Computer Activities, Physical Exercise, Aging, and Mild Cognitive Impairment:

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Dr. Yonas Geda, a physician scientist at Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, Arizona, USA, discusses his article appearing in the May 2012 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings. The study shows a synergistic interaction between computer use and moderate physical exercise in being associated with a decreased odds of having mild cognitive impairment, the intermediate stage between normal aging and dementia. Available at: http://www.mayoclinicproceedings.org/article/S0025-6196(12)00304-7/fulltext

Exercise as a Preventive or Disease-Modifying Treatment of Dementia

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Dr. Eric J. Ahlskog, from the Department of Neurology at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, discusses his article appearing in the September 2011 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings on the effect of exercise in dementia and the aging brain. Available at: http://tinyurl.com/3cb65dy