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Feb 17

Moderate exercise significantly reduced the risk of stroke in women and seemed to offset much but not all of the increased stroke risk in postmenopausal women on hormone therapy

Moderate exercise significantly reduced the risk of stroke in women and seemed to offset much but not all of the increased stroke risk in postmenopausal women on hormone therapy. In a large retrospective study, a self–reported history of moderate–to–strenuous physical activity in the prior 3 years was associated with a roughly 20%-30% lower risk for …

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Jan 12

Older people who quit their moderate smoking habit reduced their cigarette-associated cardiovascular risks

Older people who quit their moderate smoking habit reduced their cigarette-associated cardiovascular risks to the level seen people who had never smoked in as little as 8 years, according to a prospective population study presented at the American Heart Association’s annual scientific sessions. And this risk reversal occurred much sooner than the 15 years predicted …

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