Exercise Increases Brain Size, New Research Finds

Credit: University of Western Sydney Aerobic exercise can improve memory function and maintain brain health as we age, a new Australian-led study has found. Brain health decreases with age, with the average brain shrinking by approximately five per cent per decade after the age of 40. Studies in mice and rats have consistently shown that physical exercise increases the size of the hippocampus but until now evidence in humans has been inconsistent. Continue reading…

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