Latest memory loss Stories

Overeating Can Contribute To Memory Loss
2012-02-13 08:51:18

New research suggests that overeating may double the risk of memory loss, or mild cognitive impairment (MCI), in people age 70 and older. US scientists have shown that a high caloric intake can substantially increase the risk of developing MCI, which is the stage between normal memory loss that comes with aging and early Alzheimer´s disease. The findings were released today at aan.com and will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology´s 64th Annual Meeting in New...

2012-01-26 06:54:45

(Ivanhoe Newswire) — On the Cosby Show, a popular primetime show in the 80s, there were quite a few episodes in which Dr. Heathcliff "Cliff" Huxtable and his lawyer wife Clair played the memory game. Cliff´s loving wife Clair would ask him questions to jog his memory of certain pinnacle events of their life together. The majority of the time, Cliff would not remember these special moments, and the game ended with Clair upset and Cliff in a headlock. A new study suggests there may...

2011-09-28 11:35:42

Intensive treatment provides no benefit over standard when it comes to memory Intensive control of blood sugar levels beyond standard targets provides no additional protection against cognitive decline in older people with diabetes than standard treatment, according to a national study coordinated by researchers at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. The first results of the Action to Control Cardiovascular Risk in Diabetes-Memory in Diabetes (ACCORD-MIND) study appear online today in...

2011-08-10 18:30:24

Animal study points to changes in brain that might help prevent cognitive decline A small amount of exercise shields older animals from memory loss following a bacterial infection, according to a study in the August 10 issue of The Journal of Neuroscience. The findings suggest moderate exercise may lead to several changes in the brain that boost its ability to protect itself during aging "” a period of increased vulnerability. In the new study, researchers led by Ruth Barrientos, PhD,...

2011-07-20 00:30:00

PARIS, July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Late breaking research results reported today at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference 2011 (AAIC 2011) in Paris include: Findings from a survey by Alzheimer Europe and the Harvard School of Public Health of experiences with and attitudes about Alzheimer's disease, especially regarding diagnosis, in France, Germany, Poland, Spain and the U.S. It reveals that while people fear Alzheimer's second only to cancer, the overwhelming...

2011-06-18 00:01:07

Aristotle had an idea, 2400 years later, a young man came to the same conclusion after a traumatic brain injury. The philosopher determined that structured repetition of pictures enhances ones memory, especially in those people with memory deficits. Photographic Journeys takes this a step further. Feeding Hills, MA (PRWEB) June 16, 2011 Aristotle said that the memory is enhanced through repeated presentation; 2400 years later, another man came to that same conclusion after a car accident...

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