Don't Put Off Exercise--Put Off Alzheimer's Instead

March 2006
Tufts University Health & Nutrition Letter;Mar2006, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p6
The article discusses research being done on the efficacy of exercise to delay the onset of Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia. It references a study by Eric B. Larson et al published in the January 17, 2006 issue of Annals of Medicine. The study asked participants how many days a week they got at least 15 minutes of physical activity. Exercise may help delay dementia by improving the blood flow in the brain.


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