Contact: Leslie Shepherd
St. Michael's Hospital
Caption: Dr. Sharon Straus, a gerontologist and head of knowledge translation at St. Michael's Hospital in Toronto, is the co-author of a study that found cognitive enhancers -- drugs taken to enhance concentration, memory, alertness and moods -- do not improve cognition or function in people with mild cognitive impairment in the long term.
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