Friday, July 16, 2010

Excess Weight in Older Women Linked to Diminished Memory

“Middle-aged women who are overweight may have yet another motivation to take off those excess pounds: The more a postmenopausal woman weighs, the worse her memory, researchers have found. What's more, the negative impact on memory was more pronounced in "pear-shaped" women who carry excess weight around their hips, and less of a factor in ‘apple-shaped’ women who carry it around their waists...

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