Even simple exercise may help aging brain, study hints

  • High school students run at sunset as they practice for the track and field season on Feb. 28 in Shawnee, Kan. New research hints that even simple exercise just might help fend off memory problems. While physical activity helps keep healthy brains fit, it’s not clear how much it helps once memory starts to slide. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)

New research hints that even a simple exercise routine just might help older Americans with mild memory problems.