verbal memory

25 must-know words for every child revealed


February 20th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 20 (IANS) Scientists have prepared a list of 25 words that every toddler should be able to use, as these words are among the most common and the ... Read more...

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Too much or too little sleep may accelerate cognitive aging by 4 to 7 years


May 2nd, 2011 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 2 (ANI): A study has found how changes in sleep that occur over a five-year period in late middle age affect cognitive function in later life.The findings suggest that women ... Read more...

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High risk factors for stroke linked to some cognitive decline


April 13th, 2011 - 7:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 13 (ANI): A new study has warned that older adults at risk for stroke have significantly increased risk for some types of cognitive decline.The study, which involved 73 older women ... Read more...

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‘Bad’ neighbourhood linked to worse cognitive function in some older adults


March 8th, 2011 - 6:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 8 (ANI): A new study has warned that living in a psychosocially hazardous neighbourhood could worsen the cognitive function in older age for persons with the apolipoprotein E e4 allele ... Read more...

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‘Sweet 16′ tool could rapidly identify cognitive impairments


November 9th, 2010 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 9 (ANI): A research team has developed a new instrument called the Sweet 16 to rapidly assess cognitive status in older adults.Tamara G. Fong of Hebrew SeniorLife, Beth Israel Deaconess ... Read more...

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Change in lifestyle necessary to stop diabetes-related cognitive disorders


August 23rd, 2010 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug.23 (ANI): Glucose regulation plays a central role in cognitive function and aging and poor glucose control is likely to interact with coexisting disorders, such as dementia or cerebral infarcts, ... Read more...

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Cold sore virus likely to cause brain abnormalities


June 1st, 2010 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 1 (IANS) Exposure to the common virus that causes cold sores may be partly responsible for a shrinking brain and loss of concentration skills and memory --symptomatic of schizophrenic patients. "We're ... Read more...

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Does a college degree insure against memory problems?


January 12th, 2010 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 12 (IANS) If you lack a college degree, you're likely to be at a higher risk of developing memory problems. It has been well documented that those with such a ... Read more...

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Word games, reading ‘help boost memory among the less educated’


January 12th, 2010 - 12:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 12 (ANI): Frequently engaging in mental exercises such as word games, puzzles and reading may help boost memory power among less educated people, say researchers.It is said education plays a ... Read more...

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Grape juice ‘reduces memory loss’


December 9th, 2009 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 9 (ANI): Grape juice can decrease or even reverse memory loss, concludes a new study.To reach the conclusion, researchers from the University of Cincinnati's psychiatry department analyzed 12 people with ... Read more...

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Other cognitive skills decline prior to memory in Alzheimer’s patients


October 13th, 2009 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 13 (ANI): People, who go on to have Alzheimer's disease (AD), lose many cognitive abilities, much before they actually succumb to dementia caused by the neurodegenerative disorder, a new study ... Read more...

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Onset of menopause slows down learning in women


May 26th, 2009 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
New York, May 26 (IANS) Onset of menopause slows down learning among women, according to a new study. For a four-year period, researchers in California studied 2,362 women, aged between 42 and ... Read more...

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Menopause transition may cause temporary memory loss, learning trouble


May 26th, 2009 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 26 (ANI): Women going through the menopause suffer from temporary loss of memory and learning ability, according to a new study.The largest study of its kind to date has been ... Read more...

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Family history raises Alzheimers risk


February 19th, 2009 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 19 (ANI): A team researchers at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) has found that people who have parents diagnosed with Alzheimer''s disease or dementia are significantly more likely ... Read more...

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Passive smoking likely to cause impaired thinking, depression


February 13th, 2009 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 13 (IANS) Don't take passive smoking lightly or you could end up with impared thinking, sleeplessness, depression and clouded consciousness, according to the latest research. This is the first large-scale study ... Read more...

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Marijuana use takes toll on teens brain function


October 15th, 2008 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 15 (ANI): Marijuana use in adolescence has an adverse impact on brain development, leading to poorer performance on thinking tasks, says a new study.The research team led by clinical ... Read more...

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Coronary heart disease linked to dementia


July 23rd, 2008 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 23 (ANI): People with coronary heart disease might be at an increased risk of developing dementia, according to a study led by an Indian-origin scientist Dr Archana Singh-Manoux a Senior ... Read more...

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Low good cholesterol may up memory loss, dementia risk


July 1st, 2008 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 1 (ANI): Low levels of good cholesterol may increase the risk of memory loss and lead to dementia later in life, warns a new study.The study, led by Archana ... Read more...

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Low levels of good cholesterol, bad memory linked


July 1st, 2008 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 1 (IANS) Low levels of high-density lipoproteins (HDL) or 'good' cholesterol may lead to memory loss and dementia later in life, says a study. Observing 3,673 participants (26.8 percent women) ... Read more...

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Hot flushes, memory loss linked in midlife women


June 17th, 2008 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 17 (IANS) Hot flushes that women experience in midlife have been linked by a new study to poor "verbal" memory. Failing memory is common in midlife and previous research has ... Read more...

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A family that loves using the language in reverse order!


June 11th, 2008 - 11:04 pm ICT by ANI
By Juhan Samuel Muvatupuzha (Kochi), June 11 (ANI): Believe it or not, the Pottas family residing in Muvatupuzha village near Kochi has cultivated a unique talent to read, write and spell words ... Read more...

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Long-term cannabis use linked to brain abnormalities


June 3rd, 2008 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 3 (ANI): Long-term, heavy cannabis users are likely to have structural abnormalities in brain, says a new study.The new study led by Murat Yucel, Ph.D., M.A.P.S., of Orygen Research ... Read more...

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Listening to music speeds up stroke patients’ recovery


February 20th, 2008 - 12:27 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 20 (ANI): Researchers from Finland have found that listening to music in the early stages after a stroke can improve patients recovery.They found that if stroke patients listened to music ... Read more...

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Listening to music improves stroke patients’ recovery


February 20th, 2008 - 12:03 pm ICT by admin
London, Feb 20 (IANS) Music helps stroke patients improve their memory and attention spans, besides aiding recovery, a new study has found. Patients listening up to two hours of music daily also ... Read more...

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Long-term beta carotene supplement use may help preserve cognition


November 14th, 2007 - 10:37 am ICT by admin
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