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Study explores nicotine patch to treat mild cognitive impairment

Nov. 2, 2017—Three years ago Reece Dean, of Nashville’s Bellevue community, retired at age 69 from a career as a busy truck driver. Mary Ann, his wife, began to notice some changes in his memory and behavior since he was home more consistently.

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Academic Minute: Nicotine and memory

May. 30, 2012—Paul Newhouse, Jim Turner Professor of Cognitive Disorders, is interviewed about his research showing that nicotine can help boost memory in people with mild cognitive impairment.

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Nicotine may aid memory for some older adults: study

Jan. 13, 2012—Wearing a nicotine patch may help improve memory loss in older adults with mild cognitive impairment, according to a study published this week by Paul Newhouse, director of the Center for Cognitive Medicine.

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