Exercise is the best medicine, study shows

Date:   July 11, 2014
Source:   Queensland University of Technology
Summary:

Prescription filledWomen would benefit from being prescribed exercise as medicine, according to a study that revealed moderate to high intensity activity is essential to reducing the risk of death in older women. “What we are saying is that high-intensity exercise is not only good for your physical health but also your brain health. Doctors should be developing exercise programs that are home-based and easy to incorporate as part of everyday activities,” authors say.

 

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