Why exercise is the best medicine for your brain

The L.A. Times highlighted UBC research that found physical activity improves daily living and mobility in adults with Alzheimer’s and could also improve cognition.

Teresa Liu-Ambrose, the study’s senior author and the director of UBC’s aging, mobility, and cognitive neuroscience lab, said exercise enhances the release of chemicals called nerve growth factors that help brain cells function properly.

A similar story appeared on Japan Today.