Review: Kingdom Hearts: Melody Of Memory

It’s hard to believe that the Kingdom Hearts franchise has been around for nearly twenty years. The odd pairing of Final Fantasy and several Disney franchises always sounded like an idea that just wouldn’t play out right, but the series has gone on to garner quite a sizable and passionate fanbase over its long run.…Continue Reading

Memory loss reversed or abated in those with cognitive decline

Latest research from Affirmativ Health succeeds in treating cognitive decline using personalized, precision medicine. Affirmativ Health sought to determine whether a comprehensive and personalized program, designed to mitigate risk factors of Alzheimer’s disease could improve cognitive and metabolic function in individuals experiencing cognitive decline. Findings provided evidence that this approach can improve risk factor scores…Continue Reading

Memory protein: Researchers uncover unusual glassy behavior in a disordered protein

When UC Santa Barbara materials scientist Omar Saleh and graduate student Ian Morgan sought to understand the mechanical behaviors of disordered proteins in the lab, they expected that after being stretched, one particular model protein would snap back instantaneously, like a rubber band. Instead, this disordered protein relaxed slowly, taking tens of minutes to relax…Continue Reading

No Difference in Memory, Processing Speed With Tight BP Control

Aggressively lowering blood pressure in hypertensive older adults did not produce a clinically relevant difference in memory or processing speed compared with standard blood pressure treatment, a SPRINT substudy showed. The annual decline in mean standardized memory domain scores was −0.005 in participants who had intensive treatment that targeted systolic blood pressure of 120 mm…Continue Reading