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Pumping Neurons: Exercise to maintain a healthy brain
The evidence is growing that moderate regular exercise boosts memory and other brain functions and may help prevent age-related declines.
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How Parkinsonís disease affects the mind

It’s not just a movement disorder. Besides causing tremors and other motion-related symptoms, Parkinson’s disease affects memory, learning, and behavior.

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Creative healing: art therapy for Alzheimer's disease and other dementias
As medical science races to cure dementia, storytelling and other creative activities promise a better quality of life for the millions already diagnosed.
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Acetominophen
 

Acetominophen is a drug which is used as a painkiller. It is marketed under the trade name Tylenol.

Unlike aspirin and ibuprofen, acetominophen is not an anti-inflammatory drug. Therefore, it is often prescribed for patients who should not take anti-inflammatory drugs (for example, people who are taking anti-coagulant medication to reduce risk of stroke).

by Catherine E. Myers. Copyright © 2006 Memory Loss and the Brain