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Fatty food weighs down muscles and memory
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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Memory Tip
Medicate Your Memory
Impaired Glucose Tolerance (IGT)

Glucose (sugar) is the primary energy source for most cells in the body. After eating, the level of glucose in the blood rises, until the glucose is absorbed by cells. In individuals with impaired glucose tolerance (IGT), glucose levels remain high after eating, meaning that the glucose is not successfully absorbed. People with IGT often go on to develop diabetes, a serious condition medical in which the body is unable to make or use insulin, a hormone needed for breaking down glucose in the blood.

Further reading: "Sweet Memories"

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