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A Rare Success Against Alzheimer's

Miia Kivipelto, Krister Håkansson Scientific American
A gold-standard clinical trial provides evidence that diet, exercise and an active social life can help prevent cognitive decline

Stop Killing the Elderly With Kindness

Travis Saunders Public Library of Science Blogs
If you take a healthy 20 year-old, force them to sit all day, and refuse to let them do any physical labor out of fear they might hurt themself, it would cause them to “age” extremely rapidly. We need to promote more, not less physical activity for our elders. The next time you consider telling your grandmother to sit down, think about whether that’s really in her best interest.

How Exercise Changes Our DNA

Gretchen Reynolds The New York Times
Exercise, a new study finds, changes the shape and functioning of our genes, an important stop on the way to improved health and fitness. More than 5,000 sites on the genome of muscle cells are altered by exercise.
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