Study: Dementia risk is lower for those who are more fit at midlife

02/5/2013 | Medscape (free registration)

People who are more physically fit at middle age have a lower risk of dementia later, according to research published in the Annals of Internal Medicine. The study included about 19,500 people who were followed for an average of 25 years, and found that participants with the highest fitness levels at midlife had a 36% lower risk of developing dementia compared with those who had the lowest fitness levels.

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