Memory Loss

A CEO's Radical Treatment for a Lifetime of Psychiatric Struggle (Guest Column)

Paul Greenberg, the leader of digital video firm Butter Works, reflects on his childhood demons and a solution after decades of ineffectual therapy: …

Short-Term Memory

You don't need to spend hours at the gym to boost your body and brain — here's how long your workout should take

Cardio could be the closest thing to a miracle drug that we have, but doing it shouldn't take a whole day.<p>Instead, the available evidence suggests that committing 30 to 45 minutes daily to exercises like cycling, swimming, or brisk walking is the ideal way to reap the maximum health benefits for …

Exercise

Women's Alzheimer's test needed as superior verbal skills masks onset of the disease

An Alzheimer’s test specifically for women should be developed after a new study found superior female verbal skills disguise the onset of the disease, scientists have said.<p>Research in the US revealed doctors are less likely to diagnose Alzheimer’s in women than in men.<p>The imbalance means that …

Dementia

Smartphone radiation may cause memory loss in teens

Radiation from smartphones could be leaving teenagers with short-term memory loss, a top scientist has warned.<p>Just one year’s worth of exposure can …

Short-Term Memory

For Scientists Racing to Cure Alzheimer’s, the Math Is Getting Ugly

The task facing Eli Lilly, the giant pharmaceutical company, sounds simple enough: Find 375 people with early Alzheimer’s disease for a bold new clinical trial aiming to slow or stop memory loss.<p>There are 5.4 million Alzheimer’s patients in the United States. You’d think it would be easy to find …

Dementia

Ultrasound could cure dementia without any side effects

Ultrasound could cure dementia without any side effects: Waves activate blood vessel and nerve cell growth in the brain, study finds<p><b>Reduced blood</b> …

Dementia

Novichok survivor Charlie Rowley reveals he can't wait to have a drink after poisoning ordeal and is 'very glad' to be out of hospital

NOVICHOK survivor Charlie Rowley said tonight: “I just want to get out and have a drink.”<p>Charlie, 45, is at a safe house following his release from …

Sergei Skripal

How the Republican Party Became The Party of Racism

Here’s a joke: <i>What’s the difference between a Klan rally and a Republican Convention?</i><p>Answer: <i>The dress code.</i><p>Here’s another one: How white is the …

Civil Rights

How Artificial Neural Networks Can Code Smarter Than GUI Programmer

<i>What brings all technology-based innovations together? It is the developers’ craving for making them work in the likeness of human beings. This</i> …

Deep Learning

Without ADHD, ‘study drugs’ may only make you feel smarter

ADHD drugs don’t improve cognition of college students who don’t have the condition, a small pilot study suggests. Not only that, but taking them …

Health

Bill Gates puts big bucks behind early detection of Alzheimer's

Alzheimer's starts damaging the brain more than a decade before symptoms start showing. "That's probably when we need to start treating people to …

Dementia

Countdown begins for 50th anniversary of first moon landing

Former NASA astronaut Buzz Aldrin, who family members say is in mental decline, was absent from the gala event.

Space Exploration

Zwide community keeps Madiba's spirit alive - SABC News - Breaking news, special reports, world, business, sport coverage of all South African current events. Africa's news leader.

The community of Zwide in Port Elizabeth has shown the true spirit of ubuntu in keeping the spirit of former President Nelson Mandela month alive. …

News (South Africa)

Buzz Aldrin Did Not Attend Gala Kicking Off the 50th Anniversary of the First Moon Landing

Buzz Aldrin, the second astronauts to walk on the moon, did not attend last night’s Apollo gala kicking off the year-long celebration of the 50th …

Space Exploration

“I miss you every day.” Zelda Williams’ touching tribute to her father on his birthday.

Robin Williams would have turned 67 this weekend. The legendary actor died in August 2014 after an intense battle with a pernicious neurodegenerative …

Robin Williams

BONNIE ESTRIDGE on not letting Alzheimer's get in the way of her life

'So what if I lose my keys - they'll turn up': BONNIE ESTRIDGE on not letting Alzheimer's get in the way of her life<p>Bonnie, 66, was diagnosed with …

Health (UK)

Brain Injury Advisory Council Member Spotlight: Amy Zellmer

—On February 3, 2014 at 8 a.m., it was ten below zero as I started to walk down my building’s driveway with my dog, Pixxie, securely tucked in my …

Bill Clinton

Does Our President Speak English? Apparently Not!

Trump, time and time again, has said "I never said that!' denying things that are captured on video and/or audio for ALL to see and hear. And about …

Language

3 Warning Signs of a Potential Memory Problem

Forgetfulness is common, and happens to most people, including memory champions. Distraction, fatigue, depression, anxiety, absentmindedness, and …

Psychology

Former Ald. Edward Vrdolyak faces trial on April 15 on tax-related charges

A federal judge on Friday set trial for next April 15 — Tax Day — for former Chicago Ald. Edward Vrdolyak on tax-related charges arising from the state's massive settlement with tobacco companies in the 1990s.<p>“Just get your taxes in early,’’ U.S. District Judge Robert Dow quipped to lawyers after …

Corruption

A whiny bunch

Our usual contentment outlook is frequently negated by our insatiable quest for the ‘greener grass across the fence’. No matter what we have and how …

India News

The Tiger Effect doesn't last long for Russell Knox

For Russell Knox, the Tiger Effect lasted one day.<p>As a kid growing up in Scotland, Knox viewed Tiger Woods as one of his sports heroes. He finally got to play with the 14-time major championship winner this week when the two were in the same group for the first two rounds of the British Open.<p>Knox …

Golf

Toronto support group offers help to people living with brain injuries

A small group of people living with brain injury gathered at a Brain Injury Society of Toronto support group Saturday to learn how to cope with their …

Toronto

WATCH: 'Balika Vadhu' Actor Sidharth Shukla Injures 3 in a Car Accident

Hack:<p>Known as the 'Balika Vadhu' actor Sidharth Shukla was involved in a car accident that took place on Saturday evening.<br>• This incident occurred in …

Bollywood

Who Heard What Trump Said to Putin? Only One Other American

WASHINGTON — Marina Gross, the only other American in the room during President Trump’s meeting on Monday with President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia, was the interpreter for Laura Bush at the Russian resort of Sochi in 2008 and interpreted for former Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson in Moscow in …

News (U.S.)

Alcoholism Can Lead to Trouble Communicating... Even After People Quit Drinking

Researchers say people with alcoholism can have trouble recognizing emotions expressed by others as well as by themselves. The effects can linger for …

Research

Is "Mommy Brain" Real?

If you find yourself putting your shoes in the fridge or filling your coffee machine with cereal, you may think you have an explanation for it: "Mommy brain." Mommy brain, also known as "baby brain" and "pregnancy brain," is the popular idea that when a woman is pregnant or a new mom, parts of her …

Weddings

Is Jos Buttler the future of cricket? | Financial Times

Jos Buttler has two words scrawled on the handle of his bat, two words he sees before he faces each ball: Fuck it. Such language is, as the saying …

Cricket

Natalie Wood’s Sister Pleads With Homicide Cops to Arrest Robert Wagner

It has all the elements of a big-screen blockbuster — a beautiful actress, a handsome leading man, a brooding fifth wheel and a moment of sickening …

Natalie Wood

25 Thrillers on Netflix That Will Have You Sleeping With the Lights On

If you recently read <b>Sharp Objects</b> and decided thriller is your new favorite genre, you're in luck. Thanks to Netflix, there are so many gripping thrillers to add to your watch list. From horror stories to crime dramas, there is something for everyone on this list of 25 must-see films. Just maybe …

Horror