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2008-12-02 18:25:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- At a symposium today hosted by Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland, Posit Science researchers presented the latest research in brain plasticity and how the company is translating the science into technology to improve lives.

2008-10-27 15:00:27

Chemo brain -- reduced cognitive abilities because of chemotherapy treatment of cancer -- can improve with computer-based training, U.S. researchers say. Lead investigator Sarah-Jane Kim said chemo brain is a well-documented phenomenon in patients with different types of cancer.

2008-10-24 09:00:26

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Researchers at 28th annual National Academy of Neuropsychology (NAN) Conference in New York City this weekend will present data to help physicians understand more about cognitive remediation training in breast cancer survivors affected by "Chemobrain".

2008-09-15 21:00:09

By Eric Eyre For years, cancer patients have complained about the memory loss and attention problems they experience while undergoing chemotherapy.

2008-09-05 15:00:07

To: MEDICAL EDITORS Contact: Andrea Brunais, West Virginia University Health Sciences Center News Service, +1-304-293-7087, brunaisa@wvuh.com MORGANTOWN, W.Va., Sept. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cancer patients have complained for years about the mental fog known as chemobrain.

2008-09-04 12:00:07

Injections of N-acetyl cysteine, an antioxidant, can prevent the memory loss that breast cancer chemotherapy drugs sometimes induce, U.S. researchers said.

2008-08-13 09:00:13

New research shows that using the computer-based Posit Science Brain Fitness Program(TM) may improve mental function in cancer patients with symptoms of "chemobrain," a condition documented in up to 75% of breast cancer survivors as a result of undergoing chemotherapy.

2008-05-28 03:00:08

By Galantino, Mary Lou Cannon, Nicole; Hoelker, Tiffany; Quinn, Lauren; Greene, Laurie ABSTRACT Introduction: Studies have revealed the benefits derived from yoga which includes improvements in quality of life (QOL) and decreased symptoms for women with breast cancer.

2006-11-30 12:01:43

New research by the University of Rochester Medical Center has found that chemotherapy drugs may be harmful to healthy brain cells.

2006-08-16 07:05:00

By Lisa Richwine WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Chemotherapy drugs may cause more serious side effects for breast cancer patients under age 64 than once thought, a U.S. study released on Tuesday said.


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