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Sci. Aging Knowl. Environ., 24 November 2004
Vol. 2004, Issue 47, p. nf103
[DOI: 10.1126/sageke.2004.47.nf103]

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Pay by the Pound

Added weight might take a toll on the brain

Mitch Leslie

http://sageke.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/full/2004/47/nf103

Abstract: Packing extra pounds burdens the heart, forces the kidneys to labor harder, and strains the joints. It might also promote shrinkage of a brain region involved in memory, according to a new study.

Citation: M. Leslie, Pay by the Pound. Sci. Aging Knowl. Environ. 2004 (47), nf103 (2004).

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