Running could keep the brain young animal growthDaniel Blackmoregrowth hormonepotent stimulatorQueensland Brain Institute
A trip to the gym or going for a run not only keeps your body healthy, it’s good for your brain, too.
“We have found that growth hormone (GH) originally discovered as a potent stimulator of animal growth is increased in the brain of running animals and this stimulates the activation of new neural stem cells,” says Daniel Blackmore, a scientist at the Queensland Brain Institute at the University of Queensland.
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