A simple type of daily meditation may alter the course of Alzheimer's

On November 16, 2018, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,,,, , With No Comments

Recent research has found that short daily practice of mind-body therapy may help alleviate some of the signs and symptoms that often precede dementia. Practicing an easy type of meditation daily may relieve some dementia symptoms. The researchers behind the new study assessed a group of older adults experiencing memory…

Sleeping brain's complex activity mimicked by simple model

On September 3, 2016, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,,,, , With No Comments

New mathematical model could improve understanding of memory consolidation during deep sleep. Researchers have built and tested a new mathematical model that successfully reproduces complex brain activity during deep sleep, according to a study published in PLOS Computational Biology. Recent research has shown that…

Simple computer model sheds light on sleeping brain

On September 2, 2016, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,,,, , With No Comments

Sleep science has progressed in leaps and bounds over recent decades. However, many difficult questions remain unanswered and its function is far from fully understood. Recent research gives new insight into sleep’s memory processing capabilities. Sleep is as mysterious as it is essential. Characterized by altered consciousness,…

Simple test predicts obstructive sleep apnea in patients hospitalized for heart failure

On September 24, 2015, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,,,,,,, , With No Comments

Researchers at Thomas Jefferson University showed that a simple questionnaire, evaluation and pulse-oximetry monitoring can lead to early detection of sleep apnea in patients hospitalized for congestive heart failure (CHF). The results are published in the Journal of American College of Cardiology: Heart Failure. Jefferson researchers found that…