News tagged with memory loss
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It can be difficult to distinguish between people with normal age-associated memory loss and those with amnestic mild cognitive impairment (aMCI). However people with aMCI are at a greater risk of developing Alzheimer's disease ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Feb 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The same gene mutations linked to inherited, early-onset Alzheimer's disease have been found in people with the more common late-onset form of the illness.
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Feb 01, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Severe, rapid memory loss may be linked to -- and could predict -- a future deadly stroke, according to research presented at the American Stroke Association's International Stroke Conference 2012.
Cardiology Feb 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Anyone who has a close relative with Alzheimer's shares the same worry: Am I next? However, a growing body of research indicates that our lifestyles - particularly what we eat and whether we're obese - play a greater role ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Jan 26, 2012 | 4.6 / 5 (5) | 1
Men may be at higher risk of experiencing mild cognitive impairment (MCI), or the stage of mild memory loss that occurs between normal aging and dementia, than women, according to a study published in the January 25, 2012, ...
Neuroscience Jan 25, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Wearing a nicotine patch may help improve memory loss in older adults with mild cognitive impairment, according to a study published today in Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.
Neuroscience Jan 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
New research links 'silent strokes,' or small spots of dead brain cells, found in about one out of four older adults to memory loss in the elderly. The study is published in the January 3, 2012, print issue of Neurology, the me ...
Neuroscience Dec 28, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
The prominent US journal Science on Thursday retracted a 2009 report linking a mouse retrovirus to chronic fatigue syndrome after it was disproved by researchers earlier this year.
Medical research Dec 22, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Researchers from the University of Bristol have discovered that a chemical compound in the brain can weaken the synaptic connections between neurons in a region of the brain important for the formation of long-term memories. ...
Neuroscience Dec 13, 2011 | not rated yet | 1 |
Drugs that affect the levels of an important brain protein involved in learning and memory reverse cellular changes in the brain seen during aging, according to an animal study in the December 7 issue of The Journal of Ne ...
Neuroscience Dec 07, 2011 | 4.3 / 5 (3) | 0 |
There are many different causes of dementia and, although its progression can be fast or slow, it is always degenerative. Symptoms of dementia include confusion, loss of memory, and problems with speech and understanding. ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 01, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Many complications of diabetes, including kidney disease, foot problems and vision problems are generally well recognized. But the disease's impact on the brain is often overlooked.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 08, 2011 | 2 / 5 (1) | 0
The birth control shot Depo Provera offers a convenient alternative for women who don't want to remember to take a daily pill. Ironically, research from Arizona State University has shown the shot actually may impair a person's ...
Medical research Nov 01, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
With age, forgetfulness and other signs of memory loss sometimes appear, prompting elderly individuals to seek a medical evaluation amid fears that they may be experiencing early symptoms of Alzheimer's disease (AD), the ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Oct 20, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- The term mind-blowing has been used to describe great sexual encounters for many generations, but for one 54-year-old woman, sex with her husband really was mind-blowing.
Other Oct 18, 2011 | 2.3 / 5 (6) | 1 |