Researchers believe that this occurs because constant stress affects an area of the brain necessary for learning and memory, and the underlying mechanisms for this may also be to blame in more serious...
http://www.news-medical.net/news/2005/12/15/15011.aspx | 15 Dec 2005
Young women who took iron supplementation for 16 weeks significantly improved their attention, short-term and long-term memory, and their performance on cognitive tasks, even though many were not...
http://www.news-medical.net/news/2004/04/19/665.aspx | 19 Apr 2004
A review of dozens of studies on the use of statin medications to prevent heart attacks shows that the commonly prescribed drugs pose no threat to short-term memory, and that they may even protect...
http://www.news-medical.net/news/20131002/Statin-medications-pose-no-threat-to-short-term-memory-and-may-protect-against-dementia.aspx | 2 Oct 2013
A group of Portuguese researchers from IBMC and FMUP at the University of Porto has found the reason why patients with chronic pain often suffer from impaired short -term memory.
http://www.news-medical.net/news/20130209/Study-finds-reason-why-patients-with-chronic-pain-often-suffer-from-impaired-short-term-memory.aspx | 9 Feb 2013
Biomedical scientists at the University of California, Riverside have identified a new link between a protein called beta-arrestin and short-term memory that could open new doors for the therapeutic...
http://www.news-medical.net/news/20120210/New-link-between-beta-arrestin-and-short-term-memory.aspx | 10 Feb 2012
Holding information within one's memory for a short while is a seemingly simple and everyday task. We use our short-term memory when remembering a new telephone number if there is nothing to write at...
http://www.news-medical.net/news/20120201/Scientists-discover-different-brain-regions-cooperate-during-short-term-memory.aspx | 1 Feb 2012
People voluntarily pick what information they store in short-term memory.
http://www.news-medical.net/news/2009/02/22/46081.aspx | 22 Feb 2009
When an air traffic controller at the end of a double shift forgets the location of an aircraft that had recently appeared on his screen, it may be that he did not properly take in the visual...
http://www.news-medical.net/news/2007/05/24/25548.aspx | 24 May 2007
Eating chocolate could help to sharpen up the mind and give a short-term boost to cognitive skills, a University of Nottingham expert has found.
http://www.news-medical.net/news/2007/02/19/21998.aspx | 19 Feb 2007
For the first time, scientists at USC have unlocked a mechanism behind the way short- and long-term motor memory work together and compete against one another.
http://www.news-medical.net/news/20110914/USC-scientists-explore-motor-memory-to-foster-better-rehabilitation-for-stroke-patients.aspx | 14 Sep 2011