Navigation Links
Brain Fitness Program Offers Hope for Breast Cancer Survivors Suffering From 'Chemobrain'
Date:10/24/2008

4% of participants experienced positive changes in their overall well-being and reported statistically significant improvements in cognitive function, stress level and health-related quality of life.

Sueann Mark, PhD, was a study participant. "When I began the training, I couldn't remember appointments, where I put things and I had trouble finding the right word," she said. Dr. Mark said she started to notice changes after using the program for just a couple of weeks. "My attention span was getting longer. I could read through entire articles that a couple of weeks ago I couldn't get through. Knowing that I was exercising my mind and reactivating it was really comforting to me."

"While further studies are needed, the implications for improved brain health in cancer patients look promising," said lead researcher, Sarah-Jane Kim. "It's a practical approach to improving the quality of life in cancer patients because it is non-invasive and therefore, does not require additional medication and does not interfere with the cancer treatment."

About Posit Science

Posit Science is the leading provider of clinically validated brain health products and services. The company works with more than 50 scientists from prestigious universities to design and test its computer-based programs. More than 30 published studies show that the company's patented technologies significantly increase processing speed, improve memory, and enhance the quality of everyday life. Posit Science has received numerous grants and awards from groups such as the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the American Society for Aging (ASA), and CNBC.

For more information visit http://www.positscience.com


'/>"/>
SOURCE Posit Science
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related biology technology :

1. The human brain minimizes energy expenditure and integrates gravity in to the action plan
2. MedTechIQ Selects TheBrain to Visualize Expansive Biointellingence Database and Connect the Dots Between Life Sciences, Medicine and Venture Capital
3. Scientists restore movement to paralyzed limbs through artificial brain-muscle connections
4. Brain and Hearing Pioneer, Michael Merzenich, Ph.D. to Speak at Case Western Reserve University
5. Swedish in Seattle Unveils State-of-the-Art Brain Tumor Center Combining Advanced Treatment With Innovation in Research
6. Swedish Neuroscience Institute and Institute for Systems Biology in Seattle Form Alliance to Learn More about Brain Diseases
7. Delaware Man Spearheads Brain Tumor Awareness
8. OmniGuide Introduces The BeamPath Neuro(TM): A CO2 Laser Fiber for Brain And Spine Surgery
9. Revealing the regulating mechanism behind signal transduction in the brain
10. Brain Cancer Patients at Two Leading Hospitals Treated Using Fast and Efficient RapidArc Radiotherapy Technology from Varian Medical Systems
11. Towards zero training for brain-computer interfacing
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/3/2015)... ... August 03, 2015 , ... Sterlitech Corporation introduces ... comprehensive line of analytical laboratory equipment. With optimized features, such as PTFE-coated contact ... chemically resistant and maintenance-free solution for a broad range of vacuum filtration applications. ...
(Date:7/31/2015)... , ... July 31, 2015 , ... ... the detection and quantification of partially hydrolyzed gluten in foods, has been accepted ... adopted the method “Partially Hydrolyzed Gluten in Fermented Cereal-Based Products by R5 Competitive ...
(Date:7/30/2015)... , ... July 30, 2015 , ... ... appointed Francois Vieillard as Sales & Marketing Director. , With more than ... will be responsible for reinforcing Tronics’ business development activities worldwide. He brings to ...
(Date:7/30/2015)... Kan. , July 30, 2015   ... a pet therapeutics company focused on the licensing, ... companion animals, today announced that its strategic partner ... a dose confirmation study of AT-016, an adipose-derived ... for the treatment of osteoarthritis pain in dogs. ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Sterlitech Launches New Line of Vacuum Pumps 2RIDASCREEN® Competitve Gliadin Receives AOAC Official First Action Status 2Tronics appoints Francois Vieillard as Sales and Marketing Director 2Aratana Therapeutics Announces Positive Pilot Field Study for AT-016 2Aratana Therapeutics Announces Positive Pilot Field Study for AT-016 3Aratana Therapeutics Announces Positive Pilot Field Study for AT-016 4Aratana Therapeutics Announces Positive Pilot Field Study for AT-016 5
... Inc. (Nasdaq,CM: INSM), a developer of follow-on biologics and ... implement a reverse,stock split, if necessary, at a Special ... to meet the minimum bid price rule for continued,listing ... 2008, the Company announced that the NASDAQ Listing,Qualifications Panel ...
... SAN DIEGO, Oct. 14 Althea Technologies, Inc., ... pharmaceutical,development and manufacturing, announced today that it has ... LLP,s San Diego Technology Fast 50,and the San ... the fifth consecutive year. The Deloitte Technology Fast ...
... Subjects with Decreased Enzyme Activity Appear Years Younger, ... Nu Skin,Enterprises Inc. (NYSE: NUS ) presented ... International Federation of Societies of Cosmetic Chemists,Congress (IFSCC) ... a,newly identified age-related enzyme, arNOX, and a person,s ...
Cached Biology Technology:Insmed to Seek Shareholder Approval for Reverse Split 2Insmed to Seek Shareholder Approval for Reverse Split 3Althea Technologies Receives Fast Growth Honors: Deloitte Technology Fast 50 and San Diego Business Journal Fast 100 Awards for the Fifth Consecutive Year 2Nu Skin Scientists Correlate the Appearance of Aging With arNOX Free Radical Generator 2Nu Skin Scientists Correlate the Appearance of Aging With arNOX Free Radical Generator 3
(Date:7/7/2015)... Research and Markets ... the "Capacitive Fingerprint Sensors Patent Landscape" ... date, fingerprint sensing technology is the most reliable ... well developed. This patent landscape focuses on fingerprint ... domain of capacitive fingerprint sensors is closely linked ...
(Date:7/7/2015)... OXFORD, Conn. , July 7, 2015 NXT-ID, Inc. ... company focused on the growing mobile commerce market announces a revised ... airing this week. The commercial will air on CNBC in ... Los Angeles and San Francisco ... The commercial focuses on Wocket,s ability to replace all the ...
(Date:7/2/2015)... 25, 2015 Research and ... "Next Generation Biometrics Market by Application, Technology, Function ... to their offering. The next generation biometrics ... at a CAGR of 17.9% between 2015 and 2020 ... for the market. Safran SA ( ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Worldwide Capacitive Fingerprint Sensors Patent Landscape Market Report 2015-2020 - Main IP Holders include Seiko Epson, AuthenTec, Sony and STMicroelectronics 2Wocket Smart Wallet Commercials Airing on CNBC to Showcase This Summer's Must- Have Tech Product 2Wocket Smart Wallet Commercials Airing on CNBC to Showcase This Summer's Must- Have Tech Product 3Next Generation Biometrics Market 2015 - Global Forecast to 2020 with Safran, NEC, 3M Cogent, Fujitsu & Suprema Dominating the $24 Billion Market 2Next Generation Biometrics Market 2015 - Global Forecast to 2020 with Safran, NEC, 3M Cogent, Fujitsu & Suprema Dominating the $24 Billion Market 3
... John Innes Centre in Norwich have discovered how roots find ... described in the forthcoming edition of Science, also explains how ... they burrow. The key is in the fuzzy coat ... Dolan. We have identified a growth control mechanism that enables ...
... --- A protein that helps lung cancer cells thrive appears ... themselves when radiation or chemicals such as nicotine damage their ... published Friday (Feb. 29) in the journal Molecular Cell. ... in the cells of lung cancer patients who smoke. ...
... that smoking can kill, but until now no one ... to become cancerous. In a new research report published ... Journal ( http://www.fasebj.org ), researchers from the University of ... in cigarette smoke is the culprit. This finding may ...
Cached Biology News:Protein protects lung cancer cells from efforts to fix or kill them 2Scientists discover how cigarette smoke causes cancer: Study points to new treatments, safer tobacco 2
Complete cell culture media with cytokines...
8 different frozen tissues are mounted on positively charged glass slides...
Donor feline serum and plasma...
... vacuum cups provide flexible sealing lips ... irregular surfaces. ,PFG: Flat cup ,PBG: ... ,PCG: Multiple Bellows cup , ... to 200 mm , Multiple suction ...
Biology Products: