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Exercise may help curb dementia progression in MCI
11/30/2020

Older adults with mild cognitive impairment who exercised prior and after diagnosis had an 18% reduced likelihood of progression to dementia, while those who began exercising after being diagnosed had an 11% lower progression risk, compared with those who didn't exercise, according to a study in Alzheimer's Research & Therapy. Physical activity may help boost brain cell production and brain blood flow resulting in reduced brain shrinkage associated with dementia, researchers said.

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