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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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Statins and Alzheimer's Disease


Atorvastatin for the treatment of mild to moderate Alzheimer’s disease,” by D. Larry Sparks and others. (Archives of Neurology, May 2005, Vol. 62,  pp. 753-757.)


Statins—Cure-all for the brain?” by Til Menge and others. (Nature Reviews—Neuroscience, April 2005, Vol. 6, pp. 325-331.)

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Statins: facts about statins and Alzheimer’s disease.” Fact sheet by the Alzheimer’s Association of Los Angeles. 

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