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Farrell’s memory loss


August 17th, 2012 - 9:05 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 17 (IANS) Actor Colin Farrell says he does not remember certain things about his past life and goes blank when trying to remember it."There are a few ... Read more...

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Brain scans to detect Alzheimer’s decades ahead


July 12th, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 12 (IANS) Experts hope to develop brain scans to detect early symptoms of dementia that may surface 25 years before patients and their families notice any outward development.Scientists ... Read more...

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Computer-exercise combo prevents memory loss


May 2nd, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 2 (IANS) The time that you spend on your computer and moderate exercise seems to prevent memory loss more than carrying on with either of these activities alone, ... Read more...

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Staying active key to youthful brain: Study


April 29th, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, April 29 (IANS) Aging may be inevitable, but staying physically and mentally active is the key to maintaining a youthful brain, says a new study."Although some memory functions do ... Read more...

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Suspect in Afghan killings claims memory loss: Report


March 20th, 2012 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A US soldier accused of killing 16 civilians in house-to-house shooting spree in southern Afghanistan a week ago told his lawyers that he had no ... Read more...

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Prescription marijuana without memory loss on horizon


March 3rd, 2012 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
London, March 2 (IANS) Scientists may be able to design a cannabis drug in the future that can treat pain and seizures without hurting the memory, the Daily Mail reported ... Read more...

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Man loses memory, finds kidney missing


February 26th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 26 (IANS) A Chinese man says he lost his memory for four days and was shocked to wake up in a hotel and find one of his kidneys ... Read more...

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Overeating may double risk of memory loss


February 13th, 2012 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 13 (IANS) Overeating is likely to double the risk of memory loss, or mild cognitive impairment (MCI), among people aged 70 years and older, a study reveals."We observed ... Read more...

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Ayurveda treatment goes hi-tech


February 12th, 2012 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 12 (IANS) With ayurveda becoming a hit among foreign tourists, the ancient Indian system of medicine has gone hi-tech with a new machine being developed for the popular ... Read more...

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Severe memory loss linked to fatal strokes


February 2nd, 2012 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 2 (IANS) People who died after a stroke had severe memory loss in the years before stroke, compared to people who survived the stroke or people who didn't ... Read more...

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Dead brain cells erode memory


December 29th, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 29 (IANS) Small spots of dead brain cells, found in about one out of four older adults, is linked with memory loss, a study says. "The new aspect ... Read more...

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Intake of sleeping pills can be fatal


November 24th, 2011 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 24 (IANS) A recent study found those who took sleeping tablets were 36 percent more likely to die at any given time than others.In the study American researchers ... Read more...

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Eminem’s memory loss woes


October 19th, 2011 - 6:47 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 19 (IANS) Rapper Eminem suffered massive memory loss because of his five-year battle with prescription drugs.The "Love The way You Lie" rapper struggled with a raging addiction to ... 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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Surgeon removes wrong part of patient’s brain


August 23rd, 2011 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 23 (IANS) A surgeon in Britain removed the wrong part of his patient's brain during a botched operation which was not even needed, a media report said Tuesday.John ... Read more...

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Exercise protects you from forgetting things


August 10th, 2011 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 10 (IANS) Getting older by the day and you feel you're forgetting things? A bit of muscle flexing could help you, says a new research.The findings suggest moderate ... Read more...

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Kalmadi’s plea to attend parliament rejected


August 5th, 2011 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday rejected a petition of jailed Congress MP Suresh Kalmadi, seeking permission to attend the ongoing session of parliament, and fined ... Read more...

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Order put off on Kalmadi’s plea to attend parliament


August 1st, 2011 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday reserved its order on a petition of Congress MP and former Commonwealth Games Organising Committee chief Suresh Kalmadi, at present ... Read more...

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One in five of HIV-infected develop dementia


June 30th, 2011 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 30 (IANS) HIV can hide in the brain, concealed from the immune system and antiviral drugs, and cause dementia in the victim.The discovery unravels the link between HIV ... Read more...

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Widow of master story teller Thakazhi passes away


June 1st, 2011 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvalla (Kerala), June 1 (IANS) Karthi, widow of Jnanpith award winning writer late Thakazhi Sivasankara Pillai passed away Wednesday at a private hospital here.The 91-year-old Karthi had been suffering from ... Read more...

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Stress may aggravate Alzheimer’s risk


May 27th, 2011 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 27 (IANS) Don't strees yourself too much, else an increased release of stress hormones could trigger Alzheimer's disease, to go by new research based on mice.Scientists from the ... Read more...

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Lithium slows development of Alzheimer’s: Research


April 28th, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 28 (IANS) A trial of 41 people over 60 years with mild cognitive impairment, a precursor to full-blown Alzheimer's, found that the rate of mental decline was lower ... Read more...

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Tobacco-derived compound prevents memory loss in Alzheimer’s


April 28th, 2011 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 28 (ANI): A study led by researchers at Bay Pines VA Healthcare System and the University of South Florida has found that Cotinine, a compound derived from tobacco, reduced plaques ... Read more...

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‘Unknown’ - Well known and cliche riddled


April 16th, 2011 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Unknown"; Cast: Liam Neeson, January Jones, Aidan Quinn Director: Jaume Collet-Serra; Rating: **1/2Though there are indeed not many unknown things about this film - the audience has not lost their ... Read more...

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Hospitalized seniors may suffer temporary memory loss upon discharge


April 15th, 2011 - 6:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 15 (ANI): A new study has suggested that hospitalisations may really cause temporary memory loss and difficulty in understanding discharge instructions to senior patients.The Northwestern Medicine study found that the ... Read more...

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Chronic brain inflammation ‘linked to memory loss in older adults’


April 14th, 2011 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 14 (ANI): Chronic brain inflammation has been linked to some elements of memory decline in otherwise cognitively normal older adults, according to a new study.Inflammation is part of the ... Read more...

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Treating high BP, cholesterol, diabetes may delay Alzheimer’s


April 14th, 2011 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 14 (ANI): A new study has suggested that treating high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes and other vascular risk factors may help lower the risk of Alzheimer's disease in people ... Read more...

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Exposure to vehicle pollution causes brain damage in mice


April 8th, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 8 (ANI): A study has found that mice, which are exposed to short-term vehicle pollution, show significant brain damage, including signs associated with memory loss and Alzheimer's disease.According to the ... Read more...

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5 more genes behind Alzheimer’s disease risk identified


April 4th, 2011 - 12:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 04 (ANI): A consortium of Alzheimer's researchers, including a team from Mount Sinai School of Medicine, has identified five more new genes that when present add to risk of developing ... Read more...

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Male menopause really does exist


April 2nd, 2011 - 4:17 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Apr 2 (ANI): Menopause is not limited to women, it hits men too, say researchers.Scientists at the Centre for Men's Health in London say that women aren't the only ones ... Read more...

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2m men in Britain ’suffering from low libido’


March 11th, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 11 (ANI): A new research has found that around two million men in Britain are suffering from low testosterone levels.The condition is associated with a range of symptoms, including reduced ... Read more...

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Obesity may be linked to dementia


March 7th, 2011 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 7 (IANS) Obesity, which is associated with cardiovascular problems, may also be linked with dementia in later life.A study found that people who are very underweight, overweight or ... Read more...

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Brain cells prone to Alzheimer’s attack grown in lab


March 4th, 2011 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 4 (ANI): Scientists have grown brain cells that are prone to an attack from Alzheimer's for the first time in a breakthrough that could help reverse memory loss.The team from ... Read more...

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Star-shaped brain cells ‘essential for making long-term memories’


March 4th, 2011 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 4 (ANI): Experts have found that star-shaped brain cells called astrocytes, which were earlier considered little more than structures to fill the gaps between all-important neurons, have a function that's ... Read more...

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New study offers hope to those with multiple sclerosis


February 24th, 2011 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 24 (ANI): A new study conducted by researchers at Wayne State University's School of Medicine has offered hope to people with multiple sclerosis.Harley Tse, associate professor of immunology and microbiology ... Read more...

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