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sysadmin February 21st, 2006 15:28

Jog your way to a healthier heart -- and brain
What keeps your heart strong may also keep your mind sharp, researchers suggest

From Tuesday's Globe and Mail

'It is the heart and not the brain That to the highest doth attain," wrote the poet Longfellow. Yet, when it comes to attaining good health, the heart and the brain are largely one and the same -- at least according to new research.

The study concludes that controlling the risk factors for cardiovascular disease, from education through to exercise, can also stave off Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia.

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