memory disorders

Fat levels in blood may lead to Alzheimer’s


July 19th, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 19 (IANS) Higher levels of a certain fat in the blood called ceramides may elevate a person's risk of developing Alzheimer's disease, a US study says."Our study identifies ... Read more...

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Why you recognise someone, but can’t name him


August 5th, 2011 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) You recognise someone and greet him with a warm smile but since you have forgotten his name, you are unable to connect. It could be because ... Read more...

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Can traumatic memories be erased?


April 28th, 2011 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 28 (IANS) Can war veterans, rape victims and other people who have witnessed horrific crimes have their traumatic memories erased? Scientists believe so."I think we will be able ... Read more...

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Scientists discover way to reduce traumatic memories


April 28th, 2011 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 28 (ANI): In a new study, UCLA life scientists have made a discovery that may make the reduction of traumatic memories a reality.Veterans of war, rape victims and other people ... Read more...

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New mechanism of memory formation discovered


August 26th, 2010 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 26 (ANI): Scientists have discovered a novel mechanism that plays a critical role in the formation of long-term memory.The findings from researchers at the Florida campus of The Scripps ... Read more...

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Just Nap For A Better Memory


April 25th, 2010 - 7:51 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Apr 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A recent study has reported that sleep and dreams can help in bringing about the improvement of the memory, thus increasing the speed in learning processes ... Read more...

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Memory-forming brain cell conversations decoded


December 16th, 2009 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 16 (ANI): In a breakthrough study, scientists from Medical College of Georgia have unravelled the conversation of memory-forming brain cell - a finding that would eventually lead to better therapies.According ... 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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Protein that boost long-term memory identified


October 2nd, 2009 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 2 (ANI): Neuroscientists at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) have discovered a protein that boosts long-term memory in people by controlling their rest intervals.The study, carried out by researchers led ... Read more...

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Trials to test efficacy of gene therapy for Alzheimer’s underway


September 23rd, 2009 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 23 (ANI): Scientists from Georgetown University Medical Center are conducting a trial to check the efficacy of gene therapy as a potential treatment for patients with dementia due to Alzheimer's ... Read more...

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MRI brain scans may offer accurate, early Alzhimers diagnosis


December 19th, 2008 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 19 (ANI): A study has lent some force to the suggestion that MRI scans, which detect shrinkage in specific regions of the mid-brain, can accurately diagnose Alzheimers disease before ... Read more...

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