Walking Helps Memory For Seniors

WASHINGTON — A section of the brain involved in memory grew in size in older people who regularly took brisk walks for a year, researchers reported Monday.The new study reinforces previous findings that aerobic exercise seems to reduce…

WASHINGTON — A section of the brain involved in memory grew in size in older people who regularly took brisk walks for a year, researchers reported Monday.

The new study reinforces previous findings that aerobic exercise seems to reduce brain atrophy in early-stage Alzheimer’s patients, and that walking leads to slight improvement on mental tests among older people with memory problems.

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