Brain train­ing

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Stay­ing very fit in mid­dle age can lower your risk of de­men­tia by al­most 90 per cent, say Swedish re­searchers. They asked 191 women aged 50 to cy­cle un­til they felt phys­i­cally ex­hausted, to test their fit­ness. Af­ter 44 years, only five per cent of the highly fit group were di­ag­nosed with de­men­tia, com­pared to 25 per cent of the mod­er­ately fit group and 32 per cent of those with low fit­ness.

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