Tag: Memory

Woman Goes Viral Making Recipes From Gravestones: Says It’s a Way to Continue ‘Sharing a Memory’

A student from Los Angeles, who was tasked with creating a social media account from scratch, decided to mix two of her interests into one unlikely video series: cooking and cemeteries. She first found a recipe on a gravestone and baked it, and then another. Before long, recreating people’s favorite recipes, which are inscribed on…


Seniors, This Daily Routine May Keep You Sharper, Happier

Older adults who rise and shine early every day may have sharper minds and fewer depression symptoms, a new study suggests. The researchers found that U.S. adults aged 65 and older who typically got up early — before 7 a.m. — then stayed active throughout the day performed better on tests of memory and thinking…


What Does Sugar Do to Your Brain?

The overconsumption of this is increasingly being linked to brain-related health issues such as depression, learning disorders, memory problems and overeating. While all cells in your body can use glucose for energy, when you burn fat as your primary fuel your liver produces ketones that burn far “cleaner” in that they generate fewer reactive oxygen…


10 Percent of Patients Under Anesthesia ‘Conscious’: Study

An international study has found that one in 10 patients, or ten percent, of those who undergo general anaesthesia, were conscious of outside stimuli, shedding light on the medical phenomenon of ‘connected consciousness.’ “The data from the study has given us a crucial starting point in improving our understanding of ‘connected consciousness,’” said Prof. Robert…


11 Percent of Patients Under Anesthesia ‘Conscious’: Study

An international study has found that about one in 10 patients, or 11 percent, of those who undergo general anaesthesia, were conscious of outside stimuli, shedding light on the medical phenomenon of ‘connected consciousness.’ “The data from the study has given us a crucial starting point in improving our understanding of ‘connected consciousness,’” said Prof….


Natural Ways to Combat Brain Fog After Covid

As we continue to learn about the SARS-CoV-2 virus that caused a world pandemic, researchers and those who have contracted COVID-19 are seeing a rise of memory and cognition issues that may be attributed to long Covid. In fact, two recent studies say that 7 out of 10 long Covid sufferers have memory and concentration…


Memory Issues Plague Long COVID Patients

Memory and concentration problems haunt 7 in 10 patients with long COVID, a pair of new studies indicate. The findings suggest that COVID-19 has a notable impact on brain health, even if the precise underlying mechanisms remain unclear, British researchers said. “We set out to explore whether some of the long-lasting issues in COVID — things…


Dementia on the Rise Worldwide: An Explainer and Research Roundup

The estimated number of people with dementia is expected to increase to 153 million by 2050 worldwide, compared with an estimated 57 million cases in 2019, according to recent projections published in The Lancet Public Health. In the U.S., dementia cases are expected to double to 10.5 million by 2050, up from 5.3 million in…


Understanding Alzheimer’s, the Basics

Researchers have explored many complementary health approaches for preventing or slowing dementia, including Alzheimer’s disease. Currently, there is no strong evidence that any complementary health approach can prevent cognitive impairment. What the Science Says Following are some of the complementary health approaches that have been studied in recent years. Fish Oil/Omega-3s. Among the nutritional and dietary factors studied…


The Effects of Nature on Cognition and Memory

All of us occasionally suffer from “brain fog.” It is when we are unable to focus on a task, become frustrated and are easily irritated. Have you ever noticed how taking a breath of fresh air suddenly makes you feel refreshed and rejuvenated? It is as if you have been injected with energy. The expression…