News tagged with memory disorders

Stress can enhance ordinary, unrelated memories

Stress can enhance ordinary, unrelated memories, a team of neuroscientists has found in a study of laboratory rats. Their results, which appear in the journal PLoS Biology, may bolster our understanding of post-traumatic stress ...

Dec 21, 2010
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Chronic high cholesterol diet produces brain damage

Research from the Laboratory of Psychiatry and Experimental Alzheimers Research at the Medical University Innsbruck (Austria) demonstrated that chronic high fat cholesterol diet in rats exhibited pathologies similar to Alzheimer's ...

Nov 24, 2010
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Scientists identify new gene for memory

A team led by a Scripps Research Institute scientist has for the first time identified a new gene that is required for memory formation in Drosophila, the common fruit fly. The gene may have similar functions in humans, sheddi ...

Sep 08, 2010
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