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Exercise slows decline in adults with Alzheimer’s disease

BMJ 2013; 346 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.f2422 (Published 17 April 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;346:f2422

A trial from Finland reports that exercising at home can help slow functional decline in adults with Alzheimer’s disease. Two hours of exercises a week, individually tailored and supervised by a physiotherapist, made a small but significant difference to scores of functional performance after one …

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