Light exercise associated with lower dementia risk

Jan 4, 2022 by

A new study published in JAMA Open Network has found an association between light-intensity exercise and reduced risk of dementia in older adults. Of the 62,286 participants (all of whom were 65 or older), active participants had a 20%...

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Exercise may regulate iron in brain to stave off Alzheimer’s...

Oct 26, 2021 by

A new study in mice points to the idea that exercise may protect against Alzheimer’s by improving the regulation of iron metabolism in the brain. Regular exercise reduces circulating levels of a protein called Interleukin-6, which promotes inflammation and...

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How exercise helps with ADHD

Jun 29, 2021 by

A growing body of research indicates that exercise may be especially helpful for people with ADHD. Here are some of the reasons why it’s worth noting....

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Regular exercise enhances cognition in children

Aug 10, 2020 by

The results from three experiments showed that the benefits of regular exercise on cognition were greater in kids who have poor cognitive skills. This was especially true with executive function....

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Two workouts that boost the brain’s plasticity

Mar 12, 2020 by

Although exercise in general is good for the brain, a new study from the University of South Australia has found that two particular styles of workout give the brain’s plasticity the biggest boost. The two exercises were 25 minutes...

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Exercise improves cognitive function

Oct 9, 2019 by

A new study published in Scientific Reports has found a correlation between exercise and improved cognitive performance. The research also indicates that this boost in brain power is linked to white matter integrity....

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