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21 November, 2013 - The Washington Post

READ THE FULL WASHINGTON POST STORY  READ THE ABSTRACT FROM THE CONFERENCE PRESENTATION Last week at the Society for Neuroscience conference in San Diego, Jane Franklin of the behavioral neuropharmacology lab at Macquarie University in...

21 November, 2013 - CBC News

A group of seniors in Halifax with Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease are learning to tango as a treatment for their neurological disorders. This pilot project, called “Tea and Tango”, has been successful so far with participants showing a decline...

20 November, 2013 - The Huffington Post

READ THE HUFFINGTON POST NEWS STORY In this article, Rachel Cortese, a speech and language therapist, weighs in on the use of technology in language therapy. Ultimately, Cortese is a “big fan” of using tablets (like the iPad) in her therapy...

20 November, 2013 - Canada.com

Studies show that a daily 20-minute walk can cut the risk of dementia by an astounding 40%. Neurologists at Florida’s Mayo Clinic are now trying to find out whether getting patients with dementia (including Alzheimer’s) and Parkinson’s disease to...

19 November, 2013 - University of Montreal

READ THE UNIVERSITY OF MONTREAL NEWS RELEASE READ THE NEUROSCIENCE 2013 ABSTRACT Mothers-to-be who exercise during pregnancy could be helping their babies’ brains develop, according to a new University of Montreal study. Professor Dave...

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