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2009-09-08 07:12:19

Getting a cold, stomach bug or other infection may lead to increased memory loss in people with Alzheimer's disease, according to research published in the September 8, 2009, print issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.

2009-09-01 11:15:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- If the favorite senior in your life is beginning to worry about memory loss and dementias such as Alzheimer's disease, the 'Give Thanks for Loved Ones' Brain Health Contest sponsored by Dakim, Inc.

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2009-08-03 13:30:00

Scientists say they have discovered why cannabis causes memory loss, adding that the finding could help future development of drugs using marijuana’s benefits without the negative aspects of forgetfulness.

2009-07-14 11:30:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Dakim Inc. announced today that the Dakim(R) BrainFitness(TM) System has now been adopted by 286 senior living communities in 34 states to help residents build their defenses against dementia and memory loss.

2009-07-07 14:44:00

MADISON, Wis., July 7 /PRNewswire/ -- In the midst of generally gloomy worldwide economic news and rising global tensions, an American neuroscience researcher has a message of hope: The answer for Alzheimer's disease and other degenerative diseases of the brain that cause memory loss may be much closer than we realize. Mark Underwood, president of the Madison, Wisconsin-based biotech company, Quincy Bioscience (www.quincybioscience.com), says several recent studies have confirmed a...

2009-07-06 15:26:36

Combining antidepressant drugs with electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) does a better job of reducing symptoms of severe depression and causes less memory loss than using ECT alone, according to a new study by researchers at Wake Forest University School of Medicine and colleagues.

2009-06-23 23:09:17

Brushing teeth and flossing may not only reduce gum disease and stroke but memory loss, U.S.

2009-06-19 12:45:00

MORGANTOWN, W.Va., June 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Keeping your teeth brushed and flossed can cut down on gum disease, drastically reducing risk of heart attack and stroke, dentists have warned for years.

2009-05-12 08:02:00

- Nationwide locations open doors to professionals and families caring for seniors to screen ground-breaking documentary series - MCLEAN, Va., May 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sunrise Senior Living (NYSE: SRZ) communities will host special screenings and discussions of HBO's The Alzheimer's Project to encourage greater awareness about the disease as well as highlight the numerous issues surrounding it.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.