Tuesday, November 24, 2009

More-Vigorous Workout May Cut Men's Stroke Risk

“Older men who regularly jog, swim or engage in other moderate- to high-intensity exercise may have a lower risk of suffering a stroke than their less-active counterparts, according to research published Monday. The study, which followed 3,300 older adults for 9 years, found that men who got moderate- to high-intensity exercise were almost two-thirds less likely than sedentary men to suffer a stroke caused by a blood clot -- the most common form of stroke. Lighter exercise, such as walking, did not show a similar benefit...


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