Want to keep your memory intact for as long as you possibly can? Spend more time at your computer—and hit the treadmill, too.
MyHealthNewsDaily reports a new Mayo Clinic study finds older folks who used computers and also exercised had a lower rate of mild memory loss than those who did just one or the other.
“The aging of baby boomers is projected to lead to dramatic increases in the prevalence of dementia,” Dr. Yonas Geda, an author of the study and a physician scientist with Mayo Clinic in Arizona, tells the website. “As frequent computer use has become increasingly common among all age groups, it is important to examine how it relates to aging and dementia.”
Maybe we shouldn’t snicker every time we see one of those treadmill workstations, huh?
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