High fitness may slash dementia risk for women

Mar 30, 2018 by

A study published in Neurology has found that women who are very physically fit may also have a greatly decreased risk of dementia....

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Exercise can cut Alzheimer’s risk by 50 percent

Apr 4, 2016 by

A new study published in the “Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease” found that any kind of exercise can improve brain volume and cut the risk of Alzheimer’s by 50 percent....

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Being lazy might shrink your brain

Mar 9, 2016 by

Researchers at Boston University School of Medicine have found a relationship between levels of fitness in middle age and brain volumes later in life....

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Obese kids’ brains more responsive to sugar

Jan 16, 2015 by

New research indicates that the brains of obese children are more responsive to sugar than their fit peers....

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Fit kids have more fibrous and compact white matter

Sep 9, 2014 by

A new study says that kids who are fit have more fibrous and compact white matter in their brains than kids who are less fit....

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Poor cardiovascular fitness and low IQ at 18 increases dementia risk...

Apr 3, 2014 by

A study of more than one million Swedish men found that those who had poor cardiovascular fitness and/or a low IQ at age 18 were more likely to suffer from dementia before the age of 60....

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