Boy ‘lost his imagination’ after horse kicks him in the head

2018-12-14 13:40

A British boy who was kicked in the head by a horse has finally begun to recover – five years after the incident.

Give thanks for these foods that help preserve ageing memory

2018-11-28 05:36

A new study confirms that higher intake of vegetables and fruits in the long term may play an important role in maintaining cognitive function.

3 ways to boost your memory

2018-06-14 05:00

These simple steps will help your boost your memory and have you studying at optimum level.

13 ways one type of exercise is the closest thing to a miracle drug we have

2018-03-12 09:03

Cardio exercise has significant beneficial effects on the brain and body. Here are the most important ways it improves your health.

Boost your memory by reading out loud

2018-01-05 11:00

Struggling to remember the most mundane details? Reading out loud may help.

Persistent pain may lead to memory problems

2017-06-09 10:40

Constant pain could end up affecting people's ability to perform everyday tasks such as manage their finances or keep track of their medications.

Trans fats might interfere with memory

2015-06-18 14:52

The FDA has released a determination that artificial trans fats are not 'generally recognized as safe'. Food manufacturers now have three years to remove partially hydrogenated oils from their products.

Trans fats may sap your memory

2014-11-19 10:41

The trans fats found in your favourite junk foods may be messing with your memory.

Electrical pulses through scalp boost memory

2014-08-29 12:53

Sending electrical currents through the scalp to a specific network of brain structures can enhance people's memory.


Are you better at remembering faces or names?

2018-12-01 11:30

A study suggests that, while many people may be bad at remembering names, they are likely to be even worse at remembering faces.

Most people can recognise about 5 000 faces

2018-10-15 10:37

Struggling to put a name to a face? Don't worry, you probably recognise thousands of people.

Married dad of three loses five years of memories overnight

2018-06-07 15:34

A dad of three loses five years of precious memories – wakes up with no idea of who his wife and kids are.

How a sheep's ability to recognise Brad Pitt can help save lives

2017-11-16 14:33

Sheep could be used to help understand human neurodegenerative conditions like Huntington's disease.

Childhood chemo may have lasting effects on memory

2017-06-23 13:19

Childhood cancer survivors who had chemotherapy may end up with certain types of thinking and memory problems in adulthood.

WATCH: Soweto's spirit in 1976 and Rhodes Must Fall in 2015

Lungile Jacobs considers the student spirit in Soweto in 1976 in relation to that of students behind the Rhodes Must Fall movement in 2015.

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Could your job help preserve your ageing brain?

2014-11-21 12:07

Research shows that mentally stimulating work may keep your mind sharp.

Sleep apnoea tied to memory problems

2014-11-03 11:26

Remembering locations and directions may suffer when deep sleep is disrupted by breathing difficulties.

Local develops new therapy for memory care patients

2014-08-25 10:43

A Hout Bay woman has developed a new memory product to stimulate interaction in people suffering from dementia.

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