Improving fitness may counteract brain atrophy in older adults, study shows

November 19th, 2015 | Posted by admin in Uncategorized

Older adults that improved their fitness through a moderate intensity exercise program increased the thickness of their brain's cortex, the outer layer of the brain that typically atrophies with Alzheimer's disease, according to a new study. These effects were found in both healthy older adults and those diagnosed with mild cognitive impairment, an early stage of Alzheimer's disease.
Source: Medicine Science Daily

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