Psychology Today: Exercise-linked irisin may protect against neurodegeneration

| Posted in Brain Education, Brain Research

A new study by an international team of researchers reaffirms the potential neuroprotective power of exercise-induced irisin. Since the hormone irisin was first discovered less than a decade ago, there’s been some debate about whether or not irisin is, in fact, the powerful exercise-induced messenger that the pioneering researchers at Harvard Medical School led by Bruce Spiegelman initially speculated back in 2012. (February 10, 2019)

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