The results have implications for the prevention and treatment of diseases such as Alzheimer’s and dementia, the researchers say.
They found that aerobic exercise in humans led to an actual increase in the size of the left hippocampus region of the brain which is critical for memory and other brain functions.
Although the total volume of the hippocampus did not increase, exercise helped slow down the deterioration of the brain.
Brain health decreases with age, with the average brain shrinking by approximately five per cent per decade after the age …
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