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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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Medicate Your Memory
Medial Temporal Lobes

The medial temporal lobes are the brain areas lying on the inner side of each temporal lobe. ("Medial" means "towards the middle" of the brain). This area of the brain includes several areas that are critical for new memory formation, including the hippocampus.

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