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By Eric Adler
The Kansas City Star 

University of Kansas conducts dementia research

 

December 2, 2016



LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Ann Poehler's strides quicken on the treadmill. Her feet pound. Her heart races from 150 to 160 beats per minute and more.

A plastic tube jutting from the Prairie Village woman's mouth feeds carbon dioxide levels to a computer here inside the University of Kansas Alzheimer's Disease Center. The computer records every respiration while an exercise physiologist coaches her to push harder, the Springfield News-Leader (http://sgfnow.co/2goaFBT ) reports.

"Can you hang in there like for 15 more seconds?" he urges, making an initial chart of her vitals for an exercise stud...



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