Navigation Links
Regular light exercise slows down aging of the brain

New York:Regular light exercise with a doctor's permission is good at any time of life, and it also keeps the brain young, says a new study. // Thomas Foster and other scientists from the McKnight Brain Institute of the University of Florida looked at groups of rats that had lived to old age. Some were more sedentary, while others had access to an exercise wheel.

Scientists examined chemical compounds in 41 tissue samples taken from a part of the brain important for balance and movement at the end of experiments, reports science portal EurekAlert.

More active rats were found to have fewer byproducts of oxidative stress in their brains. Fats known as lipids that help stabilisestabilize cell membranes, and DNA, the molecule that contains our the genetic blueprint, both better withstood the rigoursrigors of time.

"The DNA for of these animals after two years looked as if it were from their younger counterparts of only about six months of age," Foster said. "It shows a little bit of exercise may stimulate the body to fight stress that's normally occurring in the brain."

"By age of 50 years almost everyone has mild memory deficits. "If these losses increase, then we run into problems. We want to prevent that," Foster said.

"Certainly exercise with a doctor's permission is good at any time of life. Light walking, burning 150 calories at a time, may be beneficial in changing the enzymes within our bodies that protect us from free radicals and remove damaged molecules." he said.

Oxidative damage in the brain is believed to be a natural consequence of aging and a contributor to memory loss. In addition, increased oxidative damage has been implicated in the loss of brain cells that is associated with Alzheimer's disease and Parkinson's disease.

Scientists are now looking to determine which natural chemicals and mechanisms are triggered by exercise to fight oxidative stress, and to test whethe r reducing the stress actually improves brain function.
'"/>




Related medicine news :

1. Startling Expose – Physicians Often Have No Regular Source Of Health Car
2. Regular exercise prevents hip fractures
3. Regular exercise linked to extended menstrual cycles
4. Regular Use Of Cocaine Can Impair Brain Functions
5. Experts Insist That Neonatal Herpes Be Reported Regularly
6. Wounds Heal 25% Faster In Older Adults Who Exercise Regularly
7. Children Need Regular Fluoride Varnishes
8. How Healthy Is A Regular Dose Of Cod Liver Oil?
9. Women Fail to Take Calcium Pills Regularly; High Risk of Bone Fractures
10. Regular Exercise Is Essential To Keep Arteries Healthy
11. Caretakers Don’t Use Blood Pressure Drugs Regularl
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:12/7/2016)... ... 2016 , ... Baciocco Brothers Insurance Agency, a northern California ... region, is initiating a charity event to raise support and awareness for the ... center in Sacramento works to provide area teens and families with treatment programs ...
(Date:12/7/2016)... ... OCTOBER XX, 2016 (PRWEB) (PRWEB) December 07, ... ... mystery. A new study entitled “Canine Filamentous Dermatitis Associated with Borrelia Infection” ... in dogs. The study was published in the prestigious Journal of Veterinary Science ...
(Date:12/7/2016)... ... December 07, 2016 , ... ... condemning "scam operations" carried out by unethical locksmith companies and is urging Search ... a halt. According to Texas Premier Locksmith, these fraudulent locksmith services take advantage ...
(Date:12/7/2016)... ... December 07, 2016 , ... Bioelectronic ... Plus for consumers and healthcare professionals to manage chronic and acute pain. ... treatment modalities available in a single device. The announcement is part of ...
(Date:12/7/2016)... ... December 07, 2016 , ... “Fred Rides a Train” ... Day that follows. , “Fred Rides a Train” is the creation of published ... stories since her teen years in Michigan. The "Fred, the Dog" series is her ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:12/6/2016)... , Dec. 6, 2016  Licenders is bringing their 100% all-natural ... location in Park Slope at 203 13 th Street was ... clientele. "Our goal is to ease parents, ... are designed to get children right back to class without skipping ... all natural and safe for the whole family," Licenders President ...
(Date:12/6/2016)... , Dec. 6, 2016 Radioisotopes are radioactive ... are produced either by using nuclear research reactor or ... form of alpha, beta or gamma when changed to ... used in Nuclear medicine, specifically in medical diagnostics. In ... information about a human body,s functioning. Radiotherapy is also ...
(Date:12/6/2016)... 2016 Anaplastic Oligoastrocytoma - Pipeline Review, ... latest Pharmaceutical and Healthcare disease pipeline guide Anaplastic ... overview of the Anaplastic Oligoastrocytoma (Oncology) pipeline landscape. ... forms when two types of cells in the ... number to form a mass. These brain cells ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: