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Video Games Can Improve Memory

2015 10 Dec

Playing 3D video games can enhance the formation of memories, according to a new study from University of California, Irvine. This finding published in The Journal of Neuroscience shows the potential for novel virtual approaches to helping people whose memory wanes as they grow older.For this study, Craig Stark and Dane Clemenson of UCI’s Center for... Read more

IMAGING Management

Older Patients Recover More Slowly from Concussion

2015 06 Oct

A new study published in the journal Radiology indicates that older people may have a more difficult time recovering from mild traumatic brain injury (MTBI) or concussion. The finding could help to inform the development of separate management strategies for different age groups following concussion."Old age has been recognised as an independent predictor... Read more

IT Management

Game App Helps Improve Memory in Schizophrenia

2015 06 Aug

University of Cambridge researchers have developed a "brain training" iPad game that can help improve the memory and daily functioning of patients with schizophrenia. The game is aimed at improving an individual's episodic memory, one of the facets of cognitive functioning to be affected in schizophrenia patients. "We need a way of treating the cognitive... Read more

IMAGING Management

Memory after Concussion

2015 28 Apr

A new study published in Radiology indicates that women may have a more difficult time than men in recovering from concussion, also known as mild traumatic brain injury (MTBI). “In clinical practice, more women than men seek medical attention due to persistent symptoms after MTBI at a ratio of almost 2:1,” said lead author, Chi-Jen Chen, MD, Department... Read more

Pharmacy Management

Statins Do Not Impair Memory or Cognitive Functioning

2015 15 Jan

The FDA recently issued a warning that statins could affect memory, attention span and other cognitive abilities of people who are using the drug to control their cholesterol levels. However, a comprehensive review of 25 clinical trials comprising of 47,000 people finds no link between statin use and changes in cognition. The systematic review was... Read more

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