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Keeping brain active may help prevent Alzheimer's disease Those who engage in brain activities like reading, writing and playing games throughout life have lower levels of harmful protein deposits in the brain linked with Alzheimer's, a new study has revealed. 
 
The recent development of the radiopharmaceutical carbon 11-labeled Pittsburgh Compound B ([ 11 C]PiB) has made it possible to image fibrillar (fiber) forms of the Amyloid beta protein, which is the major part of the amyloid plaque in Alzheimer disease.
Keeping brain active may help prevent Alzheimer's disease
Those who engage in brain activities like reading, writing and playing games throughout life have lower levels of harmful protein deposits in the brain linked with Alzheimer's, a new study has revealed. The recent development of the radiopharmaceutical carbon 11-labeled Pittsburgh Compound B ([ 11 C]PiB) has made it possible to image fibrillar (fiber) forms of the Amyloid beta protein, which is the major part of the amyloid plaque in Alzheimer disease.  - newstrackindia.com

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