Tag Archives: Memory

Gene therapy in the womb could cure rare brain disorder that causes seizures, memory loss

Gene therapy in the womb could cure rare untreatable brain disorder that causes seizures, memory loss and lack of speech Angelman syndrome can be spotted in unborn babies in the first trimester It causes seizures, memory loss, learning disabilities, lack of speech – and there is no cure or treatment The syndrome is caused by one… 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 »