Saturday, August 15, 2009

Formal Education Lessens Impact Of Alzheimer’s Disease -- Even If Brain Volume Is Already Reduced

ScienceDaily (Aug. 12, 2009) — Researchers at the Department of Psychiatry, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Technische Universität München, investigated the effects of formal education on the symptoms of Alzheimer's disease. They were able to show that education diminishes the impact of Alzheimer's disease on cognition even if a manifest brain volume loss has already occurred.


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