News tagged with memory function

Aerobic exercise boosts brain power

The physical benefits of regular exercise and remaining physically active, especially as we age, are well documented. However, it appears that it is not only the body which benefits from exercise, but the mind too. The evidence ...

Dec 13, 2012
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Study ties obesity-related gene to weaker memory

(HealthDay)—In middle-aged people, a link may exist between weakened memory and genetic traits associated with obesity, raising the possibility that extra pounds change how our brains work, a new study ...

Nov 10, 2012
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