Cognitive Exercises Can Deter Dementia

A new study of 488 subjects published today in the journal Neurology has found that brain exercises may halt the development of dementias - related to conditions such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's Disease. The study examined a subject group over a period of 5 years.

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The body of evidence has been accumulating since late 2006's JAMA article showing increasing efficacy of cognitive exercise, particularly in the areas of speed and executive functioning - in a variety of scientific and medical journals, including our own 2008 study as well as earlier papers.

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