Regular exercise reduces risk of dementia and Alzheimer's diseaseBMJ 2006; 332 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.332.7534.137-a (Published 19 January 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;332:137
- Susan Mayor
More evidence for the “use it or lose it” approach to ageing has come from a study published this week showing that older adults who exercised three or more times a week had a significantly lower risk of developing dementia than adults who exercised less (Annals of Internal Medicine 2006;144: 73-81).
The study included a randomly selected group of 1740 adults aged 65 years or older with normal cognitive function, as assessed by the Cognitive …
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