News tagged with memory problems
Related topics: dementia , memory , mild cognitive impairment , alzheimer s disease , cognitive decline
(HealthDay)—A new analysis challenges previous research that suggested teens put their long-term brainpower in danger when they smoke marijuana heavily.
Health Jan 14, 2013 | 4.3 / 5 (10) | 12 |
Sleep is disrupted in people who likely have early Alzheimer's disease but do not yet have the memory loss or other cognitive problems characteristic of full-blown disease, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Mar 11, 2013 | 4.9 / 5 (7) | 0 |
One of the biggest puzzles in neuroscience is how our brains encode thoughts, such as perceptions and memories, at the cellular level. Some evidence suggests that ensembles of neurons represent each unique piece of information, ...
Neuroscience Nov 21, 2012 | 5 / 5 (6) | 1 |
People who study or treat Alzheimer's disease and its earliest clinical stage, mild cognitive impairment (MCI), have focused attention on the obvious short-term memory problems. But a new study suggests that people on the ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Dec 28, 2012 | 4.3 / 5 (6) | 0 |
Long-term exposure to air pollution can lead to physical changes in the brain, as well as learning and memory problems and even depression, new research in mice suggests.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 05, 2011 | 5 / 5 (5) | 0 |
The soldier on the fringes of an explosion. The survivor of a car wreck. The football player who took yet another skull-rattling hit. Too often, only time can tell when a traumatic brain injury will leave ...
Neuroscience Mar 02, 2012 | 5 / 5 (5) | 3
Johns Hopkins researchers report the successful use of a form of MRI to identify what appears to be a key biochemical marker for cognitive impairment in the brains of people with multiple sclerosis (MS). In follow-up experiments ...
Neuroscience Nov 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (5) | 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 |
The amount and quality of sleep you get at night may affect your memory later in life, according to research that was released today and will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology's 64th Annual Meeting in New ...
Neuroscience Feb 14, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (4) | 0
In a mouse model of Alzheimer's disease, memory problems stem from an overactive enzyme that shuts off genes related to neuron communication, a new study says.
Medical research Feb 29, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (4) | 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 |
Two new studies published in the April 4 online issue of Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology, suggest that a person's memory declines at a faster rate in the last two-and-a-half years of lif ...
Neuroscience Apr 04, 2012 | 4.3 / 5 (4) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Two treatments most likely to lead to recovery from chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) have been identified by UK researchers.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 31, 2013 | 1.3 / 5 (12) | 0 |
A ground-breaking trial that hopes to discover if a drug commonly used to treat high blood pressure could slow down the progression of Alzheimer's disease (AD) will begin shortly.
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Mar 04, 2013 | 3.8 / 5 (4) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Helene Intraub, professor of psychology at the University of Delaware, and then-undergraduate researcher Mike Richardson first published their paper on the phenomenon of "boundary extension" ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 09, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 3 |