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December 29, 2004

Curry May Fight Alzheimer's Disease

A study has found that curcumin, the yellow pigment in curry spice, inhibits the accumulation of destructive beta-amyloid plaques and breaks up existing plaques.

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December 26, 2004

Anti-Inflammatories Ward Off Parkinson's Disease

"Regular use of anti-inflammatory drugs appears to lower the risk of developing Parkinson's disease, perhaps by protecting brain cells that would otherwise die."

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December 24, 2004

Alzheimer's Disease and Sense of Smell

"The inability to identify the smell of lemons, lilacs and eight other common scents predicts who's most likely to get Alzheimer's disease, according to new research."

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