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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 Parkinson’s 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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A
Acetominophen
Acetylcholine (ACh)
Acetylcholinesterase
Active Ingredients

Adrenaline
Age-Associated Memory Impairment (AAMI)
Alzheimer's Disease (AD)
Alzheimer Disease Assessment Scale (ADAS)
Amnesia
Amygdala
Amyloid Plaques
Anemia
Aneurysm
Anoxic
Anterior Communicating Artery (ACoA)
Anterograde Amnesia
Anticoagulant Drugs
Anticonvulsant Drugs
Antiepileptic Drugs
Anti-inflammatory
Antioxidant
Anxiety
Arteriosclerosis
Artery
Aspirin
Atherosclerosis
Atrophy
Attention
Aura

 

B
Baltimore Longitudinal Study of Aging
Basal Forebrain
Basal Forebrain Amnesia
Beta Amyloid
Beta Blockers
Bias
Blood
Blood-Brain Barrier
Blood Pressure
Brain
Brain Imaging
Brainstem

C
Calcium
California Verbal Learning Test
Cardiac Arrest
Caregiver
Cerebellum
Cerebral Arteries
Cerebral Cortex
Cholesterol
Cholinergic

Cholinergic Drug
Cholinergic Inhibitor
Cholinesterase Inhibitor
Clinical Significance
Clinical Studies
Clinical Trials
Coagulation
Cognitive Enhancer
Computed Tomography (CT)
Conditioning
Confabulation
Consolidation
Controls
Convulsion
CO Poisoning
Cortisol
Cushing's Syndrome

D

Déjà vu
Dementia
Depression
Diabetes
Dietary Supplement
Donepezil
Dopamine
Double-blind
Dreams
Drug
Drug Interaction
Dyskinesia

E
Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT)
Electroencephalogram (EEG)
Embolism
Encephalitis
Enriched Environment
Enzyme
Epilepsy
Epileptic Amnesia
Epinephrine
Estrogen
Estrogen replacement therapy (ERT)
Executive Functions of the Brain

F
False Memory
False Memory Syndrome
Fast Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI)
Fight-or-Flight
Flashbulb Memory
Focus
Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
Forgetting
Free Radical
Frontal Lobes
Frontotemporal Dementia

G
Galantamine

Genes

Genetic Testing
Ginkgo Biloba
Global Deterioration Scale (GDS)
Global Rating Scale
Glucose

H
Heart Disease
Herbs
Herpes Simplex Encephalitis
Hippocampal Amnesia
Hippocampus
HIV Dementia
Hormones
Hormone replacement therapy (HRT)
Huntington's Disease
Hypoxia/Anoxia

I
Ibuprofen
Infarct
Infarction
Insulin
Immune System
Impaired Glucose Tolerance

K
Korsakoff's Disease

L
Learning
Lobes of the Brain
Longitudinal study
Long-Term Potentiation (LTP)

M
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
Medial Temporal Amnesia
Medial Temporal Lobes
Memory
Memory Loss
Menopause
Metabolism
Mild Cognitive Impairment
Mind

Mnemonics
Multi-center trial
Multi-infarct Dementia

N
Neurofibrillary Tangles
Neurogenesis
Neurons
Neuropsychological Tests
Neurotransmitter

0
Observational Trial
Occipital Lobes
Olfaction
Open Label Trials
Osteoporosis
Ovaries

P
Parahippocampal Gyrus

Parietal Lobes
Parkinson's Disease
Pilot Study
Placebo
Plasticity
Platelets
Positron Emission Tomography (PET)
Posterior Communicating Artery (PCoA)
Posttraumatic Amnesia

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Progestin and Progesterone
Protein
Psychogenic Amnesia
Psychotherapy

R
Randomization
Receptor
Regulatory Quality Study
Repression
Research
Respiratory Failure
Retrograde Amnesia
Rivastigmine

S
Schizophrenia
Sclerosis
Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)
Seizure
Seizure Medication
Serotonin
Shifting Set
Side Effect
Sleep Apnea
Spatial Memory
State-dependent memory

Statin
Status Epilepticus
Sternberg Test
Stress
Stroke
Subcortical Dementias
Subject
Substantia Nigra
Synapse

T
Tacrine
Temporal Lobes
Thrombus
Thyroid Disorders
Tip-of-the-Tongue Syndrome
Tissue
Trace Elements
Traumatic Brain Injury
Tremors
Tumor

V
Vascular Dementia
Vascular Disease
Vascular System
Verbal Memory
Vitamin
Vitamin A
Vitamin B Complex
Vitamin C
Vitamin D
Vitamin E
Vitamin K

W
Warfarin

X
X-ray Photography