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Doctors at risk- the ugly side of the noble profession

...st of the times.The most common form of threat was verbal threat but even life threats were also reported. Even female doctors were not spared. But very few doctors, who were physically assaulted, actually reported the incident to the police.The report says hospitals should advice doctors on what causes agg...

Increase in sugar...decrease in brain function!!!

...nia. When tested for mental mathematical tests and verbal fluency tests it was found that such abilities slowed when the blood sugar was greater than 270. It was also found that all the four symptoms increased with the raise in blood sugar. Daniel Cox, M.D., from the University of Virginia says, "For the f...

The right is responsible

...bered their name.They used the language skills and verbal memory of the left brain to remember the names of the famous people....

Is there a link between bones and memory?

...ncovered a strong link between thin bones and poor verbal memory. To investigate, Zhang and colleagues analy...elationship between bone mineral density (BMD) and verbal memory impairment among more than 4,300 elderly people included in the Third National Health and Nut...

Coffee enhances memory

...hey had about 60-70 participants aged over 64 do a verbal learning test in the morning and and again in the evening. One group received a 10 ounce cup of regular coffee during the tests, while the other got the decaffeinated kind. The participants were unable to tell the difference between the two. Those d...

Protein and fat improve memory

... glucose 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...

Robots craft medical history

...he company says.In addition, the robot responds to verbal commands like ``move up'' or ``move down'' and can warn the medical team if it runs out of surgical tape or other materials. France Telecom donated a trans-Atlantic communication link that used asynchronous transfer mode (ATM) technology to transmit...

Cleft lip and palate are due to abnormality in brain structure

...sely associated with Full Scale IQ, which measures verbal and non-verbal skills. Those with clefting also showed decreased volume in the posterior cerebrum and cerebellum as well as decreased cerebrospinal fluid.// The left temporal lobe was most affected in the subjects with clefting, the Iowa team noted,...

Right side of the brain helps in awareness

...bered their name.They used the language skills and verbal memory of the left brain to remember the names of the famous people....

Oral memory indicates future Alzheimer's patients

...ning Test were most at risk. This involves testing verbal memory. The learning test was a stronger predictor of future Alzheimer's disease than brain imaging. But shrinkage of the hippocampus - an area concerned with memory and learning - is also a warning sign of future dementia. Further research will he...

Want to have a nice day? Eat breakfast!

... adept at handling information and also have lower verbal fluency and attentiveness. Over all, skipping breakfast decreased productivity, efficiency and resulted in impaired memory and mental performance together with 40 per cent lower intake of calcium and Vitamin C. Researchers say that it is a very simp...

Try Iron to overcome fatigue

...od and the ability to concentrate in one study and verbal learning and memory in another study....

Music training and Ginkgo biloba benefit memory

...alf decade. Researchers gave a series of tests on verbal memory to 30 females who had had at least six year...d may therefore have long-term positive effects on verbal memory. Early music training, however, did not turn out to be associated with improved visual memory...

Music Makes you Smarter

...en with musical training have significantly better verbal memory than their peers without training. Researc...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...

Exercising To Music Found To Boost Brain Power

...or without the music. But their improvement on the verbal fluency test doubled after listening to music on the treadmills. Thus specialists say exercise seems to cause positive changes in the nervous system, and these changes may have a direct effect on cognitive ability. On the other hand listening to mu...

Thinking Could Be Affected Due To Hormone Therapy

... study however other key mental functions, such as verbal skills, naming, visual-motor skills, and skills requiring working memory or sustained attention, were not affected by the treatment. Researchers attribute the declines seen in the study to the fact AD lowers levels of testosterone, which can stimula...

TV watching may turn your child into a bully

... be done by actual physical attack on others or by verbal assaults, threats, extortion and intimidation. Parents who do not read aloud to their children, or provide them with emotional support, or let them watch television in an uncontrolled manner often unknowingly cause their children to become bullies. ...

New ways developed to understand dyslexia

...monly affects the children, who have difficulty in verbal skills, abstract reasoning, hand-eye coordination, concentration, perception, memory and social adjustment. Misinformation send by neurons are what causes the problems of perception in dyslexic children. They are unable to filter the sound and the ...

Antibiotics for acute uncomplicated lower respiratory tract infection

...ness of an information leaflet compared with brief verbal information alone. 807 patients who presented to the primary care setting between 1998 and 2003 with acute uncomplicated lower respiratory tract infection (LRTI) were randomly allocated into one of the six groups consisting of leaflet or no leaflet ...

Re –growing Brain cells destroyed by Parkinson’s disease

...c improvements with respect to their motor skills, verbal memory, facial expressions and motivation. On studying the brain cells of a patient who died recently and who was part of the GDNF trial researchers say they were able to demonstrate the regrowth of cells in the human brain. Further examination of ...

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