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Further proof that increasing your muscle strength can improve your brain

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If you think that you’re too old to start weight training, it’s time to think again as researchers from the University of Sydney have just added further weight to the idea that improving your muscle strength can also improve your brain’s ability to function. From their recent trial, the researchers found that adults with Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI), were able to improve their ...

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Why you should continue to exercise as you get older

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If you’ve been physically fit throughout your adult life but think it’s time to slow down, or even stop your exercise regime once you get older, it’s time to think again. A new study from the University of Maryland has reported that physically fit older adults experience a significant decrease in blood flow around their brain when they stop exercising ...

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Does Lack of Exercise Cause Your Brain to Shrink As You Age?

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According to research published in a recent edition of Neurology, the amount of exercise you do during middle age can have a significant effect on the size of your brain in later life. The study, which was carried out by Boston University School of Medicine, and published in the February 10th edition of the online journal, found an association between ...

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Exercising when young promotes a healthy brain and metabolism

Exercising when young promotes a healthy brain and metabolism

We all know the importance of exercise, but researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder have recently discovered that taking exercise early in your life can promote a healthier brain and more efficient metabolic activity, which can last for the course of your lifetime. Their research was published in a recent edition of the journal Immunology and Cell Biology, and ...

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Obese People Are More Likely to Develop Meningioma

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People who are obese are 50% more likely to develop a common type of brain tumour known as a meningioma. This statistic was revealed in a new study carried out by scientists at the German University of Regensburg, and published in a recent edition of the journal Neurology. The study, which looked at data from over 6,000 people with brain ...

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Why Exercise Can Give You Rhythm

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While we all know the importance of exercising for our health, did you know that exercise can also affect how and when we move, even when we’re at rest? Scientists have suggested that we can influence our body clock by exercising, and that this influence can help us in recognising the best time for us to be moving or keeping ...

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