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Join us Saturday, March 29, at 9 a.m. CT, when we cover as much about Alzheimer's disease as we can in one hour! Director of the Mayo Clinic Alzheimer's Disease Research Center Ronald Petersen, M.D., Ph.D., will be with us to discuss a recent study listing Alzheimer's disease as the third-leading cause of death, and he'll comment on [...]

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TUESDAY Q & A: Regular physical exercise has powerful effect on brain health

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I am 68 and understand that exercise is good for my health, but I recently read that exercise can also reduce the risk of developing dementia. Is that true, and if so, do researchers know why? ANSWER: Perhaps one of the most feared conditions associated with aging [...]

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Mayo Clinic Expert to Update U.S. Senate Panel on National Alzheimer’s Project Act

MEDIA ADVISORY: Mayo Clinic neurologist Ronald Petersen, M.D., Ph.D.,chair of the Advisory Council on Research, Care and Services for The National Alzheimer’s Project Act, will be in Washington D.C. to testify before the Senate Special Committee on Aging about the status of the act, which aims to effectively treat Alzheimer’s disease [...]

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