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Good CV health in young adults leads to bigger brain volume

July 26, 2017

People who keep their hearts healthy when they are in their late teens and 20s, may have larger brains in their 40s and 50s, according to findings recently published in Neurology.

“The [cardiovascular health (CVH)] profile integral to maintaining healthy brain structure is not well-understood,” Michael P. Bancks, PhD, of Northwestern University, and colleagues wrote. “Our objective was to assess the association between CVH during young adulthood and brain structure in middle adulthood.”

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