Hurried doctor visits may leave patients feeling forgetful
Have you ever been whisked through a doctor's visit, and afterward were unable to remember what the doctor said? A University of Rochester Medical Center study disclosed that doctors don't often take the steps necessary to help patients recall medical instructions.
The study, published online ...
Delirium Episodes Could Hasten Alzheimer's-Linked Decline
...cording to Dr. Tamara D. Fong, an instructor of neurology at Harvard Medical School and the study's lead author.
For example, someone who is mildly forgetful
about the details of a conversation might not, 18 months later, be able to drive, balance a check book or recognize relatives not frequently seen, Fo...
Obesity, Diabetes and Heart Disease May Speed Dementia
...our activity level -- may have a bigger impact on what's going to happen to you at age 70 and beyond than if you wait until you start getting a little forgetful
or a little bit fuzzy."
The U.S. National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke has more on dementia .
Walther Cancer Foundation grant funds new IU Simon Cancer Center Web site section
... INDIANAPOLIS -- For some cancer patients, the soles of their feet and the palms of their hands burn or tingle, while others may become forgetful
because of some types of chemotherapy. Patients' family members also can feel anxious and concerned about their loved one's well-being.
Vitamin Holds Promise for Alzheimer's Disease
...for humans, Green said. The mice were again tested in the pool.
The findings were published online Nov. 5 in The Journal of Neuroscience .
mice who took the vitamin did well. "Cognitively, they were cured," Green said. "They performed as if they'd never developed the disease."
Getting forgetful? Then blueberries may hold the key
... If you are getting forgetful
as you get older, then a research team from the University of Reading and the Peninsula Medical School in the South West of England may have good news...
Zoologists: Lusty voles, mindless of danger, mate like rabbits
... GAINESVILLE, Fla. forgetful
Casanovas are lucky in love.
At least thats how University of Florida researchers interpret the results of new research on the mating habits and ne...
Finding Ways for Seniors to Stay Safe, Healthy... and Home
... WANTAGH, N.Y., Nov. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- As family members age, they
often become forgetful
and unsteady and may have trouble performing daily
tasks, such as cooking and laundry. Some need help recovering from an
injury or illness. Many don't...
Iron Supplementation Aid In Relief From Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
... marked behavioral changes. The child was more organized in his activities (eg, painting, putting together puzzles, cutting), more attentive, and less forgetful
and impulsive. His relationships with his peers were very much improved. He became progressively more collaborative during speech therapy. The quality...