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Midlife Cardiorespiratory Fitness Levels and Later-Life Dementia

Posted by on Apr 9, 2013 in News |

EXCERPT:

Higher midlife fitness levels seem to be associated with lower hazards of developing all-cause dementia later in life. The magnitude and direction of the association were similar with or without previous stroke, suggesting that higher fitness levels earlier in life may lower risk for dementia later in life, independent of cerebrovascular disease.

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http://annals.org/article.aspx?articleid=1567851