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How exercise may help prevent Alzheimer’s

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Exercise could be a powerful defense against Alzheimer’s disease. Three dementia researchers explain how it works.

NOVA – When it comes to dementia prevention, sleep and exercise may work together, says neuroscientist Miranda Chappel-Farley, a Ph.D. candidate at University of California, Irvine. … Together, they create a powerful bulwark against dementia and represent a lifestyle factor ignored at your peril, says Chappel-Farley, who cautions against “targeting exercise but not paying attention to sleep.”

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