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Lack of Exercise Could Shrink Brain Later in Life: Study

For middle aged people, too much time on the couch watching television instead of exercising could shrink their brains, according to a new study. Writing in the journal Neurology, researchers from the Boston University School of Medicine found that less fit middle-aged adults saw loss of brain volume after 20 years. “We found a direct correlation in our study between poor fitness and brain volume decades later, which indicates accelerated brain aging,” said study author Nicole Spartano...

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