Search Tag: memory loss

IT Management

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

Insulin Resistance Increases Risk for Alzheimer's Disease

2015 28 Jul

An imaging study finds a strong association between insulin resistance and lower brain glucose metabolism in a group of late middle-age adults at risk for Alzheimer's disease (AD). The findings are published online in JAMA Neurology.Insulin resistance, broadly defined as reduced tissue responsiveness to the action of insulin, is common in people who... Read more

Cardiology Management

Memory Loss Associated with Cholesterol-Lowering Drugs

2015 09 Jun

According to an article published in JAMA Internal Medicine, both statin and non-statin cholesterol lowering drugs were associated with memory loss in the first thirty days patients started taking the medications.   Acute memory loss has previously been found to be associated with the use of statins but findings about this association have been inconsistent... Read more


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