Tag Archives: Memory

Vitamin B12 deficiency can cause memory loss or depression: How to check your levels

Vitamin B12 plays a crucial role in our wellbeing, keeping the nervous system and blood cells healthy, and helping to make DNA. A wide array of symptoms could signal a lack of the vitamin. According to the NHS, these include extreme tiredness, pins and needs, mouth ulcers, muscle weakness and disturbed vision. More serious symptoms of a B12 deficiency inclu… ...

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11 Signs Your Memory Problems Are Not Normal

Distorted, mixed-up, and outright false memories can happen to anyone of any age. As our frontal lobes age, however, these types of confused and muddled memories become more likely to happen. Our frontal lobes help us to pay attention, store and retrieve information, and organize our memories. Older frontal lobes don’t work quite as well as they did when they ...

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Omega Fish oils don’t improve school children’s reading skills or memory, study finds

New research has found no evidence Omega-3 fish oil supplements help aid or improve the reading ability or memory function of under- performing school-children. These findings are in contradiction to an earlier study run by the same team using the same supplement. In the second high quality trial of its kind, published in PLOS-ONE, the researchers found an entirely different result ...

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Omega Fish oils don’t improve school children’s reading skills or memory, study finds

New research has found no evidence Omega-3 fish oil supplements help aid or improve the reading ability or memory function of under- performing school-children. These findings are in contradiction to an earlier study run by the same team using the same supplement. In the second high quality trial of its kind, published in PLOS-ONE, the researchers found an entirely different result ...

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Dementia cure? This simple spice could prevent memory loss

Dementia affects about 850,000 people in the UK, according to the Alzheimer’s Society. Neurodegenerative conditions tend to cause memory loss in some patients. But, curcumin – which gives curry its bright colour – could be used boost memory, and even show mild improvements in mood, the scientists said. The spice, which is found in turmeric, improved memory by 28 per ...

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Brigitte Macron holds back tears as she pays memory to victims of the Paris terror attacks

It’s been two years since Paris was hit by a series of terrorist attacks that left 130 people dead and hundreds injured.  The targeted sites included the Stade de France arena, shootings at restaurants in the 10th and 11th arrondissements and the Bataclan concert hall where the band Eagles of Death Metal was playing.  Brigitte, 64, and Emmanuel, 39, stood ...

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Exercise really IS good for you: Jogging and cycling can preserve memory

The results have implications for the prevention and treatment of diseases such as Alzheimer’s and dementia, the researchers say. They found that aerobic exercise in humans led to an actual increase in the size of the left hippocampus region of the brain which is critical for memory and other brain functions. Although the total volume of the hippocampus did not ...

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