Dog study may help humans as they age
Regular exercise, mental stimulation and a diet rich in antioxidants can help keep the brain sharp in older dogs and perhaps do likewise in humans according to a new study.
Researchers found that dogs ages 7 to 11 performed better on cognitive tests and were more likely to learn new tasks when fed a diet fortified with fruits, vegetables and vitamins, got exercise at least twice a week and played with other dogs and stimulating toys.
The study, done over two years, was conducted ...
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