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Specific drug targets within the neural circuits that encode memories and pave the way for significant advances in the treatment of a broad spectrum of brain disorders have been identified by a new University of Bristol-led research.(Unsplash)

Study finds certain drug targets for memory enhancement

ANI |
UPDATED ON SEP 17, 2021 10:15 AM IST
  • The findings identify specific receptors for the neurotransmitter acetylcholine that re-route information flowing through memory circuits in the hippocampus. Acetylcholine is released in the brain during learning and is critical for the acquisition of new memories.
A new study led by researchers at The Rockefeller University revealed a class of neurons in the brain's temporal pole region that links face perception to long-term memory.(Unsplash)
A new study led by researchers at The Rockefeller University revealed a class of neurons in the brain's temporal pole region that links face perception to long-term memory.(Unsplash)

Study finds new class of memory cells for remembering faces

ANI |
PUBLISHED ON JUL 05, 2021 09:01 AM IST
Researchers discovered that a small area in the brain's temporal pole region may be involved in facial recognition. The team found that neurons in the TP region were highly selective, responding to faces that the subjects had seen before more strongly than unfamiliar ones.
Study claims this improves memory, math fluency in kids with sickle cell disease(Photo by Santi Vedrí on Unsplash)
Study claims this improves memory, math fluency in kids with sickle cell disease(Photo by Santi Vedrí on Unsplash)

Study claims this improves memory, math fluency in kids with sickle cell disease

ANI |
UPDATED ON APR 10, 2021 10:03 AM IST
A new study reveals method that can improve visual working memory, verbal short-term memory and math fluency and help treat attention in children with sickle cell disease (SCD)
Study links sleep to storing the memory of newly learned material(Photo by Zohre Nemati on Unsplash)
Study links sleep to storing the memory of newly learned material(Photo by Zohre Nemati on Unsplash)

Study links sleep to storing the memory of newly learned material

ANI |
UPDATED ON FEB 23, 2021 07:55 AM IST
A new research suggests that sleep is vital to associating emotion with memory and that the 'reactivation' of memories during sleep needs to occur in order to fully store the memory of newly learned material.
These results, published in the journal Psychological Science, suggest that the stories we tell about past events are accurate, although details tend to fade with time.(Unsplash)
These results, published in the journal Psychological Science, suggest that the stories we tell about past events are accurate, although details tend to fade with time.(Unsplash)

Study finds memories of past events retain remarkable fidelity even as we age

Washington [US] | By Asian News International | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta
UPDATED ON NOV 25, 2020 11:14 AM IST
Scientists studying the complex relationship between ageing and memory have found that in a controlled experiment, people can remember the details about past events with a surprising 94 per cent accuracy.
Rich in antioxidants, pomegranate is one of the healthiest fruits to include in your diet.(Shutterstock)
Rich in antioxidants, pomegranate is one of the healthiest fruits to include in your diet.(Shutterstock)

From releasing stress to boosting memory, here are 6 benefits of pomegranate

HealthShots | By Shreya Gupta
UPDATED ON OCT 13, 2020 06:10 PM IST
Did you know this red juicy fruit has plenty of health benefits to offer? Read on to know more
Brahmi is more than a herb, it is an ayurvedic aushadhi.(Shutterstock)
Brahmi is more than a herb, it is an ayurvedic aushadhi.(Shutterstock)

From boosting memory to pumping up immunity, here are 6 surprising benefits of brahmi

HealthShots | By Nikita Bhardwaj
UPDATED ON OCT 06, 2020 06:08 PM IST
Whatever be your health concern, you can always turn to Ayurveda for help! Our pick is the medicinal herb brahmi that offers a host of benefits to enhance your health.
The newly built Captain Saurabh Kalia hospital at Dadh near Dharamshala.(HT Photo)
The newly built Captain Saurabh Kalia hospital at Dadh near Dharamshala.(HT Photo)

Kargil war hero’s kin set up hospital in his memory

Hindustan Times/Dharamshala | By HT Correspondent, Dharamshala
UPDATED ON SEP 26, 2020 12:46 AM IST
The family of Captain Saurabh Kalia, who was killed in the Kargil war, has built a multi-specialty hospital at Dadh, around 15 kilometers from Dharamshala
World Alzheimer’s Day 2020: Let’s break the silence around Dementia(Twitter/AlzDisInt)
World Alzheimer’s Day 2020: Let’s break the silence around Dementia(Twitter/AlzDisInt)

World Alzheimer’s Day 2020: Let’s talk about Dementia, here’s how to challenge the stigma around it

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By Zarafshan Shiraz
UPDATED ON SEP 21, 2020 11:01 AM IST
World Alzheimer’s Day 2020: Know all about Dementia, history and significance of the theme this year and how you can provide support. Since there is little or no understanding of the disease, the stigmatisation and misinformation about it is a global problem
Working together with computational neuroscientists at Imperial College London, the researchers showed how this allows the stabilisation of memory representations. (Representational Image)(Unsplash)
Working together with computational neuroscientists at Imperial College London, the researchers showed how this allows the stabilisation of memory representations. (Representational Image)(Unsplash)

What makes memories so detailed and enduring? This research finds the reason

Washington D.C. [USA] | By Asian News International | Posted by Saumya Sharma
UPDATED ON SEP 09, 2020 01:15 PM IST
Memories are created when the connections between the nerve cells which send and receive signals from the brain are made stronger.
Fear is not just a momentary feeling but a learning experience critical to our survival. (Representational Image)(Unsplash)
Fear is not just a momentary feeling but a learning experience critical to our survival. (Representational Image)(Unsplash)

This is why memories attached to emotions are so strong

New York [USA] | By Asian News International | Posted by Saumya Sharma
UPDATED ON JUL 15, 2020 09:19 AM IST
When a new situation makes us fearful, the brain records the details in our neurons to help us avoid similar situations in the future, or use appropriate caution.
MS Dhoni(Reuters)
MS Dhoni(Reuters)

Sitting in changing room after semi-final against India: Jimmy Neesham picks his best memory from 2019 World Cup

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON JUN 02, 2020 07:35 PM IST
The one answer that might have irritated some Indian fans was to the question about his best memory from the 2019 ICC World Cup. Neesham said, “Sitting in the changing room with the guys after the semifinal against India.”
Want to improve memory? Aerobic exercises may help.(Unsplash)
Want to improve memory? Aerobic exercises may help.(Unsplash)

Want to improve memory? Aerobic exercises may help

New York | By Indo Asian News Service | Posted by Saumya Sharma
UPDATED ON MAY 30, 2020 04:50 PM IST
In a good news for the elderly people, researchers have found that aerobic exercise boosts blood flow to two key regions of the brain associated with memory.
Stress thwarts our ability to plan ahead by disrupting how we use our memory.(Unsplash)
Stress thwarts our ability to plan ahead by disrupting how we use our memory.(Unsplash)

Stress thwarts our ability to plan ahead by disrupting how we use our memory

Washington D.C. [USA] | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON APR 05, 2020 12:36 PM IST
Stress can hinder our ability to develop informed plans by preventing us from being able to make decisions based on memory, a recent research has suggested.
Scents, aromas and odours can affect memories; alter how the brain processes them.(Unsplash)
Scents, aromas and odours can affect memories; alter how the brain processes them.(Unsplash)

Scents, aromas and odours can affect memories; alter how the brain processes them

Washington DC [USA] | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON MAR 18, 2020 01:45 PM IST
Scents or odours has a great potential in triggering the memory of past experiences and also a tool to treat memory-related mood disorders.
Nineteen-year-old Rohithparithi Ramakrishnan can tell you the day of any past or future date in a matter of seconds. (Representational image)(Unsplash)
Nineteen-year-old Rohithparithi Ramakrishnan can tell you the day of any past or future date in a matter of seconds. (Representational image)(Unsplash)

UAE based Indian autistic teen achieves dream with memory

Abu Dhabi | By Indo Asian News Service
PUBLISHED ON JAN 06, 2020 10:18 AM IST
Born weighing about 1 kg, Ramakrishnan was kept in an incubator for months and underwent multiple surgeries. He was diagnosed as autistic before turning two years. Read on to know more...
Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro attends a military ceremony in honor of Sailor Day, in Brazil. Bolsonaro left the hospital on December 24 after a fall in the presidential residence.(AP)
Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro attends a military ceremony in honor of Sailor Day, in Brazil. Bolsonaro left the hospital on December 24 after a fall in the presidential residence.(AP)

Brazil president Bolsonaro says ‘fine’ now but lost memory after fall

Sao Paulo | By Agence France Presse
PUBLISHED ON DEC 25, 2019 11:16 AM IST
Bolsonaro slipped and fell on his back in the bathroom, but a cranial CT scan detected no anomalies. His health has been a subject of concern ever since he became president on January 1.
OPPO Sunburn Goa 2019 has a partner-in-crime, the OPPO Reno2, for capturing every moment to perfection!(OPPO)
OPPO Sunburn Goa 2019 has a partner-in-crime, the OPPO Reno2, for capturing every moment to perfection!(OPPO)

Create unforgettable memories at OPPO Sunburn Goa 2019 with Reno2

UPDATED ON DEC 11, 2019 05:45 PM IST
It is time to groove to Asia’s biggest Electronic Dance Music Festival - OPPO Sunburn Goa 2019 - and this year, it’s bigger and better! Capture your favourite musicians live with OPPO Reno2 and make every moment count with its superior camera quality. It’s #TimeToStandOut.
For those who came of age in the 1980s and 1990s, Amitabh Bachchan cut a colossus-like figure, towering over the movies.(HT PHOTO)
For those who came of age in the 1980s and 1990s, Amitabh Bachchan cut a colossus-like figure, towering over the movies.(HT PHOTO)

‘This is Amitabh...’ he said, Anupama Chopra shares her many memories of Big B

Hindustan Times | By Anupama Chopra
UPDATED ON NOV 02, 2019 07:51 PM IST
The megastar completes 50 years in Hindi cinema this month
How our memories stabilise during sleep, decoded.(Unsplash)
How our memories stabilise during sleep, decoded.(Unsplash)

How our memories stabilise during sleep, decoded

Paris | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON OCT 21, 2019 02:09 PM IST
Delta waves -- a pattern of high amplitude electrical activity in the brain emitted during sleep -- are not silent resting periods for the brain’s cortex, but play an essential role in long-term memory formation.
A review of tea effects on the prevention of Alzheimer’s disease, found that the neuroprotective role of herbal tea was apparent in eight out of nine studies, the researchers said.(Unsplash)
A review of tea effects on the prevention of Alzheimer’s disease, found that the neuroprotective role of herbal tea was apparent in eight out of nine studies, the researchers said.(Unsplash)

Habitual tea drinking may improve brain structure, make you smarter

Singapore | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON OCT 20, 2019 12:55 PM IST
A review of tea effects on the prevention of Alzheimer’s disease, found that the neuroprotective role of herbal tea was apparent in eight out of nine studies, the researchers said.
The classic dishes at Copper Chimney are back on the menu, helping diner to turn back time over a meal.
The classic dishes at Copper Chimney are back on the menu, helping diner to turn back time over a meal.

Repast from the past: A meal from Kunal Vijayakar’s memory

Hindustan Times | By Kunal Vijayakar
PUBLISHED ON OCT 11, 2019 09:37 PM IST
One restaurant, serving Indian food in the city for generations, reintroduces its classics. And they taste just as good as they used to.
A group of nerve cells called the Melanin-concentrating hormone (MCH) neurons, found exclusively in the hypothalamus, could play a role in the regulation of sleep and wakefulness, and also in the time spent in REM sleep stage.(Unsplash)
A group of nerve cells called the Melanin-concentrating hormone (MCH) neurons, found exclusively in the hypothalamus, could play a role in the regulation of sleep and wakefulness, and also in the time spent in REM sleep stage.(Unsplash)

Brain pathway that lets us forget ‘unnecessary memories’ found

Press Trust of India | By Press Trust of India, Tokyo
UPDATED ON SEP 22, 2019 02:39 PM IST
The results, published in the Journal Science, offers insights into the poorly understood mechanisms behind the regulation of memory during sleep.
Using data from the Alzheimer’s Disease Neuroimaging Initiative (ADNI), the researchers looked at the satiety hormone, Cholecystokinin (CCK), in 287 people.(Shutterstock)
Using data from the Alzheimer’s Disease Neuroimaging Initiative (ADNI), the researchers looked at the satiety hormone, Cholecystokinin (CCK), in 287 people.(Shutterstock)

What you eat could impact your brain and memory

Asian News International | By Asian News International, Washington D.c
UPDATED ON SEP 02, 2019 07:08 PM IST
For individuals who have higher levels of the hormone, their chance of having mild cognitive impairment or Alzheimer’s disease decreased by 65%, reported the study published in the journal, ‘Neurobiology of Aging’.
Memory loss caused by several diseases, most notably Alzheimer’s, has devastating consequences that can interfere with the most basic routines including recognising relatives or remembering the way back home.(Unsplash)
Memory loss caused by several diseases, most notably Alzheimer’s, has devastating consequences that can interfere with the most basic routines including recognising relatives or remembering the way back home.(Unsplash)

Here’s how memories form and fade

Asian News International | By Asian News International, Washington D.c.
UPDATED ON AUG 25, 2019 01:45 PM IST
The research has implications for understanding how memory might be affected after brain damage, such as by strokes or Alzheimer’s disease.
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(Unsplash)

Fake news can lead to false memories, says study

Washington D.C. [USA] | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON AUG 22, 2019 03:25 PM IST
Understanding the psychological effects of fake news is critical given that sophisticated technology is making it easier to create not only phony news reports and images but fake video, as well.
Waterlogging at King Circle near Gandhi market in Mumbai.(Pratik Chorge/HT Photo)
Waterlogging at King Circle near Gandhi market in Mumbai.(Pratik Chorge/HT Photo)

Heavy rain batters Mumbai, 17 flights diverted

Mumbai | By Agencies
UPDATED ON JUN 05, 2020 10:05 PM IST
The heavy downpour exactly 14 years later caused water-logging and traffic snarls in several parts of Mumbai and also led to flight delays.
Bitcoin traded above $11,000 for the first time in 15 months.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Bitcoin traded above $11,000 for the first time in 15 months.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Bitcoin climbs above $11,000 as memories of popped bubble fade

Bloomberg | By Eric Lam, Vildana Hajric and Joanna Ossinger
UPDATED ON JUN 25, 2019 10:56 AM IST
Bitcoin surged as high as $11,251.21 on Monday, a 13% gain from late Friday that put it at the highest levels since March 2018. It was at $10,815 as of 7:10 a.m. in Hong Kong.
Bitcoin reached an all-time high of $19,511 in December 2017, capping a 1,400% surge that year, only to be followed by a 74% collapse in 2018.(REUTERS FILE)
Bitcoin reached an all-time high of $19,511 in December 2017, capping a 1,400% surge that year, only to be followed by a 74% collapse in 2018.(REUTERS FILE)

Bitcoin climbs to $10,000 as memories of the crypto bubble fade

Bloomberg | By Eric Lam and Vildana Hajric
UPDATED ON JUN 22, 2019 12:40 PM IST
The largest cryptocurrency rose by about 5% to around $10,500, according to prices compiled by Bitstamp available on the Bloomberg terminal.
The shy 21-year-old, whose family used to run a chain of restaurants and hotels back home, proudly scooped Shutki for visitors.(HT Photo)
The shy 21-year-old, whose family used to run a chain of restaurants and hotels back home, proudly scooped Shutki for visitors.(HT Photo)

Serving Rohingya food and memories from a lost home

Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By Sadia Akhtar
UPDATED ON JUN 21, 2019 06:33 PM IST
“What is Rohingya? Is it an area? Where is it?” a passerby asked one of the refugees standing by the food stall.
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