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Study links sedentary desk job to better cognition
7/31/2020

Workers who had sedentary desk jobs had a lower risk of cognitive decline, compared with those whose jobs required more physical activity, researchers reported in the International Journal of Epidemiology. People who had desk-based careers were more likely to be in the study's top 10% for cognitive performance, while those with jobs involving manual labor had almost three times the likelihood of developing poor cognition.

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