An American official serving in China who was rushed back to the U.S. for medical reasons describes the symptoms she says she suffered from a mysterious attack that injured her brain. Catherine Werner tells her story for the first time to Scott Pelley for a report to be broadcast on 60 Minutes, Sunday, March 17, at 7:00 p.m., ET/PT on CBS. In 2016 and 2017, 25 Americans, including CIA agents, working in the American embassy in Havana, Cuba, suffered serious brain injuries. The symptoms included vision problems and memory loss. The symptoms were very similar to those that 15 American officials serving in China say they experienced more recently. Werner is one of several who spoke to 60 Minutes about the brain trauma they say they suffered in China and how they believe it was caused. Werner says her mother, who came to care for her daughter during her illness in China, also became sickened. They are both at home now. Werner, 31, was a commercial trade officer promoting American business … [Read more...] about Diplomats in China report similar brain injuries as Americans in Cuba
Brain injuries and memory loss
Monday, February 04, 2019 by: Edsel Cook Tags: astaxanthin, astaxanthin for brain health, brain function, brain health, carotenoid, glucose, Herbs, hippocampus, memory loss, natural medicine, remedies (Natural News) One of the best ways to protect your brain from the symptoms of memory loss can be found inside tiny photosynthetic organisms that live in watery environments. Astaxanthin derived from algae can help maintain clear memory and normal brain function. Astaxanthin is a carotenoid found in all kinds of algae. It is also present in crustaceans, salmon, trout, and yeast. The vivid red color of salmon meat and cooked shellfish is attributed to this pigment. This natural substance displays strong antioxidant activity. Many studies have been conducted on its ability to prevent the onset of all kinds of diseases associated with inflammation. Of particular note is the protection astaxanthin offers against brain diseases. It has recently been shown to stop the development of … [Read more...] about Could this tiny plant be the key to preventing memory loss?
Friday, January 18, 2019 by: Ellaine Castillo Tags: amyloid plaques, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, brain function, brain health, cucumbers, fisetin, goodfood, goodhealth, grocery cures, memory, natural remedies, neurodegenerative diseases, organics, superfoods, Veggies (Natural News) If you’re looking to improve your diet, one of the things that you should consider including in it are cucumbers. These are among the healthiest foods in the world and yet a lot of people overlook their nutritional value. Before tossing away the cucumbers in your salad or sandwich because they taste a bit plain, consider their many health benefits, which includes preventing memory loss and Alzheimer’s disease. This effect of cucumbers was determined by researchers from the Salk Institute for Biological Studies. In their study, they used mice as animal models for Alzheimer’s and its associated symptoms, such as memory loss. They found that mice that were … [Read more...] about Cucumbers prevent memory loss
Keith Poultney was teaching English in Nepal when he was bitten by a tick, which spread a rare infection throughout his body leaving him with memory loss and fatigue. (Solent News) A 40-year-old English teacher from the U.K. who was bitten by a tick in his ear while volunteering in Nepal two years ago said he still has trouble with his memory and coordination after the infection left him suffering from hallucinations and brain swelling. Keith Poultney, who said he didn’t realize he had been bitten by the tick during his 2017 trip until a few days after developing discomfort in his ear, initially wasn’t concerned about his illness while in Nepal because others in his group had developed colds or the flu, according to The Sun. “They treated me with antibiotics, but what they didn’t know was that the type of infection I had developed was resistant,” he said of his treatment in Nepal. “I flew home as planned, but the flight, a 12-hour … [Read more...] about Rare tick infection leaves teacher with memory loss, fatigue
A CYCLIST who ploughed into a pedestrian on a zebra crossing causing him life-changing injuries today walked free from court - and was fined just £430. Niall Morgan, 29, crashed into hedge fund executive Gary Ibbott, 54, in London's Piccadilly in March last year - leaving his victim suffering a brain haemorrhage. He was found guilty of cycling without due care and attention after a trial at Bromley Magistrates' Court, MailOnline reports. Morgan, a courier, was earlier threatened with exclusion from proceedings after acting aggressively towards Mr Ibbott and a police witness. At one point District Judge Catherine Moore called security officers into court. After his conviction today Morgan, who is now unemployed and receiving disability benefit, shouted at Mr Ibbot: "I have no money – you can’t get blood out of a stone". He avoided jail and was slapped with the fine - which he has been ordered to pay off in £10 instalments every fortnight from next week. Morgan … [Read more...] about Cyclist, 29, fined just £430 after ploughing into hedge fund exec on zebra crossing leaving him with ‘life-changing’ brain injuries