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Drug Sparks Memory- Enhancement Debate

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Drug Sparks Memory- Enhancement Debate

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Drug Sparks Memory- Enhancement Debate

Drug Sparks Memory- Enhancement Debate

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Drugs being developed to aid Alzheimer's disease sufferers promise improved memory function. But the drugs are also reported to aid the memory of healthy people. An article in the journal Neurology suggests that we may be entering an era of cosmetic neurology, when a "brain-lift" is possible. NPR's Jon Hamilton reports.

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