Thursday, May 03, 2012

Computer Use and Exercise May Reduce the Odds of Memory Loss, Mayo Clinic

The study examined exercise, computer use and the relationship to neurological risks such as mild cognitive impairment.

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Combining mentally stimulating activities, such as using a computer, with moderate exercise decreases your odds of having memory loss more than computer use or exercise alone, a Mayo Clinic study shows. 
Previous studies have shown that exercising your body and your mind will help your memory but the new study, published in the May 2012 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings, reports a synergistic interaction between computer activities and moderate exercise in "protecting" the brain function in people better than 70 years old. 

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