Memory Problems Health News

Date Posted
Article Title
4/5/2002
Occasional Toke Won't Send Your IQ Up in Smoke

But heavy marijuana use can damage your intelligence, study says

3/18/2002
Landmark Alzheimer's Prevention Study Needs Volunteers

Focus will be on post-menopausal women, who have a higher risk of developing the disease

3/15/2002
Prozac Relieves Hot Flashes

Many menopausal women might benefit, but study participants had been treated for breast cancer or were at risk for the disease

3/5/2002
Long-Term Pot Use Takes Toll on Brain

Avid smokers score lower on memory, mental function tests

2/18/2002
Diet Aids May Promote Healthy Aging

Studies find they give old rats vigor, memory

1/30/2002
Breakfast Beats Back Forgetfulness

Morning meal fuels improved memory in older folks

12/10/2001
Low Blood Pressure Tied to Cognitive Problems

Study finds higher risk in elderly who have heart failure

12/7/2001
Keeping Brain Power in Hand

Gesture, and your mind will thank you

12/5/2001
A Curry to Remember

New study shows common spice could protect against memory loss

11/30/2001
A Theory of Relativity

Family history of left-handedness sheds light on memory function

11/12/2001
One in Four Seniors Has a Thinking Problem

Study: Mental, memory problems may be forerunner of Alzheimer's

10/30/2001
Forget About Ecstasy

Popular club drug may cause lasting memory lapses

10/24/2001
You Must Remember This

Tips to improve your memory

9/14/2001
Memories Are Made of This

Combine an event with details to improve memory, says study

8/31/2001
Aging Brain Rallies the Troops

Study shows older adults tap into both brain hemispheres for memory tasks while young adults need only one

8/13/2001
Drug Keeps Alzheimer's Patients Sharper Longer

Mental decline slowed with donepezil, studies show

7/25/2001
A Glimpse Into Human Memory

Repeated glances build memories as well as sustained viewing

7/12/2001
Early Hormone Therapy Helps Memory the Most

Study shows estrogen more effective when started before menopause

7/9/2001
Early-Life Stress May Hurt Brain in Long Run

Rat study implicates new hormone in progressive damage

7/9/2001
Febrile Seizures Linked to Better Memory

Study says 'excitable' brain may be the key

7/6/2001
Filling in the Gaps

Study shows memories can be imagined

6/1/2001
It's Trying To Remember

Brain works more to recall a memory than to make one

5/14/2001
Go Figure

Calculators don't always add up to better math power

5/13/2001
Booze + Teens = Lifelong Problems

Heavy drinkers can lose memory, mental skills

5/1/2001
Bach-to-Back

Nobody is paying attention anyway