Tag Archives: Memory

Hysterectomy linked to memory deficit in an animal model

By age 60, one in three American women have had a hysterectomy. Though hysterectomy is a prevalent and routine surgery, the removal of the uterus before natural menopause might actually be problematic for cognitive processes like memory. Researchers in the Arizona State University Department of Psychology have found rats that underwent the surgical removal of… Read More »

Middle Aged Stress Associated With Smaller Brain Size And Poor Memory

Research has found that middle-aged individuals in their forties and fifties with elevated cortisol levels, a hormone associated with stress, perform worse on cognitive and memory tasks compared to individuals of the same age who have average levels of cortisol. Elevated blood cortisol levels were also linked to smaller brain volumes. One factor that’s getting… Read More »

Rosemary Extract Beverage Can Help To Improve Memory (STUDY)

Research shows that memory and cognitive performance can be improved by as much as 15% by drinking a rosemary extract beverage. The experiment made use of a commercially available rosemary extract beverage called “No1 Rosemary Water”, an additive free spring water and concentrated rosemary extract combination. Only fresh rosemary and not dried was made use… Read More »