Girl with amnesia regains her memory after a HUG from her little brother

Chloe Inman, 16, from Devon, suffered total memory loss after a lumbar puncture to remove fluid from her spine. But after her brother Caleb gave her a cuddle, the memories came flooding back, she claims.
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Authors: Cretin B, Philippi N, Dibitonto L, Blanc F PMID: 31230726 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Revue Neurologique - Category: Neurology Tags: Rev Neurol (Paris) Source Type: research
While there is literature to indicate the benefits of single food in peoples ’ health conditions, little is known the association between food groups and medical comorbidities of memory loss. The aim of this study is to explore the longitudinal association between food groups, memory loss, and comorbidity of heart disease.
Source: Heart, Lung and Circulation - Category: Cardiology Authors: Tags: 022 Source Type: research
Authors: Langer KG Abstract Memory and forgetfulness have been viewed since antiquity from perspectives of physical, emotional, and spiritual states of well-being, and conceptualized philosophically. Numerous discussions of memory loss, or case reports, existed, but a fundamental advance in conceptualization of memory loss as a pathological clinical phenomenon originated when Sauvages classified "amnesia" as a medical disorder, in 1763. Originally, amnesia was recognized as a weakening or dissolution of memory, according to a taxonomy that ascribed known causes to the disorder. Etiologic factors included ...
Source: Frontiers of Neurology and Neuroscience - Category: Neuroscience Tags: Front Neurol Neurosci Source Type: research
Authors: Langer KG, Piechowski-Jozwiak B, Bogousslavsky J Abstract Tracing the history of neglect is intriguing, as diverse terminologies have been used to characterize a multi-factorial disorder with rather startling manifestations. In part, heterogeneous terms may have hinted at distinct subtypes. Thus, different variants of hemi-inattention and neglect relate conceptually, but may be functionally dissociable. Patients with neglect, acting as if the world-space they perceive is full, do not phenomenally experience the omissions or absences so patently obvious to an observer. From the late 19th century, hemi-inatt...
Source: Frontiers of Neurology and Neuroscience - Category: Neuroscience Tags: Front Neurol Neurosci Source Type: research
Authors: Yamadori A Abstract In 1943, Tsuneo Imura, a neuropsychiatrist at Tokyo University, proposed a new aphasic syndrome and designated it as Gogi (word meaning) aphasia. According to Imura, it is characterized by (1) difficulty in comprehending spoken words despite good perception of sound, (2) disorders of expression due to loss of vocabulary and verbal paraphasia, (3) preserved ability of repetition, and (4) selective difficulty in reading and writing kanji (Japanese logographic character) with preserved ability of reading and writing kana (Japanese syllabic character). To be more specific, the difficulty in...
Source: Frontiers of Neurology and Neuroscience - Category: Neuroscience Tags: Front Neurol Neurosci Source Type: research
Conclusions: This study suggests a relationship between disrupted sleep and agitation for patients with TBI who are undergoing inpatient rehabilitation. PMID: 31215813 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Brain Injury - Category: Neurology Tags: Brain Inj Source Type: research
Abstract Alzheimer's disease (AD) is a progressive neurodegenerative disease characterized by several behavioral disturbances, especially cognitive decline and deficits in social competence. Previous studies revealed that decreased social activity would accelerate AD progression, whereas enhanced social interaction could rescue AD-induced memory impairment. Collapsin response mediator protein 5 (CRMP5), which belongs to a family of cytosolic proteins, is abundantly expressed in the brain and is involved in the regulation of neurodevelopment and the pathology of several neuropsychiatric diseases. However, the funct...
Source: Neuropharmacology - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: Tags: Neuropharmacology Source Type: research
Older adults in the region are scrambling to find new health care providers as DeGraff Memorial Hospital prepares to shut down its geriatric program on Aug. 15. The Geriatric Center of Western New York at DeGraff Memorial Hospital specializes in the care of patients over the age of 70, with an emphasis on those dealing with complex medical issues and/or memory loss.  The hospital notified patients and families in May of the closure, sending a list of ar ea primary care providers. Kaleida officials…
Source: Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Source Type: news
(Natural News) The findings of a recent animal study may offer new hope to millions of people who have Alzheimer’s disease. The Harvard-led effort reports that physical exercise could improve the condition of the brains of mice with dementia. The study shows that working out made it possible for new neurons to grow in the hippocampus,...
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Enter a keyword below to find answers to your AARP Research questions. ... Three quarters (75%) of adults incorrectly believe that memory loss is a normal and natural part of aging. ... You are lea...
Source: Policy and Research - Category: American Health Source Type: news
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