Sunday, February 7, 2010

Physical Activity May Be Associated With Reduced Cognitive Impairment In Elderly Population

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from Medical News Today

Moderate or high physical activity appears to be associated with a lower the risk of developing cognitive impairment in older adults after a two-year period. Thorleif Etgen, M.D., of Technische Universit√§t M√ľnchen, Munich, and Klinikum Traunstein, Germany, and colleagues examined physical activity and cognitive function in 3,903 participants (older than 55) from southern Bavaria, Germany between 2001 and 2003.

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