Alzheimer’s-Linked Protein Seems to Respond to Exercise

Alzheimer’s-Linked Protein Seems to Respond to Exercise
Everyone knows that exercise is good for you, both physically and mentally. Now, a new study suggests that physical activity may not only boost brainpower, it might even prevent Alzheimer's disease. Researchers from St. Louis, Missouri, studied mice with an experimental form of Alzheimer's disease and found that those mice doing the most exercise had the greatest  reduction in the toxic protein beta-amyloid. The study, titled "A spectrum of exercise training reduces soluble Aβ in a dose-dependent manner in a mouse model of Alzheimer's disease," appeared on Nov. 10 in the journal
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