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2009-08-12 15:10:00

Formal education diminishes the impact of Alzheimer's disease on cognition even if brain volume loss has occurred, researchers in Germany say. Dr. Robert Perneczky of Technische Universitat Munchen in Germany said formal education modifies the association between brain damage -- loss of brain volume indicated via magnetic resonance imaging scans -- and clinical symptoms of dementia. We know that there is not always a close association between brain damage due to Alzheimer's disease and the...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'