Tag Archive: dementia

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September 2, 2015

Crossword Puzzles May Be Good for the Brain, but Scientists Aren’t Sure Why

Doing crossword puzzles, reading, writing and engaging in other mentally challenging activities appears to be good for the brain and… Read More

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September 2, 2015

A Challenging Job Can Be Good for the Brain

Mentally demanding jobs can be stressful. But a challenging job may also be good for the brain and may possibly… Read More

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August 25, 2015

Dr. Greengard Honored by PNAS on their 100th Anniversary

The year 2015 marks the 100th anniversary of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS). Beginning with the… Read More

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August 19, 2015

Fisher Center Scientists Identify Protective Molecule That Could Lead to New Class of Alzheimer’s Medications

New York, New York 8/19/2015 – Today, the Fisher Center for Alzheimer’s Research Foundation is proud to announce they have… Read More

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August 11, 2015

How Brain Plaque Affects Your Memory

Beta-amyloid, a toxic protein when it builds up in the brain to form plaques, is a hallmark of Alzheimer’s disease.… Read More