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Air pollution boosts risk of detrimental impact to children's brain

Children living in cities are at risk of harmful impacts to their brains, as a new study claims that air pollution could cause short-term memory loss and lower IQ.

Now simple blood test to detect risk of dementia

Now you can test the possibility of developing dementia with a prick of a needle.

Red wine, peanuts may help prevent age-related memory loss

A new study has recently revealed that compound found in grapes, red wine and peanuts may help prevent age-related memory loss.

Use of common drugs may increase risk of dementia

A new study has shed light on dementia demonstrating that higher dementia risk is linked to more use of common drugs.

Prostate cancer drug holds promise for women with Alzheimer's

 Women with Alzheimer's disease showed stable cognition for a year when a drug that is more commonly used to treat advanced prostate cancer was added to their drug regimen, a study says.

Nasal insulin spray may treat Alzheimer's disease

Nasal spray of a man-made form of insulin, a hormone that regulates the amount of glucose in the blood, may improve working memory in adults with mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer's disease, new research has found.

Too much gas in body can cause memory shut down: Study

An Indian-American researcher has found that hydrogen sulfide, a short-lived gas produced in the body, can impact the brain's ability to use food and glucose and result in memory loss.

Depression does lead to memory deficit

A new study has recently provided a deeper insight into the effects of depressive thoughts on the memory.

Regular exercise may improve lives of people with Parkinson's disease

A new study has explored that exercise may help people with Parkinson's disease to improve their balance, ability to move around and quality of life.

Creation of `dementia-in-a-dish` brings pill for disease closer to reality

A new study where scientists used patient stem cells to make dementia-in-a-dish has offered new potential treatment for the disease.

Is short term memory loss ailing Salman Khan?

Is short term memory loss ailing Salman Khan?

Riluzole may prevent memory loss in elderly

A drug known as riluzole can help prevent developing neurodegenerative conditions such as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and Alzheimer`s in old age, say researchers.

Lost memories can be restored: Study

Researchers may be able to restore lost memories in early-stage Alzheimer's patients, suggests a new study which found that long-term memories may not be stored in synapses as previously thought.

Lifestyle linked to changes in brain ageing: Study

Making basic lifestyle changes could help to prevent the onset of Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia, according to new analysis by British health charity Age UK.

Diabetes increases dementia risk at the age of 70: Study

Diseases such as diabetes in the middle-age can significantly increase the risk of brain damage, leading to problems like dememtia and memory loss later in life.

How memory loss is inherited

 In a bid to better understand inheritance of memory loss, scientists have now discovered two common gene variants that are believed to be associated with memory performance.

Too much 'junk food' can lead to memory loss

If you can't resist a burger, you are in trouble as a new study has shown that too much of junk food can destroy your memory, specially of young to middle-aged men.

People with newly identified genetic variant shows better memory performance

The researchers have recently indentified new genetic variant in the people, which allows them to perform better on certain types of memory tests.

Taking vitamin B12 supplements may not reduce memory loss risk

A new study has revealed that taking vitamin B12 and folic acid supplements may not reduce the risk of memory and thinking problems after all.

Why we tend to forget 'where we parked our cars '

In a new study, scientists have explained why we are not able to remember and locate where exactly had we parked our car in a parking lot.