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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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Cholinergic Drug

A cholinergic drug is a drug which has its effects by altering the level of acetylcholine, a neurotransmitter, in the brain. Typically, the term is used to refer specifically to refer to drugs that increase (rather than decrease) brain acetylcholine levels or facilitate (rather than impair) the use of acetylcholine. One subclass of cholinergic drug, cholinesterase inhibitors, includes those drugs which are currently marketed to treat the cognitive effects of Alzheimer's disease.

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