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October 26, 20161 min
RadioMD News... I'm John Byrd.Exercise can slow mental decline by 10 years, finds a new study. People who reported little to no physical activity saw a greater decline in brain aging than those who were active. The increased blood flow from physical activity was shown to protect brain volume.In a related note, brain stimulation may help ease the major symptoms of the eating disorder anorexia nervosa, new research suggests. A treatment approved for depression, called repetitive transcranial stimulation also was found to improve control over the disorder, which can be fatal.And... remember that saying "variety is the spice of life"? Well, it just may help prevent sports injuries, too. Athletes who focus on a single sport may be at an increased risk for knee and hip injuries, suggests a new study. Those who trained in one sport for more than eight months during the study were more likely to suffer the injuries than those who engaged in numerous, different sporting activities. It was found especially true for teen

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