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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

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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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Web Sites:

The Epilepsy Foundation (formerly the Epilepsy Foundation of America) offers a range of information and services for people with epilepsy. They can also point you to local affiliates of the foundation. The Epilepsy Foundation, 4351 Garden City Drive, Landover, MD 20785. 800-332-1000; 301-459-3700

Surgery for Epilepsy:
A statement of how epileptic patients should be treated.

See also: A Storm in the Brain

Published Articles:

"Memory and intelligence in lateralized temporal lobe epilepsy and schizophrenia," by J. Gold, T. Blaxton and others. Schizophrenia Research, vol 17, pp. 59-65.

"Learning impairment in epileptic patients," by P. Loiseau and others. Epilepsia, vol. 24, pp. 182-192.

"Transient epileptic amnesia: a description of the clinical and neuropsychological features in 10 cases and a review of the literature,"
by A. Zeman and others. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry, vol. 64, pp. 435-443.