RadioMD: Health News

RadioMD Health News

August 22, 20161 min
RadioMD News... I'm John ByrdPeople with type 2 diabetes are at higher risk for dementia, finds new research. The risk is even higher for women than it is in men. Keeping fit, quitting smoking and regular work-outs can help decrease the possibility.This is RadioMD News...Premature babies may end up with weaker muscles as adults than those born at full term, a new study suggests. Experts say this adds more credence to the idea that physical fitness, especially among preemies is of high importance.And... in a related note, exercise early in life helps promote a healthy brain and metabolism. While researchers are unsure of exactly why, exercise affects the digestive system so positively, the earlier in life children start, the better off they will be. In turn, this influences brain health later in life. It all seems to be tied into the microorganisms in the human gut known to be an essential part of how the body operates.For RadioMD News, I'm John Byrd. For health talk 24/7, log on to RadioMD.com

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