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Savill P. Increased physical activity in over 65s reduces CVD risk and overall mortality. Practitioner February 2022;266(1855):5

Increased physical activity in over 65s reduces CVD risk and overall mortality

24 Feb 2022Registered users

Maintaining or commencing moderate to vigorous physical activity for at least 20 minutes a day in older people improves cardiovascular outcomes, and mortality, a 20-year follow-up cohort study from Italy has found. The greatest benefits were seen around the age of 70.

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