Fava, Maurizio
January 2013
Mind, Mood & Memory;Jan2013, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p1
The article focuses on a report in the November 2012 issue of "Stroke," which found that older adults who were least active physically were 60 percent more likely to experience cognitive impairment of any type and 40 percent are more likely to have vascular-related dementia.


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