study gives insight into the relationship between depression and dementia.

2014-05-26 20:21:11

Free test aims to reassure the worried well and nudge thosewith serious memory issues to seek help TORONTO, May 26, 2014 /CNW/ - If you are in the 50 to 79 age bracket,

2014-04-24 12:21:07

One of the first studies to look at a relationship between death and the two types of mild cognitive impairment (MCI), or problems with memory and thinking abilities, suggests that people who have thinking problems but their memory is still intact might have a higher death rate in a period of six years compared to those who have no thinking or memory problems.

2014-04-24 12:19:38

Mayo Clinic research studying the relationship between death and the two types of mild cognitive impairment (MCI) suggests that people who have these conditions die at a higher rate than people without MCI.

2014-03-27 23:01:42

Experts to address a variety of topical subjects, including the connection between Diabetes and dementia; and the growing effect of Alzheimer’s disease on women. Houston,


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.