June 1, 2001

News brief.

 

Research Headlines

Mental workout vs. AD

By Jeanne Sabatie, Production Editor

Young and middle-age adults who participate in hobbies that exercise their brain—instead of being couch potatoes—may be two and a half times less likely to have Alzheimer's. That's the finding of a study in the March 6 Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

 

Jeanne Sabatie. Mental workout vs. AD. Business and Health 2001;6:9.