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Active Lifestyle Plays A Significant Role In Keeping The Brain Healthy
2012-11-26 12:28:43

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online We all know that exercise helps keep us healthy and feeling young, but it´s not just our body that is reaping the rewards. According to researchers from UCLA, an active lifestyle also keeps our brain healthier and younger compared to our less-active peers. Lead author Cyrus Raji and colleagues set out to determine what role physical activity plays in overall health of the brain during aging. Specifically, the researchers...

2012-11-26 00:20:43

CHICAGO, Nov. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An active lifestyle helps preserve gray matter in the brains of older adults and could reduce the burden of dementia and Alzheimer's disease (AD), according to a study presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). Dementia exacts a staggering toll on society. More than 35 million people worldwide are living with the disease, according to the World Health Organization, and the...

2011-12-06 06:50:32

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Time to dust off those fishing poles and start reeling towards a healthy brain! According to a recent study, people who eat baked or broiled fish on a weekly basis may be improving their brain health and reducing their risk of developing mild cognitive impairment, MCI, and Alzheimer's disease. "This is the first study to establish a direct relationship between fish consumption, brain structure and Alzheimer's risk," Cyrus Raji, M.D, Ph.D, University of Pittsburg...

2011-11-29 23:01:00

CHICAGO, Nov. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- People who eat baked or broiled fish on a weekly basis may be improving their brain health and reducing their risk of developing mild cognitive impairment (MCI) and Alzheimer's disease, according to a study presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). "This is the first study to establish a direct relationship between fish consumption, brain structure and Alzheimer's risk," said...

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2010-11-29 06:34:11

Walking may slow cognitive decline in adults with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) and Alzheimer's disease, as well as in healthy adults, according to a study presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). "We found that walking five miles per week protects the brain structure over 10 years in people with Alzheimer's and MCI, especially in areas of the brain's key memory and learning centers," said Cyrus Raji, Ph.D., from the Department of Radiology...

2010-11-28 23:01:00

CHICAGO, Nov. 29, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Walking may slow cognitive decline in adults with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) and Alzheimer's disease, as well as in healthy adults, according to a study presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). "We found that walking five miles per week protects the brain structure over 10 years in people with Alzheimer's and MCI, especially in areas of the brain's key memory and learning centers," said Cyrus...