May 4th, 2012

Computer Use Combined With Exercise May Protect Memory

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A new study suggests that using a computer may help stave off memory loss in old age…That was the conclusion of Mayo Clinic researchers who took a look at the relative cognitive health of subjects between the ages of 70 and 93. …"The mental stimulation may be polishing the communication lines and giving good connections between neurons," lead researcher Dr. Yonas Geda told the magazine.

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