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n. a phytoestrogen (see estrogen) found in soy beans and other legumes. The effects of genistein in mitigating against learning and memory deficits associated with Alzheimer’s disease and in alleviating menopause-related hot flashes, as well as other potential uses, are being studied.

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behaviorally anchored rating scale (BARS)

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