May 2, 2012

Computer Use and Exercise May Fight Memory Loss


Using a computer may protect against memory loss late in life, as long as you also make sure to exercise, a new study suggests. In the study, which included older adults, computer use and exercise reduced the risk of memory loss, whereas doing either activity alone did not…"The aging of baby boomers is projected to lead to dramatic increases in the prevalence of dementia," said study researcher Dr. Yonas Geda, a physician scientist with Mayo Clinic in Arizona.

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MyHealthNewsDaily by Rachael Rettner

Tags: Dr. Yonas Geda, Mayo Clinic Arizona, memory loss, MyHealthNewsDaily, Research, Technology

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