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Does exercise affect prognosis in coronary heart disease? Practitioner 2014; 258 (1773):8

Does exercise affect prognosis in coronary heart disease?

25 Jul 2014Pais-up subscribers

Moderately frequent strenuous activity can reduce cardiovascular risk in patients with stable coronary heart disease (CHD) but daily strenuous activity may increase risk although not as much as no exercise at all, a study suggests. The study analysed data from a prospective cohort of 1,038 subjects with stable CHD. The majority of the participants were male, over 60 (median 61 years), overweight, current or former smokers and had a history of myocardial infarction and hypertension.

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