Exercise benefits to the brain 'may be passed on'

Exercise benefits to the brain 'may be passed on'

Physical and mental exercise has been found to be beneficial for our brains, but scientists have now found it could also improve the learning ability of our children.
In a mouse study, researchers found the benefits gained from these activities were passed on to their offspring, despite not altering their DNA.
Further research is needed to see if this replicates in humans.
The German study is being published in the journal Cell Reports.
Exercise is recommended to keep the mind sharp in the over-50s and doing puzzles and brain training exercises has been found to delay the onset of dementia... read more

11 April 2018 in Health, Views: 40
Source: BBC

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