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Small Amount of Exercise Could Protect Against Memory Loss in Elderly, Study Suggests

A new University of Colorado Boulder study shows that a small amount of physical exercise could profoundly protect the elderly from long-term memory loss that can happen suddenly following infection, illnesses or injury in old age.

In the study, CU-Boulder Research Associate Ruth Barrientos and her colleagues showed that aging rats that ran just… Small Amount of Exercise Could Protect Against Memory Loss in Elderly, Study Suggests   



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