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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
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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