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September 25, 2014

If you hum a few bars …

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Clifford Jack, M.D., is best known for his work in Alzheimer’s disease research – specifically brain imaging research in cognitive aging. But as a recent article in the journal The Lancet points out, his career could have gone in a different direction. Bit by the music bug early on, he began playing jazz guitar at age […]

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Tags: Alzheimer's Disease, Dr. Clifford Jack, Dr. Prashanthi Vemuri

July 17, 2014

Sudoku + Sondheim = A Sharper You

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Be cool. Stay in school. It turns out that old saying may be relevant even to those of us who are well past school-age. According to a story in the Poughkeepsie Journal, Mayo Clinic radiologist Prashanthi Vemuri, Ph.D., and a team of researchers studied what a lifetime of learning could do to prevent the onset […]

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Tags: Alzheimer's Disease, Dementia, Dr. Prashanthi Vemuri, research

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