Increased daily physical activity reduces the risk of Alzheimer’s disease and cognitive decline

Increased daily physical activity is associated with a reduction in the risk of Alzheimer’s disease (AD), found a recent cohort study published in the journal Neurology.

“Physical activity can be easily done by all elderly or people at risk of AD. It is inexpensive and does not lead to any adverse effects.”
-Sudhir Kumar, MD, DM, member of mdCurrent-India’s Editorial Advisory Board and senior consultant neurologist, Institute of Neurosciences, Apollo Health City, Hyderabad, India

Approximately 18 million people worldwide are diagnosed with AD, with an expected increase as the population ages, according to the World Health Organization. In India, the population of patients aged...

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