memory and cognition

Tickling brain part boosts memory cells

September 21st, 2011 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Sep 21 (IANS) Electrically tickling a specific brain part stimulates production of new cells that enhance memory and cognition, says a new Canadian research."DBS (deep brain stimulation) has been ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Why we don’t see what’s right in front of our eyes

April 18th, 2011 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 18 (IANS) It has happened to most of us - sometimes we are so engrossed in talking on the phone while driving that we fail to see the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Socio-economic status plays no major role in cognitive decline in elderly

August 8th, 2009 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 8 (ANI): A new piece of research has found no link between cognitive decline and socio-economic status in people aged 70 and older.However, the study, led by researchers at ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Immune system may trigger schizophrenia

July 6th, 2009 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 6 (IANS) Schizophrenia, a mental disease, is thought to be caused by the interaction of both genetic and environmental factors. Researchers have, however, identified additional genes that confirm what scientists ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

New genes’ discovery confirms immune system may play a role in schizophrenia

July 2nd, 2009 - 12:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 2 (ANI): An international study led by researchers at the University of California-Los Angeles and nearly 50 institutions worldwide has identified new genes that confirm that the immune system may ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Herbal supplement Ginkgo does not prevent Alzheimer’’s disease

November 19th, 2008 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 19 (ANI): Ginkgo, one of the most widely used herbal supplements for improving memory and cognition, does not prove effective against development of dementia or Alzheimer''s disease, says a ... Read more...

Posted in National |