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23 October 2012

Exercise best for protecting brain

Regular exercise may offer seniors more protection against brain shrinkage than social or mentally stimulating activities, a new study suggests.

Regular exercise may offer seniors more protection against brain shrinkage than social or mentally stimulating activities, a new study suggests.

Over three years, people with higher levels of exercise had less brain shrinkage than those who did little or no exercise, according to the study in the journal Neurology.

 
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