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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
Progestin and Progesterone

Progesterone is a hormone which involved in the menstrual cycle in women, particularly in helping to build up the rich tissue layer in the uterus in preparation for an implanted embryo. Progestin is a term which is used to cover a group of synthetic drugs which have progesterone-like effects.

Progestin is usually prescribed in combination with estrogen in hormone replacement therapy, since estrogen replacement alone is associated with a high risk of uterine cancer. Progestin (or progesterone) is also used to treat menstrual disorders, such as abnormal bleeding).

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