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Bilingualism may delay Alzheimer's symptoms

November 10, 2010 12:00:00 AM PST
Canadian scientists report that bilingualism may delay the onset of symptoms of Alzheimer's disease.Researchers examined more than 200 patients diagnosed with the disease.

The study, published in the journal "Neurology," found that those who spoke two or more languages consistently experienced a delay in the onset of memory loss and confusion by five years.