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Purpose in life may protect against harmful changes in the brain associated with Alzheimer’s disease

Greater purpose in life may help stave off the harmful effects of plaques and tangles associated with Alzheimer’s disease, according to a new study by researchers at Rush University Medical Center. The study, published in the May issue of the Archives of General Psychiatry, is available online at http://www.archgenpsychiatry.com.

“Our study showed that… Purpose in life may protect against harmful changes in the brain associated with Alzheimer’s disease   



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