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Living with Dementia

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New Direction In Alzheimer’s Research

In what they are calling a new direction in the study of Alzheimer’s disease, UC Santa Barbara scientists have made an important finding about what happens to brain cells that are destroyed in Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. The results are published in the online version of The Journal of Biological Chemistry.

Stuart Feinstein,… New Direction In Alzheimer’s Research   

Exercise ‘is good dementia therapy’

People with dementia who exercise improve their thinking abilities and everyday life, a body of medical research concludes.

The Cochrane Collaboration carried out a systematic review of eight exercise trials involving more than 300 patients living at home or in care.

Exercise did little for patients’ moods, the research concluded.

But it did help… Exercise ‘is good dementia therapy’   

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