News tagged with memory problems
Related topics: dementia , memory , mild cognitive impairment , alzheimer s disease , cognitive decline
(HealthDay)—People with insomnia may have double the chances of a heart attack or stroke as opposed to those who sleep well, a study by Taiwanese researchers suggests.
Health Nov 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Trauma in infancy and childhood shapes the brain, learning, and behavior, and fuels changes that can last a lifetime, according to new human and animal research released today. The studies delve into the effects of early ...
Neuroscience Oct 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A century and a half ago, French physician Pierre Paul Broca found that patients with damage to part of the brain's frontal lobe were unable to speak more than a few words. Later dubbed Broca's area, this ...
Neuroscience Oct 16, 2012 | 3.8 / 5 (5) | 1 |
New studies presented today offer vivid examples of how advances in basic brain research help reduce the trauma and suffering of innocent landmine victims, amateur and professional athletes, and members of the military. The ...
Neuroscience Oct 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A new study from Lancaster University has found that sleeping on a problem really can help people to find a solution.
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 12, 2012 | 4.6 / 5 (5) | 0 |
Researchers at Western University have created a mouse model that reproduces some of the chemical changes in the brain that occur with Alzheimer's, shedding new light on this devastating disease. Marco Prado, Vania Prado ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Oct 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Helping children achieve their full potential in school is of great concern to everyone, and a number of commercial products have been developed to try and achieve this goal. The Cogmed Working Memory Training program (ht ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—The party drug mephedrone can cause lasting damage to the brain, according to new research led by the University of Sydney.
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 2 |
(Medical Xpress)—Non-smokers who live with or spend time with smokers are damaging their memory, according to new research from Northumbria University.
Addiction Sep 12, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Executive functions are psychological skills we use to achieve goals – for example planning actions in advance, solving problems and ignoring distractions. People with less efficient 'executive functions' are less able ...
Health Sep 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A Rhode Island Hospital researcher has found that the majority of bariatric surgery patients being treated for obesity have clinically significant obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), but report fewer symptoms than other sleep ...
Sleep apnea Aug 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
University of Florida researchers have identified a gene responsible for brain-related symptoms of the most common form of adult-onset muscular dystrophy.
Neuroscience Aug 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Psychological scientists have long known that the amount of information we can actively hold in mind at any given time known as working memory is limited. Our working memory capacity reflects ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University and Montefiore Medical Center have found that people with a form of mild cognitive impairment (MCI), a risk factor for developing Alzheimer's disease, ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Scientists have assembled the most detailed chronology to date of the human brain's long, slow slide into full-blown Alzheimer's disease.
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Jul 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |