Frequent exposure to unhealthy foods impacts spatial memory, study finds
Sep 24, 2019
Eating junk food may cause spatial memory loss that worsens as poor-diet days add up, a recent animal study has found.
Low grip strength tied to memory loss, cognitive impairment in seniors
Aug 22, 2019
Reduced handgrip strength is associated with greater odds of cognitive impairment in adults over age 50, according to new research.
Hearing loss may take ‘enormous’ toll on elders’ quality of life, study says
Jul 20, 2019
Hearing loss is linked to significant mental, physical and social ailments in seniors, especially memory loss, a large new study has found.
Residents immersed in activities are less likely to suffer memory loss, study finds
Jul 11, 2019
Engagement in mentally stimulating activities is linked to a lower risk of age-related memory loss, a new study says. Moreover, greater participation appears to fuel better outcomes.
Clinical Briefs for Tuesday, June 25
Jun 24, 2019
Intervention helps most prediabetic adults remain stable, recover … Poor sleep tied to reduced memory performance … Memory decline is slower in those with cancer
Clemson researchers tackle dementia with football memories
Jan 03, 2018
A program combining football history, game footage and memorabilia helps seniors near Clemson University face the hurdle of memory loss.
Therapeutic program reverses Alzheimer’s memory loss, UCLA researcher says
Oct 02, 2014
An intensive therapy regimen involving medication, diet and behavioral changes successfully reversed Alzheimer’s-related memory loss in a first-of-its-kind trial, according to findings out of the...
Major cause of reversible age-related memory loss identified
Aug 30, 2013
Researchers have identified the main protein trigger of age-related memory loss — and that its memory-loss effects are reversible.
Dealing with grief
Jan 29, 2013
Throughout my years of visiting senior living communities and working with families, some of the most heartbreaking moments come from watching a family member struggle with watching a loved one slowly...
Berry good: Researchers claim ‘first’ evidence that certain fruits can halt memory decline...
Apr 27, 2012
Women who eat strawberries and blueberries have slower rates of memory decline as they age, according to results of a new study.