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Preventing Memory loss

Playing computer games, reading magazines or crafting in middle age or later in life can delay or prevent memory loss. Doing crossword puzzles, reading, and playing cards daily may delay the rapid memory decline that occurs if people later develop dementia.

A specific method of meditation may temporarily boost visuospatial abilities, the ability to retain an image in visual memory for a long time, according to a study.

Factors that increase Memory loss

Think memory worsens with age will actually worsen memory.

Disadvantages of Memory loss

Depressed individuals with memory problems are more likely to develop Alzheimers disease compared to people who are not depressed.

Memory loss in News

Curb Energy Consumption
(Family Features) Water heaters are energy intensive appliances. In fact, they are the second largest energy user in the home, and as they age, they become less efficient, requiring even more energy.

Dementia Care Professionals of America Names 2015 Dementia Care Professional of the Year
NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - December 09, 2015) - Teryn Clarke, M.D., medical director of Alzheimer's Family Services Center in Huntington Beach, Calif., and board-certified neurologist at Hoag Neurosciences Institute in Newport Beach, Calif., has been named Dementia Care Professionals of America's (DCPA) Dementia Care Professional of the Year

Alzheimer's Foundation Kicks Off Alzheimer's Awareness Month With National Memory Screening Week
NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - November 02, 2015) - According to a recent study conducted online by Harris Poll on behalf of Alzheimer's Foundation of America (AFA), about nine in 10 adults ages 40+ (91 percent) say without their memory, they wouldn't be themselves. Yet, more than one in two (56 percent) say they have other health concerns more pressing than getting a memory screening

Chronic Fatigue Patient Suffering With Depression and Anxiety Discovers Treatment at Envita Medical Center and Gets Her Life Back; Dr. Dino Prato Provides Insight
SCOTTSDALE, AZ--(Marketwired - October 06, 2015) - Chronic fatigue syndrome, depression, and anxiety are all complicated disorders that together affect an estimated 56 million Americans. Stephanie, a patient from California, had just become another one of those statistics

Odessa Cosmetic Dentist Reveals the Symptoms and Risks of Sleep Apnea
"Though many people consider snoring a normal part of life," says Dr. Robin Rutherford, "the truth is it can severely impact your health." The cosmetic dentist reveals that snoring may be much more than simply an annoyance or an inconvenience -- and may even be a sign of sleep apnea

Patient From Oklahoma Receives Successful Lyme Disease Treatment at Envita Medical Center in Arizona
SCOTTSDALE, AZ--(Marketwired - September 16, 2015) - After years of symptom after symptom and doctor after doctor, Wendy, a Lyme disease patient from Oklahoma, finally found success with the treatment provided by Envita Medical Center. Wendy had been dealing with many neurological symptoms ranging from brain fog, short term memory loss and many more for the last several years

Class-Action Lawsuit Filed Against Cigna for Allegedly Denying Depression Treatment
A class-action lawsuit has been filed against Cigna by Psych-Appeal, Inc., in conjunction with Zuckerman Spaeder LLP, on behalf of mental health patients suffering from depression. The federal lawsuit alleges Cigna has categorically refused to cover Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS), a safe and effective treatment approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

Aeolus Announces Publication of Study Showing AEOL 10150 Improves Memory and Protects Brain Damage in an Animal Model of Epilepsy
MISSION VIEJO, CA--(Marketwired - August 18, 2015) -

Evidence-Based Residential Model Opens for Those With Alzheimer's Disease and Memory Loss
It's been ten years in the making. Now construction is complete and previews of Abe's Garden, in Nashville, Tenn., are beginning. Abe's Garden is the first memory care community founded to demonstrate and nationally disseminate best practices and research to improve the lives of families, individuals, and care partners whose lives are impacted by Alzheimer's disease and related dementias

The Dangers of Sleep Apnea and Snoring -- Los Angeles Area Dentist on Symptoms and Treatment Options
A life-threatening condition that affects an exceptionally large number of Americans is also one that many people don't even know they have: sleep apnea. Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA), the most common form of the condition, can cause pronounced snoring and/or breathing pauses of 10 to 20 seconds or more. The American Sleep Apnea association estimates that over 18 million people in the U.S

First Patient in Australia Treated With Revolutionary New Brainlab Radiosurgery Software
New Automatic Brain Metastases Planning software has been used for the first time in Australia at Epworth HealthCare in Richmond to deliver a tailored radiosurgery treatment to a patient with metastatic brain cancer. The patient, a 48-year-old woman with metastatic brain tumors from a primary melanoma, had dose delivered to ten metastases during her 25 minute treatment.

Alzheimer's Disease Study Seeks African American Volunteers
(Family Features) More than 5 million Americans are currently suffering from Alzheimer's disease and scientists expect this number to triple by 2050. Experts say that African Americans are two to three times more likely than white Americans to develop the disease

Federal Grant Awarded to the University of Minnesota to Study the Efficacy of Remote Monitoring in Alzheimer's Care
The University of Minnesota School of Nursing has been awarded a $1.2 million grant in partnership with Healthsense and The Lutheran Home Association (TLHA) to study the impact of technology for individuals with dementia conditions

Therapeutic Horticulture to Plant New Memories for Alzheimer's and Dementia Residents at Elite Care
Elite Care knows firsthand the positive impact therapeutic horticulture can have on residents living with Alzheimer's and dementia. According to Alzheimer's Weekly, horticultural therapy helps overcome short-term memory loss by bringing back good feelings and lost moments from the past. Its practice can help overcome dementia's limitations by offering purposeful, creative work.

Senior Solutions Management Group Offers One Month Free Rent at Memory Care Center in Fayetteville, GA
SUWANEE, GA--(Marketwired - February 11, 2015) - Senior Solutions Management Group (SSMG), a leading provider of superior-quality senior care across the Southeast, announced today that it will offer one month of free rent to new residents moving into the Hope Memory Care Center in Fayetteville, GA.

New Guide Provides Support on Memory Care
MADISON, GA--(Marketwired - February 02, 2015) - Oxton Senior Living, a leading provider of outstanding assisted living and memory care facilities in Georgia and Alabama, today announced that it is releasing an e-book to help caregivers with memory care decisions. The e-book, Memory Care: A Guide for Families Affected by Dementia & Alzheimer's, is available for free download at www

St. Louis Dentists Discuss the Dangers of Sleep Apnea and Ways to Avoid Them
More than 18 million Americans are affected by sleep apnea, according to the National Sleep Foundation. Obstructive sleep apnea occurs when a person stops breathing in their sleep due to blocked air passageways. It can also be responsible for excessive snoring. Drs

Tampa Specialist Details Benefits of Bio-Identical Hormone Replacement Therapy
Common indicators of hormone imbalance are often dismissed as the result of overwork or stress, explains specialist and Medical Director of Vein & Cosmetic Center of Tampa Bay Dr. Jeffrey A. Hunt. However, he says symptoms such as sleeplessness, irritability, and headaches actually may be due to decreasing levels of estrogen, testosterone, and other hormones

Bobbex Reports: Deer Dangers You Don't Know -- and What to Do About Them
It's hard to live in suburbia these days and be unaware of the difficulties deer can cause homeowners. They lunch on your landscape and brazenly cross busy roads at the worst possible times

First Sale to Alaska of FONAR Upright Multi-Position MRI Announced
Fonar Corporation (NASDAQ: FONR), The Inventor of MR Scanning™, today announced a sale of its UPRIGHT® Multi-Position™ MRI to a customer in Wasilla, Alaska. The customer is John McCormick, M.D., a Harvard trained radiologist who has purchased the scanner for his practice

Quincy Bioscience Recognized in Inc. 500/5000 List of America's Fastest Growing Companies for Third Consecutive Year
MADISON, WI--(Marketwired - August 20, 2014) - Quincy Bioscience, a Wisconsin-based biotech company, has been included in the Inc. 500|5000 list of the fastest growing private companies in the nation, for the third consecutive year. Ranking at No. 2,941, Quincy Bioscience is honored again to be grouped with the most successful businesses in the United States.

Quincy Bioscience Launches the Second E-Book of the Making Memories Series
MADISON, WI--(Marketwired - July 31, 2014) - Quincy Bioscience, a fast-growing biotech company in Madison, Wis. and creators of brain health supplement Prevagen®, releases the second edition of the Making Memories e-booklet series - 10 Marvelous Tips for Making Memories: Birth of a Grandchild.

Alzheimer's Foundation of America Awards Innovation Grant
NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - July 17, 2014) - The Alzheimer's Foundation of America (AFA) today announced that it has awarded its 2014 Brodsky Innovation Grant to Memory Matters, a local nonprofit organization based in Hilton Head, S.C., for its forward-thinking "Dementia-Friendly Communities Initiative."

Breakthrough HMRI Alzheimer's Study Published
A groundbreaking study on Alzheimer's disease, authored by HMRI Senior Biochemist Dr. Alfred Fonteh, and his colleagues from HMRI's Molecular Neurology Program, has just been published in PLOS ONE, a leading scientific peer-reviewed journal

Alzheimer's Foundation of America and Rite Aid to Offer Free Memory Screenings Nationwide
NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - June 02, 2014) - In an effort to spotlight the importance of early detection of memory problems, the Alzheimer's Foundation of America (AFA) is collaborating with Rite Aid to offer free, confidential memory screenings at all Rite Aid stores on June 4, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m

Earth Science Tech Announces OxyBiotic(TM), Its New Scientifically Formulated Oxygen Based Cleanser Enhanced With Probiotic to Help Balance Regularity and Overall Wellness
Earth Science Tech, Inc. (OTCQB: ETST) ("the Company"), a specialty biotechnology company focused on nutraceuticals and bioceuticals, is pleased to announce that it has completed its second formulation and product called OxyBiotic™. OxyBiotic™ looks to provide many overall health and wellness benefits as a dietary supplement.

Earth Science Tech Announces Its New Trading Symbol 'ETST' Is Effective for Trading May 28th 2014
Earth Science Tech, Inc. (OTCQB: UNOV) ("EST" or "the Company"), a specialty biotechnology company focused on nutraceuticals and bioceuticals, is pleased to announce FINRA has approved of the company's new name "Earth Science Tech, Inc." and new stock symbol "ETST" effective with the start of trading on May 28th, 2014

BMO Report: Financial Planning Critical for the 56.7 Million Americans With a Disability

Quincy Bioscience Celebrates Older Americans Month
MADISON, WI--(Marketwired - May 14, 2014) - Quincy Bioscience, manufacturer of the all-natural memory supplement Prevagen®, promotes Older Americans Month this May. The Wisconsin-based biotech company believes that older Americans should be provided with resources that help maintain healthy cognitive function and support optimal aging.

Earth Science Tech Announces the Formation of the Advisory Board and Welcomes World Renowned Scientist Wei R Chen PhD as the First Advisory Board Member
Earth Science Tech, Inc. (OTCQB: UNOV) ("EST" or "the Company"), a specialty biotechnology company focused on nutraceuticals and bioceuticals, today announced its new advisory board and welcomes the addition of World Renowned Scientist Wei R Chen PhD as its first board advisor

Earth Science Tech Enters the Legal Cannabis, Industrial Hemp, Cannabinoid and Medical Marijuana Industry on Several Fronts
Earth Science Tech, Inc. (OTCQB: UNOV) ("EST" or "the Company"), a specialty biotechnology company focused on nutraceuticals and bioceuticals, today announced they've entered the Legal Cannabis, Industrial Hemp, Cannabinoid and Medical Marijuana Industry on several fronts.

Safety Assessment of Apoaequorin Published in Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology
MADISON, WI--(Marketwired - April 30, 2014) - Quincy Bioscience, a recognized leading bioscience company in the state of Wisconsin, is pleased to announce the publication of an additional safety assessment study of apoaequorin in Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology, an international journal published by the International Society of Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology

Earth Science Tech, Inc. Names Dr. Harvey Katz PhD - as CEO
Earth Science Tech, Inc. (OTCQB: UNOV) ("EST" or "the Company"), a specialty biotechnology company focused on nutraceuticals and bioceuticals, announces the appointment of Dr. Harvey Katz as CEO effective today. Dr. Issa El-Cheikh has stepped down as the CEO and is now the CFO. Dr

Dr. Feldschuh, CEO of Daxor, Returned to Work After Fracturing a Hip, Speaks About Extensive Blood Loss; Daxor Will Provide a New Service to Hospitals and Patients
Daxor Corporation, (NYSE MKT: DXR) an investment company with medical instrumentation and biotechnology operations, announced that its President and Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Joseph Feldschuh, returned to work and it plans to provide a new service to benefit medical facilities and the general public.

MaineGeneral Health Opens New Hospital Using RTLS for Multiple Applications
In November 2013, MaineGeneral Medical Center opened the Alfond Center for Health, a 640,000-square-foot state-of-the-art hospital in Augusta, ME. The new facility consolidates inpatient services from two aging facilities located 20 miles apart. The 192-bed hospital opened with a Real-time Locating System (RTLS) from Versus Technology, Inc

Earth Science Tech Announces ProgesteBeauty(TM), Its First Anti-Aging Product Scientifically Formulated to Help Balance Menopause and Perimenopause
Earth Science Tech, Inc. (OTCQB: UNOV) ("EST" or "the Company"), a specialty biotechnology company focused on nutraceuticals and bioceuticals, is pleased to announce that it has completed its first formulation and product called ProgesteBeauty™.

UNOV Announces Name Change, Symbol and Enters the Fast Growing Health, Nutrition, Wellness and Alternative Medicine Markets
Earth Science Tech, Inc. (OTCQB: UNOV) ("EST" or "the Company"), a specialty biotechnology company focused on nutraceuticals and bioceuticals, is pleased to announce that it has changed its name from "Ultimate Novelty Sports, Inc." to "Earth Science Tech, Inc.". EST believes the name "Earth Science Tech" better reflects the nature of its business operations

BodyLogicMD Announces Bioidentical Hormone Therapy Seminar
HONOLULU, HI--(Marketwired - January 17, 2014) -

Alzheimer's Foundation of America Releases 'A Roadmap to Alzheimer's Disease & Driving' DVD
NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - December 12, 2013) - "Taking away the keys" often is one of the most difficult decisions family and professional caregivers of individuals with Alzheimer's disease and related illnesses face as symptoms progress to the point that drivers with the brain disorder pose a potential danger on the road -- to themselves and others

Quincy Bioscience Promotes Older Driver Safety Awareness Week
MADISON, WI --(Marketwired - December 03, 2013) - December is a month of holiday festivities and spending time with loved ones. For many, however, December also means a time for snow and cautious driving. Quincy Bioscience, makers of best-selling brain health supplement Prevagen®, supports Older Driver Safety Awareness Week (December 2-6, 2013).

Memory Supplement Maker Supports Former Professional Athletes Experiencing Normal Age-Related Memory Loss
MADISON, WI--(Marketwired - November 26, 2013) - Quincy Bioscience, a Wisconsin-based biotech company, announces the launch of a new national effort to provide memory support for retired professional athletes who are experiencing age-related memory loss. 

Sharecare Names America's Top 10 Cities With the Strongest Social Ties
ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwired - November 20, 2013) - This Thanksgiving, here's another reason to give thanks for those around your table: A strong social network of friends and family is actually good for your health. That's why Sharecare, the online health and wellness community founded by Jeff Arnold and Dr

The Joint Commission's New Speak Up(TM) Brochure Offers Advice About Memory Problems and Dementia
The Joint Commission announced the release of a new Speak Up™ brochure, "What You Should Know about Memory Problems and Dementia," that provides facts about forgetfulness.

Nashville Plastic Surgeon Opens Clinic for Anti-Aging Solutions
Dr. Nicholas Sieveking, a board certified plastic surgeon in Nashville, is now treating both the inside and the outside. Although he has been achieving unparalleled surgical results over the past 12 years, Dr. Sieveking desired to do more for his patients; he wanted to make them "feel as good as they looked." That is why he says he opened the Clinic of Ageless Solutions™

Wesley Palms Opens Summer House Memory Care Support Neighborhood
Wesley Palms, a full-service Front Porch retirement community located in Pacific Beach overlooking San Diego's Mission Bay and the Pacific Ocean, announces the opening of its state-of-the-art Summer House memory care support neighborhood

Wild Blueberries
(Family Features) Stock up on a superfood that's a no-brainer: Wild Blueberries have superior antioxidant capacity compared with other fruits and veggies. Best of all, these little blue powerhouses from Maine and Canada are also incredibly convenient, thanks to their year-round availability in your grocer's frozen fruit section

Lightning Facts: Staying Safe
In Texas, two lightning fires resulted in the death of two people recently.

Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc. Announces FDA Approval of Latuda® (lurasidone HCl) as Monotherapy and Adjunctive Therapy in Adult Patients with Bipolar Depression
Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc. today announced that the U.S

Anthem Memory Care to Expand With Five Additional Colorado Communities
Anthem Memory Care (Anthem), a Portland, Ore.-based developer and operator of communities designed for residents with Alzheimer's and other dementias, announced it plans to expand upon its previously announced Littleton community, Highline Place, expected to be open Q2 2013. Anthem will expand with as many as six additional Colorado locations over the next 18 months

The Hurry Cane(TM): Physical Activity Helps Seniors Ward Off Health Problems
According to the National Institute on Aging, it is estimated that 5.1 million Americans over the age of 60 are victims of Alzheimer's disease. Although the condition, associated with severe memory loss, affects a great majority of senior citizens, there is little research that has provided the foundation for a cure

Vivus Shares Set to Gain from Qnexa Despite Vulnerability
Vivus (NASDAQ:VVUS) is a company focused on obesity drugs. Its lead candidate, Qnexa, aims to curb obesity in patients with an extended release capsule containing 2 FDA-approved compounds (phentermine and topiramate)

Solheim Lutheran Home Executive Director Norma Heaton Resigns
Solheim Lutheran Home announced today that Norma Heaton will resign as Executive Director on June 30, 2012 after 16 years of service in that position. Mrs. Heaton is leaving to travel with her husband to Switzerland, Northern California and Japan as he takes a sabbatical to study earthquakes.

Cataract Surgeons in Fort Lauderdale Say Aging Eyes May Impact Body's Internal Clock
Several recent studies in ophthalmology and biological rhythms may have linked aging eyes with a number of health concerns ranging from memory loss, insomnia, and depression to high cholesterol, obesity, inactive lifestyle, and even heart disease. Fort Lauderdale cataract surgeons Drs

Musical comedy star Celeste Holm dies at 95
Academy Award winner Celeste Holm passes away at home. She was 95 and survived by her husband Frank Basile and her sons.

Head injury turns US man Derek Amato into musical prodigy
A man from US, who had only mediocre guitar skills less than six years ago, has become a piano-playing sensation after suffering a concussion.

Sheryl Crow suffering from brain tumour
Sheryl Crow has revealed that she was diagnosed with a brain tumour last year - but has reassured fans that it is benign.

Exercise key in fight against Alzheimer's
In a new study, researchers have revealed the benefits of exercise in combating Alzheimer's disease.

Simple scan may help spot Alzheimer's early
Scientists have shed light on a simple test that could diagnose Alzheimer's disease years before its devastating and debilitating symptoms appear.

3 cups of coffee daily can cut Alzheimer's risk in elderly
Drinking coffee every day can do more than just keeping you alert - especially if you're an older adult.

Binging on sweets may make you stupid
In a new UCLA rat study, researchers including an Indian have for the first time shown that a diet steadily high in fructose slows the brain, hampering memory and learning.

Computer use plus exercise may improve brain function in older adults
Combining mentally stimulating activities, such as using a computer, with moderate exercise decreases your odds of having memory loss more than computer use or exercise alone, according to a Mayo Clinic study.

Age perception impacts risk of dementia diagnosis
Our attitude towards age has a massive impact on the likelihood of being diagnosed with dementia, according to researchers.

Powerful drug growing in Colombia forests turns people into 'zombies'
A hazardous drug derived from a particular type of tree common in Colombia can eliminate free will and can wipe the memory of its victims.

Compound in red wine and red grapes may help combat Alzheimer's
More than two dozen academic institutions will recruit volunteers in the coming months for a national, phase II clinical trial to examine the effects of resveratrol on individuals with mild to moderate dementia due to Alzheimer's disease.

Reducing brain activity may help restore memory after cognitive decline
Scientists have discovered a potential new therapeutic approach for improving memory and interrupting disease progression in patients with a form of cognitive impairment that often leads to full-blown Alzheimer's disease.

Purpose in life may protect against harmful effects of Alzheimer's
Greater purpose in life may help stave off the harmful effects of plaques and tangles associated with Alzheimer's disease.

Compounds to help prevent brain damage in Alzheimer's found
Scientists have discovered a natural chemical cocktail that could slow or even prevent the devastating brain damage caused by Alzheimer's disease.

Adult memory may be impacted by versions of 4 genes
Certain versions of four genes may speed shrinkage of a brain region involved in making new memories, a new study has revealed.

Silent strokes or dead brain cells behind memory loss in elders
A new study has suggested that 'silent strokes,' or small spots of dead brain cells, found in about one out of four older adults may have lead to memory loss in the elderly.

How to revive aging brain in older adults
A new study has suggested the benefits of exercise, hormone treatment, and social interaction for the improvement of the aging brain.

Key protein behind Huntington's disease identified
Scientists have discovered how a form of the protein linked to Huntington's disease influences the timing and severity of its symptoms.

Vitamin B can help beat memory loss and Alzheimer's
A daily dose of Vitamin B can radically combat memory loss in old age and even help protect against Alzheimer's disease, a new study has found.

Drug reverses age-related changes in brain
A new study has found that drugs that affect the levels of an important brain protein involved in learning and memory reverse cellular changes in the brain seen during aging.

Diabetes can cause cognitive impairment in older adults
A new study has found that diabetes could result in memory loss, depression and other types of cognitive impairment in older adults.

Nutritional intervention improves memory in Alzheimer's patients
Daily intake of the medical food Souvenaid improves memory in people with mild Alzheimer's disease (AD), according to a new study.

Executive Med-Club Expands Professional Partners to Assist Bay Area Men in Age-Management Healthcare
Executive Med-Club of Tampa has added to its team of professional partners to bring wellness solutions to men facing age-related health roadblocks and diseases. The private medical practice lead by Dr. Stephanie Bien caters specifically to age-management healthcare for men, an underserved group in traditional healthcare settings.

As Loved Ones Reconnect, the Holiday Season Provides Important Opportunity for Early Alzheimer's Disease Detection
With Alzheimer's Awareness month concluding and the holiday season upon us, families are encouraged to use this time to identify and act upon behaviors in loved ones that may signal early signs of Alzheimer's Disease, a condition that affects millions annually. Experts agree that early detection may allow families to take steps that significantly slow the progress of the debilitating disease.

Chinese authorities accused of 'torturing' activists seized in rights crackdown
Scores of Chinese activists and lawyers, who were detained in the wake of China's 'Jasmine Revolution', suffered beatings, sleep deprivation, multiple interrogations and were forced to make videotaped "confessions", it has emerged.

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