A team of researchers customized a device to recognize signs of depression in one area of a patient's brain and apply a tiny burst of electricity to another.
Jamie Walton spent 22 days in hospital after developing the rare neurological condition.
Scientists explored the link between dementia and a blood pressure condition with a range of causes.
Co-author Sara Borgomaneri, of the University of Bologna, told Newsweek: "The study underlines the importance of memory reconsolidation, and of the possibility that our past memories can be rewritten somehow.
Co-author Dr. Jaime Imitola of UConn Health, said: "They use fancy websites promising cures left and right, but which are nothing of the sort. They steal your money but give nothing in return."
Keeping intellectually and socially engaged as we age "are good bets as protective factors," said co-author Beth E. Snitz of the University of Pittsburgh in Pennsylvania told Newsweek.
There have been 10 cases of the disorder reported so far, with two in the U.S.
Professor Cris S. Constantinescu told Newsweek: "We need to remain vigilant as even mild respiratory infection with COVID-19 can affect the nervous system in many different ways."
Scientists believe the association may be explained by changes in estrogen levels.
If people don't follow their prescriptions they are less likely to benefit from drugs, which could lead to complications and higher costs later on, one of the authors of the study explained.
A new study in the medical journal "Neurology" shows that older adults are more vulnerable to strokes if they oversleep and avoid activity.
The defendant posted the review after the doctor allegedly became angry during an appointment when he noticed that she was recording on her phone.
Other experts in the field have said the theory should be regarded with caution.
In an article published in JAMA Neurology on Monday, three Vanderbilt neurologists cited evidence of the detrimental effects of time changes on the brain, particularly the negative impact they may have on circadian rhythms.
Scientists hope their research will help us understand conditions like dementia.
Scientists studied people from the age of 25 for 30 years to understand how diet affects brain health.
"By losing weight, people may be able to stave off aging of their brains and potentially the memory and thinking problems that can come along with brain aging," an author of a new study has said.
"These findings may represent something not seen before."
"We found that people who hold radical political beliefs have worse metacognition than those with more moderate views," said the study's lead author.
Scientists studied almost 30,000 men to pinpoint potentially memory-saving foods.
Researchers believe the levels of estrogen which the body creates during pregnancy could explain this association.
Scientists believe even drinking in moderation can have a negative affect on how the body generates energy.