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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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Respiratory Failure
 

Respiratory failure is a drop in the oxygen content of blood. Acute respiratory failure refers to a sudden drop in blood oxygen, as could occur during choking or suffocation. Chronic respiratory failure can occur in the course of a disease (such as emphysema, chronic bronchitis, leukemia, etc.) which interferes with the function of the lungs in adding oxygen and removing carbon dioxide from the bloodstream.

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