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Can chess check-mate Alzheimer's?

Wednesday, December 08, 2010 - 02:02

Dec 8 - Russian chess grandmaster Anatoly Karpov has pit his skills against French rival Joel Lautier as part of a scientific experiment to see if intellectual work can help prevent the onset of Alzheimer's Disease. Stuart McDill reports.

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And intellectual challenge to tax the brain. This is international chase in the name of science. Pushing grandmaster Anatoly cult pulpit teaching east against French counterpart -- TX in Moscow. See it checks to protect against alzheimer's disease. Scientists -- -- brain activity as they struggled with complex moves measuring their emotional and psychological reactions and stress levels. It was such as believe the intellectual rigors of checks could provide the perfect antidote to alzheimer's the most common form of dementia according to professor could be brought down. This is not only mirroring disturbances. There was other companies function we chop dad words for instance. Attention or processes it all as a fact. Is does did the organization who -- Asian. In front of the task. And you digests. You up all these confidence. More than 35 million people suffer from alzheimer's disease with a rapidly aging population especially in industrialized countries. The figure could double in the next twenty years. Type -- studies game and he isn't. -- sack stuff eagle two the normal. Accompanied he's. The sanctioning gay even in the elderly and if you have a nominee. And if sanction is you see you cited in Haiti as they know these days. Three decades compost queen of talk of the game he says is like a mental -- if you -- you keep your brain working called a time. And -- you know you maintain your immediate just thinking of religious. Maintain your memory. Such as shown the memory can begin to fade from the age of twenty it's hoped that mental exercise like checks will checkmate the onset of alzheimer's disease. Stood Mattel which is.

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Can chess check-mate Alzheimer's?

Wednesday, December 08, 2010 - 02:02