Tag Archives: Memory

New key player in long-term memory

A McGill-led multi-institutional research team has discovered that during memory consolidation, there are at least two distinct processes taking place in two different brain networks — the excitatory and inhibitory networks. The excitatory neurons are involved in creating a memory trace, and the inhibitory neurons block out background noise and allow long-term learning to take… Read More »

Miriam Stoppard: We can forget those claims that statins harm memory

There’s been a long debate about possible side effects of statins – the cholesterol-lowering drugs taken by around eight million UK adults to prevent heart ­attacks and strokes. The latest charge was they damage people’s memory. But now a six-year study of 1,000 Australians aged 70 to 90, who were given a battery of tests… Read More »

Should Seniors Be Screened Annually for Memory Problems?

Mild cognitive impairment can be a symptom of sleep problems, medical illness or depression or sometimes even a side effect of medications. Difficulty thinking and remembering are also early signs of Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia, which are more likely to affect seniors. This is why experts suggest physicians start conducting annual cognitive… Read More »

Sleepy Ride – Airplane Footrest Made With Premium Memory Foam – Airplane Travel Accessories – Tested and Proven to Prevent Swelling and Soreness – Provides Relaxation and Comfort (Royal Blue)

Enhance your air travel experience with this airplane footrest made with high quality, super soft memory foam. This footrest is easy to use, simply hang it on the arms of the tray table and place your feet or calves in footrest (See Photos!!!). The hammock-like experience reduces the pressure on your lower back and feet… Read More »