TITLE

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

PUB. DATE
March 2006
SOURCE
Tufts University Health & Nutrition Letter;Mar2006, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
19953355

 

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