Tag: memory retention

Nicotine Patch May Help Improve Mild Memory Loss in Older Adults

Using a nicotine patch may help improve mild memory loss in older adults, according to a recent study published in Neurology. The study involved 74 people with an average age of 76 who had mild cognitive impairment and were not smokers. Half of the participants received a nicotine patch for...

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Sociable, Collaborative Encouraging Couple Do Better On Memory Tasks

New research indicates that couples who are sociable, collaborative and encouraging did better on the memory tasks. This collaborative approach in social interactions could be a key to memory retention and independent living later in life. Researchers hypothesized that social partners can serve as useful external memory aids, particularly in...

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