Physical activity paramount in WHO advice on preventing dementia

It's the first time the global health body has issued guidance on the neurodegenerative condition
Reuters Health
Elderly exercise

WHO has published its first guidelines on the prevention and management of dementia, putting physical activity at the top of its list of recommendations for preventing cognitive decline.

Stopping smoking, a healthy diet and avoiding harmful use of alcohol are among the recommendations of the report, Risk Reduction of Cognitive Decline and Dementia.