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Brain Activity Changes may Reduce Risk of Alzheimer's

Brain Activity Changes may Reduce Risk of Alzheimer's

ROCHESTER, Minn. — July 12, 2012.  Activity lingers longer in certain areas of the brain in those with Alzheimer's than it does in healthy people, Mayo Clinic researchers who created a map of the brain found. The results suggest varying brain activity may reduce the risk of Alzheimer's disease. The [...]

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Computer Use and Exercise Combo May Reduce the Odds of Having Memory Loss, Mayo Clinic Finds

Computer Use and Exercise Combo May Reduce the Odds of Having Memory Loss, Mayo Clinic Finds

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — You think your computer has a lot of memory and if you keep using your computer you may, too. VIDEO ALERT: Click here as Dr. Geda explains the study. Combining mentally stimulating activities, such as using a computer, with moderate exercise decreases your odds of having memory [...]

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Mayo Clinic Finds Mild Cognitive Impairment is Common, Affects Men Most

Mayo Clinic Finds Mild Cognitive Impairment is Common, Affects Men Most

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Researchers involved in the Mayo Clinic Study of Aging reported today that more than 6 percent of Americans age 70 to 89 develop mild cognitive impairment (MCI) every year. Also, the condition appears to affect men and those who only have a high school education more than [...]

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