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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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Ibuprofen
 

Ibuprofen is a drug that is widely used and prescribed as a painkiller. It is also used to treat some forms of arthritis. It is marketed under the trade names Advil, Motrin and Nuprin.

Like aspirin, ibuprojen is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID); long-term use of NSAIDs can cause serious side effects, particularly in people who are taking anti-coagulant drugs to reduce risk of stroke.

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