Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Physical and mental multitasking may boost memory, study suggests

Performing memory training exercises at the same time as pedaling a stationary bike led to better gains in memory than doing the training exercises after working up a sweat, according to a 55-person study led by UCLA researchers. ...

Medical research

Protein is potential target for memory drugs

Researchers at the University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM) have determined that the presence of a particular protein in the brain may suppress the brain's ability to learn, making it a potential precursor to memory loss in ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

For older adults, volunteering could improve brain function

Older adults worried about losing their cognitive functions could consider volunteering as a potential boost, according to a University of Missouri researcher. While volunteering and its associations with physical health ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

The link between memory perceptions and Alzheimer's risk

Over 20 percent of older adults suffer from subjective memory impairment, where a person reports having trouble remembering things with no evidence of actual memory loss. Now Penn State researchers are looking into the growing ...

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