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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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A drug is defined as any substance that, when taken internally (e.g. swallowed or injected into the body) modifies one or more bodily functions - such as physical functions, cognitive functions, immune system functions, etc. Technically, the classification of drug includes not only medication and drugs of abuse but also such substances as alcohol, caffeine and nicotine.

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