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Alzheimer's genes link uncovered
The genes were pinpointed in a study of 16,000 DNA samples and are known to be implicated in inflammation and cholesterol breakdown.
alzheimers  dementia  health 
september 2009 by andrewducker
'Knitting' may delay memory loss
Engaging in a hobby like reading a book, making a patchwork quilt or even playing computer games can delay the onset of dementia, a US study suggests.

Watching TV however does not count - and indeed spending significant periods of time in front of the box may speed up memory loss, researchers found.
health  alzheimers  aging  memory  knitting 
february 2009 by andrewducker

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