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Exercise Could Stem Alzheimer's Onset

Researchers have discovered yet another reason to hit the gym. A new study of older adults who were at risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease claims that moderate physical activity can prevent shrinkage of the hippocampus, the area of the brain responsible for memory and spatial orientation. It is also the first part of the brain that comes under attack from the devastating disease. "The good news is that being physically active may offer protection from the neurodegeneration...

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