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September 21, 2005

EGCG in Green Tea May Fight Alzheimer's Disease

An ingredient in green tea that researchers think might fight cancer may also protect the brain from the memory-destroying Alzheimer’s disease, a study released Tuesday said. (MSNBC)

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September 11, 2005

Alzheimer's Disease and Fish Oil

Louisiana State University scientists say they have discovered how the fatty acids found in fish oil help protect the human brain from the type of cognitive decline associated with Alzheimer's disease. (

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September 09, 2005

Evolution of Human Brain Continues Today

We tend to think of human beings as the end product of millions of years of evolution, but two new studies are showing that humanity still is a work in progress. (Chicago Sun-Times)

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September 07, 2005

Simple Word Tests May Identify Early Alzheimer's

A quick word test may allow simpler, earlier diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease, according to a new study. (BBC News)

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