Increasing fitness increases thinking ability in older adults

A story in the 17 Feb 2004 KCStar says:
Improving fitness can also boost the thinking ability of aging adults, according to researchers at the University of Illinois.

Adults ages 58 to 78 who began a fitness program, even as simple as brisk walking, saw improvements in how their brains functioned, according to a study published in this week's online edition of Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
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