Associations of physical activity, β-amyloid with cognition, neurodegeneration

July 16, 2019

What The Study Did: Researchers in this observational study looked at whether physical activity moderates the association of β-amyloid levels, a biomarker of Alzheimer disease, with cognitive decline and neurodegeneration over time in clinically normal older adults.

Author: Jasmeer P. Chhatwal, M.D., Ph.D., of Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School in Boston, is the corresponding author.

 

(doi:10.1001/jamaneurol.2019.1879)

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