Researchers say that nitric oxide, which plays a key role in penile erections, could also damage brain cells (neurons) during stroke and hamper their recovery from the attack.
Researchers from the Sanford-Burnham Medical
US scientists claim that poor sleep is linked to memory loss and failure of cognitive senses as we age and therapies for better sleep could increase recall capacity. University of California-Berkeley neuroscientists have found
A small molecule reverses memory loss in mice with Alzheimer’s disease, a study reports. The molecule TFP5 fixes plaques and tangles by blocking an overactive brain signal, claimed researchers, including one of
We often say 'out of sight is out of mind' but it could be the other way round too. According to a new psychological study, people often do not recall things they have seen or at least walked by a hundred times. "Just because
Dementia patients, who fumble for words, trying to recall their usage, could now regain their word memory thanks to a new training programme. This ability to re-learn vocabulary indicates that even in dementia, some recovery of
Memory loss usually begins at 57 years of age, but can hit you even in your 30s, suggests a survey involving more than 1,000 adults aged over 50 years. Most of the elderly become concerned about memory and find themselves in
A new study suggests that second-hand or passive smokers may be harming their cognitive functions by hanging out smokers. The study by Northumbria University is a first of its kind to explore the relationship between exposure
Researchers have found that taking ecstasy pills, even in small amounts can damage memory. Worryingly, the memory lapses are similar to those that occur in the early onset of dementia, the Daily Mail reported. Even 10 pills a
A brain scan may now help diagnose patients earlier. Experts hope to develop brain scans to detect early symptoms of dementia that may surface 25 years before patients and their families notice any outward development.
Older women might wonder why they are unable to recall names or places or where they keep their things. Chronic exposure to particulate air pollution might be to blame, says a new finding.
Such women, exposed to higher levels of
Overeating is likely to double the risk of memory loss, or mild cognitive impairment (MCI), among people aged 70 years and older, a study reveals.
"We observed a dose-response pattern which simply means the higher the amount of
People who died after a stroke had severe memory loss in the years before stroke, compared to people who survived the stroke or people who didn't have a stroke, says a new study.
"People who die after stroke may have worse