Regular physical activity is associated with lower risk of Alzheimer's disease among older adults, plus improved daily activity and mobility as well as balance and general cognition among those with Alzheimer's, Canadian researchers report in BMC Public Health. The findings, based on a review of more than 150 studies, led the team to conclude that exercise "is a practical, economical and accessible intervention for both the prevention and management of Alzheimer's disease and other dementias," said researcher Kathleen Martin Ginis.
Review: Exercise may bolster Alzheimer's disease prevention, management
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