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Parkinson's drug 'helps' the elderly think younger

25 March 2013

Dr Rumana Chowdhury (UCL Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience), who led the study, said: "We found that when we treated older people who were particularly bad at making decisions with a drug that increases dopamine in the brain, their ability to learn from rewards improved to a level comparable to somebody in their twenties and enabled them to make better decisions." Read: Daily Mail More: Saga