Delaying blood thinning treatment may raise dementia risk

Sep 12, 2017 by

New research indicates that people with atrial fibrillation who delay their anticoagulation treatment see increased dementia rates....

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Four biomarkers for cognitive decline in Parkinson’s found

Sep 10, 2017 by

In a new study, the following biomarkers for cognitive decline in Parkinson’s were: dopamine deficiency, a decrease in brain volume, “pathological levels” of plaques and some genetic variations....

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Why poor sleep affects our ability to learn

Sep 8, 2017 by

Researchers have figured out that a lack of sleep (quantity or quality) keeps the brain’s synapses excited, blocking the brain’s ability to learn....

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Moderate drinking linked to cognitive decline

Sep 6, 2017 by

A new study out of the UK found that even moderate alcohol consumption is linked to a greater risk of faster cognitive decline....

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LearningRx reviews study on memory and “pink noise”...

Sep 2, 2017 by

The background noise we hear in everyday environments, known as “pink noise,” appears to enhance the quality of deep sleep in adults. It also improves their memory....

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Protein in umbilical cord blood may restore the aging brain

Aug 31, 2017 by

Older mice that were injected with human umbilical cord blood had boosted brain function. A specific protein in the plasma may prove to be useful in drug development....

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Immune reaction to viruses may cause learning and memory problems...

Aug 23, 2017 by

A study published online in Nature Medicine found that the body’s immune reaction to viruses, such as HIV and the flu, may cause memory and learning problems....

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