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MS in the media - 4 August 2017

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29 July - 4 August 2017

These are links to news stories from the last week that may be of interest to people in the UK. The link beneath each item will take you to the original story.

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Resistance training reduces brain shrinkage

A small study has reported that resistance training, twice a week for 6 months, can slow down loss of brain tissue and might increase the volume of some parts of the brain. The researchers suggest this might indicate that exercise has a neuroprotective or even neuroregenerative effect.

Source: Daily Mail
Source: Science Daily
Source: Medical News Today

MS Trust link: Neuroprotection