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Memory Issues
Curcumin Improves Memory and Mood

( - Lovers of Indian food, give yourselves a second helping: Daily consumption of a certain form of curcumin — the substance that gives Indian curry its bright color — improved memory and mood in people with mild, age-related memory loss

Jan 23, 2018 - 12:03:49 PM

Memory Issues
How Your Brain Remembers What You Had for Dinner Last Night

( - 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 Issues
Memory Loss From West Nile Virus May Be Preventable

( - 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

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Older Adults Are Increasingly Identifying - But Still Likely Underestimating - Cognitive Impairment in Their Families

( - 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

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Putting a Fork in Cognitive Decline

( - 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

Memory Issues
Will a Salad a Day Keep Memory Problems Away?

( - MINNEAPOLIS – 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

Memory Issues
How Memories Are Formed

( - LOS ANGELES (Dec. 20, 2017) — Cedars-Sinai investigators will lead a multi-center study into how the brain’s circuitry forms and recalls memories — research made possible by a $3.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health.

Dec 20, 2017 - 1:22:26 PM

Memory Issues
Blueberry Vinegar Improves Memory in Mice with Amnesia

( - 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

Memory Issues
Working Memory Is Positively Associated With Higher Physical Endurance and Better Cognitive Function

( - New York – December 5, 2017 –– Mount Sinai researchers have found a positive relationship between the brain network associated with working memory

Dec 5, 2017 - 10:32:03 AM

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To Forget or to Remember? Memory Depends on Subtle Brain Signals

( - 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

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Workouts to Remember: New Research Suggests High-Intensity Exercise Boosts Memory

( - 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

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Injury From Contact Sport Has Harmful, Though Temporary Effect on Memory

( - 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

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Reduced Blood Flow from Heart May Reduce Blood Flow in Brain’s Memory Center

( -  MINNEAPOLIS – 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

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Unlocking the Mysteries of Memory — and Potentially Enhancing It

( - 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

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Close Friends Linked to a Sharper Memory

( - 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

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National Study to Test Nicotine Patch on Memory Loss

( - Three years ago Reece Dean, of Nashville’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

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UCLA Neuroscientists Use Weak Electrical Signal to Stimulate Human Brain and Improve Memory

( - David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA have discovered precisely where and how to electrically stimulate the human brain to enhance people’s recollection of distinct memories.

Oct 26, 2017 - 11:37:32 AM

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The Most Abused OTC Meds

( - After marijuana, prescription and over-the-counter (OTC) drugs are the most commonly abused drugs by teenagers. Prescription drugs come with a doctor’s warning, but it’s tempting to think that OTC drugs are safe.

Oct 12, 2017 - 5:03:15 PM

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3 Factors That May Help Prevent Memory Loss (VIDEO)

( - 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

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How Particular Fear Memories Can Be Erased (VIDEO)

( - 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

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Brain Scan Study Adds to Evidence That Lower Brain Serotonin Levels Are Linked to Dementia

( - 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 — a natural brain chemical that regulates mood, sleep and appetite.

Aug 14, 2017 - 11:24:38 AM

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Brain Training Has No Effect on Decision-Making or Cognitive Function

( - PHILADELPHIA – 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

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Top Tips for Brain Blips

( - A “Brain Blip” 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

Memory Issues
Select Memories Can Be Erased, Leaving Others Intact

( - New York, NY —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

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Scientists ID 100 Memory Genes, Open New Avenues of Brain Study

( - DALLAS – May 31, 2017 – 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

Memory Issues
Identify Human Brain Processes Critical to Short-Term Memory

( - LOS ANGELES – 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

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Detecting Misinformation Can Improve Memory Later On

( - 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

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Protein in Urine Linked to Increased Risk of Memory Problems, Dementia

( - MINNEAPOLIS – 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

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What Does It Take To Make A Memory? Study Says New Proteins

( -  JUPITER, FL – November 10, 2016 – While the romantic poets’ idea of memories being akin to spirits may have poetic merit, the scientists’ 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

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Why Some Songs Get Stuck In Your Head

( - 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

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Interactive Web Features Can Help -- and Hurt -- User's Memory

( - UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- Cool interactive web tools and neat features can boost a user's memory but....

Sep 8, 2016 - 1:42:09 PM

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The Brain Uses Backward Instant Replays to Remember Important Travel Routes

( - 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

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Stiff Arteries Linked with Memory Problems

( - 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

Memory Issues
Is It a Memory Lapse or Is It Dementia?

( - Burlingame, CA, June 16, 2016 - 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

Memory Issues
6 Types of Normal Memory Lapses and Why You Needn't Worry About Them

( - 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

Memory Issues
Stave Off Cognitive Decline With Seafood

( - 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

Memory Issues
Beware of Prescription Medications Linked to Memory Loss

( - NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla., May 2, 2016 – Pharmacology experts and medical researchers report that many commonly used prescription medications, including anxiolytics, painkillers, antidepressants and cholesterol-lowering drugs, ....

May 2, 2016 - 9:27:17 AM

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Derailed Train of Thought? Brain’s Stopping System May Be at Fault

( - 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

Memory Issues
Can Brain Stimulation Aid Memory and Brain Health?

( - The jury is still out, but magnetic fields or mild electric currents may aid learning and help several conditions that affect women in particular.

Sep 23, 2015 - 7:59:35 AM

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Mindfulness May Make Memories Less Accurate

( - Mindfulness meditation is associated with all sorts of benefits to mental and physical well-being, but a new study suggests that it may also come with a particular downside for memory.

Sep 9, 2015 - 9:46:03 AM

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