Prolonged Sitting Tied to Brain Atrophy

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Prolonged Sitting Tied to Brain Atrophy

Prolonged periods of sitting in middle age is tied to brain atrophy, new research shows. Using MRI, investigators found sedentary behavior is a significant predictor of medial temporal lobe (MTL) thinning and its substructures and that physical activity, even at high levels, does not offset the harmful effects of sitting for extended periods.

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