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Thin Brain Cortex May Be Early Sign Of Alzheimer’s
2011-12-23 06:27:54

According to a recent medical study, one indicator for the eventual onset of Alzheimer’s in elderly people may be a thinner cerebral cortex, the outer layer of the brain.


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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