Exercising the brain at work to delay dementia – new study

Tampa: People in stimulating jobs are less likely to get Alzheimer’s disease, according to a new report from the University of South Florida.

Lawyers, doctors and scientists are at lower risk compared to those who serve others such as barmen and waiters. Factory and manual workers who also take instructions from others are most at risk.

The study of more than 10,000 Swedish adults discoverd that those involved in complex work were at a lower risk of contracting all forms of dimentia.

Dr Ross Andel, the research leader said the findings indicated that complex mental exercises help delay the onset of dementia later in life.