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Living with Dementia

Burden Of Dementia

Active lifestyle boosts brain structure and slows Alzheimer’s disease

An active lifestyle helps preserve gray matter in the brains of older adults and could reduce the burden of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease (AD), according to a study presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA).

Dementia exacts a staggering toll on society. More than 35 million people… Active lifestyle boosts brain structure and slows Alzheimer’s disease   

What is dementia?

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