Poor fitness linked to weaker brain fiber, higher dementia risk

In particular, a new study from UT Southwestern’s O’Donnell Brain Institute suggests that the lower the fitness level, the faster the deterioration of vital nerve fibers in the brain. This deterioration results in cognitive decline, including memory issues characteristic of dementia patients.

Read more: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/02/180214181952.htm

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