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Dementia diet: Popular lunchbox snack could REDUCE memory loss
DEMENTIA symptoms are caused when the brain is damaged by disease. However, eating almonds could improve cognitive ability and prevent memory loss. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dementia news: Cooking with THIS type of oil could protect your memory
DEMENTIA - including Alzheimer ’s disease - can cause memory loss and problems with brain function. However, a Mediterranean diet staple, extra virgin olive oil, could help. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

THC from cannabis found to dramatically slow memory loss by protecting brain cells
(Natural News) Despite the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) still classifying marijuana as a schedule 1 drug (similar to heroin, ecstasy, LSD, and peyote), a new study confirms that the active compound in cannabis, tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), can benefit the elderly — particularly in preventing memory loss. Researchers from Germany studied THC’s effects on the brains of... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dementia prevention: Choose an omega-3 supplement with THIS on the label to fight symptoms
DEMENTIA - including Alzheimer ’s disease - causes symptoms including memory loss and problems thinking. However, taking a particular type of omega-3 supplement could help brain function. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 10, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Keto diet may increase memory, reduce mortality
Two independent in vivo studies show that a keto diet may prevent memory loss and reduce risk of mortality in mid-life, hinting at clinical implications. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 5, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Neuroscientist harnesses the power of virtual reality to unlock the mysteries of memory
We ’re all familiar with the image of someone donning virtual reality goggles to enter a new environment while seated at their computer.At UCLA,  Nanthia Suthana is one of the first neuroscientists in the world to harness the power of VR to unravel how someone’s brain encodes and retrieves memories while the person explores a new virtual setting on foot.Her work recently captured the attention of the popular digital network, Mashable, which profiled her in its “How She Works” video series.“Without our memories, each of us would be lost in time and c...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - August 30, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Hormone injection could eventually reverse memory loss
Boosting levels of osteocalcin, a hormone produced by bone cells, may restore memory loss, according to a study published in theJournal of Experimental Medicine.New York Post (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - August 30, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Alzheimer's disease victims at six and 10 years old
Both girls, from Letchworth, Hertfordshire, suffered memory loss, severe confusion and seizures, before being unable to walk or talk. One has since died, while the other cannot write. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 30, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study: Bone-derived hormone reverses memory loss in mice
Columbia University researchers have reversed age-related memory loss in mice by boosting blood levels of osteocalcin, a hormone produced by bone cells. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - August 29, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Daily jab of a bone hormone reverses memory loss
Restoring a bone hormone back to youthful levels reversed memory loss in mice, found scientists in New York, paving the way for a new drug to treat age-related cognitive decline. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 29, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Memories "lost" to Alzheimer's can be retrieved; they're not destroyed after all, new science discovers
(Natural News) Alzheimer’s disease is a devastating condition, known for its potential to wipe away its sufferers’ most treasured memories — but recent research has inspired new hope for those who struggle with memory loss. A team of scientists from Columbia University Medical Center has discovered that it may be possible to retrieve memories otherwise... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 29, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Psychogenic Amnesia: Excellent Recovery Is Possible Psychogenic Amnesia: Excellent Recovery Is Possible
Patients with psychogenic amnesia, particularly those who experience fugue states, can have excellent recovery of memory, even when loss of memory is severe, a large case series suggests.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - August 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Traumatic brain injury and post-traumatic amnesia: a retrospective review of discharge outcomes - Divita C, George S, Barr CJ.
PRIMARY OBJECTIVE: To investigate if patients with traumatic brain injury, who are discharged to the community before emergence from post-traumatic amnesia (PTA), experience more adverse outcomes than those discharged after emergence from PTA. RESEARCH DES... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 24, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Dementia symptoms: Drinking water could protect against memory loss
DEMENTIA, and other types of the condition including Alzheimer ’s disease could be prevented with higher levels of lithium in drinking water. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dementia symptoms: How your eyes could PREDICT Alzheimer's disease
DEMENTIA symptoms usually include memory loss and confusion, however studying the eyes could also reveal early signs of Alzheimer's disease. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dementia risk: Not doing enough of THIS at night could lead to memory loss
DEMENTIA is associated with increased age, but research has found a lack of REM sleep may cause a greater risk of developing symptoms. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dementia risk: Doing THIS type of exercise could ward off memory loss
DEMENTIA could be prevented by doing aerobic exercise, which new research found could stave off memory loss. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dementia risk: Three drinks that could PREVENT memory loss
DEMENTIA risk may increase with age, but there are ways to reduce your likelihood of suffering memory loss. However, these three drinks could boost brain function. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High blood pressure: Lowering your reading to THIS could protect against memory loss
HIGH blood pressure can increase the risk of dementia - and even fluctuating blood pressure can affect a person ’s reading, research has revealed. Now experts have suggested what the reading should reveal. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

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Source: NN/LM Middle Atlantic Region Blog - August 18, 2017 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Hannah Sinemus Tags: Weekly Postings Source Type: news

Novant Health opens Triad clinic for people with memory loss, including Alzheimer's disease
Novant Health is opening a clinic in Winston-Salem to care for patients who have memory loss conditions, including people with Alzheimer ’s disease or dementia, the health care provider said. The Novant Health Memory Care Clinic will open on Aug. 16 and will be located at 140 Kimel Park Drive. There will be 6 employees working at the clinic. The new clinic adds another specialized care facility to Novant Health’s network. Novan t Health recently opened a diabetes management clinic in Winston-Salem… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - August 15, 2017 Category: American Health Authors: Jessica Seaman Source Type: news

Can dementia be prevented? Nine myths about the condition busted
DEMENTIA is a term to describe a set of symptoms which can include memory loss or problems with thinking. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Can dementia be prevented? Nine myths about the disease busted
DEMENTIA is a term to describe a set of symptoms which can include memory loss or problems with thinking. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Is dementia causing YOUR memory loss? Conditions which could cause amnesia revealed
MEMORY loss - also known as amnesia - can be a sign of dementia but there are other condition which could be triggered amnesia. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 10, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Is memory loss always caused by dementia? Conditions which could cause amnesia revealed
MEMORY loss - also known as amnesia - can be a sign of dementia but there are other condition which could be triggered amnesia. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 10, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

MIT Researchers Make Potentially Groundbreaking Alzheimer ’ s Discovery
BOSTON (CBS) – Massachusetts Institute of Technology scientists at the Picower Institute for Learning and Memory have found a way to reverse memory loss in mice, a potential breakthrough in the fight against Alzheimer’s disease. Even though there’s a long way to go, it’s an exciting development. “This has the potential to really make a difference,” says Jay Penney, PhD, one of the lead authors of a new study. Jay Penney. (WBZ-TV) The team focused on one enzyme that causes memory loss in Alzheimer’s patients. “What we’ve done is found a new way to basically prevent ...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - August 9, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health Local News Seen On WBZ-TV Syndicated Local Watch Listen Alzheimer's Dr. Mallika Marshall MIT Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Alzheimer's disease: Targeting enzyme may reverse memory loss
Researchers discover how to block the enzyme HDAC2 to reverse memory loss in mouse models of Alzheimer's without disrupting other functions of the enzyme. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 9, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Alzheimer's / Dementia Source Type: news

Supplement warning: Overdosing on this mineral could lead to prostate cancer
SUPPLEMENTS can give you a nutritious boost if you struggle to absorb all the essential vitamins and minerals you need from food. However, taking too much zinc could cause memory loss and even prostate cancer. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 8, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Gout linked to dementia: High uric acid could increase risk of memory loss
GOUT is an uncomfortable, inflammatory condition that occurs when needle-like crystals of uric acid form within certain joints or soft tissues. Now experts believe uric acid could be linked to dementia. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 8, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Live longer without dementia and memory loss: Drinking alcohol regularly could help
DRINKING alcohol on a regular basis could help people live to the age of 85 without dementia, experts have revealed. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 2, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Drinking THIS could protect against memory loss and reverse a high fat diet
GREEN tea could help protect against memory loss and a high-fat Western diet, scientists have revealed. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 31, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

‘Ninja drug’ prevents dementia by destroying harmful cells
Developed by Toronto-based ProMIS Neurosciences, the drug is thought to stop the process that kills brain cells in dementia patients, while protecting against memory loss. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 31, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Alzheimer's memory loss 'could be reversed'
New research in mice offers evidence that the memories are still there, that the problem is actually with the recall and that music can solve it. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dementia diet: Eating THIS for breakfast could ward off brain ageing
DEMENTIA affects 850,000 people in the UK, and the term describes a set of symptoms that include memory loss and difficulties with thinking, problem-solving or language. However, a new study has discovered how eating particular foods may help fight brain decline. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New Study Examines Brain Injury in Football Players
CHICAGO (AP) — Research on 202 former football players found evidence of a brain disease linked to repeated head blows in nearly all of them, from athletes in the National Football League, college and even high school. It's the largest update on chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE, a debilitating brain disease that can cause a range of symptoms including memory loss. The report doesn't confirm that the condition is common in all football players; it reflects high occurrence in samples at a Boston brain bank that studies CTE. Many donors or their families contributed because of the players' repeated concussions a...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - July 26, 2017 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Lindsey Tanner, Associated Press Tags: Patient Care News Source Type: news

New Study Examines Brain Injury in Football Players
CHICAGO (AP) — Research on 202 former football players found evidence of a brain disease linked to repeated head blows in nearly all of them, from athletes in the National Football League, college and even high school. It's the largest update on chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE, a debilitating brain disease that can cause a range of symptoms including memory loss. The report doesn't confirm that the condition is common in all football players; it reflects high occurrence in samples at a Boston brain bank that studies CTE. Many donors or their families contributed because of the players' repeated concussions a...
Source: JEMS Patient Care - July 26, 2017 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Lindsey Tanner, Associated Press Tags: Patient Care News Source Type: news

New Study Shows Prevalence of Brain Disease in Former Football Players
CHICAGO (AP) — Research on 202 former football players found evidence of a brain disease linked to repeated head blows in nearly all of them, from athletes in the National Football League, college and even high school. It's the largest update on chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE, a debilitating brain disease that can cause a range of symptoms including memory loss. The report doesn't confirm that the condition is common in all football players; it reflects high occurrence in samples at a Boston brain bank that studies CTE. Many donors or their families contributed because of the players' repeated concussions a...
Source: JEMS Patient Care - July 25, 2017 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Lindsey Tanner, Associated Press Tags: Trauma Patient Care News Source Type: news

New Study Shows Prevalence of Brain Disease in Former Football Players
CHICAGO (AP) — Research on 202 former football players found evidence of a brain disease linked to repeated head blows in nearly all of them, from athletes in the National Football League, college and even high school. It's the largest update on chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE, a debilitating brain disease that can cause a range of symptoms including memory loss. The report doesn't confirm that the condition is common in all football players; it reflects high occurrence in samples at a Boston brain bank that studies CTE. Many donors or their families contributed because of the players' repeated concussions a...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - July 25, 2017 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Lindsey Tanner, Associated Press Tags: Trauma Patient Care News Source Type: news

Black seniors stroll down memory lane aiming to stay sharp
A small but unique study is testing whether jogging memories where they were made can help older African-Americans stay mentally sharp and slow early memory loss (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - July 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Nine lifestyle changes may reduce risk of dementia
"Nine lifestyle changes can reduce dementia risk," BBC News reports. A major review by The Lancet has identified nine potentially modifiable risk factors linked to dementia. The risk factors were: low levels of education midlife hearing loss physical inactivity high blood pressure (hypertension) type 2 diabetes obesity smoking depression social isolation However, it's important to note that even if you add up the percentage risk of all of these factors, they only account for about 35% of the overall risk of getting dementia. This means about 65% of the risk is still due to factors you can't co...
Source: NHS News Feed - July 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology QA articles Source Type: news

Dementia shock as experts reveal one in THREE cases could be preventable
DEMENTIA - which includes vascular dementia and Alzheimer ’s disease - is a set of symptoms which can include memory loss and can lead to behavioural changes. Now experts have revealed more than a third of cases could be preventable. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Brain scans may change care for some people with memory loss
Not everyone needs a brain scan to diagnose Alzheimer's, but new research suggests PET scans may lead to treatment changes for a surprising number of patients whose memory problems are hard to pin down (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - July 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Dementia risk - THIS dangerous sleeping habit could speed up memory loss
DEMENTIA could be strongly linked to obstructive sleep apnoea - a condition which can affect breathing - experts have revealed. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sleep and dementia linked: THIS could increase risk of disease and cause memory loss
DEMENTIA could be strongly linked to obstructive sleep apnoea - a condition which can affect breathing - experts have revealed. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dementia or fibromyalgia? Memory loss could be linked to lesser-known condition
MEMORY loss may not be a sign of dementia, but a painful, life-long condition called fibromyalgia. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dementia cure? Brain games to reduce risk of memory loss might NOT work
DEMENTIA is set to affect over one million people by 2025, and it had been suggested that brain-training games could be the solution. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

When memory loss is a sign you need more vitamin B12
Singer Suzie Mac, 25, from Truro, Cornwall  sometimes struggles to walk a few yards on crutches and the slightest exertion can leave her bedbound for days. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 10, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

This drug reversed memory loss in mice. Could Calico use it in humans?
An experimental drug licensed to the aging research company launched by Google and former Genentech CEO Art Levinson reversed learning and memory problems in mice with traumatic brain injury. The small-molecule drug — called ISRIB, or integrated stress response inhibitor — was found in the lab of Susanna Rosi, a professor at the University of California, San Francisco, to fully restore the ability of brain-injured mice to learn and remember. What's more, the recovery came as much a s a month… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - July 10, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Ron Leuty Source Type: news

This drug reversed memory loss in mice. Could Calico use it in humans?
An experimental drug licensed to the aging research company launched by Google and former Genentech CEO Art Levinson reversed learning and memory problems in mice with traumatic brain injury. The small-molecule drug — called ISRIB, or integrated stress response inhibitor — was found in the lab of Susanna Rosi, a professor at the University of California, San Francisco, to fully restore the ability of brain-injured mice to learn and remember. What's more, the recovery came as much a s a month… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - July 10, 2017 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Ron Leuty Source Type: news

Public Library Spotlight: Angela Meyers, Coordinator of Youth and Special Needs Services, Bridges Library System
The first in our new Public Library Spotlight series! Name: Angela Meyers Title: Coordinator of Youth and Special Needs Services, Bridges Library System Education: Master of Library & Information Science from the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee School of Information Studies (2008). Bachelor of Arts from the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee College of Letters and Science. Major: Sociology, Minor: Communications (2002). How did you become interested in focusing on Health and Wellness?: My professional interest in health and wellness began when I worked at Mental Health America of Wisconsin after I r...
Source: The Cornflower - July 5, 2017 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Bobbi Newman Tags: Public Libraries Spotlight Health Literacy health4libs Library memory project Memory Cafes and Libraries public libraries and health Source Type: news