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Eat Grapes for 6 Months to Increase Memory, Avert Alzheimer’s, Says Study

Eating handful of grapes twice a day continuously for six months at a stretch has increased the brain metabolism and protected against significant metabolic decline in Alzheimer-related areas of the brain, said a study. Eating grape-enriched diet also increased brain metabolism in other parts of brain pertaining to attention, working memory significantly compared to those on the non-grape diet. “The ...

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Rosemary Oil Enhances Brain’s Memory Power: Study

Rosemary essential oil and its aroma could help improve memory power of the brain in elderly people, according to a new study by Lauren Bussey of Northumbria University. This finding reiterates similar study by Japanese reerchers last year on rosemary’s effective therapeutic powers for an aging brain. In the new study, prospective memory, involving the ability to remember events and ...

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New Study Shows Potential Alzheimer’s Treatment Using Insulin

Dementia or a condition where the patient suffers corrosion of memory, thought process, conduct, and the capability to carry out daily chores, as explained by the World Health Organization (WHO), is one of the growing concerns of the medical world. Offering some hope, a new study has shown that insulin might bear potential to treat dementia, which is most usually ...

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Google Chromebook Nexian priced at Rs.12,999 Released Ahead of Microsoft Budget Laptop

Google Chromebook Nexian priced at Rs.12,999 was launched in the Indian market, ahead of the Microsoft’s slated release of its Rs.10000 budge notebook, a marketing strategy of its CEO Satya Nadella. Google Chromebook is manufactured in India jointly with Indian OEM Xolo and Nexian, the new Chromebooks can be purchased online at Snapdeal and Amazon India, respectively. Earlier version of ...

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Binge Drinking by Teens, Adolescents Leads to Memory Loss: Study

  The adoscent age from 18 to 25 is crucial as brain keeps on maturity path during this phase and indulging in bringe drinking in this age would result changes in the hippocampus are that controls learning and memory, found researchers. In a study conducted by the Duke Medicine, it was found that alcohol consumption can retard the development of ...

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Vitamin E deficiency can damage brain: Study

Eating diets rich in vitamin E can help you stay sharp as researchers have found that deficiency of this vitamin may cause damage to brain cells. Vitamin E deficiency may interrupt a supply line of specific nutrients and rob the brain of the “building blocks” it needs to maintain neuronal health, the findings showed. “This research showed that vitamin E ...

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Gionee Launches New Elife S7 Smartphone, Unveils R&D Plan in India, Scouting for Manufacturing Facility

Gionee has launched its latest Elife S7 slim smartphone priced at Rs.24,999 in the range of mid-range phones rivalling Samsung’s Galaxy A7, Asus Zenfone 2, HTC’s Desire 826 and Xiaomi’s Mi 4. Chinese phone maker Gione has unleashed the war in thinnest smartphone segments and so is its latest smartphone Elife S7, which measures 5.5mm width, making it easy for ...

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How to counter cocaine hijacking memory in addicts and address drug addiction?

A new study on how brain retains powerful role of memory among addicts will throw light on the mechanism to make drug addiction less compulsive, said Washington State University researchers. Turning off the mechanism found by these researchers may help in “diminishing the emotional impact or the emotional content of the memory, so it decreases the motivation to relapse,” said ...

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Timely meals, early to bed can prevent onset of mental illness: Study

Time and again doctors and researchers have proved that living a structured life with regular meal times and early bedtimes can lead to a better life and the latest study adds another dimension that it can even prevent the onset of mental illness. Our daily sleep-wake cycle is governed by an internal 24-hour biological clock called the circadian clock. “However, ...

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Late Night Snacks Affect Your Brain, Warn Researchers

If you develop a strong urge to eat a snack or two late at night, it spells bad for your brain as it has to revive the digestion process coming out of the sleep mode when memory mining process takes place, warn researchers. Eating late at night when our bodies think they should be sleeping, could disrupt learning and memory, said ...

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Red wine, peanuts, berries prevent memory loss, says study

Resveratol, a compound found in red grapes, red wine, peanuts and some berries may help prevent age-related dementia or memory loss, according to a study conducted by an Indian-origin scientist. Resveratrol, an antioxidant that has been found to have positive effects on the hippocampus, an area of the brain that is critical to memory functions, learning and mood, has been ...

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Nasal Insulin Spray Helps Delay Alzheimer’s Disease: Study

Researchers have found that the insulin nasal spray device is helpful to cater the energy needs of brain directly and help patients with Alzheimer’s. When insulin levels go down, brain nervous system responds with symptoms of confusion, anxiety, visual difficulties, and heart palpitations, according to Mayo Clinic online information, which also states that irregularities in insulin levels could be one ...

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More Cocoa Use in Food Helps Improve Memory, says Study

Diets rich in cocoa flavanols or bioactives found in cocoa, can help arrest age-related memory decline like dementia or Alzheimer’s in adults, a study shows. “The results of this study are encouraging – they support the idea that diet, and specifically a diet rich in cocoa flavanols, can play an important role in maintaining cognitive health as we age,” said ...

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