forgetfulness

‘Vitamin C keeps dementia at bay’


September 12th, 2012 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Sep 12 (IANS) The levels of antioxidants Vitamin C and beta-carotene in blood are lower in patients with dementia than in people without it, a German study says about ... Read more...

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Memory training can overcome forgetfulness


March 2nd, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 2 (IANS) If you can't recall where you have placed your car keys or reading glasses, chances are that memory training could help. Memory training can even re-engage ... Read more...

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TV, films, internet make you racist


September 30th, 2011 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 30 (IANS) Everyone might be a bit of a racist but don't blame yourself - it is because of the books you read, movies and television shows you ... Read more...

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Vitamin pill can help reverse memory loss


September 14th, 2011 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 14 (IANS) A daily vitamin pill could help reverse memory loss in old age and protect against Alzheimer's disease.The tablet, containing high doses of B vitamins and folic ... Read more...

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Tiny parts of brain take short naps to recharge


April 28th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 28 (IANS) Losing your keys or misplacing your spectacles could be the result of tiny parts of the brain taking 'naps' to recharge. Researchers discovered the brain is ... Read more...

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The stage as a forum of protest in West Bengal


April 25th, 2011 - 10:33 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) Bengal's theatre of protest against oppressive systems is still bustling with action. From plays like Utpal Dutt's "Dushwapner Nagari" in the 1970s to "Fandigram", a ... Read more...

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A cluttered brain doesn’t remember


April 20th, 2011 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, April 20 (IANS) Lapses in memory occur more frequently with age, yet the reasons for this increasing forgetfulness have not always been clear.However, new research shows that older individuals ... Read more...

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New mums labelled Dummy Mummy for talking only about their babies


March 31st, 2011 - 4:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 31 (ANI): A study of modern day parenting jargon has revealed that Yummy Mummy has been replaced by nicknames for women rendered brain dead or forgetful by their children.And top ... Read more...

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Being in a good mood may increase forgetfulness


March 31st, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 31 (ANI): A University of Missouri researcher says that forgetfulness may have something to do with being in a good mood.Elizabeth Martin, a doctoral student of psychology in the College ... Read more...

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Good mood can fog your memory


March 31st, 2011 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 31 (IANS) Though good mood brings along cheerfulness and positive feelings, it is also linked with forgetfulness, as such a state of mind decreases your working memory capacity."Working ... Read more...

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Scientists find protein that boosts memory, prevents forgetfulness


February 3rd, 2011 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 3 (ANI): Scientists have found that type 2 insulin (IGF-II) growth factor reinforces memory and prevents forgetfulness in animal models.The result of the international research study was developed at the ... Read more...

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Brain chemical boosts memory, could treat Alzheimer’s


January 27th, 2011 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 27 (IANS) Scientists have identified a key chemical that boosts memory, potentially opening the way to newer treatments for Alzheimer's.In a series of experiments, Mount Sinai School of Medicine researchers ... Read more...

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Hard to detect dementia in elderly people in Britain


October 25th, 2010 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 25 (IANS) Elderly people in Britain who suffer from dementia are hard to detect today as they fare better in intelligence tests than their predecessors, a study has found.Dementia, ... Read more...

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Memory booster pill for the elderly in the offing


October 13th, 2010 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 13 (IANS) A pill that prevents forgetfulness among the elderly is being developed by British doctors.The drug, aimed at treating absent-mindedness rather than brain diseases, has been tested on animals, ... Read more...

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Here’s why we have those tip-of-the-tongue moments


February 27th, 2010 - 12:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, February 27 (ANI): Remember scratching your head when you couldn't recall the word you intended to use and it kept hanging at the tip of your tongue but never came out? ... Read more...

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New test boosts accuracy, efficiency of detecting ADHD


February 20th, 2010 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 20 (IANS) The accuracy and efficiency of identifying Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in the young could improve by 30 percent, thanks to a new testing method. Its symptoms are ... Read more...

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Memory-melting protein key to forgetfulness


February 20th, 2010 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 20 (ANI): Scientists have identified a protein that regulates forgetting of short-term memories, such as a new phone number or the name of a new acquaintance.A research team led by ... Read more...

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Tusshar’s forgetfulness


February 18th, 2010 - 8:40 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
February 18, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): If Tusshar Kapoor doesn't watch out, his forgetfulness may soon lead him to pay a heavy price; quite literally too.Tusshar admits that every time he goes ... Read more...

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Pregnancy doesn’t affect women’s memory


February 4th, 2010 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 4 (IANS) Pregnancy and motherhood does not affect a woman's memory, causing forgetfulness and absentmindedness, as is popularly believed. Research finds no evidence that pregnancy or motherhood affects women's brain ... Read more...

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Pregnancy doesn’t make women forgetful


February 3rd, 2010 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 3 (ANI): Pregnant women need not blame "the bump" for their forgetfulness, say scientists who claim the idea that bearing children affects one's brain power - the "baby brain" - ... Read more...

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Think thyroid this month


January 4th, 2010 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 4 (IANS) Can't lose weight despite crash dieting and exercising? Have a difficult menstrual cycle or suffering from forgetfulness? You may be suffering from an often overlooked health problem ... Read more...

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Women who store waist fat likely to develop dementia


November 25th, 2009 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 25 (IANS) Middle-aged women who store fat on their waist are more than twice as likely to develop dementia when they get older, reveals a new study. The most common ... Read more...

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Inappropriate clothing prevents children from playing outside


November 6th, 2009 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 6 (ANI): A new study has revealed that inadequate or inappropriate clothing might restrict kids' physical activity in child care centres.A research team, led by Dr Kristen Copeland from Cincinnati ... Read more...

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Blood test shows promise for early Alzheimer’s diagnosis


October 22nd, 2009 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 22 (ANI): A new study has found that early blood tests of people who suffer from 'mild cognitive impairment' can actually help in diagnosing Alzheimer's disease.MCI exhibits itself with memory ... Read more...

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Drugs that could combat sleepless night effects ‘a step closer’


October 22nd, 2009 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 22 (ANI): The condition of forgetfulness caused by insomnia maybe improved with the use of drugs, according to a study.Lead researcher Ted Abel, University of Pennsylvania, found that the administration ... Read more...

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Teens who get alcohol from parents ‘get into less trouble’


October 9th, 2009 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 09 (ANI): Giving money to your teenage kid for drinking alcohol can actually help him/her avoid getting into trouble, according to a new British survey.Researchers from Liverpool John Moores University ... Read more...

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Smell of freshly cut grass can relieve stress


August 27th, 2009 - 11:33 am ICT by ANI
London, Aug 27 (ANI): Mowing the lawn can help you beat stress, a new study has suggested.Researchers have found that a chemical released by freshly mowed grass can help people relax and ... Read more...

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Heidi Klum’s unusual pregnancy side effect: forgetfulness!


August 1st, 2009 - 2:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 1 (ANI): Mum-to-be Heidi Klum has revealed that she is suffering from forgetfulness.And the German stunner- who is expecting her first daughter with musician husband Seal - blames her ... Read more...

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Darkness eclipses brain power in depressed people


July 29th, 2009 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 29 (IANS) A lack of sunlight seems to eclipse brain power in depressed people, according to the latest research. Researchers used weather data from NASA satellites to measure sunlight exposure ... Read more...

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Pritam threw his phone and forgot his car


July 29th, 2009 - 10:19 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Music Director Pritam is quite popular for often getting "inspired' by musical notes and tunes. Nevertheless, Pritam being Pritam, does not mull-over too long in guilt over such trivial copyright issues, ... Read more...

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Fish oil supplements can cut memory loss in the elderly


July 13th, 2009 - 11:26 am ICT by ANI
London, July 13 (ANI): A study carried out by American bioscience company Martek suggests that taking fish oil supplements can reduce memory loss in old age.Dr Karin Yurko-Mauro, a researcher associated ... Read more...

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Is grandma’s forgetting things sign of dementia?


May 21st, 2009 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 21 (IANS) Memory loss is one of the very few symptoms that may signal which 70-year-olds risk developing dementia, according to a study. Several of the tests previously used to ... Read more...

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Why people forget things after a short period of time


December 13th, 2008 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 13 (ANI): Forgetfulness is common, but have you ever wondered why does it happen? Well, researchers from University of Georgia and Vanderbilt may have the answer.It is believed that ... Read more...

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Former UK PM Wilson ”may have quit because he had Alzheimer’’s


November 11th, 2008 - 6:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.11 (ANI): Former British Prime Minister Harold Wilson may have decided to quit office because he was suffering the early stages of Alzheimer''s disease, a new research has suggested. At the ... Read more...

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Nomophobia, funt, ninja loans among jargon that capture modern life


October 2nd, 2008 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 2 (ANI): Business jargon like stagflation, ninja loans, and funt have made it to a list of 100 new words and phrases which capture modern life. Stagflation is term ... Read more...

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