Want to escape Alzheimer’s disease? Run for your life and exercise

Want to escape Alzheimer’s disease? Run for your life and exercise

There is growing medical evidence that exercise slows down the aging of the brain and can reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias by about half, according to Prof. Nir Giladi, chief of neurology at Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center.

Speaking Tuesday at a Tel Aviv University international conference on the effects of exercise on health – especially that of the brain – he said the modern, sedentary way of life has resulted in less body movement.

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