Tag: memory

Regular Coffee Drinking Tied to Functional Brain Changes

Drinking coffee on a regular basis appears to enhance concentration and improve motor control and alertness by inducing functional and connectivity changes in the brain,...

Immigrant Health Care Is on California Senate’s Wish List

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Democrats in the California Senate said Wednesday they want to spend the state’s projected multibillion-dollar budget surplus on things such as...

Lasting Norovirus Immunity May Depend on T Cells

Protection against norovirus gastroenteritis is supported in part by norovirus-specific CD8+ T cells that reside in peripheral, intestinal, and lymphoid tissues, according to investigators. These...

The Cat’s Meow

When fourth-year medical student Chevelle Winchester was finishing her psychiatry rotation in Chicago under neurologist and psychiatrist Alan R. Hirsch, MD, she encountered a patient...

Comics Conveyed Public Health Storytelling During Pandemic

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Comics have contributed to the visual culture of the COVID-19 pandemic, creating a way for people to share their experiences...

Ketoacidosis in Kids With Type 1 Diabetes Tied to Worse Memory, IQ

Children who had a single episode of moderate/severe diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) and were newly diagnosed with type 1 diabetes had a subtle decline in a...

Ingredients Make ‘Smart’ Supplements Not-So-Smart

By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Sept. 24, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Maybe you’re a senior concerned that your mind has started to lag...

How to manage app permissions on Android

You might have noticed that apps require special permissions in order to function. Unfortunately, it’s not always clear what the permissions are used for. This...

OTC ‘Brain Boosters’ May Pose Serious Risks, Experts Say

Over-the-counter supplements advertised to improve memory and cognitive function may contained unapproved pharmaceutical drugs in potentially dangerous combinations and dosages, new research shows. “Americans spend...

New Insight into Neurobehavioral Effects of Legalized Cannabis

Researchers have published one of the first studies to characterize the association between the consumption of legal cannabis and subsequent pharmacologic and neurobehavioral outcomes, with...