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Nicotine Patch May Help Improve Mild Memory Loss in Older Adults

Using a nicotine patch may help improve mild memory loss in older adults, according to a recent study published in Neurology. The study involved 74 people with an average age of 76 who had mild cognitive impairment and were not smokers. Half of the participants received a nicotine patch for...

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Multi-Tasking and Aging

According to the National Academy of Sciences older adults have more trouble with multitasking than younger people. CNN, citing Health Day News, reports that researchers, through functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), compared brain activity in 20 healthy adults, with an average age of 69, to 22 healthy younger people aged...

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