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Memory deteriorates faster in life’s last two years


April 5th, 2012 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 5 (IANS) A person's memory deteriorates at a faster rate in the last two-and-a-half years of his or her life than at any other time after memory problems ... 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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Seniors tend to overestimate driving skills


May 26th, 2011 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 26 (IANS) Older drivers, especially those aged over 65 years, tend to overestimate their driving skills.Prof Karen Sullivan, neuropsychologist at the Queensland University of Technology, based her study ... Read more...

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Not able to detect lies may be sign of dementia


April 17th, 2011 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 17 (IANS) Getting the aged to analyse videos of chatting people would show up whether they are able to detect sarcasm and lies and so help diagnose degenerative ... Read more...

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Inability to detect sarcasm, lies may be early sign of dementia


April 16th, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 16 (ANI): A study has found that the inability to detect sarcasm or lies may be an early sign of dementia.A group of scientists at the University of California, San ... Read more...

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Depression may heighten risk of kidney failure


March 11th, 2011 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 11 (IANS) Depression, already implicated in cardiac disease, is also a factor in the increased risk of developing kidney failure.Lead investigator Willem Kop, neuropsychologist at the University of ... Read more...

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Flavoured crystals can ‘trick’ you into losing weight


November 8th, 2010 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 8 (IANS) A newly developed crystal, sprinkled on food for added flavour, can help you lose those extra pounds by tricking your brain into believing that you have consumed more ... Read more...

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Briton falls off chair, to sue government for 300,000 pounds


August 30th, 2010 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 30 (IANS) A British civil servant who fell off his swivel chair and was badly disabled is suing his government department for 300,000 pounds. Gian-Paul De Vito-Tracey, 39, will claim that ... Read more...

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Shadows distract autistic kids


May 22nd, 2010 - 12:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 22 (ANI): A new study by researchers in Italy has revealed that kids with autism see shadows differently from their counterparts.Umberto Castiello, a neuropsychologist at the University of Padua in ... Read more...

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‘Active women give birth to smarter kids’


February 17th, 2010 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Feb 17 (IANS) Researchers say active women give birth to smarter kids and they are all set to prove it. Canadian researchers at the University of Montreal say studies on animals already ... Read more...

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Daily dose of blueberries may guarantee improved memory


January 30th, 2010 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 30 (ANI): A daily dose of blueberries could be the perfect way to ease the memory lapses and brain slips that typically accompany old age.In a small study, older adults ... Read more...

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War talks can boost older adults’ mental health


September 11th, 2009 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 11 (ANI): Encouraging elderly to talk about old times can actually improve their memory and limit effects of dementia, finds a new study.The research team led by Professor Catherine Haslam, ... Read more...

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Improving impaired attention after stroke may aid recovery


July 24th, 2009 - 12:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 24 (ANI): Researchers in New Zealand say that it may be possible to improve impaired attention after stroke, which may, in turn, help in the recovery of a patient.Writing ... Read more...

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Serial Killer - John Fautenberry Gets Executed In Ohio


July 15th, 2009 - 8:01 pm ICT by GD
Families of the victims who had fallen prey to the serial killer John Fautenberry will finally see justice being done. The man, who had woven a web of terror in the 1990s ... Read more...

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Great golfers have more grey matter in their brains


April 11th, 2009 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 11 (ANI): Tiger Woods may be having more grey matter in his brain than others that keeps him winning, if the findings of a new study are to be ... Read more...

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Computerized brain exercises can improve memory in elderly


February 12th, 2009 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 12 (ANI): In a novel study, Mayo Clinic researchers have found that computerized brain exercises can help boost memory power in older adults.The team led by Glenn Smith, Ph.D., ... Read more...

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Improving brain processing speed helps memory


February 11th, 2009 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 11 (IANS) Healthy, older adults who participated in a training programme to improve the speed and accuracy of brain processing, registered twice the improvement in certain aspects of memory. "What's ... Read more...

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Improving brain-processing speed helps boost memory


February 11th, 2009 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 11 (ANI): In a novel study, Mayo Clinic researchers have found that improving brain-processing speed may help boost memory power in older adults.The team found that healthy, older adults ... Read more...

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People with autobiographical memory loss still sensitive to others: Study


November 24th, 2007 - 12:30 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Nov 24 (ANI): According to a new study, people who have lost their personal memories due to a devastating brain injury might still be able to understand other peoples feelings and ... Read more...

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