October 27, 2017
“A mind strong and clear and the body in good health is a duty.” –Buddha.
As the population ages, disease of the mind comes to the forefront as a great concern. Alzheimer’s Disease, the most common cause of dementia, is on the rise, as the Alzheimer’s Association estimates some 5.5 million people in the U.S. are affected. That also makes it the sixth leading cause of death.
Carl Cotman from the University of California is launching a national clinical trial to look at the effect exercise may have on prevention. He says, “Exercise is a wonder drug for the brain. It builds synap...