Can Exercise Make You Smarter? New Research Says Yes


Would you go to the gym or pick up those free weights to prevent memory loss, sharpen your thinking, and protect you from dementia and Alzheimer's? New evidence suggests exercise is the best way to take care of your brain.

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    Researchers might have found the Holy Grail in the war against cancer, a miracle drug that has killed every kind of cancer tumor it has come in contact with, the New York Post reported. The drug works by blocking a protein called CD47 that is essentially a "do not eat" signal to the body's immune system, according to Science Magazine. More
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  • Exercise & autism: Learning to surf helped save my son
    Another, smarter doctor at Albert Einstein University confirmed the diagnosis but proposed we try something to stave off the worst. "Teach him to ice skate," she said. "Activity is good." And so, Dan learned to ice skate. Then he learned to play hockey ...
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  • Diet versus Exercise: Which One Wins the Battle Really?
    You need to consistently eat right, make smarter health choices and must never get lazy with your fitness routine. When we are trying to lose weight, we also run the risk of putting it back again as most of us are trying to polish a sluggish metabolism and ...
    09/14/2017 - 6:59 pm | View Link
  • 5 Ways to Train Smarter in the Gym to Climb Harder Outdoors
    You’ve all seen “that guy”—that gym-honed freak who blasts through campus ladders and sends the gym’s hardest problems only to turn into a puddle of flail on the rock. For some reason, he’s unable to apply his fierce fling-the-grips-at-the ...
    09/14/2017 - 6:56 am | View Link
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  • Neurobiological effects of physical exercise
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    09/17/2017 - 1:04 pm | View Website
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