Tag Archive for 'cognitive function'

Regular exercise good for the mind

December 14th, 2012 by Springer

The physical benefits of regular exercise and remaining physically active, especially as we age, are well documented. However, it appears that it is not only the body which benefits from exercise, but the mind too. The evidence for this is published in a new review by Hayley Guiney and Liana Machado from the University of […]

Car emissions cloud the mind

January 5th, 2011 by Todd Neale

This article is published courtesy of Todd Neale, Staff Writer for MedPage Today. Pollution from traffic was associated with worse cognitive function in a cohort of older men, researchers found. A doubling of exposure to black carbon — a marker for traffic pollution — was associated with a 30% greater chance of having a low […]