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This prosthetic system could restore memory loss

Scientists have demonstrated the successful implementation of a prosthetic system that uses a person's own memory patterns to facilitate the brain's ability to encode and recall memory, an important step towards finding a way to restore memory loss.

Mar 28, 2018, 15:45 PM IST

Hearing loss may indicate memory impairment for some

Hearing loss is one of the most common disabilities in elderly people, affecting about one-third of people over age 65.

Feb 28, 2018, 16:50 PM IST

Turmeric can improve memory and mood, reduce Alzheimer's risk: Study

It also has been suggested as a possible reason that senior citizens in India have a lower prevalence of Alzheimer's disease and better cognitive performance.

Jan 24, 2018, 18:28 PM IST

Arthritis drug may help treat memory loss from West Nile virus

Spread by the bite of a mosquito, West Nile virus can cause fever and sometimes life-threatening brain infections known as West Nile encephalitis.

Jan 12, 2018, 13:15 PM IST

Google - Our source for every information could actually lead to dementia

In 2015, the number of people with dementia reached almost 45 million, two times more than in 1990, according to a rough estimate. 

Dec 05, 2017, 17:46 PM IST

A loving relationship may help reduce risk of dementia

Couples may also have more opportunities for social engagement than single people that further wards off the dementia risk.
 

Nov 29, 2017, 17:35 PM IST

This is how seizures may lead to memory loss

The study may lead to future strategies to reduce cognitive deficits in Alzheimer's disease and other conditions associated with seizures, such as epilepsy.

Oct 17, 2017, 19:04 PM IST

Afraid of age-related memory decline? Use this trick to boost your power of recall!

A team of researchers have revealed a helpful strategy that may help older adults improve their memory.

Aug 14, 2017, 15:24 PM IST

Combat obesity and memory decline – drink green tea!

Adding more health benefits to the list, researchers have claimed that green tea may help combat memory impairment, insulin resistance and obesity.

Jul 29, 2017, 13:00 PM IST

Consuming western diets may spike risk of Alzheimer's in people with associated gene

The findings revealed that when APOE4-carrying mice were fed a Western-like diet high for 12 weeks, they showed increased deposits of beta-amyloid protein plaques – a marker for inflammation – in their brains.

Jun 14, 2017, 17:24 PM IST

Gene find could lead to treatment for memory loss

A study at the Peter O`Donnell Jr. Brain Institute includes the results of a new strategy to identify genes that underlie specific brain processes. This strategy may eventually help scientists develop treatments for patients with memory impairments.

Jun 01, 2017, 14:30 PM IST

Consume foods rich in omega-3 to reduce Alzheimer's risk!

Alzheimer's is a progressive disease that destroys memory and other important mental functions.

May 20, 2017, 12:26 PM IST

Marijuana can reverse memory loss and improve cognitive skills

The study could pave the way for slowing brain ageing or treating dementia in humans.

May 09, 2017, 23:52 PM IST

Gene mutation may speed up memory loss in Alzheimer's patients

According to researchers, people with Alzheimer's risk, who have the gene mutation called the BDNF Val66Met allele, or the Met allele may have a more rapid decline of memory and thinking skills.

May 05, 2017, 00:37 AM IST

You thought sugary soft drinks were bad? Diet soda could be worse! - This is why

Both sugary and diet drinks correlated with accelerated brain ageing, according to the findings published in two separate studies.

Apr 21, 2017, 16:04 PM IST

Reversing ageing: Elderly need as much sleep as younger people to turn back the clock

Similarly, researchers say that older people need as much sleep as those who are younger in order to turn back their clock on ageing.

Apr 06, 2017, 09:10 AM IST

This test can show if you're at risk of dementia

Chances are that you might end your days slipping into dementia, but now, a recent study hassuggested that it`s possible to detect the onset of early memory loss.

Mar 17, 2017, 01:00 AM IST

Episodes of low blood pressure in middle age associated with cognitive decline, dementia later!

The findings suggest that these temporary episodes – known as orthostatic hypotension – may cause lasting damage, possibly because they reduce needed blood flow to the brain.

Mar 12, 2017, 23:22 PM IST

Men, beware! Using cocaine at the time of conceiving could put your son at risk of memory loss

Further, cocaine use in dads caused epigenetic changes in the brain of their sons, thereby changing the expression of genes important for memory formation.

Feb 27, 2017, 21:31 PM IST

Brain health: Five tips that will boost your memory power

Here are some simple tips and tricks to sharpen your brain and thinking power.

Feb 16, 2017, 12:07 PM IST