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Hectoria is a medical doctor with an MBCHB from the University for Development Studies (UDS), Tamale and a Master of Public Health (MPH) from the University of Ghana. She is the Quality Assurance and Infection prevention and control focal person for the Eastern region and aspires to be a global expert in quality health care.

Key Takeaways Maintaining an exercise routine as you get older may be protective when it comes to brain health, a recent study suggests. One aspect that helps with brain function seems to be control over your exercise choices, which can help keep you consistent and motivated. Exercise helps the brain in a number of ways, including improved blood flow. In addition to offering a breadth of physical benefits during aging, exercise also can protect against mild cognitive impairment as well, according to recent research in the journal Clinical Interventions in Aging.1 About the Study Researchers recruited 105 men and women…

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