Neuroscience

Train your heart to protect your mind

Exercising to improve our cardiovascular strength may protect us from cognitive impairment as we age, according to a new study by researchers at the University of Montreal. "Our body's arteries stiffen with age, and the vessel ...

Neuroscience

How does fitness affect the aging brain?

We all know that exercise is good for us—it can help us lower blood pressure and cholesterol, maintain a healthy weight, and even improve mood and sleep. But can exercise improve the brain, especially as we age?

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Physical fitness linked to lower risk of Alzheimer's disease

People who are more physically fit are less likely to develop Alzheimer's disease than people who are less physically fit, according to a preliminary study released today, February 27, 2022, that will be presented at the ...

Oncology & Cancer

High-intensity interval training beneficial in prostate cancer

(HealthDay)—For men with low-risk to favorable intermediate-risk prostate cancer undergoing active surveillance, high-intensity interval training (HIIT) increases peak oxygen consumption and is associated with reduced prostate-specific ...

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