memory deficits

Drug reversing Alzheimer’s symptoms found


February 12th, 2012 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 12 (IANS) A drug has shown promising results in reversing symptoms of Alzheimer's, a progressive brain disease. The findings show that bexarotene, a drug, appears to reverse the ... Read more...

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Drug reverses Alzheimer’s symptoms in mice: Study


February 10th, 2012 - 7:19 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 10 (IANS) Use of a drug in mice appears to quickly reverse the pathological, cognitive and memory deficits caused by the onset of Alzheimer's disease, according to a ... Read more...

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Chemicals in cigarettes, French fries ‘can increase Alzheimer’s risk’


November 18th, 2010 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 18 (ANI): A research has concluded that exposure to a group of chemicals known as type-2 alkenes - which are found in the smoke inhaled from cigarettes, the exhaust of ... Read more...

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Fetal alcohol exposure linked to a decrease in cognitive performance


October 20th, 2010 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 20 (ANI): A new research has shown that exposure to alcohol as a fetus causes difficulties in memory and information processing in children.The findings indicate that visual perception, control of ... Read more...

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Compound in carrots, peppers boosts brain health


October 14th, 2010 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 14 (ANI): A plant compound found in carrots, peppers, celery, olive oil, peppermint, rosemary and chamomile helps reduce age-related inflammation in the brain and memory deficits, according to a new ... Read more...

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Key ingredient makes marijuana cause memory loss


October 5th, 2010 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 5 (ANI): While cannabis has long been associated with poor short-term memory, researchers have found that it is a particular strain that determines its effects on the brain.In a ... Read more...

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Gene involved in aging also linked to Alzheimer’s


July 23rd, 2010 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 23 (ANI): A gene previously implicated in the aging process has now been linked to Alzheimer's disease (AD).MIT biology professor Leonard Guarente and his colleagues showed that in mice engineered ... Read more...

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Immunosuppressive drug may help fight Alzheimer’s


February 25th, 2010 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 25 (ANI): A new study has revealed that rapamycin, a drug that keeps the immune system from attacking transplanted organs, may help fight Alzheimer's disease.Researchers from The University of ... Read more...

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Memory lapse - flip side of recreational drugs


February 24th, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 24 (IANS) Have you ever forgotten to post an important letter or let an appointment slip your mind? A new study suggests that for those who regularly use Ecstasy or ... Read more...

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Ecstasy ‘can cause memory lapse’


February 24th, 2010 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 24 (ANI): A new British study suggests that the regular consumption of recreational drugs like ecstasy can cause memory lapse.This is the first study to have uncovered potential links between ... Read more...

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‘Party drug’ ecstasy hurts users’ complex memories


February 16th, 2010 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 16 (ANI): Ecstasy takers face difficulties when it comes to performing difficult memory tasks, a new Australian research has found.Led by Australian National University psychologists Dr John Brown, Dr Elinor ... Read more...

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Scientists store information in isolated brain tissue


December 28th, 2009 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 28 (ANI): Researchers at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine have, for the first time, created stimulus-specific sustained activity patterns in brain circuits maintained in vitro.Neuroscientists often classify human ... Read more...

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Insomnia memory loss may be reversible


October 27th, 2009 - 9:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 27 (ANI): The loss of memory from insomnia (lack of sleep) may be reversible, according to researchers.It is known that sleep deprivation can have cognitive consequences, including learning and memory ... Read more...

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Kids with diabetic episodes may have memory problems


October 20th, 2009 - 12:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 20 (ANI): A new study has revealed that children who have had an episode of diabetic ketoacidosis, a common complication of diabetes, are likely to suffer from memory problems.Researchers from ... Read more...

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Advanced dementia should be treated as terminal illness: Study


October 15th, 2009 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 15 (ANI): A new study has suggested that late-stage dementia should be considered as a terminal illness."Dementia is a terminal illness. As the end of life approaches, the pattern in ... Read more...

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Heavy boozing can lead to brain damaging ‘walnut effect’


October 13th, 2009 - 6:12 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, October 13 (ANI): Doctors have warned heavy drinkers against alcohol abuse that can lead to the "pickled walnut" effect.Dr Mark Daglish, Director of Addiction Psychiatry at Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital ... Read more...

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Protein that enhances long-term memory identified


October 2nd, 2009 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 2 (ANI): Researchers from Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) have identified a protein that helps preserve memory even during rest intervals.The students, who study a lot, realize that what they ... Read more...

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How brain controls perception of emotional events


April 21st, 2009 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 21 (ANI): What do emotions mean and how do we retain past events in the mind? Such questions have bugged people for long. Now, scientists have found key processes in ... Read more...

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New hope for schizophrenia patients


April 21st, 2009 - 10:46 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, April 21 (IANS) There is new hope for schizophrenia patients as Canadian researchers have uncovered key processes in the brain that control the emotional impact of experiences and how human beings ... Read more...

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Ecstasy-induced memory difficulties rarely translate into problems in real world


February 12th, 2009 - 12:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, February 12 (ANI): An independent body that advises the UK government on drug policy says that ecstasy causes slight memory difficulties and mild depression, but they rarely translate into problems ... Read more...

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Brains fatty acid could help treat Alzheimer’’s


October 20th, 2008 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 20 (ANI): A new study has suggested that controlling the level of a fatty acid in the brain could help treat Alzheimer''s disease.Researchers at the Gladstone Institute of Neurological ... Read more...

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Body’’s circadian clock is crucial to learning and memory


October 9th, 2008 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 9 (ANI): A new study by Stanford researchers has revealed that the circadian rhythm that quietly pulses inside us all, guiding our daily cycle from sleep to wakefulness and ... Read more...

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Unhealthy meals may cause memory slumps in older diabetics


June 27th, 2008 - 4:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 27 (ANI): A new study from Baycrest has suggested that adults with type 2 diabetes who eat unhealthy, high-fat meals may experience memory declines immediately afterward.However, the study also ... Read more...

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Researchers develop vaccine that stops Alzheimer’s in mice


May 20th, 2008 - 1:24 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 20 (ANI): Researchers from University of Rochester Medical Centre have developed a new vaccine, which triggers an immune response that may protect against Alzheimer's without causing inflammation or significant ... Read more...

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Pregnancy does make women more forgetful


February 7th, 2008 - 5:06 pm ICT by admin
London, Feb 7 (ANI): Scientists have now confirmed what expecting mothers have long suspected that pregnancy makes women more forgetful.Australian scientists have found that a woman's memory may be impaired for at ... Read more...

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Recognizing someone’s name but not placing them is all in your brain


November 14th, 2007 - 2:52 am ICT by admin
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