Articles by Eivind Torgersen

Eivind Torgersen

Eivind Torgersen is a Norwegian science journalist. He writes for ScienceNordic and forskning.no - Norwegian online news magazine on science.

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Crosswords, knitting and gardening lower the risk of Alzheimer's

Physical activity can prevent dementia in the elderly. But activities that stimulate the brain, such as reading, going to concerts or weeding the garden, also lower the risk of Alzheimer’s disease regardless of how much physical activity the person does, a Swedish study says.