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Como evitar o envelhecimento cerebral | How to Avoid Brain Aging | Tiago Reis Marques | TEDxOPorto
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Added Jun 23, 2016
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Envelhecer muitas vezes significa perder funções cognitivas e aumentar o risco de demência. No entanto este cenário pode ser evitado. Vários estudos demonstram que a atividade física regular pode reverter o processo de perda de neurónios.
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Getting old often means losing cognitive functions is impaired and increase of the risk of dementia. However that is a scenario that can be prevented. Several studies have been proving that regular physical activity may reverse the loss of neurons.

Tiago Reis Marques é médico psiquiatra no Maudsley Hospital e investigador e docente no Instituto de Psiquiatria, Psicologia e Neurociências do King's College de Londres, onde utiliza atualmente a técnica de Tomografia de Emissão de Positrões (PET) para compreender a inflamação cerebral, a descoberta de novos alvos terapêuticos e o efeito das drogas no cérebro. Recentemente tem vindo a explorar o efeito de variáveis ambientais, tais como o exercício e a alimentação, no funcionamento cerebral.
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Tiago Reis Marques is a medical psychiatrist at the Maudsley Hospital and researcher and professor at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience, of the King's College in London, where he uses Positron Emission Tomography (PET) to peer into brain inflamation, the discovery of new therapeutic targets and the effects of drugs on the brain. Recently he has been exploring the effect of environmental variables such as exercise and food in the brain.

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