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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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"Regulatory Quality" Study
 

Before a product can be marketed as a drug in the US, it must receive approval from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). FDA approval is granted only after a drug has undergone stringent clinical testing for effectiveness and safety, and the kind of studies which are most likely to lead to FDA approval are sometimes called "regulatory-quality" studies. Typically, such studies are randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind, multi-site studies, in which the drug is shown to have a significant and reliable effect on treating, preventing or curing a disease or other medical or psychiatric condition.

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