October 12, 2011

Your brain on exercise: Eight ways that the same workouts that get your body into top shape can help keep your brain fit, too


Ward off dementia and Alzheimer's disease…Not only can regular workouts help ward off routine signs of aging, but also protect against more serious losses of cognitive ability, like dementia and Alzheimer's disease. In fact, a research review published in Mayo Clinic Proceedings examined 130 studies on exercise and late-in-life cognitive decline and linked aerobic activity to lower incidences of dementia.

News Tribune (Wash.), Hollis Templeton, 10/12/11

Tags: Mayo Clinic Proceedings, Neurology

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