Weight, physical activity, diet play role in cognitive impairment

Imaging with PET demonstrates that body weight, physical activity, and diet may be related to amyloid plaques and tau tangles, according to a study published in the American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry.

Researchers from the David Geffen School of Medicine, and Longevity Center, at the University of California - Los Angeles performed a small study to investigate whether body mass index (BMI), physical activity, and dietary habits might have an effect on the presence of amyloid plaques and tau tangles in the brain. Read more.

Tags: Brain PET Research

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