News tagged with cognitive

'Chemobrain' linked to disrupted brain networks

(Medical Xpress)—For some cancer patients, the mental fogginess that develops with chemotherapy lingers long after treatment ends. Now research in breast cancer patients may offer an explanation. 

Dec 17, 2013
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Junk food can harm memory in a week

(Medical Xpress)—Even a short-term diet of junk food can have a detrimental effect on the brain's cognitive ability, according to UNSW research.

Dec 17, 2013
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Discharge destination alters rehospitalization rates

(HealthDay)—Destination of discharge alters the association between cognitive impairment and rehospitalization, according to a study published in the November issue of the Journal of the American Geriatrics So ...

Dec 13, 2013
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Calming ingredients help consumers to relax

In today's fast-paced society consumers are looking for many different ways to de-stress, relax and slow down. In the December issue of Food Technology magazine published by the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT), Contri ...

Dec 13, 2013
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Portable virtual reality rehab for stroke victims

A portable virtual reality device improves neuroplasticity for quicker recovery. It is conquering hospitals around the world. It is being validated by the CHUV hospital in Lausanne, Switzerland and soon by the Stanford Stroke ...

Dec 13, 2013
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Reconceptualizing the study of population aging

Age is not just the number of years one has lived, argue IIASA population researchers. A new study from the group provides a set of tools for measuring age in all its dimensions.

Dec 12, 2013
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Better memory with laser surgery for epilepsy

A laser-based procedure for people with medication-resistant epilepsy may result in better memory function than standard surgery, while still providing comparable seizure control rates, doctors say.

Dec 11, 2013
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Lefties aren't so gifted after all

Despite popular belief, left-handers are no more gifted than their right-handed counterparts, with Flinders University research finding that some left-handed children actually have significantly lower cognitive ...

Dec 11, 2013
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