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Memory loss is not a normal part of aging

Major memory loss is believed by many to be a normal part of aging whereas it is often a symptom of a serious illness called Alzheimer's disease. Alzheimer's is ultimately fatal as more and more brain cells die - the first brain cells to die are those that affect memory. The Alzheimer's Association claims that there is no link between aluminum and Alzheimer's disease.

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About: Memory loss is not a normal part of aging

Date: 30 December 2004

Source: HealthDay News

Author: Anne Thompson

URL: http://www.forbes.com/lifestyle/health/feeds/hscout/2004/12/28/hscout523043.html

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