Tag Archives: cognitive functions

Hatha Yoga Helps Memory Retention Compared to Treadmill Run, Aerobics: Study

In a sample-based research conducted on 30 subjects, ‘Hatha’ Yoga was found to be helpful in improving brain functions compared to those who had opted for aerobic exercises for the same period of time. The study conducted by Indian-origin student Neha Gothe and her group at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign showed that just yoga postures called Hatha Yoga ...

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Type 1 Diabetes Ages Brain Faster, Slows Down Cognitive Functions: Study

Type 1 diabetes effect on brain results in aging faster than normal slowing down memory retention, recollection and and processing, said a study. Researchers from the University of Pittsburgh who studied the impact of type 1 diabetes on patients now suggest that doctors should go for frequent screening of the brain to test for cognitive functions, especially in the middle-aged ...

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Diabetes+Depression Leads to Dementia: Study

People with cognitive impairment are at higher risk of developing dementia if they have diabetes coupled with depression, says a new study. Known as Mild cognitive impairment (MCI), it occurs in aging people before dementia which makes them forget events where someone’s mind is functioning less well than would be expected for their age. Dementia affects 19 percent of people ...

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Yes, Diabetes damages your brain, say Canadian researchers

Type 2 diabetes reduces quality of life and researchers have now found that it may also decrease certain cognitive abilities, known as executive functions. Type 2 diabetes is associated with bad performance on cognitive tests, measuring abilities involved in the control of emotions, behaviour and thought, the findings showed. “This facet of brain function is particularly important because we rely ...

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