Remembering incorrectly can actually be a sign that your memory is functioning optimally

When I was asked the other day about a bakery near my home, I replied that I had recently eaten its mouth-watering chocolate cakes. My wife corrected me and noticed that the cookies I ate were actually oatmeal raisins. Why did I make this memory error? Is this an early sign of impending dementia? Should … Read more

Drinking several cups of coffee or tea can reduce the risk of dementia or stroke, the study shows

People who consume several cups of coffee or tea each day may have a reduced risk of developing dementia or having a stroke, according to researchers at Tianjin Medical University in China. Their study found that persons who drank 2-3 cups of coffee, 3-5 cups of tea, or a mixture of 4-6 cups of coffee … Read more

Thrombectomy, a life-saving stroke treatment, may not be as time-sensitive as previously thought

Mechanical thrombectomy, a minimally invasive procedure to remove blood clots in larger, blocked blood vessels in the brain, has been around since 2004. But until several years ago, the vast majority of medical centers only used it to treat patients within six hours of symptom onset. . Now, new research confirms that the time window … Read more