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Alerts for safety of heart device

...arly 120,000 defibrillators, which resulted in the recall of devices and supply of replacements. Most warnings were concerned with hardware malfunction and computer errors. There was a sharp increase in the annual rate of warnings between 1995 and 2000. As the rate of manufacturing of devices increase, th...

Left handed have better episodic memory

... difference is that people who ‘remember’ can also recall details about the time and place at which they first learned this fact.”Christman and Propper conclude that because our brains’ two halves work together to help us remember events, people whose brains’ halves work together more actively (people with ...

Protein and fat improve memory

...e levels. The positive results occurred in verbal recall tests administered 15 minutes after the participants - 11 males and 11 females, aged 61 to 79 - consumed each type of drink.‘Other memory tests involving attention and non-verbal tasks showed variable effects, he says, suggesting that specific types ...

Chew to improve memory

...uggests. In tests, scientists found the ability to recall remembered words improved by 42% among people who chewed gum.// The scientists from the University of Northumbria, in Newcastle upon Tyne, are working on two theories. One is that chewing raises the heart beat, which causes more oxygen and nutrien...

Oral memory indicates future Alzheimer's patients

A word recall test is able to differentiate those who will get Alzheimer's disease from healthy older people. Alzheimer's disease is chiefly a condition of older people - so we can expect an increase in the number of cases as the population ages.// Treatments are ...

Memories change with age

... remember important events in detail, older people recall more about thoughts, feelings and context. It's known that memory changes with age - some researchers believe that it deteriorates,// others that we start to remember in a different way. Psychologists in Toronto have been comparing how people of diff...

Music training and Ginkgo biloba benefit memory

...nts //listen to a list of 16 words and then try to recall as many as possible. They found that adults with music training learned significantly more words than those without any music training. Music training in childhood may therefore have long-term positive effects on verbal memory. Early music training,...

Music Makes you Smarter

... through a series of memory tests. The boys had to recall words from a list and perform a visual memory test from an image. //Those with musical training recalled more words from the verbal list and picked up on more words over the course of three memory tests. After 30 minutes, those with training also rec...

Sage Improves Memory

... capsules, and some were given placebos. In a word recall test, those who took the sage oil performed significantly better than those who didn't. For centuries, people have taken sage for memory loss. In the 16th and 17th centuries, well-known herbalists like John Gerard and Nicholas Culpeper wrote about s...

Stress can Trigger Heart Problems

...earchers measured mental stress by having patients recall a recent incident that made them angry and also by having them figure out a math problem while being interrupted and told to improve their performance. Researchers found heart rhythm variations increased during both mental stress and exercise. A hi...

Sage Found To Improve Memory

... capsules, and some were given placebos. In a word recall test, those who took the sage oil performed significantly better than those who didn't. Researchers say these findings, coupled with earlier sage research, are encouraging and have to looked at as a potential treatment for Alzheimer’s disease. Many ...

Cancer survivors may have cognitive impairment

... had difficulty in communicating, orientation, and recall problems in everyday life, and they were categorized as those with cognitive dysfunctions. The researchers had taken twins as control so as to make sure that the cognitive problems cannot be attributed to other factors like age, etc. The results sh...

Noise pollution can cause harm in cognitive development of children

...d to affect the children’s capacity for conceptual recall or information recall, as well as annoyance. The research, which is published in the current issue of The Lancet, suggests that proximity to airports or busy roads are not the ideal conditions to establish schools for children, as it affects their c...

Eating Fried Chips Increases The Risk Of Developing Breast Cancer

...ancer is dependent on the validity of the maternal recall of the diet," said Michels. "Mothers were asked to recall their daughter's preschool diet after the participants' breast cancer status was known and it is pos...

Patient Negligence - Significant Problem In The Early Detection Of Breast Cancer

...ly on self-reporting surveys prone to poor patient recall or single community healthcare facility use. The researchers found 36 percent of women 40 and over in New Hampshire had either never had a mammogram or had not had one in over 27 months. Older women over 80 years old were more likely than younger w...

Neurobiology Provides Answers To Block Memory-Related Drug Cravings

...stering the inactivator compound immediately after recall of the cocaine-associated places also continued to blur memories of those places weeks later. This research provides novel insights into the brain mechanisms underlying relapse and suggests a new strategy for developing addiction treatments.The study...

It Is Possible To Detect Alzheimer's Early

...ed below a certain level on a test of delayed word recall developed Alzheimer’s over the next 10 years. Brain scans may also prove useful. Research suggests that they are now almost as accurate as psychological tests in predicting the course of the illness. Researchers are working on ways to detect small c...

Preventing Age-Related Mental Decline By Consuming Vitamin B

...omocysteine concentration appeared to be linked to recall memory decline. In conclusion researchers say that the new study is important since it looks at the effects of the nutrients over time, rather than just at one given moment. ...

Booster dose not required for Hepatitis B Vaccination

...hows that infant and adolescent immune systems can recall responding to hepatitis B more than 10 years after immunization. Experts View: Professor Zanetti concludes: “In light of our findings, the use of routine booster doses of hepatitis B vaccine does not seem necessary to maintain long-term protecti...

Prose Memory Deficits Found To Be Associated With Schizophrenia

...different components of prose memory, across three recall conditions: first learning trial immediate recall,...ls were recruited. Their prose memory, in terms of recall accuracy, temporal sequence, recognition accuracy and false positives, commission of distortions, an...

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