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Hormones that are increased when you get sweaty could be a boon to memory, according to a new study.
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via HuffingtonPost.com

HuffingtonPostHormones that are increased when you exercise could be a boon to memory, according to a new study.

Researchers from the Boston University School of Medicine found that these hormones, called growth factors, seemed to predict accuracy on a memory test.

The growth factors evaluated in the study were brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF), vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF), and insulin-like growth factor-1 (IGF-1).

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