Curcumin Improves Memory and Mood
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Lovers of Indian food, give yourselves a second helping: Daily consumption of a certain form of curcumin â€” the substance that gives Indian curry its bright color â€” improved memory and mood in people with mild, age-related memory loss
Jan 23, 2018 - 12:03:49 PM
How Your Brain Remembers What You Had for Dinner Last Night
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Confirming earlier computational models, researchers report that episodic memories are encoded in the hippocampus of the human brain by distinct, sparse sets of neurons.
Jan 18, 2018 - 11:18:32 AM
Memory Loss From West Nile Virus May Be Preventable
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - More than 10,000 people in the United States are living with memory loss and other persistent neurological problems that occur after West Nile virus infects the brain.
Jan 17, 2018 - 12:06:33 PM
Older Adults Are Increasingly Identifying - But Still Likely Underestimating - Cognitive Impairment in Their Families
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - An increasing number of older adults are reporting cognitive impairment in their families over the past two decades
Jan 17, 2018 - 11:54:21 AM
Putting a Fork in Cognitive Decline
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - While cognitive abilities naturally decline with age, eating one serving of leafy green vegetables a day may aid in preserving memory and thinking skills as a person grows older
Dec 21, 2017 - 10:20:35 AM
Will a Salad a Day Keep Memory Problems Away?
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - MINNEAPOLIS â€“ Eating about one serving per day of green, leafy vegetables may be linked to a slower rate of brain aging
Dec 21, 2017 - 10:07:11 AM
How Memories Are Formed
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - LOS ANGELES (Dec. 20, 2017) â€” Cedars-Sinai investigators will lead a multi-center study into how the brainâ€™s circuitry forms and recalls memories â€” research made possible by a $3.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health.
Dec 20, 2017 - 1:22:26 PM
Blueberry Vinegar Improves Memory in Mice with Amnesia
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Dementia affects millions of people worldwide, robbing them of their ability to think, remember and live as they once did.
Dec 20, 2017 - 8:49:23 AM
Working Memory Is Positively Associated With Higher Physical Endurance and Better Cognitive Function
(HealthNewsDigest.com - New York â€“ December 5, 2017 â€“â€“ Mount Sinai researchers have found a positive relationship between the brain network associated with working memory
Dec 5, 2017 - 10:32:03 AM
To Forget or to Remember? Memory Depends on Subtle Brain Signals
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - The fragrance of hot pumpkin pie can bring back pleasant memories of holidays past, while the scent of an antiseptic hospital room may cause a shudder.
Nov 22, 2017 - 11:35:48 AM
Workouts to Remember: New Research Suggests High-Intensity Exercise Boosts Memory
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - The health advantages of high-intensity exercise are widely known but new research from McMaster University points to another major benefit: better memory.
Nov 22, 2017 - 10:19:17 AM
Injury From Contact Sport Has Harmful, Though Temporary Effect on Memory
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - McMaster University neuroscientists studying sports-related head injuries have found that it takes less than a full concussion to cause memory loss
Nov 15, 2017 - 10:59:27 AM
Reduced Blood Flow from Heart May Reduce Blood Flow in Brainâ€™s Memory Center
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Â MINNEAPOLIS â€“ Older people whose hearts pump less blood may have reduced blood flow in the memory-processing areas of the brain
Nov 9, 2017 - 10:57:46 AM
Unlocking the Mysteries of Memory â€” and Potentially Enhancing It
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Memory acts like an anchor, reminding us of past experiences that have made us who we are today.
Nov 8, 2017 - 9:35:39 AM
Close Friends Linked to a Sharper Memory
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - CHICAGO - Maintaining positive, warm and trusting friendships might be the key to a slower decline in memory and cognitive functioning, according to a new Northwestern Medicine study.
Nov 2, 2017 - 1:36:23 PM
National Study to Test Nicotine Patch on Memory Loss
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Three years ago Reece Dean, of Nashvilleâ€™s Bellevue community, retired at age 69 from a career as a busy truck driver. With her husband of 49 years home more consistently, Mary Ann Dean began to notice some changes in his memory and behavior.
Oct 26, 2017 - 12:51:24 PM
UCLA Neuroscientists Use Weak Electrical Signal to Stimulate Human Brain and Improve Memory
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA have discovered precisely where and how to electrically stimulate the human brain to enhance peopleâ€™s recollection of distinct memories.
Oct 26, 2017 - 11:37:32 AM
The Most Abused OTC Meds
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - After marijuana, prescription and over-the-counter (OTC) drugs are the most commonly abused drugs by teenagers. Prescription drugs come with a doctorâ€™s warning, but itâ€™s tempting to think that OTC drugs are safe.
Oct 12, 2017 - 5:03:15 PM
3 Factors That May Help Prevent Memory Loss (VIDEO)
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - There's no question that you can take steps to prevent heart disease by living a healthy lifestyle. But is there anything you can do help prevent memory loss?
Sep 6, 2017 - 11:39:56 AM
How Particular Fear Memories Can Be Erased (VIDEO)
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Researchers at the University of California, Riverside have devised a method to selectively erase particular fear memories by weakening the connections between neurons involved in forming these memories.
Aug 17, 2017 - 1:18:36 PM
Brain Scan Study Adds to Evidence That Lower Brain Serotonin Levels Are Linked to Dementia
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - In a study looking at brain scans of people with mild loss of thought and memory ability, Johns Hopkins researchers report evidence of lower levels of the serotonin transporter â€” a natural brain chemical that regulates mood, sleep and appetite.
Aug 14, 2017 - 11:24:38 AM
Brain Training Has No Effect on Decision-Making or Cognitive Function
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - PHILADELPHIA â€“ During the last decade, commercial brain-training programs have risen in popularity, offering people the hope of improving their cognitive abilities...
Jul 11, 2017 - 1:44:56 PM
Top Tips for Brain Blips
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - A â€śBrain Blipâ€ť is a temporary inability to remember information. Most people, including memory champions, experience Brain Blips several times per week....
Jun 30, 2017 - 4:54:58 PM
Select Memories Can Be Erased, Leaving Others Intact
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - New York, NY â€”Different types of memories stored in the same neuron of the marine snail Aplysia can be selectively erased
Jun 23, 2017 - 11:04:45 AM
Scientists ID 100 Memory Genes, Open New Avenues of Brain Study
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - DALLAS â€“ May 31, 2017 â€“ Scientists have identified more than 100 genes linked to memory, opening new avenues of research to better understand memory processing in the human brain.
May 31, 2017 - 3:27:55 PM
Identify Human Brain Processes Critical to Short-Term Memory
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - LOS ANGELES â€“ Cedars-Sinai neuroscientists have uncovered processes involved in how the human brain creates and maintains short-term memories.
Feb 20, 2017 - 1:29:02 PM
Detecting Misinformation Can Improve Memory Later On
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Exposure to false information about an event usually makes it more difficult for people to recall the original details
Jan 3, 2017 - 8:00:27 AM
Protein in Urine Linked to Increased Risk of Memory Problems, Dementia
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - MINNEAPOLIS â€“ People who have protein in their urine, which is a sign of kidney problems, may also be more likely to later develop problems with thinking and memory skills or even dementia
Dec 15, 2016 - 11:01:44 AM
What Does It Take To Make A Memory? Study Says New Proteins
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Â JUPITER, FL â€“ November 10, 2016 â€“ While the romantic poetsâ€™ idea of memories being akin to spirits may have poetic merit, the scientistsâ€™ perspective is that memories are concrete, physical entities that can be visualized within various regions of the brain.
Nov 10, 2016 - 1:55:16 PM
Why Some Songs Get Stuck In Your Head
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Almost all of us get songs stuck in our heads from time to time but why do certain tunes have the 'stick factor'?
Nov 5, 2016 - 9:47:36 AM
Interactive Web Features Can Help -- and Hurt -- User's Memory
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- Cool interactive web tools and neat features can boost a user's memory but....
Sep 8, 2016 - 1:42:09 PM
The Brain Uses Backward Instant Replays to Remember Important Travel Routes
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - You're shipwrecked on a desert island. You wander from your base camp in desperation, searching for water. Suddenly, a stream appears!
Aug 26, 2016 - 1:17:56 PM
Stiff Arteries Linked with Memory Problems
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Westminster, Colo. (August 26, 2016)-As we age, our arteries gradually become less flexible, making it harder for the heart to pump blood throughout the body.
Aug 26, 2016 - 1:11:42 PM
Is It a Memory Lapse or Is It Dementia?
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Burlingame, CA, June 16, 2016Â - About 10% of all people over the age of 65 have some form of dementia, by the age of 85 that has increased to 30-50%.
Jun 16, 2016 - 10:37:20 AM
6 Types of Normal Memory Lapses and Why You Needn't Worry About Them
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - You can't remember the route to a restaurant you've been to many times before or the birthday present a friend gave you a month ago.
Jun 10, 2016 - 1:39:12 PM
Stave Off Cognitive Decline With Seafood
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Eating a meal of seafood or other foods containing omega-3 fatty acids at least once a week may protect against age-related memory loss and thinking problems in older people
May 10, 2016 - 10:11:03 AM
Beware of Prescription Medications Linked to Memory Loss
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla.,Â May 2, 2016 â€“ Pharmacology experts and medical researchers report that many commonly used prescription medications, including anxiolytics, painkillers, antidepressants and cholesterol-lowering drugs,Â ....
May 2, 2016 - 9:27:17 AM
Derailed Train of Thought? Brainâ€™s Stopping System May Be at Fault
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Newswise - Have you had the experience of being just on the verge of saying something when the phone rang? Did you then forget what it is you were going to say? A study of the brain's electrical activity offers a new explanation of how that happens.
Apr 18, 2016 - 12:16:00 PM
Can Brain Stimulation Aid Memory and Brain Health?
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - The jury is still out, but magnetic fields or mild electric currents may aid learning and help several conditions that affect women inÂ particular.
Sep 23, 2015 - 7:59:35 AM
Mindfulness May Make Memories Less Accurate
(HealthNewsDigest.com) - Mindfulness meditation is associated with all sorts of benefits to mental and physical well-being, but a newÂ study suggests that it may also come with a particular downside for memory.
Sep 9, 2015 - 9:46:03 AM