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Cognitive Health

Exercise Has Numerous Beneficial Effects on Brain Health and Cognition, Review Suggests

It’s no secret that exercise has numerous beneficial effects on the body. However, a bevy of recent research suggests that these positive effects also extend to the brain, influencing cognition. In a new review article highlighting the results of more than a hundred recent human and animal studies on this topic, Michelle W. Voss,… Exercise Has Numerous Beneficial Effects on Brain Health and Cognition, Review Suggests   



Marker for Alzheimer’s disease may affect mental function even in healthy adults

High levels of the protein beta-amyloid in the brain that is associated with Alzheimer’s disease may affect brain performance even in healthy adults, according to a study published in the February 1, 2012, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.

“In our study, we observed that even in… Marker for Alzheimer’s disease may affect mental function even in healthy adults   



Omega 3 may not help prevent dementia

Older people who took omega-3 fish oil supplements for 3.5 years did not appear to reduce their odds of losing cognitive function, British researchers said.

Study leader Emma Sydenham at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and colleagues gathered evidence from three high-quality trials comparing the effects of omega-3 fatty acids taken… Omega 3 may not help prevent dementia   



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