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STUDY FINDS MENTAL GAINS IN A NECK ARTERY TREATMENT

April 5, 2006
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Patients who underwent a minimally invasive procedure to reduce their risk of a stroke by clearing plaque from neck arteries had unexpected gains in memory and mental skills, according to a study that will be presented today at a medical conference in Toronto. The New York Times (http://www.nytimes.com/2006/04/01/health/01stent.html?_r=1&oref=slogin)