Regular exercise keeps brain active, reduces risk of dementia!

One should always indulge in physical activities as it will help them stay fit, energetic and also lead a healthy lifestyle.

Start doing yoga, meditation to reduce risk of Alzheimer's disease

A new research suggests that doing yoga and meditation regularly could be a simple, safe and low-cost solution to improving brain fitness.

Depressed oldies can be at dementia risk

The study further reveals that conditions associated with dementia such as memory loss and impairment of two brain functions may also follow.

Overcome your memory loss by doodling!

Zee Media Bureau

New Delhi: Are you tired of your bad memory and struggling hard to remember things? Instead of taking memory enhacing pills simple try to doodle or draw things you want to recall, suggests researchers.

What causes poor memory in schizophrenia patients?

This area of the brain plays a key role in working memory -- the system for temporarily storing and managing information required to carry out complex cognitive tasks. 

Now oldies can keep memory loss at bay with computer use

As we age, it becomes highly essential to keep the mind active by keeping yourself busy.

Five early warning signs that tell your brain is declining!

Here are five early warning signs that tell your brain is slowing down.

Study reveals past experiences affect recognition, memory

Some researchers say those regions talk to each other, enabling better recognition of an object.

Urine odour can indicate Alzheimer's disease

In what could lead to a non-invasive tool for early diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease, researchers have identified an odour biomarker that can be used to predict the development of the debilitating brain disorder.

Exploring memory decline in epileptics

Four studies, exploring memory decline in the people with epilepsy, have uncovered the biological factors that mediate memory loss.

Antidepressant drug could protect against dementia

 In addition to treating depression, a commonly used antidepressant medication also protects against compounds that can cause memory loss and dementia, new research has found.

Men with Alzheimer's gene at higher brain bleeding risk

A common genetic variation linked to Alzheimer's disease greatly raises the likelihood of brain bleeding in men as compared to women, scientists have found.

Five simple tips for reducing forgetfulness!

Here are a few tips that can help sharpen your memory and reduce forgetfulness.

Jet lag-like sleep disruptions spur Alzheimer's memory loss

Glutathione deficiencies produce redox changes in brain cells. Redox reactions involve the transfer of electrons, which leads to alterations in the oxidation state of atoms and may affect brain metabolism and inflammation.

Young Alzheimer's risk carriers show altered brain function

 Young adults with genetically-increased Alzheimer's risk have altered activation patterns in a brain region that is crucial for spatial navigation, a study has found.

Enhancing brain function may curb memory loss

The study expands scientists' understanding of neuroplasticity, the ability of neural pathways to grow in response to new stimuli.

World Alzheimer's Day: What's normal and what's not–customary aging vs dementia!

Ritu Singh

Often when people start misplacing things, start mixing up names and forget important occasions, fear of memory issues crop up. So, how does one determine that is this just another event of memory lapse or something more serious, like Alzheimer’s disease ?

Moral traits key component of identity

While we may consider our memory as being essential to who we are, others consider our moral traits to be the core component of our identity.

Too much internet can make you forgetful!

Spending too much time online can cause you to forget things, daydream or face other "cognitive failures", a new study has warned.

Sleep in side positions to avoid Alzheimer's

Developing a simple practice of sleeping in the side-position, as compared to sleeping on one's back or stomach, may help you reduce the chances of developing Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and other neurological disorders.