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Exercise May Shield Brain From Effects Of Alcohol
2013-04-17 12:18:38

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A recent study from researchers at the University of Colorado at Boulder shows that aerobic exercise may help to curb the negative effects that heavy drinking can have on the brain. "Engaging in regular aerobic exercise has been found to improve learning, memory, and self-control," said co-author Hollis C. Karoly, a graduate student at the university. "This seems to be particularly true among older adults who exercise regularly, which...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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