Extra stress can lead to memory loss

Last Updated: Friday, April 08, 2011, 14:11

Scientists at the University of Edinburgh have shed new light on how stress can contribute to memory loss in old age.

Hospitalised seniors suffer brief memory loss

Last Updated: Saturday, April 16, 2011, 09:09

A new study has suggested that hospitalisations may really cause temporary memory loss and difficulty in understanding discharge instructions to senior patients.

Weight loss improves memory and concentration

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 13, 2011, 19:46

Researchers have discovered that weight loss help improve memory and concentration.

Why our brains gradually lose memory with age

Last Updated: Saturday, May 07, 2011, 21:12

The drop in production of neurons is due to the shrinking cache of adult stem cells in our brains.

Jogging boosts brain power

Last Updated: Monday, July 11, 2011, 10:37

Jogging a couple of days a week can significantly improve memory, say researchers.

Oily fish and blueberries aid memory

Last Updated: Sunday, June 26, 2011, 13:29

Scientists have for the first time discovered foods with anti-inflammatory effects have on healthy individuals.

Can vitamins help boost your memory?

Last Updated: Friday, July 29, 2011, 10:56

Adults who took vitamin and mineral supplements for almost a decade performed better on one type of memory test than those who didn`t take the supplements.

Little exercise could thwart memory decline in elderly

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 10, 2011, 12:12

A small amount of physical exercise could shield the elderly from long-term memory loss following an infection, illness or injury, according to a new study.


Last Updated: Sunday, August 14, 2011, 16:05


Meeting friends and relatives is recommended. Weekly socialising improves the memory, concentration and problem solving skills.

Zinc ‘important for learning and memory’

Last Updated: Friday, October 07, 2011, 09:44

Zinc plays a key role in regulating how neurons communicate with one another.

Choline-rich diet tied to sharper memory

Last Updated: Thursday, November 24, 2011, 08:37

People who get plenty of choline in their diets may perform better on memory tests, and be less likely to show brain changes associated with dementia, a new study suggests.

Fish oil boosts memory function by 15%

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 30, 2011, 15:25

Including oily fish like salmon and trout in one’s diet can significantly improve memory by almost 15 percent and help prevent the onset of dementia.